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ByteSpeedhas been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. We are headquartered in Moorhead, Minnesota and have a track record of exceptional customer service, offering a more personal level of service and support than larger vendors.

Corporate Technologies

At Corporate Technologies, we understand that IT issues have the ability to bring businesses to a screeching halt. Our IT solutions, IT managed services and business IT support services allow you to focus on business rather than reacting to problems when they arise. For over 30 years, our IT solutions company has helped businesses of all sizes with business IT support, remote monitoring and maintenance, data storage, hosting, cloud solutions and more.


CyberArk is the only security company that proactively stops the most advanced cyber threats – those that exploit insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. The company has pioneered a new category of targeted security solutions to lock down privileged accounts and protect against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. CyberArk is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including more than 40 of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications, while ensuring tight regulatory compliance and audit requirements.

DCN (Dakota Carrier Network)

In operation since 1996, DCN is owned by 14 independent rural broadband service providers. Together with us, these owner companies have more than 40,000 miles of fiber deployed across North Dakota and invested more than $100 million per year in fiber construction to bring broadband services into nearly every community in the state – and Gigabit connectivity into over 280 communities and counting. Our extensive reach allows us to build private mesh networks for businesses that have locations across the state – and beyond – and serve as their single point of contact. We also provide businesses with industry-leading data center services; carrier grade ethernet; dedicated internet; public, private, and hybrid cloud services; cybersecurity solutions; and data storage and recovery.


Data is the lifeblood of any company, no matter the industry or size. And as the workforce evolves, data is being used anywhere, at all times, which leaves it vulnerable to new risks. As an endpoint pioneer, Dell Data Security has been creating innovative solutions proven to protect your data since the beginning. Our portfolio contains security technologies that address cybersecurity concerns including data loss prevention (Data Guardian), Encryption, backup (Mozy), anti-malware (ESSE – powered by Cylance), detection & response (RSA NetWitness Endpoint), multi-factor authentication (RSA SecurID) and device visibility & remediation (Absolute).  With all of these solutions under one roof, Dell Data Security brings you award-winning solutions that evolve with your workforce, safeguarding your data from emerging threats.


From the start, the Fortinet vision has been to deliver broad, truly integrated, high-performance security across the IT infrastructure. We provide top-rated network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Our unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to give you proven security, exceptional performance, and better visibility and control--while providing easier administration. Fortinet is the only company with security solutions for network, endpoint, application, data center, cloud, and access designed to work together as an integrated and collaborative security fabric. This also means we are the only company that can truly provide you with a powerful, integrated end-to-end security solution across the entire attack surface along any point along the kill chain. According to IDC Fortinet is the # 1 Network Security Appliance vendor in the world (units).

Giga-Green Technologies

Giga-Green Technologies is a Fargo-Moorhead based technology consultancy that focuses on helping organizations ranging from a one-man band to enterprises with thousands of employees create secure and productive environments.  Although based in Fargo, Giga-Green provides services nationwide and has customers from California to Maryland.

Our security professionals provide threat mitigation and penetration testing, incident detection and response, breach containment, and disaster recovery.  They also perform post incident investigation, and digital forensic examination and reporting.  We also provide IT Security training for all members of an organization from end-users to IT professionals to the board room.

We approach every project with a security-first perspective to ensure that the final product maximizes both the security and productivity of our customers.  Please stop by our conference booth to talk about why you are attending the North Dakota Cyber Security Conference

HP, Incorporated

HP, Inccreates 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.  At HP, we are reinventing security by integrating protections into everything we create, so you can stay a step ahead of the threats and keep your data safe.  HP offers printers with built-in malware protections plus industry-leading software and services. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at

High Point Networks

High Point Networks is a value-added reseller (VAR) of information technology providing solutions to both the SMB and enterprise level markets in the upper Great Plains. We offer organizations best-in-class voice and data networking solutions, supported by the best professional services team in the region. Our solutions solve real challenges and provide measurable return on investment.

High Point Networks offers a complete portfolio of technology vendors from which to choose the most suitable products for your business.

High Point Networks has built its foundation upon a time-proven approach for success that starts with Account Managers that are students of the industry, supported by System Engineers that are certified experts in specialized areas of technology.

“Always Connected” is a slogan that epitomizes the day-to-day culture of High Point Networks and the manner in which we consistently provide the highest level of customer satisfaction by being reliable, timely and accurate with our clients. 

High Point Networks is based in West Fargo, ND, and has regional offices in: Bismarck, ND; Sioux Falls, SD; Brookings, SD; Billings, MT; Detroit Lakes, MN; Minneapolis, MN and Denver, CO.


Marco is a leading technology services company that specializes in business IT services, cloud services, managed services, telcom carrier services, copiers/printers, phone systems, document management and audio/visual systems.

Network Center, Inc.

Network Center, Inc. (NCI) provides cutting-edge technology solutions that can help propel your organization while preparing you for the future. Transform your organization with an experienced IT solution provider that has been focused on technology and networking since inception in 1986. Serving 12 states and over 500 customers, NCI is one of the largest IT solution providers in the Midwest. They specialize in industry specific technology solutions, service, support, and expertise for small to enterprise businesses. In 2015, NCI enhanced its culture by becoming a 100% employee-owned company. The Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) allows NCI employees to share in the company’s growth and success.

North Star Technology Group

NorthStar’s mission is to create a more cyber secure world by facilitating the progression of information security within the healthcare industry. We understand the challenges facing healthcare organizations today. In a highly regulated, understaffed, and underfunded environment… finding the people, tools, and knowledge to protect patient information can seem like a daunting task.

NorthStar utilizes a quantifiable scoring system for their risk assessments and mitigation plans. This allows our clients to see an ROI for every resource dedicated to protecting their information. Our vCISO services include: security risk assessments, vendor risk management, employee awareness training, risk mitigation management, policy and procedure creation, and more.


Optiv Security is a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. Optiv Security has served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, offers an extensive geographic footprint, and has premium partnerships with more than 350 of the leading security product manufacturers.


Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to discover their “aha” moments with machine data and solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. Use Splunk software in the cloud and on-premises to improve service levels, reduce operations costs, mitigate security risks, enable compliance, enhance DevOps collaboration and create new product and service offerings. Join millions of passionate users by trying Splunk software for free:

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