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At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them. We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Microsoft's open source strategy is grounded in recognition of the value of openness to working with others -- including commercial open source vendors, developers and open source communities -- to help customers and partners succeed in today's heterogeneous "world of choice."
thawte is a leading global Certificate Authority (CA). Our SSL and code signing digital certificates are used globally to secure servers, provide data encryption, authenticate users, protect privacy and ensure online identities go through stringent authentication and verification processes. Our SSL offerings include Extended Validation (EV), Server Gated Cryptography (SGC), SANS, and wildcard certificates. The focus of thawte is to allow companies to establish a trusted relationship with anyone, anywhere on the Internet. thawte is committed to the egalitarian ethos of the Internet and is dedicated to ensuring world-class multi-lingual customer service, and providing outstanding value for money. For more information, go to https://www.thawte.com
As the global leader in Apache Open For Business (OFBiz), HotWax Media provides web-based enterprise resource planning (ERP), e-commerce, and business automation consulting services. From enterprise-level e-commerce to warehouse, manufacturing, and financial management, HotWax Media and OFBiz help optimize business processes. Open source is the smart choice today for businesses ranging from small-and medium-sized organizations to global Fortune 100 companies. Using Apache OFBiz, HotWax Media delivers top quality enterprise software for a fraction of the price of outdated, proprietary vendors. For more information visit www.hotwaxmedia.com.
SourceForge: "The Hub of Software Innovation." SourceForge is the world's largest open, collaborative platform enabling millions of technology innovators around the globe to develop and distribute cutting edge, emerging technologies amongst a massive universal community of casual consumers and leading industry professionals seeking and evaluating software solutions. With over 230,000 open source software projects, delivering over 3 million downloads every day, expert help, and a global reach penetrating every area on planet Earth, SourceForge has become the world's largest reliable collection of open source software tools and applications on the net today. http://www.sourceforge.net
CollabNet leads the industry in Agile application lifecycle management (Agile ALM) in the Cloud. The CollabNet TeamForge™ ALM platform, CollabNet Subversion software configuration management (SCM) solution, and ScrumWorks® project and program management software enable teams using any environment, methodology, and technology to increase productivity by up to 50% and to reduce the cost of software development by up to 80%. The company also offers training, including Certified ScrumMaster training, software development process improvement services, and an innovative community management approach to driving enterprise development success. As the founder of the open source Subversion project, CollabNet has collaborative development for distributed teams in its DNA. Millions of users at more than 2,500 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Thomson Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit http://www.collab.net
HP Open Source and Linux solutions are designed to solve your mission-critical IT problems today! We sell over a million Linux servers a year, delivering high performance, scalability, security, storage, and backed by our commitment to the open source community. Learn more about our market leading Linux platforms and Open Source Middleware Stacks at www.hp.com/go/linux. Also be sure to check out our new FossBazaar and Fossology initiatives which are aimed at further encouraging the adoption of Open Source in the enterprise. Our solutions are delivered and supported by over 6500 Open Source and Linux professionals across 160 countries. Come visit us at our booth to hear how HP and the Open Source community are working together.
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.
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.
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.
The FUSE Community (www.fusesource.com) was created to help users adopt and deploy Apache ServiceMix, Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Camel, and Apache CXF in enterprise environments. The FUSE distributions are tested, certified versions of these popular Apache projects and are backed by world-class support and services. Progress Software employs many of the key committers to these projects.
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.
Aster Data Systems
Aster Data Systems is a proven leader dedicated to providing the best data analytics and management platform for frontline data warehousing - the first DBMS to tightly integrate SQL with MapReduce - providing rich insights on data managed on clusters of inexpensive commodity hardware. The Aster nCluster database cost-effectively powers rich analytic applications for companies such as Coremetrics, MySpace, aCerno (an Akamai company), and ShareThis. Running on low-cost off-the-shelf hardware, and providing 'hands-free' administration, Aster enables enterprises to meet their data warehousing and analytics needs within their budget.
