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At Amazon, we believe that every day is still Day One. A day to take a first step. A day to look forward to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be a part of something great. Your day to make your ideas come to life. And your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and excitement behind Amazon.
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) delivers a set of simple building block services that together form a reliable, scalable, and inexpensive computing platform "in the cloud" built upon the same technology that Amazon.com uses to run its global web properties. These pay-as-you-use services include Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon SQS, and Amazon FPS.
Apress is a publishing company established by computer professionals, programmers, and enthusiasts just like you. Apress books are tools that will help you learn new subjects, solve problems effectively, and save time. Practical, instructional, and thought-provoking, Apress books offer the highest quality content, distinctively written with The Expert's Voice.
Atlassian Software Systems
Atlassian develops affordable, lightweight software that helps enterprises collaborate better. Products include Confluence, recognized as the most widely-used enterprise wiki, and JIRA, one of the world's most popular issue trackers for IT project management. The company has 10,000 customers worldwide, including 30 of the world's top 50 corporations.
Barracuda Networks, Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, and also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing and message archiving solutions. With more than 50,000 customers, our success results from the ability to deliver easy-to-use, comprehensive appliances to solve the most serious network issues.
Black Duck Software
Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed reuse of open source and third-party code. Black Duck® enables companies to accelerate time-to-market, reduce development and maintenance cost, and mitigate the risk associated with software security vulnerabilities, version proliferation and license obligations. The company is headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, and has offices in California, Amsterdam and Hong Kong, as well as distribution partners throughout the world.
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to our customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. Open source software and solutions are adopted widely throughout BT and in products provided to our business and consumer customers.
Chisimba is a Web 2.0 development framework and integrated suite of applications that include social tools as well an eLearning system, portal, content management, etc. It uses the PHP5 model-view-controller paradigm with a modular architecture. Chisimba's API can be used by other applications over the Web (http://avoir.uwc.ac.za/).
With a long history in the commercial software world, the latest version of concrete5 has gone fully Open Source. Competing with Drupal and Joomla, concrete5 is extremely easy for site owners to learn with in-context editing that is unparalleled, and it's extraordinarily flexible for developers to extend.
DemocracyLab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the democratic process and producing collaborative solutions to public policy problems. When fully developed, DemocracyLab will be an interactive online think tank that uses participants' posts and votes to build a dynamic map of political thought. The result will be an engaging public forum where the best thinking rises to the top, creating a community-driven alternative to traditional politics.
Drupal is an open source social publishing software that empowers individuals, teams, and communities to easily publish, manage and organize web content. Tens of thousands of organizations use Drupal to power community web portals, corporate web sites, social networking sites, personal web sites or blogs, and much more.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading organization defending civil liberties in the digital world -- because EFF believes protecting innovation is central to advancing our freedom. EFF battles bogus patents and has fought to clear the way for open source software, encryption, file sharing tools, and other emerging technologies.
EnterpriseDB is the world's leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. The company's Postgres Plus products are ideally suited for enterprise applications requiring lightning-fast performance, near-linear scalability, 99.99% availability, and rock-solid security, supporting complex transactions and the ability to replicate data across the globe.
Essentia, the leading provider of solutions for commercial open source software communities, was founded in 2006 by experts in open source and collaborative software development who have delivered, deployed, and managed many of the most significant first-generation communities like OpenOffice.org, Netbeans.org, and Subversion. Essentia is a global company with offices in San Bruno, California; Austin and Houston, Texas; New Jersey; London, UK; and Singapore with a technology development center in Chennai, India. Essentia's customers include Fortune 500 and emerging companies.
Etelos is revolutionizing the way Web-based applications are developed, distributed and consumed by providing on-demand, customizable browser-based applications on the hosting environment you choose.The Etelos Ecosystem provides all of the features of Software as a Service (SaaS) with all the flexibility of custom development.
Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The company develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people's real-world social connections. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment. Facebook is a part of millions of people's lives and half of the users return daily. Facebook is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
Everyone loves Open Source and the GPL license that allows you to freely use someone else's code. Except it's hard to pay the rent writing free software. So we invented a new license, the Software Bill of Rights: "when you benefit from my code, you owe me a fair cut of the profit." FairSoftware is an online community for software developers to collaborate and share revenue from software they produce together.
