Autodesk, Inc. is wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned into reality. With seven million users, Autodesk is the world's leading software and services company for the manufacturing, infrastructure, building, media and entertainment, and wireless data services fields. Autodesk's Infrastructure Solutions Division (ISD) provides solutions that enable the integration of computer-aided design (CAD) and geospatial information system (GIS) data allowing customers to create, manage and share valuable spatial information for better decision-making and improved operational efficiency. By enabling unprecedented access to spatial data throughout a customer's organization, Autodesk helps municipalities, engineering and construction, public works, transportation and utility customers be more productive and provide better services. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive advantage, become more productive, streamline project efficiency and maximize profits. Founded in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California.
Greenplum is the leading provider of high-performance PostgreSQL for the enterprise. Greenplum's Bizgres family of breakthrough database products is poised to revolutionize the way companies use Business Intelligence to gain key competitive advantages in the marketplace, from departmental data marts to multi-terabyte data warehouses. The company sponsors The Bizgres Project, a community effort designed to make PostgreSQL the most robust open source database for data warehousing and BI. For more information about Greenplum, visit www.greenplum.com. For more information on the Bizgres Project, visit www.bizgres.org.
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.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing.
IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. Linux on System p(TM) provides a business-critical database capable platform for MySQL clients, offering reliability and high-end features such as virtualization, and jaw-dropping performance.
Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing company, providing ticket sales and distribution through www.ticketmaster.com, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,500 retail Ticket Center outlets; 19 worldwide telephone call centers; and a broad online and offline marketing network. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2006, Ticketmaster 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, and sold 119 million tickets valued at $6 billion in 2005. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).
ActiveState is the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl. Over two million developers rely on ActiveState's cross-platform professional development tools, high-quality language distributions, and enterprise language support services.
Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD) is a leading global provider of innovative microprocessor solutions for computing, communications and consumer electronics markets. Founded in 1969, AMD is dedicated to delivering superior computing solutions based on customer needs that empower users worldwide.
Founded in 1998, Covalent Technologies is the most trusted source for complete enterprise open source solutions. The leading provider of products and services for the Apache Tomcat Application Server, Apache Geronimo Application Server, Apache Axis Web Services Framework, and Apache HTTP, the world’s leading Web server, Covalent is one of the few sources for full commercial support for Apache, Tomcat, Geronimo and Axis on a global basis. Covalent has been the trusted source that Fortune 1000 enterprises turn to when migrating to open source and when deploying new open source initiatives. Covalent currently supports more than 50% of Fortune 500 and 70% of Fortune 100 companies. Customers include, among others: SBC, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, Johnson & Johnson, British Telecom, Fidelity Investments, NASA, Hewlett-Packard, Siemens, General Electric, and Bear Stearns. Covalent has assembled the deepest talent pool of Apache experts in the industry and is proud to be one of the most distinguished supporters of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the dominant community for usable open source, and the open source community in general. For more information, visit www.covalent.com.
Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL) is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Revenue for the last four quarters totaled $56 billion and the company employs approximately 65,200 team members around the globe. Dell, through its direct business model, designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to customer requirements, and offers an extensive selection of software and peripherals.
Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the way people connect with information. Google's innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet destination and its brand one of the most recognized in the world. Google maintains the world's largest online index of websites and other content, and Google makes this information freely available to anyone with an Internet connection. Google's automated search technology helps people obtain nearly instant access to relevant information from it vast online index.
Hyperic offers the first open source IT management solution that discovers, monitors, analyzes and controls all open source and commercial enterprise IT assets from a single unified interface. The Hyperic HQ IT Management Platform has been adopted by enterprises of all sizes, including several Fortune 100 companies since the San Francisco-based company was founded in March 2004.
For more than three decades, Intel Corporation has developed technology enabling the computer and Internet revolution that has changed the world. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. Intel’s core competencies are in the design and manufacture of complex silicon products, and today, Intel supplies the computing and communications industries with chips, boards, systems, and software building blocks that are the ingredients of computers, servers and networking and communications products. Intel has developed architectures for the key areas where silicon is used in next generation networks: PCs and entry-mid range servers (IA-32); database and back-end servers (IA-64); network infrastructure (IXA); wireless handheld clients (PCA). Intel’s products are used by industry members to create advanced computing and communications systems.
Laszlo Systems is the original developer of OpenLaszlo, the leading open source platform for building and deploying Web 2.0 applications. OpenLaszlo technology has been widely adopted by application and service providers in the consumer, enterprise, education and government markets. Laszlo Systems provides updates, training and support for OpenLaszlo and offers rich-experience web-based digital life applications such as Laszlo Mail, built on OpenLaszlo.
MindTouch is the leading provider of managed appliance-based wiki solutions enabling simple collaboration and file-sharing for small- to medium-sized businesses. Analysts and customers alike have dubbed the MindTouch MOS a next generation network file server and Intranet that facilitates a simple and easy-to-use means of sharing contextually rich information.
