We’d like to thank the world-class companies and organizations supporting Great Wide Open 2016. Without them, it wouldn’t be possible.
All Things Open is the largest "open" technology conference on the east coast. Taking place in Raleigh and the Research Triangle area of North Carolina every October it regularly features nearly every major technology company, as well as many of the most well known experts in the industry. In 2015 more than 1,750 attended from 36 states and 16 countries. More than 2,500 are expected in 2016.
Opensource.com delivers news and stories about the roles open source technologies play in business, education, government, health, law, entertainment, humanitarian efforts, and other areas of life.
Our community of readers and contributors includes individuals and organizations using the open source way to provide innovative solutions to a variety of technical, social, environmental, and economic challenges. The open source way is more than a software development model; it's also a cultural movement. The open source way is a better way.
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New Relic is a software analytics company that makes sense of billions of data points about millions of applications in real time. Our comprehensive SaaS-based solution provides one powerful interface for web and native mobile applications and consolidates the performance monitoring data for any chosen technology in your environment. We have over 200,000 users that utilize our cloud solution to analyze more than 200 billion data points across more than three million applications. When your brand and customer experience depend on the performance of modern software, New Relic provides insight into your overall environment. Don’t trust the cloud without visiting www.newrelic.com.
The Linux Foundation protects and promotes the ideals of freedom and generous collaboration established through the development of Linux, and shares these ideals to power any endeavor aiming to make the future a better place in which to live.
By supporting the kernel development community and fostering collaboration on a truly massive scale, the Linux Foundation unites thousands of curious minds in the free and open exchange of ideas.
We are here to provide the crucial services and collaborative infrastructure to continue Linux's advancement and protection, and we're here to serve as a tour guide for companies who need to build an open source strategy for their business and make the most of the new collaborative software economy.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise knows that open standards are the foundation for producing effective, innovative solutions faster, which is why we have aligned our strategy with open source technology. HPE Helion OpenStack Community is a free-to-download distribution with regular updates close to OpenStack trunk. It allows enterprises to quickly deploy a private cloud based on OpenStack technology. Suitable for evaluation, development, and small-scale production deployments, the Community edition offers the benefits and agility of cloud computing with the possibilities and interoperability of open source.
Mediacurrent helps organizations build highly impactful, elegantly designed Drupal websites that achieve the strategic results they need. A single-source provider, Mediacurrent has specialized in Drupal since 2007. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Mediacurrent's team of 60+ Drupal Experts focus on web development, design and strategy. Our clients include The Weather Channel, Travelport, Butler University and Care.org.
Palamida was founded in 2004 to help organizations manage Open Source and other types of third party software used in software development projects to reduce the risk of IP infringement and security vulnerabilities. Palamida offers software products for scanning and request & authorization, as well as Professional Services for M&A and baseline projects. Palamida is headquartered in San Francisco and is privately held.
At the forefront of the digital payments revolution, PayPal helps millions to send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, PayPal Credit, bank accounts, and credit cards. Working alongside PayPal is Braintree, acquired by PayPal in 2013. Braintree’s global platform powers payments for thousands of online and mobile commerce innovators. Merchants in more than 45 countries can accept payments in over 130 currencies. Braintree¹s v.zero SDK powers PayPal, including One Touch, Apple Pay, Bitcoin across any device. To learn more, visit Braintree at www.braintreepayments.com.
More than 10 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp. Our features and integrations allow you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns. And our detailed reports help you keep improving over time.
MailChimp has been around since 2001. We started as a side project funded by various web-development jobs. Now we send more than 600 million emails a day. We love seeing businesses start small, fund themselves with paying projects, and build up a strong API, so that's how we run MailChimp. We create products and features that empower our customers to grow.
Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT.
SIOS delivers innovative software solutions that provide application availability and disaster protection for Windows and Linux environments.
SIOS SAN and SANLess clustering software provides the flexibility to build clusters your way to protect your choice of Windows or Linux environment – and any configuration (or combination) of physical, virtual and cloud (public, private, and hybrid) storage – without sacrificing performance or availability.
Founded in 1999, SIOS Technology Corp., is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and has offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan serving customers worldwide.