Fedora is a set of projects, sponsored by Red Hat and guided by the Fedora community of global contributors. These projects are developed by a large community of people who strive to provide and maintain the very best in free and open software, content and standards. The Fedora distribution, the central Fedora project, is an operating system and platform, based on Linux, that is always free for anyone to use, modify and distribute, now and forever. Fedora provides a complete set of software and tools which enables anyone to "Remix" their Fedora any way you please.
FOSSBazaar is an open community that was launched by HP and our founding partners Coverity, DLA Piper, Google, the Linux Foundation, Novell, Olliance Group, OpenLogic and SourceForge. As a workgroup of the Linux Foundation, we are dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations across the enterprise to understand the issues that exist with free and open source software (FOSS), the processes that can assist to properly govern the implementation and deployment of FOSS, and the tools that can be used to assist these efforts across the lifecycle of an open source project. The vision of FOSSBazaar is to serve as a gathering place to discuss, explore, share experiences and cooperatively solve issues related to FOSS governance. As such, the site serves the open source community as a forum representative of open source users and providers worldwide.
The goal of the FOSSology project is to create a public open source software repository together with tools to maintain the repository and to facilitate analysis, storage and sharing of metadata. FOSSology is a Free Open Source Software (FOSS) project built around an open and modular architecture for analyzing software. Existing modules include license analysis, meta data extraction, and MIME type identification. This open source software tool analyzes a given set of software packages, and reports items such as the software licenses and families of software licenses used by these packages. FOSSology strives to provide the most accurate and comprehensive set of metadata describing open source software.
The FreeBSD Project supports and sponsors FreeBSD, the free and open source operating system of choice for many companies due to its business-friendly user license. A significant number of companies run their entire IT networks on FreeBSD, including Yahoo! and Pair Networks. The Juniper routers and NetApp storage appliances are based on FreeBSD as well.
Google is a proud user and supporter of open source software and development methodologies. Google contributes back to the Open Source community in many ways, including source code, project hosting on Google Code, projects for students including Google Summer of Code and the Google Highly Open Participation Contest, and support for a wide variety of projects, LUGS, and events around the world. Learn more at code.google.com/opensource/
Hyperic provides open source web infrastructure monitoring and management software designed to automate and streamline operations for today's enterprise. Its unique ability to automatically discover, integrate and manage new technologies enables companies to more effectively maintain their business critical services across every layer - including hardware, software, networks and virtualization.
At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. Our WebSphere, Lotus, Tivoli, Rational, Information Management and Modular Systems brands are aligned around a single, focused business model: innovation. IBM helps solve its clients' most intractable business and competitive problems by engaging its depth of insight on connecting operating systems, business processes, and technology seamlessly.
Ingres Corporation is a leading provider of open source information management services to the enterprise. Ingres combines proven reliability and outstanding support with the value and flexibility of open source. For more on the company and its leadership in open source, please go to www.ingres.com.
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Intel Software provides resources, technologies; products and services developers need to create innovative products and industry-leading software solutions with enhanced business value that are designed to run best on Intel platforms. Intel has been actively innovating with the open source community and collaborates with commercial vendors to develop Linux and other turnkey OSS solutions. Additional info on Intel, Intel Software and our open source activities is available at: www.intel.com/opensource
Inveneo is a social enterprise that creates affordable and highly sustainable hardware and Open source software solutions for organizations that provide vital healthcare, education, economic development services to rural communities in Africa. Since 2006, Inveneo and its local partners have deployed ICT life-changing solutions for 50+ projects in 10 countries.
Jaspersoft is the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI). With more than two million downloads worldwide and more than 5,000 commercial customers in 81 countries, JasperSoft offers the most widely used open source BI software in the world. The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite is comprised of an interactive reporting server, graphical and ad hoc report design interfaces, OLAP analysis, and a Java reporting library for scalable small, medium, and large enterprises, for use as either stand-alone or embedded BI applications. More information is available at www.jaspersoft.com and www.jasperforge.org.
Kablink is a scalable collaboration platform for social networking and productive teamwork. Any user can instantly start a "team" to create, manage, share and discuss ideas, or create workflows and mashups. Kablink includes blogs, wikis, calendars, tasks, document management, live conferencing and instant messaging. Join the next generation of enterprise social networking.
