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For information on becoming a sponsor for THETA 2022, contact Kim Murray.

Recording Sponsor

Echo360 ( is education’s leading classroom capture and video management solution. Millions of students across the world rely on Echo360 to enhance their educational experience before, during and after class. We support institutions wishing to deliver face-to-face, blended and/or distance learning courses through the provision of superior video recording and delivery capabilities, active learning tools to increase student engagement, and usage analytics to help instructors measure student progress.

Platinum Sponsor

Google Cloud Platform enables developers to build, test, and deploy applications on Google’s highly scalable and reliable infrastructure. Google Cloud Platform frees you from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers and configuring networks. To let innovators innovate and let coders just code.

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Gold Sponsor

Appian provides a low-code development platform that accelerates the creation of high-impact business applications. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance.

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Gold Sponsor

As Institutes embrace new capabilities unleashed by such technologies as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and the Internet of Things, innovative new learning, operating and business models built on intelligence and connectivity are being created. Cisco is committed to helping Institutes succeed in this time of transition, innovating and partnering to harness the astonishing value creation opportunities digital adoption presents. Our people, technology, and partners help society to securely connect and to seize tomorrow’s astonishing digital opportunities today—over 80 percent of the world’s internet traffic runs on Cisco’s network.

Gold Sponsor

At Huawei, we are always asking ourselves “What’s next”? Fuelled by our belief of “Leading New ICT, The Road To Digital Transformation”, we are constantly devising innovative ways to help our customers rethink the possibilities of digital technology. Committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world, Huawei has garnered a best-in-class ecosystem of partners to help businesses formulate their digital transformation journey, effectively challenge the status quo and become a disruptor in the ever-evolving marketplace.

Gold Sponsor

Oracle Cloud for Higher Education enables Universities and Colleges worldwide to streamline operations, improve access to critical data and drive innovation with comprehensive, efficient and engaging cloud services for the entire student and employee lifecycle. Oracle Cloud helps Higher Education institutions to deliver world-class education, ground breaking research and a truly digital, personalised campus experience.

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Wi-Fi Partner

Ruckus Networks makes the most reliable and high-performance Wi-Fi and Ethernet switching for Higher Education. Universities are implementing a wide range of Information Technology elements to optimise the student experience and support research initiatives, and to deliver these outcomes requires an edge network that reliably supports massive numbers of client devices, IOT technologies, Artificial Intelligence, and Analytics. Ruckus has unique, patented technologies that have been proven to support these implementations in some of the most demanding institutions in Australia.

Silver Sponsor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation. With AWS, you only pay for what you use with no long-term commitments. Organisations of all sizes use AWS to build applications, host websites, harness big data, improve online access for citizens, and more. AWS has dedicated teams focused on helping our customers pave the way for innovation and, ultimately, make the world a better place through technology.

Silver Sponsor

CompNow provide end to end procurement and IT services for Higher Education institutions Australia wide. Our cutting edge customised deployment, procurement & data reporting help us deliver best in class service to our many long standing customers. We create relationships that continually uncover areas of improvement throughout the technology cycle. Let CompNow work with your organisation to see what benefits we can deliver.

Silver Sponsor

Ellucian provides technology solutions and services that remove barriers, helping higher education institutions achieve student success. It’s been our total focus for more than 40 years. Our passion speaks for itself: today we serve 2,500 institutions and 18 million students in 50 countries. Ellucian solutions and services are tailor-made for higher education—boosting performance, reducing risk, and improving the user experience at colleges and universities around the world.

Silver Sponsor

NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation, and optimize their operations.

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Silver Sponsor

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix software to bring one-click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower TCO. The result is organisations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience.

Silver Sponsor

OUA is the national leader in online higher education, offering students the ability to choose from more than1700 subjects and 285 degree programs across a variety of disciplines from 14 leading Australian universities. OUA brings quality education to everyone, from anywhere, regardless of previous study experience. This year OUA is celebrating 25 years of empowering more than 406,000 students to achieve their study goals and attain higher education qualifications.

Silver Sponsor

Microsoft aims to empower every person and organisation to achieve more. We understand that the real value of technology lies in the skills it builds, the opportunities it creates and the horizons it broadens. We constantly invest in education, empowering the education community with a wide range of solutions and programs that help transform learning and research.

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Silver Sponsor

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that’s transforming the way people and teams work together. With more than 500 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.

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Attendance Sponsor

We Help You Solve Your Most Critical Challenges in Education to Drive Student Success
The education landscape is continuously evolving. It’s why we’re focused on providing you the technology, tools and support to transform to meet the specific needs of your students. We are your partner in change—working alongside you to enable success for your institution or organisation with innovative technologies and services.

Bronze Sponsor

Adobe will prepare your university and your students for the future. From admissions marketing to student retention to alumni engagement, only Adobe handles the multiple challenges facing higher education. Your institution represents a lifetime brand. Our tools help you live up to that promise by delivering exceptional experiences to increase applications for enrolment, graduation rates, and fundraising efforts. And when you infuse our applications like video and web design into your curriculum, you create a digitally-literate student population. One that differentiates your university and students are ready for the future.

For instance, we’re proud to have partnered with Australian universities to transform their students enrolment process and make sure their students have tremendous experiences starting from the first online banner.

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Bronze Sponsor

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.

Bronze Sponsor

Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organisations to build their digital future transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. The company services customers of all sizes across 180 countries – ranging from 98 percent of the Fortune 500 to individual consumers – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from the edge to the core to the cloud.

Bronze Sponsor

LastPass provides secure password management to reduce the risk of breach and remove employee password frustration. With secure password sharing, customisable policies, and comprehensive user management, LastPass gives IT the tools to strengthen password hygiene across the organisation and enables businesses of all sizes the tools to create an enterprise security posture.

Network Partner

AARNet: Australia’s Academic and Research Network

AARNet is a national resource — a National Research and Education Network, owned and operated by the universities and CSIRO as a not for profit company.

AARNet’s ultra-high speed network and collaboration services, such as CloudStor and Zoom, support innovation in teaching and learning and seamless data access and movement between researchers and specialist instruments, tools and resources.

Over one million users—researchers, faculty, staff and students—at institutions across Australia rely on the network. Many K-12 schools are connected to AARNet, as well as universities, research institutes, TAFEs, libraries, archives and museums.