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Platinum Sponsor

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, and the transformation we are driving across our businesses is designed to enable Microsoft and our customers to thrive in this world.
We do business in 170 countries and are made up of 114,000 passionate employees dedicated to fulfilling our mission of helping you and your organization achieve more.
Established in 1985, Microsoft Australia is the Australian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”), the worldwide leader in software, services, devices and solutions that help people and businesses realise their full potential.
Headquartered in Sydney, Microsoft Australia has seven regional offices across the country. Woven throughout daily life, whether it be work or play, Microsoft technologies enable millions of Australian partners and customers to innovate in new ways.

Microsoft Education
The world is changing faster than ever – and it’s clear the connections between students, teachers, and their communities have never been more essential. With more than 1.5 billion students around the world, preparing them for the future is one of society’s most urgent priorities.

At Microsoft, our vision for education is to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. With affordable, easy-to-manage technology like Windows 10 devices, Microsoft Teams, and Flipgrid and free resources and training from our Educator Center, educators can create inclusive, student-centered environments that help students learn from anywhere.

Learn more at www.microsoft.com/education

Gold Sponsors

XENON provides high performance computing solutions for medical research, academic applications as well as government and enterprise requirements. XENON Clusters are best-of-breed solutions of compute, storage and networking built from 25 years of HPC experience. XENON Clusters are delivered with the XENON Cluster Stack of containerised cluster management software which enables a flexible, agile and easily adaptable cluster. XENON Cluster Stack provides a modern framework for cluster operation that enables modern hybrid architectures and a private cloud experience.

XENON provides managed services for clusters across ANZ and Asia Pacific, and also provides consulting in design and infrastructure planning.

Contact XENON team at
Tel: 1300 888 030 (Aus) or +61 3 9549 1111 (O/S)
Web: https://xenon.com.au
Email: websales@xenon.com.au
Dragan Dimitrovici, CEO | Dr Werner Scholz, CTO | Michael Shing, ANZ Sales Manager

Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand is a leading service provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions. We partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited and Fujitsu New Zealand Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702). See www.fujitsu.com/au.

Bronze Sponsors

About Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC)

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) was established under the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) to provide Australian researchers with competitive advantage through data.

ARDC builds on over 10 years of experience in digital research infrastructure capabilities: the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (Nectar) and Research Data Services (RDS).

Our mission is to accelerate research and innovation by driving excellence in the creation, analysis and retention of high-quality data assets. 

A partnership approach is a core principle for the ARDC. We work collaboratively with national and international digital research organisations, government agencies and research institutions to:

  • Provide better software, platforms, data and service across the research lifecycle
  • Raise awareness and support communities to build skills, capacity and culture
  • Advocate for digital research (eResearch)
  • Accelerate research innovation
  • Explore national scale opportunities to help develop a nationally coherent and sustainable eResearch infrastructure ecosystem.

The ARDC delivers the following key services to the research community:

Get in touch!  Contact the engagement team and subscribe to the ARDC Connect newsletter to stay updated on all things digital research.

In-person Social Event Major Sponsor

Intersect Australia is a leading provider of eResearch training, services, and solutions. As a not-for-profit, member-based organisation, Intersect offers training and research support to meet the specific needs of researchers and enhance research productivity. Through a highly experienced team embedded within its member institutions and supported by technical and operational experts, it also offers research-oriented cloud storage, compute, research data management, and research software engineering services.

Intersect’s digital technology services to support world-class research, include:

Education and Training: practical, research-relevant, hands-on courses for researchers in data management, data analysis, digital research technologies, and programming; delivered online or onsite.

Consultancy and Advice: expert advice on building research capability through the application of information technologies.

Research Data Management: collaborative, cost-effective, flexible, and powerful research data management solutions.

Research Computing: expert services to support cloud, cluster, or high-performance computing and the ability to host and manage research applications.

Software Engineering Services: cost-effective, research-focused web and mobile application development.

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