PASSMN has forged some amazing relationships with our local and national sponsors. If you are interested in being a sponsor, please check out our Sponsorship Plan.


Meeting Sponsors


PASSMN Aug 14 Jul 16 Nov 16 Jan 17 Feb 17

As a part of the national PASS organization, the Minnesota SQL Server User Group (PASSMN) serves the Minnesota SQL Server community. PASSMN is a forum to exchange knowledge and ideas to better understand, develop, implement and support existing and future SQL Server technologies. Our technical sessions provide a professional, fun and educational environment for all levels of expertise and areas of interest.

Website: http://minnesota.sqlpass.org

Pragmatic Works

Pragmatic Works Feb 15 Dec 15 Jun 16 Dec 16

Pragmatic Works is a software, consulting and training company that focuses on helping customers optimize their data lifecycle. We are experts on data management and performance, business intelligence, big data and cloud technologies.

Website: http://pragmaticworks.com/


BMC Sep 16

Too much time is spent by DBA's doing the 'keep the lights on' work today – dealing with patching, the never ending work around compliance that security puts on us – BMC has built a solution to address this – with database automation you can, without scripts to maintain, automate your way out of patching and compliance checking, giving you more time to focus on the value add work of working with the application teams. Come learn how BMC Database Automation can make your life easier.

Website: http://www.bmc.com/

MANIFEST Technology

MANIFEST Technology Aug 16

MANIFEST Technology is an information technology consulting firm specializing in assisting its clients with integration, competitive advantage, business strategy, complete systems development life-cycle, and IT for Internet strategy and e-Business. MANIFEST Technology's services are offered in both ERP package and custom environments and across various technology platforms. The company also provides IT resources and solutions for custom development opportunities.

Website: http://www.manifesttechnology.net/


ESP IT May 16

ESP IT is a consulting and staffing services firm headquartered in downtown Minneapolis. We specialize in connecting exceptional technology professionals—from developers to project managers to digital marketing professionals—to the best projects at leading companies in the Twin Cities metro area.

Website: http://esp.com/

Dell Software

Dell Software May 15 Apr 16

Dell Software delivers extensive end to end solutions to tackle your IT challenges. Secure, manage and protect any applications, systems, devices and data.

Website: http://software.dell.com/


TEKsystems Mar 16

TEKsystems provides corporations with IT staffing, talent management expertise and IT services, enabling them to meet and achieve their business objectives. Joining the TEKsystems team opens the door to challenging, exciting and rewarding career opportunities in IT recruiting and sales, customer service and corporate support.

Website: http://www.teksystemscareers.com/

Tail Wind Technologies

Tail Wind Technologies Jan 16

We dedicate our energy towards delivering value and valuing knowledge. Tail Wind’s integrated solutions, depth of experience, and breath of resources make us the perfect partner in advancing your company’s IT potential.

Website: http://tailwindtech.com/

Signature Consultants

Signature Consultants Nov 14 Nov 15

Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: Provide our clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. Signature’s clients can expect to receive technology staffing solutions founded on quality, service and results.

Website: http://www.sigconsult.com/

Tegile Systems

Tegile Systems Sep 15

Our mission is to accelerate the transformation of enterprise IT by changing the performance and economics of enterprise storage. Our flash storage arrays, with patented IntelliFlash™ architecture, deliver high I/O and low latency for business applications such as databases, server virtualization and virtual desktops. Our customers achieve business acceleration and unmatched storage capacity reduction.

Website: http://www.tegile.com/


SIOS Aug 15

SIOS software solutions make clusters easy to use and easy to own. They add efficient replication for disaster protection to SAN-based environments and enable cluster protection in environments where shared storage clusters are impossible or impractical.

Website: http://us.sios.com/clustersyourway/

Solution Design Group

Solution Design Group Jul 15

Solution Design Group (sdg) is an IT consulting firm based in Golden Valley, MN. We deliver IT solutions around Microsoft and Open Source technologies and utilize our Project Delivery Team to help round out these service offerings. We have more than 100 consultants and just over 20 operations members that make up the sdg Team. Most of our customers can be found locally around the Twin Cities, but a few of our projects are nationwide.

Website: http://solutiondesign.com

Kroll Ontrack

Kroll Ontrack Jan 15 Jun 15

Ontrack® PowerControls™ Robust software that helps administrators search, and restore data efficiently in Microsoft® Exchange, Microsoft® SharePoint® and Microsoft® SQL environments. Restore what you need when you need it to better serve your stakeholders.

Website: http://www.krollontrack.com/


Digineer Mar 15

Our commitment to results fuels every client engagement. Our rigor and discipline separates us from other consulting firms large and small. We don’t make assumptions. From the top-down, we listen and ask the tough questions to identify the root business challenge or opportunity.

Website: http://www.digineer.com/


Veredus Dec 14

Veredus provides the best IT professionals for contract and permanent placement. By taking the time to understand each company’s unique corporate culture and needs, our veteran professional recruiters find the ideal personality and skill set for a perfect match.

Website: http://vereduscorp.com/



PASS SQLSaturday’s are free 1-day training events for SQL Server professionals that focus on local speakers, providing a variety of high-quality technical sessions, and making it all happen through the efforts of volunteers. Whether you're attending a SQLSaturday or thinking about hosting your own, we think you'll find it's a great way to spend a Saturday – or any day.

Website: https://www.sqlsaturday.com/332/eventhome.aspx

vRad (Virtual Radiologic)

vRad (Virtual Radiologic) Sep 14

vRad (Virtual Radiologic) is a global telemedicine company and the nation’s largest radiology practice with over 500 physicians. Our patented software, data, and clinical processes allow referring physicians to quickly and securely pass patient imaging and information to specialists in order to improve the speed, accuracy, and cost of clinical diagnosis.

Website: http://corporate.vrad.com/

McKinley Consulting

McKinley Consulting

McKinley Consulting is among the fastest-growing IT and business consulting firms. We’re proud of the reputation we’ve earned and the attention we continue to receive. This includes our placement on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Fast 50 two years running as well as their list of Top 25 Management Consulting Firms.

Website: http://mckinleyconsulting.com/