Open Business Conference 2014
2014 Sponsors


HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. As the world’s largest technology company, HP focuses on simplifying experiences for all its customers, bringing together a broad portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. HP not only extensively uses open source within the company but also contributes our expertise to hundreds of open source projects worldwide. HP actively drives industry-wide discussions on open source best practices as part of the Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program and SPDX workgroup. As the leading provider of scalable Linux platforms, HP ships one Linux server every minute. Additionally, HP is also a key contributor to the OpenStack® project, which is focused on developing a cloud computing platform, and offers private and public cloud offerings based on OpenStack® technology.

WSO2 provides the only completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices. Hundreds of leading enterprises rely on WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source platform for mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit


Intel, the leader in silicon innovation, delivers hardware and software to advance how people work and live. For two-plus decades, Intel's contributions to open source have ensured solutions run best on Intel(r) architecture. Open source solutions unlock opportunities, power businesses, connect people, and enhance lives-and Intel powers these experiences.

SUSE is the original provider of the enterprise Linux distribution and the most interoperable platform for mission-critical computing.  And for enterprise-ready private cloud infrastructure and services, SUSE offers an open source software solution based on the OpenStack project that provides an Infrastructure-as-a-Service private cloud.


GoGrid is the #1 pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in public and private cloud solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers worldwide, GoGrid helps businesses revolutionize their unique IT environments—providing the control and capabilities of a data center plus the power of the cloud. For more information, please visit

Microsoft and its subsidiary Microsoft Open Technologies have been working for years with partners, competitors and communities in the open source space to develop solutions that help reduce costs, complexity and risks in mixed source environments. We deliver interoperable solutions for the datacenter and in the clouds. Please visit


EnterpriseDB is the largest provider of Postgres software, support, training and professional services with more than 2,400 enterprise and government customers worldwide. EnterpriseDB helps organizations succeed in using Postgres to extend the value of open source to their data infrastructure and slash database costs by 80% or more. 

Palamida delivers software and services that provide unique visibility into what makes up a software development project, enabling you to effectively manage and secure your use of Open Source and other third-party code. We enable organizations to use and reuse code from many sources - and do so while reducing the risk of license violations, software vulnerabilities and export control violations. Our patented code search technology scans source and binary materials and produces an inventory of software components used – a software bill of materials – and flags issues that are exceptions to your policy.


DLA Piper is one of the largest business law firms in the world with clients ranging from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. We represent more than 140 of the top 250 Fortune 500 clients and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries.

Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies at every stage of their lifecycle. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions for established and emerging companies on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders.



InfoWorld is the leading resource for content and tools on "modernizing enterprise IT." The InfoWorld Expert Contributor Network provides a unique perspective in the market; our editors provide first-hand experience from testing, deploying, and managing implementation of emerging enterprise technologies. InfoWorld's website ( and custom solutions provide a deep dive into specific technologies to help IT decision-makers excel in their roles and provide opportunities for IT vendors to reach this audience. InfoWorld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events, and research company. Company information is available at