Technology Record - Issue 32: Spring 2024

150 AVEVA Alexandra Jordan, Senior Manager, Global Alliances Marketing Tel: +1 713 469 1463 AVEVA is one of the global leaders in industrial software that sparks ingenuity to drive responsible use of the world’s resources. Over 20,000 enterprises in more than 100 countries rely on AVEVA to help them deliver life’s essentials: safe and reliable energy, food, medicines, infrastructure and more. By connecting people with trusted information and artificial intelligence-enriched insights, AVEVA enables teams to engineer efficiently and optimise operations, driving growth and sustainability. Named as one of the world’s most innovative companies, AVEVA supports customers with open solutions and the expertise of more than 6,400 employees, 5,000 partners and 5,700 certified developers. With operations around the globe, AVEVA is headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Blue Yonder Helene Dion, Marketing Director Blue Yonder is a leading, end-to-end, digital supply chain platform provider, enabling companies to better predict and pivot to quickly fulfil customer demand. Blue Yonder’s intelligent platform empowers companies to make smarter, faster business and commerce decisions to deliver more growth, profitability and reimagined customer experiences. Check Point Software Technologies Mark Eastman, Marketplace Development Manager Tel: +1 650 628 2000 For the last three decades, Check Point has set the standard for cybersecurity. Our mission is to secure your everything. Across the everevolving digital world, from enterprise networks through cloud transformations, from securing remote employees to defending critical infrastructures, we protect organisations from the most imminent cyber threats. With over 3,500 security experts, a worldacclaimed research and intelligence unit, and the broadest ecosystem of business and technology partners, we protect over 100,000 organisations of all sizes across all industry verticals in 88 countries to allow better experiences for a safer digital world. Accenture Matthew Edgerton, North American Communications and Media Lead, CloudFirst Microsoft Practice Tel: +1 310 426 5181 Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and organisations build their digital core, optimise their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services – creating value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with 743,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and artificial intelligence, we have unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We deliver tangible outcomes through our broad range of services, solutions and assets across strategy and consulting, technology, operations, Industry X and Song. Avalara Brenda Connell, Strategic Partner Director for Microsoft Tel: +1 877 780 4848 Avalara makes tax compliance faster, easier, more accurate, and more reliable for more than 41,000 business and government customers in over 75 countries. Tax compliance automation software solutions from Avalara leverage more than 1,200 signed partner integrations across leading e-commerce, enterprise resource planning, and other billing systems to power tax calculations, document management, tax return filing, and tax content access. Avanade Helen McInnes, Global Manufacturing Marketing Lead Tel: +44 20 7844 0139 Avanade is a leading provider of innovative digital solutions and services across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, Avanade’s 60,000 experts in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for its clients, their employees and their customers. With the most Microsoft certifications (more than 60,000), Gold-level certifications (18/18) and Global SI Partner of the Year awards, Avanade is ideally positioned to help firms solve their toughest challenges and grow. It’s also building a sustainable world and an inclusive workplace where employees can be their authentic selves. Majority-owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture and Microsoft.