Members Presentation

Members Presentation

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Strategic Members

Corporate Members further below


Beihang University (or BUAA for short) was founded on October 25, 1952. Since its founding, BUAA has been one of the key universities given priority for development. BUAA was officially listed in China's Action Plan for the Revitalization of Education in the 21st Century. At present, the university comprises 17 schools and 6 departments, covering such diverse fields as science, technology, liberal arts, law, economy, management, philosophy, foreign languages and education. BUAA has 42 research institutes or interdisciplinary research centers, 11 key disciplines of the national level, and 89 laboratories. BUAA has become one of the important bases for scientific and technological innovation and quality education in China.


Bull designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies. The Group brings to its customers its expertise and know-how to help them in the transformation of their information systems and to optimize their IT infrastructure and their applications. Bull is a large contributor to Open Source Software in Linux, middleware and security domains.


CVIC Software Engineering Co., Ltd.(CVIC SE), incorporated in April, 1991, is China's chief provider of solutions, software products and IT services. Over the last 18 years, CVIC SE has been working on China's information construction, business scope covers finance, transportation, government, energy and resources, publishing, public security military and so on, with its market expanding into Hongkong, Taiwan, North America, Europe Australia and Southeast Asia. CVIC SE takes the lead to establish the first Middleware Industry Alliance (MIA) in China, assigned as an Industrialization Base for the National 863 Program by the State Ministry of Science & Technology, granted the title of "Class A Model Enterprise Regarding Exportation of Software to Europe and America".


INRIA, the French national institute for research in computer science and control, operating under the dual authority of the Ministry of Research and the Ministry of Industry, is dedicated to fundamental and applied research in information and communication science and technology (ICST). The Institute also plays a major role in technology transfer. INRIA was co-founder of the ObjectWeb Consortium in 2002 and is today leading the OW2 Europe Local Chapter.


Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences, part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is a government-sponsored institution, and also a leading research institute in China, which focuses on the fundamental theories of computer science as well as software technologies and their applications. ISCAS has about 602 staff members, including 4 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 54 research professors, 87 associate professors and senior engineers. Through the research results and innovations, ISCAS's goals are to establish an international reputation in academia and to assist in the development and growth of China's software industry.


National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) is a comprehensive national key university under the dual supervision of the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Education. Over 50 years later, NUDT has developed into a comprehensive university of sciences, engineering, military science, management, economics, philosophy, literature, education, law, and history. According to the National Subject Evaluation of the years 2002-2004 organized by the Ministry of Education, 5 subjects of NUDT entered the list of top 5 and its subject of Computer Science and Technology ranked first nationwide. NUDT treasures international collaboration and cooperation. With strong commitment to internationalization, the university has academic ties with over 100 universities and research institutes from 40 countries and regions.


France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators. The Group is the number three mobile operator and the number one provider of broadband internet services in Europe and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies. The Group has been actively involved for more than 10 years in Open Source communities through the ObjectWeb and OW2 Consortiums and is today Strategic Member of OW2. A large level of contribution to open source software is continuously provided by France Telecom-Orange, often from Orange Labs R&D.


Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university in China. The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's socialist modernization. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines. Peking University has become a center for teaching and research and a university of a new type, embracing diverse branches of learning such as basic and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities, and sciences of medicine, management, and education.

Corporate Members



Open Source Solutions to accelerate applications and to create Enterprise Grid and Clouds. Founded in 2007, and based in Sophia Antipolis, France, the company ActiveEon co-develops the open source middleware ProActive Parallel Suite® in collaboration with the INRIA team OASIS, and benefits thus of more than 10 years of R&D experience. Open and non intrusive, the ProActive Parallel Suite® solution is parallel computing made easy, for accelerating and scaling up applications, within the company’s IT culture, enabling greater business agility at radically lower costs. ActiveEon solutions are independent from the underlying infrastructure, for better utilization of your existing investments in PC Desktops, Multi-cores, Servers, Clusters and Grids. We offer high value service to increase performances and maximize a quicker return on investment (ROI) for enterprises leveraging the “Professional Open Source”ProActive technology: Training, Consulting, Integration, Subscription support, and Partnerships (OEMs, ISVs, VARs).


BonitaSoft is the leading provider of open source Business Process Management (BPM) solutions, is a software company created by the founders of the Bonita open source project. BonitaSoft aims to become the undisputed global leader in open source BPM by providing flexible, powerful Business Process Management Solutions for all types of organizations.


Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the company behind the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu – an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organisation and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks. Canonical partners with computer hardware manufacturers to certify Ubuntu, provides migration, deployment, support and training services to businesses, and offers online services direct to end users. Canonical also builds and maintains collaborative, open-source development tools to ensure that organisations and individuals can participate fully in innovations within the open-source community.


Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D institution of the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India. C-DAC Chennai as part of its research activities focuses on FOSS, Ubiquitous Computing & Grid Computing. All the research activities makes use of Open Source technologies for development. National Resource Centre for Free and Open Source Software (NRCFOSS) is housed in the C-DAC Chennai campus and will contribute to the growth of FOSS in India through Research & Development, Networking & Entrepreneurship development, FOSS promotion and dissemination. As part of its objectives, NRCFOSS has come out with an Indian Linux distribution named as "BOSS" - Bharat Operating System Solution.\


Department of Software Engineering of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, is a research and teaching center dedicated to providing both undergraduate and graduate level education in close connection with research. Our major research groups work in the domains of distributed systems, formal methods, performance evaluation, and document information systems. The department works in close cooperation with other mathematical and computer science departments of Charles University to provide a strong theoretical background, and with major industrial partners to connect the research results to practical applications. Major software projects originating within the department include the NetBeans platform and the OW2 projects BEEN and SOFA.


With one office in Argentina (Consultex) and one in Brazil (Konsultex), the company is a systems integration and consulting organization specialized in Project Management and related business systems focusing on Project Management (Artemis, ProjectOpen), BI (SpagoBI), BPM (Bonita), ERP (OpenBravo), ECM (Alfresco) and CRM (openCRX) with offices in Brazil and Argentina since 1989. Our team of technical and business consultants offers analysis, implementation, customization, training and support services based on Open Source solutions for these business needs. In the Project Management field we offer services related to the applications and project management training with PMP certification, PMO implementation, project management coaching and methodology definition consulting. Konsultex is an implementation partner for SpagoBI in Latin America.


EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2008, EADS generated revenues of € 43.3 billion and employed a workforce of about 118,000. The Group includes Airbus as the leading manufacturer of commercial aircraft, with Airbus Military covering tanker, transport and mission aircraft, Eurocopter as the world's largest helicopter supplier and EADS Astrium, the European leader in space programmes from Ariane to Galileo. Its Defence & Security Division is a provider of comprehensive systems solutions and makes EADS the major partner in the Eurofighter consortium as well as a stakeholder in the missile systems provider MBDA.



Epignosis is a fast growing, dynamic, and technology oriented learning and training company. Based in Athens – Greece, it’s a member of the Virtual Trip Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, together with other twelve high-tech companies in Greece, Spain and the US. Epignosis, is the vendor of “eFront” which is a modern award winning learning system, SCORM 2004 4th edition certified, bundled with key enterprise functionality ranging from skill-gap analysis and branch management to tailor-made reports. In 2009, Brandon Hall awarded eFront with a Bronze award for technology excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Small and Medium Sized Business category. ELearning Media Group announced eFront as Best of ELearning! 2011 with the Award of Excellence in the following two categories: 1. Best Learning Management System – eFront Enterprise, and 2. Best Open Source Solution.


Engineering Group is the major Italian player in IT design, outsourcing, product and consulting services on all vertical markets, with more than 6.000 people and 37 offices in Italy, Ireland, Belgium and Latin America. Engineering Group has one of the largest Research & Innovation departments, relying on 250 researchers, which includes Engineering's Open Source Competence Center. It manages the free/open source SpagoWorld Initiative, based on four main projects: SpagoBI, the Open Source Business Intelligence platform; Spagic, the Open Source SOA Universal Middleware; Spago4Q, the Open Source platform for Quality of Software products, processes and services; Spago, the Open Source Java Enterprise Framework.


Eteration is a company focused on Open standards, Mobile and Embedded technologies, SOA, Java and Enterprise Middleware forming the right alliances with software vendors delivering high quality services to its customers.Eteration leads and participates research and development of high profile open-source technologies that are adopted by multinational companies such as IBM, Oracle and SAP, and used by development teams worldwide. Eteration have lead and play a crucial role in creating one of the most popular Web tooling open-source platforms in the world: The Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP).


eXoPlatform is a french innovative editor created in 2003 (100 employees), eXoPlatform provide a collaborative suite based on a entreprise portal. eXo Portal is a great implementation of a JSR-168 portlet container, and it is today also one of the first portal and portlet container supporting the new JSR-286 Java Portlet API. In addition to the Java Portlet API support, it is also possible to consume remote portlet using WSRP 1&2. eXo Portal is a great solution to implement and integrate an enterprise portal based on standards. In addition to portal standard, eXo is also providing a powerful ECM that is based on a Java Content Repostory (JCR/JSR-170) implementation (Document Management System, Web Content Management), calendar, mail, social networks and FAQ/Forum.



The Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin has been researching and developing communication and integration solutions for partners in industry, research and public administration in the fields of telecommunication, automotive engineering, eGovernment and software development for more than 20 years.


The French Minsitry of Interiors has two main missions:
  • Safety and Security of People and Property (by mean of Police Force, National Gendarmerie and Firefighters Force
  • Permanent State Presence on Territories (by means of Prefectures and Subprefectures)

    The IT Direction is Strategic member of OW2 and is counting around 1500 people.


Institut Telecom's mission lies in higher education, research and innovation in the field of information and communication science and technology. It is a public administrative institution placed under the aegis of the Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment.


Shenzhen Kingdee Middleware Company Ltd. (referred to as “Kingdee Middleware”), a subordinate company of Kingdee International Software Group Company Limited (stock code: 268.HK), is a technically leading infrastructure software enterprise in the global context. It is devoted to providing standard, secure, efficient and integrated enterprise-level middleware and professional services. In 2007, Kingdee Middleware was rated by Gartner as one of the nineteen mainstream vendors in the world to provide next generation SOA service. In 2007, the Kingdee Apusic J2EE application server of Kingdee Middleware was the fourth in the world to pass the latest Java international standard Java EE5.0.


Neociclo, the leading provider of open source Odette FTP (OFTP) solutions, has established an international standing by offering business-to-business (B2B) integration and application integration expertise in the automotive, government and financial industries. Neociclo is developing an open source Managed File Transfer integrated solution enabling to handle large amount of data and control all aspects of data movement on internal and external integration for organizations of all types.


NUAA has gone through 3 historic periods since 1952, evolving from a teaching-oriented university to a research-oriented university. NUAA is a national key university characteristic of science and engineering. It enjoys a well-balanced development of multiple disciplines in engineering and technology, management sciences, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences with the characteristics of aeronautics, astronautics and civil aviation. NUAA has successfully entered the "211 Project" and become one of the 52 universities with the graduate school.


Nuxeo delivers a complete, modular and extensible open source software platform for enterprise content management, document management, and case management. Designed by developers for developers, the Nuxeo platform offers modern technologies, unmatched modularity, a powerful plug-in model and extensive packaging capabilities to help developers create and deploy content applications. Using a fully open source development model, Nuxeo provides a subscription program with software maintenance, technical support and customization tools. Nuxeo software is trusted by 1000+ organizations across 145 countries, including Cengage Learning, Pearson Education, French Press Agency (AFP), EllisDon and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company. Nuxeo is dual-headquartered in North America (Boston) and Western Europe (Paris).


Founded in 1999, Orbeon delivers and supports Orbeon Forms, an open source, standard-based web forms solution. Orbeon Forms includes Form Builder, a WYSIWYG browser-based authoring tool, and Form Runner, a runtime environment which facilitates the deployment and integration of large numbers of complex forms. Orbeon Forms implements technologies such as XForms and Ajax, with no need for client-side software or plugins.


With particular expertise in the market sector concerning virtualization of workstations and electronic business document processing and exchange, the Prologue group is a recognized actor in the field of technological innovation in particular relating to Cloud Computing. This market experience allows the company today to offer its B2B platform, for the exchange of electronic documents, as a service (SaaS Software as a Service) and its virtual workstations in the form of an Iaas (Infrastructure as a Service). Present in France, Spain and the United States of America, the group comprises 230 employees and addresses nearly all sectors of business activities. The technologies of the group are used by prestigious companies not only across France but also at an international level and include: EDF, Société Générale, Orange, Vilmorin, Immobilière 3F, Midas, Telefonica, REALE Assurances, Toyota, l'Institut National des Statistiques (Espagne). The turnover of the group Prologue reached 13.7M€ by the 1st of September 2010.



