Partners - IDC Industry 4.0 Conference 2016 | Events | IDC CEMA

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Strategic Partner(s)

ITU ARI Teknokent is the technology development zone of Istanbul Technical University. It has been established in 2002 to reinforce the commercialization of R&D and creating synergies between companies and ITU's research capabilities. Currently, it hosts more than 260 technology companies, 6500 employees, and more than 2000 R&D projects at its facilities of 120.000 m2 at the main ITU Campus in Maslak. ITÜ ARI Teknokent also supports early stage start-ups with its incubator ITU Çekirdek (18th in the World and 8th in Europe) and internationalization of growth stage start-ups with its international acceleration program ITU Gate and its offices in Chicago and San Francisco.

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi

Principal Partner(s)

Starting its investments in Turkey in 1948, GE has been growing through strong partnerships, investing in technology, local capability and solving the toughest challenges of the country such as reliable electricity, energy efficiency, healthcare and transportation. With GE’s headquarters in Istanbul, the company has 8 facilities in five cities, and over 2000 employees across the country.

As a member of Koç Group of Companies, KoçSistem is a long-established and leading information technology company, presenting technology to the business world for over 70 years. Offering a competitive edge and productivity to companies with its innovative products and services, KoçSistem maintains its leading position in the industry, with its vision, modes of operation, and the value it attaches to its stakeholders. Playing a leading role in the digital transformation of companies, KoçSistem offers a wide range of products and services in areas such as Internet of Things, Big Data & Analytics, Security, Corporate Cloud, Corporate Mobility, Business Solutions, Digital Workforce and RPA. With the proactive products and services offered for the business needs of customers in the industries such as banking, retail, energy, durable consumer goods, automotive, government, insurance, and many more, it digitalizes the total value chain of its customers from the supply chain to the customer experience. KoçSistem carries the industries into the future with its innovative solutions and innovative technologies. KoçSistem has developed strong strategic partnerships with the major technology producers in the world. With its strategic sectoral perspective creating value for customers and shedding light on the future, market-oriented product management, R&D and innovation power steering the technology, KoçSistem is ready for new transformations!

Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives that continually advance the way people work and live. Founded in 1968 as a manufacturer of semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. It has since grown into the world’s largest chip company and now employs more than 94,000 people in 300 facilities throughout the world.

Premier Partner(s)

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises –networks, cloud and mobile devices – in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 330,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.


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Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions. Microsoft products, in 30 different languages are being distributed in 275 countries and help people and businesses realize their full potential. The mission of Microsoft Turkey, founded in 1993, is to contribute to the increased usage of computers and technology in the country. Microsoft Turkey, shares the worldwide experience of the company in contributing to the IT based development of Turkey which will have a positive impact on economy, education and on the competitive role of Turkey in international markets.

Parallel Session Partner(s)

Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks to make their applications stronger.

Nutanix delivers web-scale IT infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-driven Virtual Computing Platform, natively converging compute and storage into a single solution to drive unprecedented simplicity in the datacenter. Customers can start with a few servers and scale to thousands, with predictable performance and economics.

SimpliVity was founded in 2009. Our goal then—and today—is to simplify IT. To that end, we provide true hyperconverged infrastructure to eliminate the complexity and cost of deploying and running virtualized workloads. We deliver what modern data centers crave: the economics, agility and ease of cloud models, coupled with on-premises IT governance for performance, protection and other enterprise function. SimpliVity’s hyperconverged infrastructure radically reduces costs , delivering a 3x TCO savings. It accelerates deployment of resources and workloads in minutes, not months, to increase time to market. Our technology dramatically improves application performance and capacity efficiency. This enables you to meet service levels while driving down the cost per virtual machine. Management of workloads and resources within and across data centers from a single interface improves operational efficiency. Further, SimpliVity’s highly-efficient native backup and replication significantly improve recovery objectives, reducing the risk of downtime and data loss.

Exhibit Partner(s)

Istanbul Pazarlama A.S. is one of the oldest and most experienced IT companies in Turkey. Since its founding in 1983, it offers IT solutions and services to its customers. Serving clients in various industries offering turn-key system integration projects, hardware and software sales, licensing, installation, system support, hardware support, software development, project management and consultancy services. As an IBM Platinum Business Partner, Istanbul Pazarlama offers IBM Server, IBM Storage, and IBM Software products and its expertise brought back many IBM awards.

Panasonic is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Panasonic Computer Product Solutions, with its line of rugged mobile notebooks, known as Toughbook®, and rugged tablets known as Toughpad®, provides mobile professionals with access to applications and data in the field. With their durability, world-class connectivity, long battery life, sunlight readable screen and ergonomics, they are specially designed to work in challenging outdoor environments. Toughbook® and Toughpad® can also be supplied with computer docking stations which give drivers computer support in vehicles. Having a computer in the vehicle can also assist with GPS location, dynamic routing, driver fuel efficiency measurement and much more. Mobile professionals across a variety of sectors – including manufacturing, utilities, government, defense, transportation, healthcare and retail– are using Toughbooks to increase operational efficiency.


Itelligence Turkey, is one of the leading full service provider of SAP solutions in Turkey, since 2000. With a number of 430 employees, it has provided support and service to more than 320 customers, from 19 different industries. According to Bilişim 500, itelligence Turkey is the biggest software reseller company with foreign origin after SAP.

