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Gold Sponsor

ApacheCon US 2006 Gold Sponsor: Black Hat

Founded in 1996, Black Hat Briefings and Training is one of the most respected computer and information security conferences in the world. Conferences are hosted on three continents and offer hands-on training and unparalleled networking opportunities with peers and experts in the industry.

ApacheCon US 2006 Gold Sponsor: IBM

IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM is an active participant in Open Source, as part of its commitment to Open Computing. "Collaborative Innovation" is the foundation of IBM's Open Source approach, and IBM contributes to more than 150 open source projects including Apache, Eclipse, and Linux. IBM is actively working with customers to help them integrate open source technologies to solve their business problems. For more information about IBM and Open Source, visit http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource

Silver Sponsors

ApacheCon US 2006 Silver Sponsor: Covalent

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 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.

ApacheCon US 2006 Silver Sponsor: Google

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 its vast online index. For more information, visit www.google.com.

Through its CoRE Network, Simula Labs enables Enterprise IT to effectively adopt and manage open source software—bringing the same technical underpinnings and development best practices that support open source to power innovation inside businesses.

Simula's CoRE Network Subscriptions deliver the most current, fully-tested and production-ready distributions from LogicBlaze, Mergere and other supported open source companies. CoRE Network subscribers enjoy more than just ongoing maintenance releases, they also leverage unprecedented access to the product roadmaps for any of CoRE Network-hosted open source technologies—allowing IT organizations to effectively plan for future releases, as well as provide direct input on new capabilities.

Additional Sponsors

Krugle, Inc.
Find Code. Find Answers

Krugle is a search engine that brings the world of code to a developer's desktop. Krugle extends search beyond technical documentation and html pages by parsing code and code samples. Krugle crawls and indexes hundreds of public repositories, tens of thousands of projects and millions of code files. Scoring is based on the relevance and the context in which a particular term is found including function names and definitions, class names, and comments.

Collaboration is a key component to Krugle's offering. Developers have the opportunity to annotate, save, and share search results, enriching the value of company based and open source based projects.

ApacheCon US 2006 Additional Sponsor: Java Community Process

Since its introduction in 1998 as the open, inclusive process to develop and revise Java™ technology specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits, the Java Community Process (JCP) program has fostered the evolution of the Java platform in cooperation with the international Java developer community. The JCP has over 1000 company and individual participants; more than 300 Java technology specifications are in development in the JCP program out of which 45% are in final stages. For more information on the JCP program, please visit http://jcp.org/.

ApacheCon US 2006 Additional Sponsor: Novell

Novell offers enterprise class infrastructure software and services in a flexible combination of open source and proprietary technologies. This software helps customers manage, simplify, secure and integrate their heterogeneous IT environments at low cost. As a result, customers can reduce cost and complexity while increasing the returnon their IT investment. Unlike others, we also help customers migrate from proprietary to open source at a pace that suits them. When it suits them.

ApacheCon US 2006 Exhibitor: Sun Microsystems

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, Mozilla, Tomcat, and myriad others.

ApacheCon US Media Partners

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: BYTE.com

Byte was started in 1975 as the first computer magazine. Today as an online entity it continues to provide vital information to computer enthusiasts who are involved in multiple aspects of technology. Byte is published by CMP Media. For more information, visit www.byte.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: DevTown Station

DevtownStation maintains the most complete calendar of major IT events. All postings are self serve and include conferences, webinars and training. DTS is visited by over 2,000 unique visitors a day. For more information, visit www.devtownstation.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Dr Dobbs

Since 1976, Dr. Dobb's has led the computer press in covering practical technology. Unlike many magazines and web sites that focus exclusively on a single platform, language, or even a single development tool, Dr. Dobb's has 30 years of experience covering all languages, platforms, and tools. Our authors, like our readers, are professional software developers and architects who want to explore new technologies, argue over programming style, share tricks of the trade, and built world-class systems worldwide. For more information, visit www.drdobbs.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Eclipse Magazine

As the first of its kind the "Eclipse Magazine" deals with the highly innovative and popular development environment Eclipse. The quarterly published magazine covers a broad range of vibrant Eclipse-based topics, such as Web Development, Testing, Application Lifecycle, and Rich Clients. The Eclipse Magazin also includes a unique "Plug-in Parade" in which experienced Eclipse consultants present their favourite plug-ins as well as hands-on tips and tricks to get the best out of the latest releases of the Eclipse Foundation. "My personal Eclipse" is the rubric for skilled and renowned Eclipse professionals to explain their usage of Eclipse and to give expert tips. For more information, visit www.eclipse-mag.net.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Enterprise Open Source Journal

The mission of EOSJ is to provide CIOs, IT executives and IT staff with informative articles contributed by industry experts who have first-hand experience with the challenges, justifications, successes, and failures of implementing open source solutions in the enterprise. EOSJ strives to provide a one-stop resource guide for the professionals who need to understand, license and implement reliable enterprise open source solutions.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: EuroOSCON

