The following vendors provide excellent products and/or services to Automation Alley:
All Covered helps clients maximize their IT investment through a progressive set of IT outsourcing services. They assume accountability for the management of a variety of IT services, including server management, security and availability of the infrastructure, end user support and help desk, hardware repair, and responsibility for helping link technology investments to business plans.
Butzel Long was established in 1854 and is headquartered in Detroit. Butzel Long is one of America's leading law firms, with 235 attorneys and offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Holland, Michigan, New York City, Washington, D.C., Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida, as well as Alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm represents clients from diverse industries on a regional, national and multi-national level and is the sole Michigan member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms.
Grid4 Communications is a privately held, facilities-based competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) headquartered in Troy, Michigan. Grid4 delivers next generation IP communications services. Among Grid4 products are a comprehensive portfolio of IP voice (VoIP), hi-speed dedicated Internet access (Broadband), private data networking services (IP Virtual Private Networks – IPVPN) unified communications, security and managed solutions for business. Grid4 has leveraged voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) to build the next generation phone company.
NBS started out in 1948 primarily selling desks, chairs, and files. NBS represents more than 400 manufacturers of furnishings and accessories, including Brayton, Steelcase, Metro and Vecta. Today, NBS assists customers in creating an environment that helps people work smarter, leverages technology, and encourages teamwork while still ensuring privacy.
Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company. Based on salesforce.com’s real-time, multitenant architecture, the company’s platform and CRM applications (www.salesforce.com/crm) have revolutionized the way companies collaborate and communicate with their customers, including:
- The Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact management
- The Service Cloud, for customer service and support solutions
- Chatter, for social collaboration
- The Force.com platform, for custom application development
- The AppExchange, the world’s leading marketplace for enterprise cloud computing applications
Salesforce.com offers the fastest path to customer success with cloud computing. Salesforce.com manages customer information for approximately 77,300 customers including Allianz Commercial, Dell, Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and SunTrust Banks.
Established in 1929, SMZ Advertising Inc. provides full-service advertising and integrated marketing communications for a variety of national, regional and local accounts. SMZ also offers public relations services to its clients through its public relations division SMZ PR Partners.