Oracle's business is information - how to manage it, use it, share it, protect it. For nearly three decades, Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company, has provided the software that lets organizations get the most up-to-date and accurate information from their business systems.
Port 25 is open - a new community website designed to facilitate a deeper dialogue around the interoperability issues surrounding Windows, Linux, UNIX and Open Source Software. Interact with the people, insights, and analysis from the Microsoft Open Source Software Lab at http://port25.technet.com.
Shopzilla, formerly BizRate.com, is one of the leading shopping search engines, with more than 30 million products from more than 70,000 stores. Every day, Shopzilla refers millions of ready-to-buy consumers to these online stores from Shopzilla.com, BizRate.com, AOL, Lycos and many others. Shopzilla is a stand-alone operating unit owned by The E.W. Scripps Company.
Six Apart Ltd. is the world leader in blogging software and services, enhancing the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Ben Trott and Mena G. Trott, Six Apart has grown into a global company with its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, offices in Europe and Japan, and more than 10 million customers. The company continues to lead in the blogging and social media industry with the Movable Type publishing platform, the TypePad hosted blogging service, and LiveJournal, an online community organized around personal journals. In June 2006 Six Apart introduced a preview version of Vox, a personal blogging service that will be publicly available in late 2006.
Solid™; is the only company that provides a fast, always-on database that is affordable. This compact solution is easy to deploy, use and maintain. Solid has been delivering database products for more than thirteen years. More than 3,000,000 Solid™ databases are deployed worldwide in telecommunications networks, enterprise applications and embedded software.
The 451 Group is an independent technology industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation. The company’s analysts provide critical and timely insight into the market and competitive dynamics of innovation in emerging technology segments. Clients of the company – at vendor, investor, service-provider and end-user organizations – rely on 451 insight to support both strategic and tactical decision-making for competitive advantage.
The Open Technology Business Center (OTBC) is a business accelerator dedicated to supporting the growth of early-stage technology startups in Oregon. Based in the heart of Oregon’s open source community, OTBC is uniquely positioned to provide entrepreneurs with access to community leaders and industry experts. OTBC’s mission is to help entrepreneurs and small companies accelerate their market entry through customized business coaching and guidance, extensive networking opportunities, education resources, and flexible office facilities. OTBC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! seeks to provide online products and services essential to users' lives, and offers a full range of tools and marketing solutions for businesses to connect with Internet users around the world. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. PHP is used by more than twenty-two million Web sites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic web applications. Deployed at more than 15,000 companies worldwide, the Zend family of products is a comprehensive platform for supporting the entire lifecycle of PHP applications.
ClueCon - is an annual 3-Day Telephony User and Developer Conference held August 1-3, 2006 in Chicago, IL. This conference brings together the entire spectrum of Telephony from TDM circuits to VoIP and everything in between. Spend your days learning and your evenings in the heart of Chicago!
Conference Guru - We track hundreds of technology conferences around the world to help our Members find the right conferences…to get in front of the right people…at the right price.
DevtownStation.com, maintains one of the best Developer Conference and Educational Event Calendars. DevtownStation provides marketing assistance to companies looking to communicate with qualified IT communities for educational events. If you are running an IT educational event check out the site and post your upcoming conferences, webinars, road shows, or training courses, free of charge.
Enterprise Open Source Journal (EOSJ) is a new FREE magazine dedicated to informing CIOs, IT executives and IT staff in the use of Open Source Software to solve pressing business challenges in a cooperative manner within today’s mostly proprietary IT ecosystems. Articles focused on open standards, open systems, licensing, security, integration, and more will be covered. Subscribe today!
IPTV Industry is the leading online trade publication dedicated to the internet television B2B marketplace. Providing news, white papers, development resources and online buyer's guide for the IPTV Industry. With a worldwide readership of manufacturers, content providers, distributors, resellers and integrators, IPTV Industry is the number one online source for industry sales leads, branding and promotion of IPTV products and services.
Established in 1994, Linux Journal is the original monthly publication of the global Linux community, covering topics critical to intelligent implementation of the Linux operating system. Linux Journal is published by SSC Publishing, the leading Linux and Open Source authority, which has published reference materials in these fields since 1983.
In Linux Pro Magazine, you'll find the tools, tutorials, reviews, and concrete technical discussions you'll need to unlock the secrets of Linux - and not just from the server side. Linux Pro Magazine delivers solutions for real users with Linux on real desktops.
LinuxQuestions.org is a free, friendly and active Linux Community with over 180,000 members and over 1,7000,000 posts. Founded in 2000 LQ offers forums, reviews, a Linux hardware compatibility list, a Linux knowledge base in wiki format, Linux tutorials, a free Linux download site, a Linux podcast, a Linux radio show and more. LQ has forums for everything from Linux Newbies to Linux in the Enterprise and has over 20 officially recognized Linux distribution forums.
MacMinute.com delivers timely, concise news covering all aspects of the Apple Macintosh market. Presented in a format that is easy to read and quick to navigate, content is updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the latest Mac news from around the globe.