EuroOSCON is where business people, coders, decision makers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, artists, and policy makers using, creating, and managing free (libre) and open projects gather to learn about best practices, strategic issues, and coming changes. The 2006 O'Reilly European Open Source Convention takes place in Brussels, Belgium on 18-21 September. For more information visit the conference Web site.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Fawcette Technical Publications

Since 1990, Fawcette Technical Publications, Inc. (FTP), has been the leading multi-media information provider to the IT and development communities in the two fastest-growing, most important markets in computing—.NET and Java. Our core product is the hands-on, how-to technical information these enterprise-level IT and development professionals need to help them develop applications and deliver services. FTP is committed to providing unique value to this important audience creating the next generation of custom and enterprise computer applications.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Free Software Magazine

Free Software Magazine is the first magazine entirely dedicated to free software. FSM's first issue had more than 40,000 downloads. The Free Software Magazine is at http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: JavaPro

Published by Fawcette Technical Publications, Inc., Java Pro is the most trusted name in independent Java programming information since 1997—in print and online. Written for IT managers and Java EE architects and developers, Java Pro offers practical techniques for implementing and managing enterprise applications, as well as analyses of new technologies and architectural issues. www.javapro.com

Focused on server-side Java technologies and development practices, TSS Java Symposium is an exclusive gathering of industry luminaries, who have definitively influenced the way we develop today, and will develop enterprise applications tomorrow. For more information, visit javasymposium.techtarget.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor:  Linux Journal

Linux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its twelfth year of publication. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 1-888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to subs@ssc.com or visiting www.LinuxJournal.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Linux Pro Magazine

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 brings you solutions for real users with Linux on real desktops.

Each issue comes with a full Linux distribution on a bonus DVD. Our DVDs include full versions of major distributions such as Suse, Mandriva, Fedora, Ubuntu, and Debian.


ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: LXer

LXer is a fully independent news and opinion site, established in January 2004, by Linux veteran Dave Whitinger, a well-known personality in the free and open source software community. LXer is one of the fastest growing Linux news and opinion sites on the globe. People turn to LXer for its readable, often updated news feed and comments. Over 400,000 unique users from 165 countries visit LXer each month, and LXer is syndicated by Google. CIOs, CTOs, government officials, as well as programmers, system administrators and end users make up our very active community. For more information, visit LXer.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Network World

Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers Network IT Executives through education, information and community. Network World, an IDG company, is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online community (www.networkworld.com) and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World’s portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns and create new revenue opportunities.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: OSCON

The O'Reilly Open Source Convention is where early adopters, coders, expert users, sys admins, entrepreneurs, and business people working in free and open source software gather to share ideas, discover code, and find solutions. Come to OSCON to debate, make deals, and connect face to face with thousands of friends, colleagues, and fellow geeks in the open source—and soon-to-be open source—community. For more information visit the conference Web site.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: PHP Magazine

The English speaking PHP Magazine is the international source for PHP programmers and web developers. It is available worldwide. Different sections on topics like "Enterprise", "Start-up", "Tools & Tips", "Development" and "Databases" provide the PHP community with all relevant information on PHP. For more information, visit www.php-mag.net.

Members of the Open Source community will combine forces at the 5th annual Southern California Linux Expo, the premier event for businesses, academic institutions and the Linux community. SCALE 5x will be held on Feb 10-11, 2007 at the Los Angeles Airport Westin. More information on speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors is available at http://www.socallinuxexpo.org

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: SearchAppSecurity.com

SearchAppSecurity.com is the online community for developers, architects and executives interested in building secure enterprise applications. The site provides information on threats and vulnerabilities, countermeasures, tools and technologies and provides guidance on how to bake security into the software development lifecycle. SearchApplicationSecurity.com also provides in-depth coverage of J2EE, .NET and Web Services security.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: SearchWebServices.com

SearchWebServices.com is the most relevant and extensive online community dedicated to the web-services network. Over 280,000 IT professionals turn to SearchWebServices.com daily for industry news, expert advice and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Security Horizon

Security Horizon, a veteran-owned small business, was founded in 2000 by information security professionals with extensive backgrounds in commercial, United States Government, and Department of Defense (DoD) environments. Our offerings include security assessments and network vulnerability evaluations, penetration testing, security policy development, and National Security Agency (NSA) INFOSEC training courses and appraisals. Our experience includes work with the NSA, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), United States Navy (USN), and the United States Air Force (USAF). For more information, visit www.securityhorizon.com.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: TheServerSide.com

TheServerSide.com is an online community for enterprise Java architects and developers, provixding daily news, tech talk interviews with key industry figures, design patterns, discussion forums, satire, tutorials, and more. TheServerSide.com was launched in May 2000 and has become the largest independent Java community in the world. TheServerSide.com is owned and operated by TechTarget.

ApacheCon US 2006 Media Sponsor: Slashdot


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