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Apache Software Foundation
Established in 1999, the all-volunteer ASF oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server software, powering more than 130 Million Websites worldwide. Today, more than 300 individual Members and 2,300 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide through thousands of software solutions distributed under the Apache License. The community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors that include AMD, Basis Technology, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Progress Software, VMware, and Yahoo!. Additional sponsors include Matt Mullenweg, AirPlus International, BlueNog, Intuit, Joost, and Two Sigma Investments. More information is available at http://www.apache.org/, the email@example.com mailing list, the ASF Blog, and the @TheASF feed on Twitter.
Day Software is the ECM pioneer that leading global enterprises rely on for their Web 2.0 content application and content infrastructure needs. Day's Content Repository Extreme (CRX) is the industry's leading Java Content Repository (JCR) that provides unique virtualization services to consolidate legacy repositories and unique cloud computing services to lower IT operational costs. Day's CQ5 platform combines industry-leading Web Content Management (WCM), Digital Asset Management (DAM), and Social Collaboration (SoCo) applications for business leaders in a single, unified suite and won the 2009 InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award for "Best Web CMS".
Day Software is an international company with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland and Boston, Massachusetts, traded since April 2000 on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX:DAYN) and "Over the Counter" (OTC) as American Depository Receipts (OTCQX:DYIHY). Day's customers are worldwide leading global enterprises, including Adobe, Audi, Volkswagen, Daimler, General Motors, Nissan, Newsweek, MTV Networks, Virgin Media, University of Phoenix, Intercontinental Hotels Group, and McDonald's.
Hippo develops the Apache licensed Hippo CMS and Hippo Portal application. Hippo is an avid believer of the Apache way of developing, and participates pro-actively in ASF Projects. Hippo's developers are stimulated to get involved in Apache in order to become committed in relevant projects, sharing knowledge with others in true Apache spirit. You can find code initiated by Hippo people in many projects, amongst others: Apache Cocoon, Apache Jetspeed and Apache Slide. Hippo is a member of the Java Community Process and its developers help define new Java specifications.
Hippo CMS is already widely used in the Netherlands and across Europe. With the acquisition of the assets of Blue Sunrise, another great company active in the Apache community, Hippo obtained a strong threshold into the USA. Hippo is now well on the way to become a household name in the US market space, and is rolling out vastly to set the global standard in open source content management and portal applications.
For more information, visit the company website at http://www.onehippo.com. or get involved in the Hippo community at http://www.hippocms.org.
IBM is a values-based enterprise of individuals who create and apply technology to make the world work better. Today, about 400,000 IBMers around the world invent and integrate hardware, software, and services to enable forward-thinking enterprises, institutions, and people everywhere to succeed on a smarter planet. For more information, visit us at http://www.ibm.com.
Lucid Imagination is the first commercial entity exclusively dedicated to Apache Lucene/Solr open source technology. As an active participant in the enormous community using Lucene/Solr, Lucid Imagination offers certified distributions of Lucene and Solr, commercial-grade support, training, high-level consulting and value-added software extensions. The company’s web site will serve as a knowledge portal for the Lucene community, with information and resources to help developers build and deploy Lucene-based solutions in a more efficient and cost-effective manner. The Lucid Imagination founding team consists of several key contributors and committers to the Lucene project, as well as experts in enterprise search application development. A privately held company, Lucid Imagination is based in San Mateo, CA, USA. For more information, visit http://www.lucidimagination.com.
Ning is the leading online platform for the world¹s organizers, activists and influencers to create social experiences that inspire action. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Ning offers an easy-to-use service that enables people to create custom branded social networks. Ning was co-founded by Chairman Marc Andreessen and is privately held. For more information, visit http://www.ning.com.
Packt, pronounced ‘packed,’ published its first book “Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management” in April 2004 and have continued to specialize in publishing focused books on specific technologies and solutions. Packt Open Source continues to build around the “community experience distilled” motto, focusing on taking real advice from the community around projects, and refining and distilling it into easy to follow specialist information. Packt Open Source books are more specific and less general than the IT books you have seen in the past. Our unique business model allows us to bring you more focused information, giving you more of what you need to know, and less of what you don't. Packt is a modern, unique publishing company with a focus on producing cutting-edge open source books for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike.
For more information, please visit our website: www.PacktPub.com.
Rackspace Hosting is the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. The San Antonio-based company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. For additional information, visit http://www.rackspace.com.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and an SP 500 company, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more here www.redhat.com
SpringSource | a division of VMware
VMware delivers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable IT organizations to energize businesses of all sizes. With the industry leading virtualization platform – VMware vSphere™ – customers rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green. With 2009 revenues of $2 billion, more than 190,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware is the leader in virtualization which consistently ranks as a top priority among CIOs. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.
WSO2 is an open source technology company building an integrated yet entirely modular SOA platform. Founded by pioneers in Web services and open source, WSO2 engineers contribute heavily to many key Apache Web services projects. In addition to building core components in Apache, WSO2 creates lightweight Web services middleware for your SOA deployments. With industry-leading performance, WSO2 products address service creation, connection, composition and governance. WSO2 also offers support, training and consultancy services that are designed to help customers throughout the entire life cycle of their SOA projects. From project inception to development to going into production, WSO2 is your ideal partner in ensuring 100% project success.