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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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cassidian - 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.
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.
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 , 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.
eNovance IS FOCUSED ON giving access to the best of Open Source Technologies in a reliable, controlled, flexible and secure environment. eNovance SPECIALIZES IN High Performance and High Availability. eNovance PARTNERS WITH the best innovative companies, in order to provide its customers with the best tools to help their business grow.
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.
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.
Institut Mines 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.
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 ( , ), BI ( ), BPM ( ), ERP ( ), ECM ( ) and CRM ( ) 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.
LINAGORA is a software vendor and professional services provider focused on Open Source Software. With more than 160 employees, offices in France (Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse), in the US (San Francisco) and in Belgium (Brussels), the company is among major players of Open Source Software. LINAGORA develops its own Open Source softwares (LINAGORA Global Sofware) and provide organizations with reliable and efficient support (LINAGORA Run Services) and professional services (LINAGORA Professional Services). One of the leading pioneers of the Open Source movement in Europe, LINAGORA has strong expertise and offerings in Open Source technologies. As a consequence LINAGORA has been taking part in all major French Open Source projects, often playing a primary role as a trustworthy link between open source communities and clients. LINAGORA had assisted the French National Assembly in implementing an open source environment but customers. LINAGORA’s customers include Fortune 500 companies (Air France, Carrefour, Areva...), government agencies (French Department Of Defense, French Inland Revenue service...), Universities (Université de Lyon, Université Pierre et Marie Curie) and many more...
MAPS is an organization created and administrated by professionals of the financial, mathematical and technological areas. It develops products and services for companies in the financial market. MAPS is always looking into market transformations, either financial or technological, applying in its products and services the best practices and innovations revealed by those transformations, offering to its clients the most complete solutions for their business
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Fortaleza (Unifor) was created in 1973 with the mission to contribute to the realization of ideals and dreams forming professionals and researchers of excellence. Unifor aims to foster a learning experience with a commitment to environmental, scientific and cultural development and has, since its foundation, established itself as the best private university of the North and Northeast and one of the main private universities in Brazil. Unifor offers more than thirty different undergraduate courses in five areas of education – Administration, Health, Humanities, Juridical and Technology – and has more than 25 thousand students and over 1100 professors. The university also has a strong research focus with several post-graduate courses (Master and PhD programs) in Applied Informatics, Business Administration, Collective Health, Constitutional Law and Psychology, as well as a doctorate in Biotechnology, in partnership with the Northeast Biotechnology Network – Renorbio.
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, Cloud.com, 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 www.usharesoft.com.
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.
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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