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IDF14 San Francisco Sponsors and Exhibitors

IDF 2014 > Sponsors and Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors


Lenovo is a USD 39 billion personal technology company, the largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile Internet devices, including tablets and smartphones. As a global Fortune 500 company, Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

Gold Sponsors

IBM logo

System x - Your new partner for data center innovation is here. System x® offers leadership innovation in data center technology with the skills and expertise that deliver #1 industry rankings for reliability, service and support and overall customer satisfaction. The broad portfolio of System x servers and solutions featuring Intel® Xeon®  processors can improve performance and ROI in cloud and traditional environments and is ideal for any workload including analytics, database, ERP, high performance computing, and IT and web infrastructure. Our foundation of unmatched end-to-end platform security, services and industry expertise, and clear roadmap can give you the momentum to build data center solutions to meet your business needs today and into the future.


Microsoft logo

Microsoft was founded in 1975. Our mission is to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. We develop and market software, services, and hardware devices that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people's lives. We do business worldwide and have offices in more than 100 countries.

We generate revenue by developing, licensing, and supporting a wide range of software products and services, by designing and selling hardware devices, and by delivering relevant online advertising to a global customer audience. In addition to selling individual products and services, we offer suites of products and services.

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.—the industry's leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM, and graphics memory. It is also one of the largest providers of system logic and imaging solutions, as well as advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. In addition, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. has a research and innovation center with laboratories focused on product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays, and mobile technologies. Visit www.samsung.com/GreenMemory or www.samsung.com/us/oem-solutions



Supermicro® (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermicro is committed to protecting the environment through its "We Keep IT Green" initiative and provides customers with the most energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly solutions available on the market.

Silver Sponsors


Cloudera is revolutionizing enterprise data management with the first unified Platform for Big Data: The Enterprise Data Hub. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, process, and analyze all their data, empowering them to extend the value of existing investments while enabling fundamental new ways to derive value from their data. Founded in 2008, Cloudera was the first and still is the leading provider and supporter of Hadoop for the enterprise. Cloudera also offers software for business critical data challenges including storage, access, management, analysis, security, and search. Cloudera works with over 800 hardware, software, and services partners to meet customers' big data goals.


HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments, and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services, and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers’ most complex challenges in every region of the world.  More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.

SK Hynix


SK hynix is a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor memory solutions and image sensor products. It designs, develops, manufactures and markets a wide variety of DRAM, NAND Flash memories and CMOS Image Sensors. Memory components and image sensors are essential in today's leading-edge computing, communications applications, and portable consumer electronic products. SK hynix continues to enhance its competence around the globe with the best technology and a wide range of business portfolios. Visit www.skhynix.com



For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming computing, enabling more affordable and more pervasive access to technology around the globe, and improving the way people live, organizations operate and the world works. In recent years, Dell has emerged as a new company. We have our strongest-ever product and services portfolio, and have acquired significant new skills and capabilities and optimized our global supply chain – all to provide technology solutions with the best value, ease of use and flexibility.  Today, Dell is one of the world’s leading providers of technology to people and organizations of all sizes. We have achieved leadership from end-user computing devices and the cloud to the data center, as we are now the leader in nine industry-analyst firm Gartner “Magic Quadrants” (leader in 9 of the 19 Magic Quadrant qualifications).


NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. Through a combination of products and solutions, NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. NEC's brand message of "Orchestrating a brighter world" represents the fusion of advanced information and communication technologies and know-how created in coordination with partners and customers all over the world in order to contribute to the betterment of society and realize a brighter and more prosperous future.  Visit www.necam.com.



Huawei is a leading global ICT solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end capabilities and strengths across the carrier networks, enterprise, consumer, and cloud computing fields. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom carriers, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive ICT solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world's population.


Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT)—a subsidiary of Quanta Computer Inc., a Fortune Global 500 company—provides advanced hardware systems to cloud datacenters worldwide. Product lines include servers, storage, network switches, and integrated rack systems. QCT customers want the same innovative cloud hardware technology in use by hyperscale cloud datacenter operators, but in off-the-shelf SKUs with global services. QCT sells cloud hardware that delivers hyperscale performance, efficiency and advanced engineering, with flexible product configuration, rack integration, performance tuning and engineering consulting services to help customers deploy optimized cloud solutions for their unique cloud workloads.

Community Exhibitors

Data Center and SDI Community


Internet of Things (IOT) Community

Memory Community

Network Builders Community

Alcatel-Lucent USA, Inc.


NVM Express (NVMe) Community

Silicon Photonics Community

SuperSpeed USB Community

Thunderbolt™ Community

General Exhibitors

Micron CPG

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