The Linux Foundation Adds Seven New International Members
OStatic
Home
Blog
Questions
Software
Members
 
 
 
Follow Us:
Follow us on Twitter
Subscribe to our RSS
About
Contact
The Linux Foundation Adds Seven New International Members
by Sam Dean - Oct. 11, 2011Comments (0)
Related Blog PostsMore Evidence That Microsoft Is Reaching Out to Linux with AzureGentoo-based Toorox Releases 01.2012 GNOME EditionThe Latest Ubuntu Interface: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Menus!Mandriva Decision Delayed AgainLinux Foundation's Enterprise Study Shows Linux on the Rise in the Cloud
Here at OStatic, we've watched steadily as The Linux Foundation has added significant new members over the years. The organization has, in only  a few short years, become an important player in stewarding the Linux ecosystem toward an organized, united future. Now, with LinuxCon Europe coming up in Prague at the end of this month, The Linux Foundation has named seven European companies who are joining its ranks: Codethink, KeyPoint Technologies, Lanedo, Meinberg Funkuhren, Picochip, Puzzle ITC and RPA RusBITech. The announcement also contains an interesting bit of news about Linux implementation in Russia.According to The Linux Foundation's announcement of its new members:"RPA RusBITech is located in Russia where government support for Linux is strong. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has mandated that government will migrate to Linux and open source software by 2015. RPA RusBITech uses Linux and open source software to help manufacture complex training systems for a new generation of information and automation systems, decision support systems, domestic software general-purpose development and creation of information security and telecommunications." We previously covered Putin's mandate that Russian government transition to Linux by 2015 in this post. Specifically, Putin wants to move away from current Microsoft-based systems and promote Linux throughout the Russian government. One other notable thing about The Linux Foundation's new members is that a number of them are hardware-centric technology players, and in some cases they may be interested in embedded Linux deployments."We are inspired by the support and collaboration from companies throughout the world. Today we're happy to welcome our newest members from Europe," said Amanda McPherson, vice president of marketing and developer programs at The Linux Foundation. "Europe remains fertile ground where new technologies can grow through collaboration. We're looking forward to our first opportunity to work face-to-face with these companies at LinuxCon Europe." 
linux russia The Linux Foundation
Previous: Crazy Fan Geeko-Pimp...Next: Android Apps Can Run... Browse Blog
Shailesh Patel uses OStatic to support Open Source, ask and answer questions and stay informed. What about you?
 
Comments
Share Your Comments
If you are a member, Sign in to have your comment attributed to you. If you are not yet a member, Join OStatic and help the Open Source community by sharing your thoughts, answering user questions and providing reviews and alternatives for projects.
Your Name
Email Address (kept hidden)
Your Comment *
Promote Open Source Knowledge by sharing your thoughts, listing Alternatives and Answering Questions!
 
Featured MembersViewKhürt Williamshusband, father, security analyst, web developer a...
ViewShailesh PatelI am Shailesh Patel, who has 4+ years of experienc...
Related Questions
Browse
Get answers and share your expertise.
Have a question? Ask the community
Scheduling backups to the cloud server
By Alvin Pieterson - Sep 16, 2011
post answer
How to Run Firefox from Linux Command Line?
By Alvin Pieterson - Apr 27, 2011
1 answer
How to Check Online Users from the Linux Command Line?
By Rick Larsen - Apr 27, 2011
1 answer
Partner Center
Happening Now on OStatic
the old rang commented on The Latest Ubuntu Interface: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Menus!
wally commented on The Latest Ubuntu Interface: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Menus!
anonymous commented on The Latest Ubuntu Interface: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Menus!
Home
Blog
Software
Questions
About OStatic
Contact
Terms of Service
Privacy Policy
Send Feedback
Powered by Vox Holdings
© 2011 OStatic. Design by smallTransport. Built on fine Open Source Software from projects like
Apache,
Drupal,
Java,
Linux,
MySQL and
PHP.
Sign in to OStatic
close
Username: *
Password: *
Not a member? Join NowI forgot my password