LINA is an invisible Linux runtime environment that includes a developer toolkit for creating universal Linux binaries. With LINA, developers can bring Linux applications to all flavors of Windows, Mac OS X and *nix platforms, with one code base and no recompiling. These applications are simple to install and run with the native look and feel of the user's OS.
LINAGORA Group - A fast growing company, End 2007 : 110+ employees, 8, 5+ M revenue, End 2008 : 200 + employees, 15+ M expected A unique full range of software and services Software Edition - OSSA ("Open Source Software Assurance") - Training - Professional Services A becoming global actor - In 2007 : France (Paris, Toulouse, Lyon) - In 2008 : Belgium (July 2008) + US office (H1 2008) Our ambition is to be a global actor of OSS.
Linux Plumbers Conference
The Linux Plumbers Conference is a developer conference for the open source community. LPC brings together the top developers working on the “plumbing” of Linux - kernel subsystems, core libraries, windowing system, etc.- and gives them three days to work together on core design problems. It takes place in Portland, Oregon September 17-19 2008.
Linux Pro Magazine
Linux Pro Magazine provides a premium blend of tools, tutorials, reviews, and concrete technical discussions you'll need to unlock the secrets of Linux and open source – and not just from the server side. Linux Pro Magazine delivers solutions for real users with Linux on real desktops.
Linuxfest Northwest is presented by volunteers from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, and draws hundreds of attendees from around the region. It features internationally recognized speakers from well-known open source projects, as well as a variety of interesting exhibits and demonstrations. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome.
Make: Stop by our booth and chat MAKE:, CRAFT: and DIY projects with the Maker Media team.
Manning Publications is an independent publisher specializing in computer and technical books for professionals, including programmers, developers, system administrators, designers, and architects. Since 1994, Manning has built its reputation as a publisher of the highest quality technical books available, and continues to attract leading technologists and computer scientists to its ranks of authors.
Meetup is the world's largest network of self-organized community groups. Our website makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group, or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. Meetups help their members advance causes, network, get health support, pursue hobbies or just organize a regular playgroup for their kids.
Mifos is an initiative of Grameen Foundation's Technology Center to pioneer an open source information and technology platform purpose-built for the microfinance industry. Mifos leverages a widespread global technology community and ecosystem of experts to provide a holistic management information system (MIS) that enables microfinance institutions to more efficiently and effectively deliver financial services to the poor.
MindTouch Deki Wiki is a free open source wiki and application platform for communities and enterprises. Deki Wiki is an easy to use and sophisticated wiki for authoring, aggregating, organizing, and sharing content. Deki Wiki is also a platform for creating collaborative applications, or adding wiki capabilities to existing applications.
Mozilla is a global community dedicated to building free, open source products and technologies that improve the online experience for people everywhere. We work in the open with a highly disciplined, transparent and cooperative development process, under the umbrella of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation. As a wholly owned subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation organizes the development and marketing of Mozilla products. This unique structure has enabled Mozilla to financially support and cultivate competitive, viable community innovation.
No Starch Press
No Starch Press publishes the finest in geek entertainment-distinctive books on computing, with a focus on open source/Linux, security, hacking, programming, and alternative operating systems. Our titles have personality and attitude, our authors are passionate about their subjects, and our books tackle topics that people care about.
Through our infrastructure software and ecosystem of partnerships, Novell harmoniously integrates mixed IT environments, allowing people and technology to work as one. We deliver the best-engineered, most interoperable Linux platform and a portfolio of integrated IT management software that help businesses worldwide reduce cost, complexity and risk. Novell Making IT Work As OneT
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying faint signals from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
Open Solutions Alliance
The Open Solutions Alliance consists of leading companies dedicated to making enterprise-class open software solutions work together. We help customers put open solutions to work by enabling application integration, certifying quality solutions, and promoting cooperation among open solutions developers. Membership is open to organizations that provide high-quality, business-ready open solutions.
OpSource™ provides a complete Web operations solution for the delivery of software-as-a-service applications, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource provides its customers with everything necessary but the application itself, and is the only Web operations company that offers "pay-as-you-grow" success based pricing.
Founded in January 2007, OW2 is an independent industry community dedicated to developing open source code middleware and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology Projects, including Acceleo, ASM, Bonita, eXo Platorm, Funambol, JOnAS, Lomboz, Orbeon Forms, SpagoBI and Xwiki.