Badge Partner(s)

Founded in Turkey in 1995, IGE offers complete AutoID (barcode) and RFID solutions to the end customers. IGE has a proficiency almost all vertical sectors like mainly in manufacturing, retail, logistic and pharmaceuticals with its most experienced specialist team. At the Istanbul office currently serves more then 1000 customers which are located in various geographical regions of Turkey. IGE is a leader AutoID Solutions provider in its local market by complimenting its business partnerships with leading world companies of this industry.

Communications Partner(s)

Faselis is a media and client relations management (MCRM) solution. In 2008, it was launched as a media relations management service for the public relations and communication consultancy industry. It aims to keep the public relations sector away from traditional inefficient PR implementations and let PR professionals focus on innovative methods to improve productivity in their media relations activities. With this mission as a base, Faselis is designed as a cloud based platform to incredibly speed up the media and client relations process and to reduce regular costs. Shortly after its foundation, Faselis has had a wide-range portfolio including global PR networks (like Cohn&Wolfe, Edelman, Grayling, Burson Marsteller, Hill+Knowlton, Ogilvy and Weber Shandwick) and international corporations (Adidas, Fox International Channels, IFC, Lilly, Puma, RedBull, Renault, Reebok, Osram, The Ritz Carlton Hotels, Shangri-La Hotels). In 2016, Faselis moved its headquarters to San Francisco by targeting not only to be a global actor in the global PR market but also to change the game. Faselis provides its services in Turkey, the Netherlands and South Africa for now.

Special Media Partner(s)

Feveran Communication re-deals the cards in communications by placing the main focus on the human. Although technology is making the life easier every day, 'communication' is getting even more complicated. It is getting harder to get your messages heard in the noisy environment. Feveran Communication, founded by communication professionals with more than 15 years of experience, aims to make your voice heard to your target audience in the right tone by the motto of “Communication is the Measure of Brands”.

Media Partner(s)

About the publication: Bilgi Çagi is a monthly magazine of Turkish Informatics Foundation. It is distributed to 7500 top level decision makers in Turkey. The mission of the magazine is to lead the Turkish companies to grow with innovation and extensive usage of IT cababilities. The readship includes the high level executives of various companies, all the universities and technoparks, the members of technology related commitees of Turkish parliament, the owners of leading SME’s, selective members of press etc…

BT Gunlugu provides real-world insight and advice to guide business and technology decision makers through the maze of information and communication technology investment. BT Gunlugu is fast becoming the essential place for all IT coverage in the Turkey, offering breaking IT news, along with analysis and comment, interviews, reviews, opinion, multimedia content and more and more.

CozumPark is Turkey's leading information technologies community and portal with the best of technical professionals who share all of their experience and know-how with the IT Pros, was established on February, 2008. CozumPark includes various technologies and vendors in the scope of organization, like Microsoft, VMware, Linux, Cisco, Acronis, IBM, HP, COBIT, ITIL, Citrix, Fortinet, Juniper, Oracle and the other 3rd party products.With more than 45.000 members, 550.000 monthly traffic; arranging webcasts and podcasts with technology vendors, giving seminars to university students and next generations, publishing articles and videos about the latest technological improvements and products, answering questions with the forum areas, arranging trainings for IT Pros, Iimplementing value-added projects are some of our facilities.

With corporate technology and consumer electronics market growing each day, to provide a unique perspective on technology ecosystem and to make valuable informative news, Global Tech Magazine aims to provide it’s followers with latest news about the industry, technical articles, information about technologies being recently developed, software and hardware reviews and success stories. – “Online Sectoral Journal” was founded on April 23, 2004 as a daily sectoral journal on the internet. in Turkey grew rapidly and became a popular IT industry publication. also gives place in the banking, automotive and aviation industry news. Since 2004, the IT industry mainly including various articles, news and interviews you can find on the site.

JaCoS Ticaret, Reklam ve Tasarım which has been offering solutions in the field of graphics – web design to its customers since 2011 and which has been providing news support throughout the website “, has expanded its service net by the Corporate News Portal and the Corporate News Journal SEKTORARTI which has been published monthly since August, 2016. SEKTORARTI, which aims to strenghten the relationship between the economic and financial components through its characteristics appealing to all sectors, takes a step in being the current information source of business world that has serviced since 2011 structure within Fiber Yazılım offer not only reader but known media sites most current and global technology news and reviews. At the same time Teknolojioku Android application is the most visited and downloaded, also has the best point in the technology news applications field. is a “Telecommunication culture” magazine, aiming to reach not only industry professionals, but also anyone interested in telecommunication technologies. It is published by “Kaynak Publications Group”, a company that has over 36 years of experience in industrial publishing in Turkey.

ThePercept is a platform talking future of everything, technology, science, lifestyle, philosophy and art. ThePercept team is curious about what kind of a living is waiting for us in thirty years. As the changes are growing exponentially, genetics, transhumanism, singularity concepts transform our surroundings. We would like you to join our journey for this discovery.

The network attracts one of the most demographically attractive online communities on the Web nationally and internationally: a community that consists of highly educated professionals with buying power, who hold technical or corporate management job titles and who use as integral parts for their Web enabling expenditures and Internet education.

Wise.TV is the leading business web channel with more than 1400 interviews and 5000 videos, and also offers companies video services. We conduct interviews with managers of brands, prepare news that include these videos; and publish them on leading news platforms. Wise.TV is the leading service provider in the industry that has served many prominent brands including Microsoft.