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over four million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.
Originally founded by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into the largest code host in the world.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is a Cloud first, Mobile first company delivering technologies that help businesses worldwide take advantage of mobile, enterprise social, and cloud computing trends to drive growth. Microsoft helps you to move to the cloud on your terms; getting the most value from your existing IT investments while giving you the flexibility to respond quickly to changing business needs.
Pardot is B2B marketing automation by Salesforce, a software-as-a-service application built for marketing and sales departments. Pardot engineers are innovating fast & solving big technical problems at scale. Experience the energy and explosive growth of one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For yourself!
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Hortonworks is a leading innovator at creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms. Our mission is to manage the world’s data. We have a single-minded focus on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, NiFi, and Spark. Our open Connected Data Platforms power Modern Data Applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Along with our 1600+ partners, we provide the expertise, training and services that allows our customers to unlock the transformational value of data across any line of business. We are Powering the Future of Data™.
For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com. Join us at the Apache Hadoop 10 year anniversary party, held at Hadoop Summit Europe and North America in 2016.
The Iron Yard exists to create real, lasting change for people, companies and communities through technology education.
Our educational resources provide a solution at the juncture of supply, demand, business and a broken education system. We are committed to training the highest-quality technology professionals in the world, both in skill and in character.
Our mission is to connect with people pursuing the craft and lifelong adventure of technology and help equip them with the skills they need to both get started and progress throughout their careers.
The AtlantaPHP User Group connects and unites PHP users across the Southeast, provides world-class support and resources to the community, and advocates the adoption of PHP. AtlantaPHP actively supports its community through sponsorship of networking events, regular meetings, a community-driven Web site, and mailing lists. Through partnerships with local and national businesses, Atlanta PHP works to promote PHP and related technologies across the region. AtlantaPHP has been active since early 2004 and meets on the first Thursday of every month.
TechSquare Labs is an incubator, seed fund and 25k sf of coworking and corporate innovation space. We are driven to Build Something From Nothing with companies ranging from two guys and a laptop to established enterprises looking to stay ahead of the pack. We do this by combining experience in patents, research, and team building with a network that spans from freshman coders to Fortune 500 CEO’s.
Atlanta Tech Village is building a thriving ecosystem in the tech community. Our mission is to support and inspire entrepreneurs to achieve success through a community that promotes faster connections between talent, ideas and capital. Together, we will fuel Atlanta's rise to a top five tech startup center in the U.S.
The goal is to provide a great first experience on building web apps. You'll learn sketching, prototyping, basic programming paradigms and get a quick introduction to the world of Rails. The workshop is perfect for girls and women who want to take a look under the hood of technology and web development.
Women Who Code (WWCode) is a global 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We connect amazing women with other like minded amazing women around the globe who unite under one simple notion – the world of technology is much better with women in it.
Fueled by the same entrepreneurial spirit that drives the folks we cover, Hypepotamus generates awareness about Atlanta’s innovative tech & creative community to retain local talent by connecting them with opportunities. Hypepotamus.com is the go-to source of news, events, job listings and resources for the flourishing Atlanta tech industry. We showcase students, innovators, companies and venture capitalists that are proud to call it home.
DZone builds tools, knowledge and relationships to maximize your success. Our products reach millions of professionals worldwide, driving progress and innovation through shared understanding.
“Girl, Develop It!” began as a call to action for women, by women who were tired of the low representation of women in tech, and wanted to make a difference. The organization was founded in New York City in 2010 by Vanessa Hurst and Sara Chipps. Today, Girl Develop It chapters are building strong, empowered communities in 46 cities, representing 35,000+ members nationwide who are changing their lives through learning to code with us.
Linux Journal brand’s following has grown to a monthly readership nearly one million strong. Encompassing the magazine, web site, newsletters and much more, Linux Journal offers the ideal content environment to help you reach your marketing objectives.
LJ delivers readers the advice and inspiration they need to get the most out of their Linux systems. With its comprehensive Linux how-tos, tutorials, reviews, in-depth reporting, tips and tricks, and market analysis, Linux Journal has become widely recognized as the industry standard.