PDXPHP came to life in 2004 and has been growing and evolving ever since. We provide a community forum for programmers, designers and web enthusiasts alike to meet and learn about the PHP scripting language and related technologies. To learn more, visit pdxphp.org and plan to attend one of our monthly meetings.
The Perl Foundation
Perl is a stable, cross-platform, open source programming language used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors. The Perl Foundation is a non-profit corporation established to advance the use and development of the Perl programming language.
The Personal Telco Project
The Personal Telco Project promotes and builds public wireless networks through community support and education. We have a vibrant volunteer organization in Portland, Oregon with two goals, to cover the city in free wireless networking and to build out a customer-owned data communications infrastructure. We believe such a network empowers individuals and promotes freedom of information.
PHPWomen.org is an informal group designed to encourage and support women in the PHP industry. Membership is not exclusive to women; we happily accept participation from male PHP developers also. Through our website, www.phpwomen.org, we are able to provide a central location for PHP women to come together and feel connected. We also offer support services such as a mentorship program, a ZCE study group, a network for PHP jobs, and information on publication and conference opportunities.
Plain Black Corporation
Plain Black Corporation is the developer of WebGUI, an open source content management system and application framework. Since 2001, WebGUI has grown to run over 10,000 websites and has been adopted by Global 1000 companies, government agencies, universities, and non-profit organizations from around the world. Plain Black provides professional services around WebGUI which include training, support, development, hosting, and design.
Pogo Linux, Inc.
Pogo Systems was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company is a hardware systems vendor that focuses on workstations, servers, and storage appliances for the general IT market. With support for a variety of Operating Systems that include Linux, BSD, Solaris, Windows and Mac, Pogo Systems is the industry's most experienced source for reliable hardware. Stop by our booth to chat and register to win a free dual-core workstation!
Portland Linux/Unix Group
The Portland Linux/Unix Group, also know as PLUG, is the oldest and largest Open Source Group in Oregon. PLUG's goal is to provide educational, social, and career opportunities to the Open Source community in Oregon and Southwest Washington. PLUG meets several times a month, has excellent speakers, and beer after our meetings. PLUG also has a vibrant on-line community. And finally, PLUG makes an effort to work with and promote more specialized Open Source organizations in the area.
With more than 17 years of development by hundreds of the world's most generous and brilliant minds from the open source community, PostgreSQL is the world's most advanced open source database. With its long time support of an enterprise level feature set including transactions, stored procedures, triggers, and subqueries, PostgreSQL is being used by many of today's most demanding businesses and government agencies.
Powell's Books has been an independent bookseller since 1971. Powell's serves the Portland, Oregon, area with four general bookstores and two specialty stores. Its flagship store takes up an entire city block, offering 68,000 sq. feet of used, new, rare, and out-of-print books. Online since 1994, Powells.com offers the combined inventory of its six retail locations and five warehouses - approximately four million books in all. The site features exclusive author interviews and essays, as well as a stable of internationally respected book reviewers and content partners. Forbes magazine crowned the site a Forbes Favorite, applauding its huge selection of new, used and rare books, all swathed in smart content.
RightScale, the leader in cloud computing management, provides a web-based cloud management platform and support services. Our system enables companies to quickly create Web solutions running on http://aws.amazon.com the Amazon cloud that are scalable, reliable, easy to manage, and affordable.
Safari Books Online
Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library containing more than 6,500 expert reference and learning materials from leading publishers – including exclusive access to the collections of O’Reilly Media, Cisco Press, and Addison-Wesley. You’ll have access to a broad and constantly expanding range of over 100 collections.
Silicon Mechanics is a leading manufacturer of rackmount servers and storage solutions with one of the most comprehensive, open, industry-standard product offerings available. We work collaboratively with customers deploying datacenter installations, taking into consideration density, power, thermal efficiency, performance, and reliability to create best-fit solutions for each customer. *Visit our booth or www.siliconmechanics.com* to learn how to custom-configure a system for any computing environment.
Simple Machines Forum
Simple Machines Forum - SMF in short - is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes. Its powerful custom made template engine puts you in full control of the lay-out of your message board and with our unique SSI - or Server Side Includes - function you can let your forum and your website interact with each other.
Six Apart Ltd.
Six Apart Ltd. is the world's leading independent blogging software and services company. A top 100 Internet property, Six Apart serves millions of individual and corporate customers whose web sites are visited by more than 27 million people every month. Six Apart is a global company with headquarters in San Francisco, and offices in Europe and Japan.