ScalAgent DT is a middleware specialist, who provides software and expertise to integrate devices and services with the information system. ScalAgent DT has designed JORAM, a JMS-compliant Message Oriented Middleware distributed by OW2. ScalAgent DT provides professional services with JORAM, including a development and deployment training programme, consulting for application and/or deployment architectures, specific developments extending or using JORAM, and professional support. ScalAgent DT also distributes a M2M framework, ScalAgent Mediation Suite, built on top of JORAM. It provides tools for configuring, deploying, monitoring and controlling a network of devices over Internet. It also processes the devices data, making them an actual part of the information system.


Silverpeas developed around strong requirements of its customers, its longevity gives Silverpeas, an unparalleled functional equivalent. Silverpeas is now used both in EDM (Document Management), knowledge management,collaborative platform, content management, or social network. Ideal tool for building an intranet, an extranet, or Web 2.0 site, Silverpeas has more than 50 leadingreferences, such as Michelin, INRA, the INPI, the National Laboratory for testing, or more major hospitals in Europe. Developed in Java J2EE, the solution was open 4 years ago under Open source and its community of contributors continues to grow.


SugarCRM makes CRM simple. As the world's fastest growing customer relationship management (CRM) company, SugarCRM applications have been downloaded more than ten million times and currently serve over 850,000 end users in 80 languages. Over 7,000 customers have chosen SugarCRM's On-Site and Cloud Computing services over proprietary alternatives. SugarCRM has been recognized for its customer success and product innovation by CRM Magazine, InfoWorld, Customer Interaction Solutions and Intelligent Enterprise.


Talend is the recognised market leader in open source data integration. More than 500 paying customers around the globe, including Yahoo!, Virgin Mobile, Sony and Swiss Life, use the Talend Integration Suite of products and services to optimise the costs of data integration, ETL and data quality. With more than four million lifetime downloads and 900,000 core product downloads, Talend's solutions are the most widely used and deployed data integration solutions in the world. The company has major offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and a global network of technical and services partners. For more information.


Tarent GmbH is today a medium-sized business with over 170 employees. They have offices in Bonn and Berlin, they provide services for corporate and public sector customers. Tarent create tailor-made solutions in Enterprise Middleware, portals, IDM, process management, and mobile and specialized applications. Tarent prefer to use open source software whenever possible.


Located at the heart of the Alps, in outstanding scientific and natural surroundings, the University Joseph Fourier in Grenoble is a leading University of Science, Technology and Health. The UJF offers initial and further education for jobs of the future in a wide range of fields: Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, Biology, Medicine and Pharmacy, Engineering and Technology, Earth Science and Astronomy/Astrophysics, Environmental Studies, Geography and Territorial Sciences, as well as the Science of Physical and Sports Activities. Within 50 laboratories, the UJF is developing outstanding research in partnership with national research bodies and the area's major international instruments. The Université Joseph Fourier promotes the results of the research it conducts via its private subsidiary Floralis, which manages university-industry relationships. The UJF, along with its partners, is actively involved in 5 competitiveness clusters - Minalogic, Lyon Biopôle, Tenerrdis (new energy sources), Trimatec (nuclear and environmental technologies), Axelera (chemistry and the environment) and 2 Carnot Institutes - LSI (Software and Intelligent Systems) and Energy Sources of the Future.


The University of São Paulo (USP), with over 5 thousand professors and 75 thousand students, is the largest research university in Latin America and is responsible for ¼ of the Brazilian scientific production. Its Department of Computer Science, located in the city of São Paulo, has a 35-year history in research in Computer Science and is responsible for solid undergraduate, masters, and PhD programs in Computer Science. The department's 40 professors carry out research in all fields of Computer Science.


UShareSoft simplifies the way IT professionals deliver software. We make it easy for individual developers, system administrators and professionals to automate the creation and deployment of software templates and images for VMware, Amazon, Eucalyptus,, IBM CloudBurst and other environments. UForge Appliance Factory provides the best OS- and image format-agnostic platform to assemble self-deployable distributed appliances for on-demand application delivery. UShareSoft tools are helping ISVs and enterprises in their transition phase to the cloud. For more information, visit


XWiki is a young innovative enterprise created in 2004 and was visionary in the use of wikis. XWiki provides XWiki Enterprise, the Open-Source Enterprise Wiki (whose feature set can be extended through numerous applications). It also offers a full range of professional services on top of its product line (training, development, hosing, support, consulting). These offerings are designed to help organize information simply and share it effectively. All the software created by XWiki is released under the LGPL Open-Source license. With thousands of enterprises using our products, XWiki is the leader of collaborative Open Source solutions for enterprises.

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