Cloudera (www.cloudera.com), the commercial Hadoop company, develops and distributes Hadoop, the open source software that powers the data processing engines of the world's largest and most popular web sites. Founded by leading experts on big data from Facebook, Google, Oracle and Yahoo, Cloudera's mission is to bring the power of Hadoop, MapReduce, and distributed storage to companies of all sizes in the enterprise, Internet and government sectors. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Cloudera has financial backing from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors who include Diane Greene (former CEO of VMware), Marten Mickos (former CEO of MySQL), and Jeff Weiner (CEO of LinkedIn).
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.
Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps over 500 million people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. Over the past few years, the company has developed a number of open source infrastructure technologies to support the site's growth (http://facebook.com/opensource) including HipHop for PHP, Apache Cassandra, Apache Hive, and Apache Thrift as well contributed to numerous open source projects including Hadoop. Facebook engineers actively participate in various Apache projects, developing technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph.
HALO Worldwide is a consulting firm specializing in promotion, publicity, and brand integration programs that span strategic communications and positioning, brand planning and translation, public relations and outreach, and image management. HALO principals have gained a reputation for being among the most competent in the business, leveraging more than 30 years’ combined out-of-the-box thinking, intuitive marketing, and media relations expertise to develop highly effective campaigns across a range of media resources. With a clientele that ranges from startups to blue chip organizations, we are passionate about managing reputations, driving brand awareness and recognition, and developing valued relationships with credibility and gravitas. HALOWorldwide.com/
Your professional network of trusted contacts gives you an advantage in your career, and is one of your most valuable assets. LinkedIn exists to help you make better use of your professional network and help the people you trust in return. Our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. We believe that in a global connected economy, your success as a professional and your competitiveness as a company depends upon faster access to insight and resources you can trust.
To enable companies to develop professional applications for LinkedIn's over 45 million members, LinkedIn has developed the Intelligent Application Platform (InApps) which is based on OpenSocial and leverages the Apache Shindig project.
Mark Logic Corporation is a leading provider of infrastructure software for information-centric applications, serving industries including media, government, software, transportation, and healthcare. Mark Logic was recently named the fourth-fastest growing information technology company in Silicon Valley. The company's award-winning product, MarkLogic Server, is the industry's leading XML server and includes technology protected by multiple US patents. Mark Logic is privately held with investors Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. For more information, to download a trial or community version, or to read the award-winning Mark Logic CEO Blog, go to http://www.marklogic.com
MuleSoft, formerly MuleSource, provides enterprise-class software, support and services for the world's most popular open source application infrastructure products, Mule ESB and Apache Tomcat. With the lightweight and powerful Mule ESB and MuleSoft Tcat Server, MuleSoft is bringing simple yet powerful infrastructure to today's dynamic Web applications. Today, MuleSoft products boast more than 1.5 million downloads and over 2,000 production deployments by leading organizations such as Walmart.com, Nestlé, Honeywell and DHL, as well as 5 of the world’s top 10 banks. MuleSoft is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.mulesoft.com..
OSS Watch is an open source software advisory service for the Higher and Further Education sector. We are funded by the Joint Information System Comittee (JISC), and our services are free to the HE and FE sector. We help institutions and education related projects in the use and development of free and open source software. In addition we create links between research software projects and open source projects like those found within the Apache Software Foundation.
Sun Microsystems has held open systems to be the cornerstone of its business philosophy since the beginning. From desktops to supercomputers, and from development tools to productivity suites, Sun is dedicated to delivering hardware and software based on open industry standards and open source software. Today, through shared technology innovation, Sun's continued commitment to open source is reflected in its leadership and key contributions to the many projects including Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTPD, Apache Derby, OpenSolaris, OpenOffice.org, OpenJDK, GNOME, Glassfish, NetBeans, Mozilla and myriad others.
ThinkGeek started as an idea: to create and sell stuff that would appeal to the thousands of people out there who were on the front line and in the trenches as the Internet was forged. Since 1999, we've stayed true to that idea by serving up awesomesauce every day to programmers, engineers, students, lovers of open source, and the geeky masses. If you're passionate about technology, science fiction, caffeine, video games, or well... zombies, chances are there's a more than a little something waiting for you at ThinkGeek. Members of the Zombie Monkey Army are standing by http://www.thinkgeek.com.