SnapLogic brings Really Simple Integration to the enterprise. The SnapLogic data integration framework is an Open Source solution to the challenges of rapid, secure, and reusable data integration at the IT Edge, powering downstream data distribution services, enterprise mashups, RIAs, and other data-driven solutions for IT engineers and business analysts.
Software Freedom Law Center
The Software Freedom Law Center provides legal representation and other law-related services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software. Founded in 2005, the Center now represents many of the most important and well-established free software and open source projects.
Southern California Linux
The Southern California Linux Expo exists to expose the public to the benefits of Open Source Software. In the last seven years SCALE has seen its attendance and show length both grow over 200%. This reflects on the growing popularity of Open Source software. The 7th Annual So Cal Linux Expo will be February 20-22, at the Westin LAX Hotel.
SugarCRM is the world's leading provider of commercial open source customer relationship management (CRM) software for companies of all sizes. SugarCRM easily adapts to any business environment by offering a more flexible, cost-effective alternative than proprietary applications. SugarCRM's open source architecture allows companies to more easily customize and integrate customer-facing business processes in order to build and maintain more profitable relationships. SugarCRM offers several deployment options, including on-demand, on-premise and appliance-based solutions to suit customers' security, integration and configuration needs.
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. 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 OpenSolaris, OpenOffice.org, GNOME, Grid Engine, java.net, Jini, JXTA, NetBeans, and Mozilla.
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing company, operating in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,500 retail outlets; and 20 worldwide call centers. Ticketmaster celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2006 and currently serves more than 9,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2006, the company sold more than 128 million tickets valued at over $7 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California.
Voiceroute is an open source enterprise software company behind Druid, the world's leading Unified Communications platform for collaborative business productivity enhancing desktop-mobile-web applications. Druid is the world's leading Open Source IP telephony and messaging application that unifies plug and play IP telephony, Instant Messaging, mobile phone (Blackberry & iPhone), faxing and other communications media in an easy to deploy and intuitive platform. Key customers include Fortune 1000 enterprises as well as small medium businesses, VOIP service providers, government and higher education institutions. Druid is open sourced under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
White Oak Technologies, Inc.
White Oak Technologies, Inc. (WOTI) is a boutique provider of custom developed software. We specialize in very high performance parallel architectures that scale to truly massive data sizes. WOTI is looking to hire best-of-best developers to join our team which has offices in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Please visit our table at OSCON to learn more about these opportunities.
WSO2 is an open source middleware company founded by pioneers in Web services and of members of the Apache Software Foundation Web services community. We deliver a new, entirely open source middleware stack that is optimized for Web services and SOA and built on Apache Axis2. WSO2's first products are the WSO2 Web Services Application Server (WSAS) and WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), which are built on the WSO2 Web Services Framework. The company maintains operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.
XAware is the first company to provide a comprehensive open source data integration solution for creating composite data services. XAware provides users with the ability to rapidly access and integrate data with applications and business processes. Furthermore, XAware makes it possible to transform data, regardless of the source, into reusable components for SOA and Web 2.0 applications.
xTuple is dedicated to using the power of Open Source ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) to help businesses of all sizes grow and prosper. Our award-winning xTuple ERP is available in the free PostBooks Edition, and the commercially-licensed Standard and OpenMFG Editions, and runs equally well on Linux, Mac, and Windows.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. The Yahoo! Developer Network offers Web Services and APIs that make it easy for developers to build applications and mashups that integrate data sources in new ways, making the web a more useful and fun place for everyone. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
ZaReason builds affordable laptops and desktops including custom partitioning, WiFi, TV tuners, multiple hard drives, spare batteries. Supporting Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Edubuntu for personal, business, and non-profits. International shipping and support, including an industry standard warranty that allows you to "play" with your system without voiding your warranty.
Zimbra provides open source collaboration and messaging software for enterprises, service providers, educational institutions, and government agencies. The Zimbra Collaboration Suite features an AJAX-based Administrative user interface and browser based client to dramatically improve the messaging and collaboration experience. Zimbra supports Windows, Apple, and Linux desktops; works with Microsoft Outlook as well as mobile devices including the Blackberry, Treo and Motorola Q; and server operating systems Red Hat, Mac, Ubuntu, SUSE, Fedora and more.
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