Linux Foundation Continues Growing at More Than a Member a Day With Addition of Fifty-One Silver and Associate Members in One Month

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The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced the addition of 47 Silver members and 4 Associate members in the month of July. Linux Foundation members help support development of the shared technology resources, while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership and participation. Linux Foundation member contributions help provide the infrastructure and resources that enable the world’s largest open collaboration communities.

“We continue to be amazed at the consistent growth in support for the open source community from across an enormous variety of industries, with an average of more than one member joining The Linux Foundation each day in 2018,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation. “From automotive to entertainment to finance and more, open source has become pervasive in society. These new members have made a commitment to contribute the resources and support that enables the community to build and innovate.”

In addition to joining the Foundation, many of the new members have joined Linux Foundation projects like the Academy Software Foundation, Akraino Edge Stack, Automotive Grade Linux, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, EdgeX Foundry, Hyperledger, LF Deep Learning, and LF Networking. For a full list of members, visit https://www.linuxfoundation.org/membership/members/.

Linux Foundation Silver members are organizations that contribute to or otherwise support open source communities and projects. The new Linux Foundation Silver members who joined in the month of July are:

Aljabr provides a modern approach to reusable data processing and computation pipelines for a cloud native world.
Animal Logic is recognized as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios.
Antmicro is an embedded technology company which combines latest software and hardware technologies to create advanced products for its customers.
ARRIS provides solutions and services to transform the future of connectivity.
Atomist Inc. is a platform purpose-built for delivering modern cloud native applications.
Banzai Cloud is simplifying the transition to microservices on Kubernetes.
Basking Automation GmbH is building automation for office buildings of the digital age.
Bezant Foundation Ltd is a decentralized payment platform enabling the creation of robust applications.
Blue Sky Studios is a computer animation film studio.
BlueData Inc makes it easier, faster, and more cost-effective to deploy big data analytics.
BoxBoat Technologies helps global companies develop, integrate, and deploy applications faster with emerging technologies.
ChainDigit helps with enterprise blockchain consulting.
Chainyard turns blockchain into business results.
China Securities Credit Investments is a credit management financial institution.
Cockroach Labs is a cloud native SQL database for building global, scalable cloud services that survive disasters.
Coil Technologies, Inc. makes it easier to earn money on the web.
Deutsche Telekom AG is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies.
DigiCert simplifies PKI-based security solutions at any scale, so you can focus on growing your business.
DoIT International provides professional services and software for startups.
Eden Partners is a new generation blockchain technology with scalability and safety.
ELASTX delivers truly automated cloud services.
Epic Games, Inc. brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web.
Federal Express is a multinational courier delivery services company.
FinFabrik empowers people and businesses to access investment opportunity, take sound decisions and enjoy the experience of building wealth.
InfraCloud Technologies helps organizations build scalable products and modernize their applications using cloud native principles and machine learning.
Intain Fintech Pte Ltd combines the powers of AI and blockchain.
Kumina B.V. designs, builds, operates and supports IT infrastructures that help companies thrive online, excelling at Kubernetes and cloud solutions.
Matrix I.T CloudZone Ltd helps grow businesses by adopting the most advanced cloud technologies at a minimal cost.
MYCOM OSI provides solutions for performance management, service quality management, fault management, analytics, and automation.
NXM Technologies Inc is a blockchain IoT security company developing technology that enables smart devices everywhere to operate and communicate with each other automatically and securely without human intervention.
Prophetstor is a leading AIOps platform for modern IT environments.
Puppet provides modern automation delivery and operation of software across its entire lifecycle – simply, securely and at scale.
R&D China Information Technology Co. Ltd. is a cloud solution provider.
Radisys enables communications service providers to drive disruption with new open architecture business models.
Scality delivers web-scale storage that powers digital businesses.
Scalyr aggregates server logs and metrics into a centralized system in real time.
Sensu, Inc. empowers businesses to automate their monitoring workflow and gain deep visibility into their infrastructure, applications and operations.
SIA Exon LV develops blockchain solutions, IoT services, platforms and applications.
SideFX is a world leader in the development of 3D animation and visual effects software for use in film, commercials and video games.
Spireon, Inc. allows industries to manage their fleet in real-time, with business critical data on a single, easy-to-use dashboard.
SysEleven GmbH is a leading managed hosting provider in Germany.
The Walt Disney Studios brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world.
Uchida Tsusho is an information system development business.
Walimai Zhejiang Information Technology’s sophisticated and banking level security enables consumers to verify the authenticity of products with ease.
WaveMaker Inc helps build, pivot and scale applications twice as fast and at half the cost.
Weta Digital Limited is one of the world’s premier visual effects companies.
Windmill Enterprise delivers trusted blockchain solutions that allow enterprises to incorporate decentralized blockchain security features into their existing infrastructure.
Associate members of The Linux Foundation include government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to building, sustaining, and using open source technologies. The following organizations are new Linux Foundation Associate members:

I-SENSE Group of ICCS addresses the evolving connectivity needs of embedded devices including mobility communication services, intelligent transport systems, environmental monitoring, applications for next generation emergency services and infrastructure monitoring for foundation of future smart cities.
OpenAirInterface Software Alliance (OSA) is a non-profit consortium fostering a community of industrial as well as research contributors for open source software.
Open Sourcing Mental Illness LTD is a non-profit corporation dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech an open source communities.
Vanderbilt University is a private research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.
With the support of its members, The Linux Foundation hosts open source projects across technologies including networking, security, cloud, blockchain, and more. This collaborative development model is helping technology advance at a rapid pace in a way that benefits individuals and organizations around the world.

Linux launches free eBook for enterprises to enable innovation

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45 page book is based on the experience of hundreds of companies spanning more than two decades of professional, enterprise open source

 

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today released a free eBook entitled Enterprise Open Source: A Practical Introduction. The book is written for software engineering executives, development managers, compliance experts, senior engineers and others involved in enterprise open source activities.

The book outlines specific actions enterprises can take to accelerate open source efforts, based on the experience of hundreds of companies spanning more than two decades of professional, enterprise open source.

Topics covered include:

Why use open source?
Various open source business models
How to develop your own open source strategy
Important open source workflow practices
Tools and integration
This free resource is available for download now at https://www.linuxfoundation.org/publications/2018/08/enterprise-open-source-practical-introduction/.

The Linux Foundation Announces Initial Keynotes for Open Networking Summit Europe

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Premier open networking event expands outside North America for the first time; speaking proposals due June 24

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynote speakers for Open Networking Summit Europe, taking place September 25-27 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Open Networking Summit (ONS) is the industry’s premier open networking event, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of Open Source Networking, including SDN, NFV, orchestration and the automation of cloud, network and IoT services. After seven successful years in North America, ONS is expanding to Europe to provide the opportunity for more individuals to share, learn and collaborate on these important technologies.

Keynotes:

Dr. Paul Doany, CEO, Türk Telecom, talking about redefining the competitive landscape
Catherine Mulligan, Co-Director, Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, Imperial College London, discussing the intersection of networking and blockchain
Virtualizing the Central Office for Mobile Services: A collaboration and demo across companies – including China Mobile, Cumulus, Ettus Research, EXFO, F5 Networks, NetScout, Nokia, Quortus, Red Hat – and multiple open source projects including OpenAirInterface, Open Compute Project, OpenDaylight, and OPNFV.
Speaking proposals are being accepted through Sunday, June 24. The full schedule of sessions will be announced in late July.

Registration is $995 through August 4. Additional academic, non-profit and group discounts are available as well; details are available on the event registration page. Members of The Linux Foundation and Linux Foundation Projects are eligible for a 20% discount; contact events@linuxfoundation.org to request a discount code. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

Open Networking Summit Europe is made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsor Intel, Platinum Sponsor Huawei and Gold Sponsor Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Additional Resources
YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (https://youtu.be/X_rLxfmLlYY)

Open Networking Summit North America 2018 Event Recap (https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-networking-summit-north-america-2018/)