ApacheCon would like to extend a sincere 'thank you' to the following organisations for their support in making this event possible.
Azul Systems(r) has pioneered the industry's first network attached processing solution, designed to unbound compute resources for service-oriented applications such as those based on the Java™ or J2EE™platform. Without any application level modifications, binary compatibility requirements or operating system dependencies, network attached processing eradicates the need to over-provision servers, delivers predictable response under unpredictable load, improves hardware utilization and scalability and reduces capacity planning from months to days at the application level. Delivering practically unlimited capacity, optimistic thread concurrency and pauseless garbage collection, On Demand compute capacity is delivered seamlessly for the way modern applications are developed.
cafésoft develops and markets Cams, which is a secure, flexible and affordable web single sign-on and access management software solution for Apache, Tomcat and other web and applications servers such as Microsoft IIS, SunONE, BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, JBoss and Oracle 9iAS/10g. Cams protects static documents and dynamic JSP/servlet, ASP, ASP.Net, PHP, Cold Fusion and CGI web applications and easily integrates for authentication with user directories in LDAP servers, Active Directory or SQL databases. By using Cams for web site security, customers: 1) improve time-to-market; 2) reduce development, support and training costs; 3) enable secure business relationships; 4) improve security compliance and accountability; and, 5) simplify security implementation and management.
Founded in 1998, Covalent Technologies is the most trusted source for complete enterprise open source solutions. The leading provider of products and services for the Apache Tomcat Application Server, Apache Axis Web Services Framework, and Apache HTTP, the world's leading Web server, Covalent is one of the few sources for full commercial support for Apache, Tomcat, and Axis on a global basis. Covalent has been the trusted source that Fortune 1000 enterprises turn to when migrating to open source and when deploying new open source initiatives. Covalent currently supports more than 50% of Fortune 500 and 70% of Fortune 100 companies. Customers include, among others: SBC, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Johnson & Johnson, British Telecom, Fidelity Investments, NASA, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, General Electric, and Bear Stearns. Covalent has assembled the deepest talent pool of Apache experts in the industry and is proud to be one of the most distinguished supporters of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the dominant community for useable open source, and the open source community in general. For more information, visit www.covalent.net.
Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the way people connect with information. Google's innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet destination and its brand one of the most recognized in the world. Google maintains the world's largest online index of websites and other content, and Google makes this information freely available to anyone with an Internet connection. Google's automated search technology helps people obtain nearly instant access to relevant information from it vast online index. For more information, visit www.google.com.
IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. For more information about IBM, visit http://www.ibm.com. For more information on IBM's on demand strategy, visit .
Since its introduction in 1998 as the open, inclusive process to develop and revise Java tm technology specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits, the Java Community Process (JCP) program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java developer community. The JCP has over 700 company and individual participants; more than 200 Java technology specifications are in development in the JCP program out of which 46% are in final stages. For more information on the JCP program, please visit http://jcp.org/.
LogicBlaze provides development, services and support for open source business integration solutions including the ActiveMQ* messaging platform and ServiceMix* enterprise service bus (ESB). LogicBlaze solutions provide full support for J2EE, JMS and the new Java Business Integration (JBI) standard. Delivering professional support and technical services designed for the most demanding enterprise requirements, LogicBlaze enables IT organizations to implement scalable, secure, high-performance business integration solutions on an open source foundation.
Oracle's business is information—how to manage it, use it, share it, protect it. For nearly three decades, Oracle, the world's largest enterprise software company, has provided the software and services that let organizations get the most up-to-date and accurate information from their business systems.
The 2005 combination of Oracle and PeopleSoft marks a major turning point in the evolution of the software industry. The combined companies are now positioned to deliver a more competitive offering in the enterprise applications market and increase innovation with a larger applications R&D budget.
Today, Oracle is helping more governments and businesses around the world become information-driven than any other company. Read more about the three principles, that let companies use high-quality information to collaborate, measure results for continuous improvement, align their stakeholders, and communicate a single truth to all their constituents.
Rogue Wave Software is a division of Quovadx, Inc. (Nasdaq:QVDX), a software and services firm that has helped thousands of enterprise customers worldwide develop, extend, optimize and integrate data and applications. The Rogue Wave Software division, based in Boulder, Colorado, provides reusable software components and services to professional developers for enterprise-class application development. Today, top developers at some of the world's leading companies rely on Rogue Wave(r) products to develop mission critical applications.
SourceLabs™ provides Dependable Open Source Systems for enterprise IT organizations.
The company's no-charge, certified stacks of open source infrastructure software are tested to be dependable in demanding production conditions and are backed by SourceLabs paid subscriptions for premium support, maintenance and upgrades.
SourceLabs provides software and support services with a no lock-in guarantee, which gives customers greater control over IT costs and more strategic flexibility
Thawte is a leading global Certification Authority – a trusted third party that facilitates message encryption by managing security credentials and public keys. Since inception in 1995, Thawte has issued over 584,000 SSL and Code Signing Certificates and over 1 million Personal E-mail Certificates to organizations and individuals worldwide. Thawte’s complete range of digital certificate products adds the elements of trust, integrity and privacy to all forms of information in transit over the Internet, ensuring protection and peace of mind.
The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and financial support for a broad range of open source software projects. The Foundation provides an established framework for intellectual property and financial contributions that simultaneously limits contributors' potential legal exposure. Through a collaborative and meritocratic development process, Apache projects deliver enterprise-grade, freely available software products that attract large communities of users. The pragmatic Apache License makes it easy for all users, commercial and individual, to deploy Apache products.
Founded in 1999, Virtuas is a world-class professional services organization providing expert analysis, assessment, education and implementation of enterprise-ready open source Java solutions to Global 2000 entities.
Virtuas’ unparalleled team of Practice Leaders are world-renowned speakers, authors, committers and experts on key Open Source projects such as Apache Geronimo, Tomcat, WADI, JBoss, Spring, Hibernate, MyFaces, Maven, and Continum.
Regardless of where your organization currently falls on the open source adoption spectrum, Virtuas can provide the services necessary to ensure enduring open source success.