Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server — the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way", more than 400 individual Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the Apache License; and the community actively participates in ASF mailing lists, mentoring initiatives, and ApacheCon, the Foundation's official user conference, trainings, and expo. The ASF is a US 501(3)(c) not-for-profit charity, funded by individual donations and corporate sponsors including AMD, Basis Technology, Citrix, Cloudera, Facebook, Go Daddy, Google, HP, Hortonworks, Huawei, IBM, InMotion Hosting, Matt Mullenweg, Microsoft, PSW Group, SpringSource/VMware, WANdisco, and Yahoo!. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ or follow @TheASF on Twitter.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.
SunGard Availability Services provides IT Operations support to IT departments that need to ensure business viability by keeping mission critical information and applications up and running. Unlike other companies that offer individual technology services, SunGard is focused on providing responsive and integrated disaster recovery, managed services, IT consulting and business continuity management software solutions, to help organizations keep people and information connected.
SwiftStack is the object storage system for web, mobile and as-a-service
applications. SwiftStack contains everything you need to set up, integrate
and operate a private storage cloud based on OpenStack Swift on hardware you
With SwiftStack, CloudStack developers get access to a storage system that
can support a massive number of concurrent users and Swift’s REST-based HTTP
storage API, which integrates natively with their web and mobile
applications. The SwiftStack Controller manages, monitors and orchestrates
the resources in your Swift cluster resources via an easy-to-use console.
Access is controlled via CloudStack authentication services, LDAP or Active
CloudStack is compatible and tested with Swift in large-scale production
environments. For instance, Swift can provide a scalable and
high-performance storage solution when multiple hosts access secondary
storage concurrently for templates, ISOs and snapshots. SwiftStack are
working with several customers who are booting hundreds of CloudStack
instances simultaneously from their Swift clusters.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
SolidFire delivers high-performance data storage systems for cloud service providers. Leveraging an all-flash scale-out storage architecture with patented volume-level quality-of-service (QoS) controls, providers can now guarantee storage performance to thousands of applications within shared infrastructures. By using real-time data reduction techniques and system-wide automation, SolidFire is fueling new and profitable block-storage services that are advancing the way the world uses the cloud.
Schuberg Philis is an innovative private company and a leader in the field of mission critical outsourcing services, with a unique promise: 100% uptime for mission critical applications . We take full responsibility for the integrity and availability of our customers’ IT infrastructure. End to end, from the networks and systems to the databases and applications. If we do not live up to our promise, we suffer financial penalties. No strings attached. We provide these services at a fixed price that includes any changes or modifications. We can live up to this promise since all colleagues work directly with our customers without interference of management or support layers.
Cloudsoft Corporation is a software company specialising in multi-cloud application management, enabling enterprises to better exploit the benefits of cloud computing: using cloud without losing control.
Cloudsoft provides comprehensive professional open source support and services, actively sponsoring established open source projects such as Apache Whirr and jclouds which together with its recently open sourced control plane, Brooklyn, form the basis of Cloudsoft’s Application Management Platform. This fully supported open source platform enables enterprises to develop, deploy and manage large-scale distributed applications at lower cost, reduced complexity and minimal risk while avoiding vendor lock-in.
Headquartered in the UK and venture funded, Cloudsoft is led by seasoned executives backed by an experienced open source leadership and a world-class advisory board.
Inktank enables you to transform your storage infrastructure and liberate your business from expensive, proprietary storage systems. We deliver this transformation through our unique Ceph expertise, passionate dedication and enterprise-grade consulting and support services.
enStratus is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and
managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid
clouds. Where cloud services software (i.e. Eucalyptus, Joyent and Citrix
CloudStack) target the delivery of cloud as a service, enStratus is
focused on the consumption of one or more cloud services from a single,
consistent management platform.
Since its inception in 1991, Linux has grown to become a force in computing, powering everything from the New York Stock Exchange to mobile phones to supercomputers to consumer devices. The Linux Foundation is the nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading technology companies and developers from around the world.
The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and advances Linux by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source development community to ensure Linux remains free and technically advanced.
Since 1975, the USENIX Association has brought together the community of engineers, system administrators, scientists, and technicians working on the cutting edge of the computing world. The USENIX conferences have become the essential meeting grounds for the presentation and discussion of the most advanced information on the developments of all aspects of computing systems.
GigaOM began as a blog by one writer in 2006, Om Malik, and has grown into one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology. GigaOM is a new type of media company with a business model that leverages technology, transparency, and access to information. The company’s growth has been propelled by great writers, journalistic integrity, industry depth and audience engagement.
Since 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading independent voice on emerging technologies and the disruption of media. The GigaOM news network’s online audience of 5.5 million monthly unique readers relies on its definitive coverage of cloud, mobile, cleantech, consumer web and media. GigaOM Events bring together the people innovating, shaping and defining the ongoing evolution of the technology industry. GigaOM Pro offers the highest quality research and analysis of emerging technology markets and the companies making a difference in those sectors.
Linux New Media is one of the world's largest and most successful Linux and open source content providers.