Methods & Tools is a free e-newsletter providing practical knowledge for software development professionals. It gives software development ideas more than one page to express themselves and covers all aspects of software engineering: project management and planning, analysis, design, testing, architecture, configuration management, process improvement, peopleware, methodologies,...
mixi.jp first inception to the online world was in early 2004. mixi.jp is considered as one of the hottest web properties in Japan, as the largest and fastest growing social networking services (SNS) in the Asia Pacific. mixi.jp is the breaking new ground in the online world with this socially viral phenomenon with more than 4 million active users. Additionally mixi Inc. (formally known as eMercury Inc.) leverages its massive online might with more than 200 million page view a day to the active and growing online employment market with find-job.net, which helps online job seekers connect them to real world opportunities.
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.
ACM Queue is a magazine for practitioners, written by practitioners. Taking a problem-focused approach, Queue's articles determine and discuss the implications of different technologies, posing the hard questions users want to ask. With articles authored by practicing professional engineers and developers, Queue dissects technology issues with the discipline and integrity engineers have always brought to their work. Instead of canned solutions and glib answers, Queue offers candid commentary to sharpen your thinking and plan for the future.
SDForum has been instrumental in setting the high-tech industry agenda for more than 22 years. A high-tech non-profit dedicated to educating and creating relationships within the technology community. SDForum provides the latest insights on emerging technology trends and best business practices through events, specialized services and resources.
Sys Admin, the journal for Unix systems administrators satisfies the technical needs of Unix systems administrators working in heterogeneous computing environments. Coverage spans a wide range of technical topics crucial to systems administration in the enterprise. Articles provide practical, in-depth coverage of the administration of all major UNIX flavors including: Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64, BSD and Irix, within environments of all sizes.
TechTracker Media helps IT companies effectively market their products to a targeted audience on premium technology web sites. With over 20 million technology users every month, TechTracker Media provides unequaled exposure. Available channels include IT professionals, developers, creative professionals, IT managers and influential, tech savvy consumers.
The Imparcial is an independent newspaper from Sonora, Mexico, whose constant development since his foundation in 1937 has placed it as the most important of the northwest of the country, and a member of the Association of Editors of the States along with its brother newspapers The Cronica of Mexicali and Frontera in Tijuana. The Imparcial is several times winner of SIP (Inter American Press Association), SND (Society of Newspaper Design) and National Journalism Awards.
The Women's Technology Cluster is the pre-eminent business accelerator dedicated to women leaders building technology-driven businesses. Our mission is to increase the number of successful companies and leverage their influence. Through our dedicated community of proven CEOs, investors, and industry experts, we provide extensive advisory services, coaching, and access to business and capital networks.
VoIP-News.com provides VoIP and Internet Telephony buyers with the information they need to make informed decisions about next generation voice communications. The site offers news, analysis, whitepapers, and interactive tools that make the world of telephony easier to understand. With this rich content, VoIP-News serves the needs of 115,000 Internet Telephony professionals worldwide.
WiMAX Industry is the leading online trade publication dedicated to the WiMAX 802.16 standard and broadband wireless access (BWA) marketplace. Providing news, white papers, development resources and online buyer's guide for the WiMAX Industry. With a worldwide readership of manufacturers, providers and enterprise end-users, WiMAX Industry is the number one online marketplace for WiMAX, 802.16 broadband wireless access solutions
WITI is the premiere global organization supporting tech-savvy women to attain their professional goals. They have a global network of smart, talented women & a market reach exceeding 2 million. WITI's mission is to empower women worldwide to achieve unimagined possibilities and transformations through technology, leadership and economic prosperity.
Griffin Technology has earned a longstanding reputation as the creative leader in ingenious peripherals and accessories for Mac, PC and iPod. Find out more about Griffin's entire range of products for audio, video, USB, FireWire, etc., at Griffin's website www.griffintechnology.com.
Named one of the top new board games of 2005 by the San Francisco Chronicle, Roundabout Five came into being because a mother protested that her adult sons had an unfair advantage when they teamed together. In R5, the teams change randomly on every turn while participants encounter trivia, riddles, jokes, charades and debate whether Daffy or Donald would win the cartoon version of Survivor. Visit RoundaboutFive.com for more information or to download the updated rules.
SkinIt Inc. is the leading international provider of consumer electronic personalization and customization technology. SkinIt technology provides on-demand, custom physical personalization of mobile electronic devices. SkinIt “skins” are manufactured utilizing professional grade vinyl, which is printed through a 6-color process with vibrant and sharp designs. GO TO www.SkinIt.com TODAY!
Timbuk2 Designs Inc., is the leading independent manufacturer of authentic bicycle messenger bags. The company’s signature three-panel, multi-color design and distinctive swirl logo are recognizable worldwide. Founded in 1989 by a bicycle messenger, Timbuk2 still manufactures its custom messenger bags in its own factory in San Francisco. Through its dedication to product quality and customer service, Timbuk2 has established a strong following among bicycle messengers, cycling enthusiasts, and urban dwellers worldwide. www.timbuk2.com.
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