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1.  Hosting Sponsors

Gentoo would like to thank the following companies and organizations who donate various services and equipment to further the development of Gentoo. Without these organizations, Gentoo would not be where it is today.

Oregon State University

Oregon State University
OSU Open Source Lab

Located at Oregon State University in beautiful Corvallis, Oregon, the Open Source Lab is a focal point of development, hosting and other assorted services for the Open Source community.

OSU provides several services to the Gentoo project. In addition to serving as the primary source mirror for Gentoo, they also provide colocation space for several Gentoo servers.

Indiana University

Indiana University

Indiana University was founded in Bloomington, Indiana in 1820. The University has since then grown to eight campuses across Indiana, with a total enrollment reaching 100,000 graduate and undergraduate students. IU offers 116 academic programs that are ranked in the nation's top 20. There are over 460,000 IU alumni worldwide.

Indiana University provides colocation for Gentoo infrastructure servers, as well as a high volume source and portage mirror.

Global Netoptex, Inc.

Global Netoptex, Inc.

GNi is a leading provider of customer-centric managed services that extend their customer's infrastructure and dramatically reduce their customer's total cost of ownership. They provide the experts, resources and solutions to meet and exceed their customer's unique on-site and off-site requirements.

SevenL Networks

SevenL.net

SevenL Networks Inc. is a world leader in managed hosting, dedicated server, VPS and data center solutions. SevenL has been proudly donating sevenl dedicated servers services to Gentoo Linux since 2004. In addition, they donate a series of dedicated servers to CentOS, Linux Mint, Arch Linux and a number of other open source communities that rely on sponsorship to succeed.

Tek Alchemy

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Tek Alchemy, Inc., located in Austin, Texas provides dedicated servers, VPS, managed servers and colocation in the US. We host many Open Source Projects on our dedicated servers including Gentoo. We cater the the "geek" customer, providing stock or custom hardware, custom operating system installations or "do it yourself" installations. We offer dedicated servers with the operating system of your choice, including Gentoo, Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora and more.

VR.org

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Bytemark Hosting

Bytemark Hosting

Bytemark Hosting provide Gentoo Linux with servers and services which drive our network of global mirrors. They are a leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the United Kingdom and provide scalable, powerful and affordable hosting with lots of "geek friendly" extras as standard. They've deployed Gentoo Linux within their network to provide a flexible solution to difficult problems, such as providing a network rescue environment for all dedicated hosts.

Hyves.net

Hyves.net

Hyves provides Gentoo Linux with servers and hosting for the Bugzilla cluster. They are a cutting-edge European social network, and run Gentoo on 1800+ servers.

Online Kredit Index

Online Kredit Index

Online Kredit Index is a German finance service provider. They follow their hearts and personal credos in working to continuously secure the freedom of Open Source Projects for all users. They greatly appreciate the value of Gentoo and understand the necessity of supporting both developers and infrastructure.

WebHosting.UK.com

WebHosting.UK.com

Founded in 2001, WebHosting UK offers cheap and affordable Gentoo Linux Dedicated Servers in UK. Webhosting UK also provides fully managed Shared hosting, Reseller Hosting, Semi Dedicated Hosting and Virtual Private Servers with all important features such as 24x7x365 technical support, 99.95% Uptime Guarantee included as standard.

UltraDNS

UltraDNS

UltraDNS provides advanced, highly intelligent, and globally scalable directory service solutions that significantly enhance the performance and reliability of networks and mission critical information-exchange applications.

UltraDNS provides DNS services to the Gentoo project, including advanced features like Directional DNS to provide load-balanced DNS services for our rsync.gentoo.org pool of rsync servers, and SiteBacker to provide server health monitoring and failover capabilities to our core infrastructure servers.

University of Virginia

University of Virginia Logo

University of Virginia hosts quite a few Alpha boxes used by the Gentoo/Alpha developers for building new Gentoo releases as well as daily work such as keyword testing and security bumps.

HP

HP OpenSource Logo

HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. HP has over 200 products that ship with open source software. From client to server to data center, HP is contributing to hundreds of open source projects every day. For more information about HP's open source involvement, check out http://opensource.hp.com/

HP provides R&D resources and has loaned Alpha and IA64 hardware to the Gentoo project.

2.  Specific donations

Gentoo would like to thank the following companies and organizations who have made specific donations to further the development of Gentoo.

NVIDIA

NVIDIA

NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the digital media experience on consumer and professional computing platforms, from desktops and workstations to notebooks and handhelds. The company's graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, military navigation systems and video game consoles.

NVIDIA has provided the Gentoo project with numerous AMD development machines and video cards to further development of Gentoo on the Athlon XP and Athlon64 platforms.

Cloanto

Cloanto has donated the Amiga Forever CD to support development and maintenance of Amiga emulation software in Gentoo.

Genesi

Genesi

Genesi is a leading provider of Freescale and IBM PowerPC based computing products. Genesi's PegasosPPC MicroATX computer is designed to bring PowerPC technology flexibility and efficiency to the desktop, low-end server and pervasive market segments at an affordable price. Beginning with the 2004.3 release, the Open Desktop Workstation will ship with Gentoo pre-installed.

Genesi has provided many PowerPC based Open Desktop Workstations to Gentoo. For information about Genesi's involvement in the Linux Open Source community, please see www.PPCZone.org

DataRescue

DataRescue logo

DataRescue is the developer of the IDA Pro Disassembler & Debugger, an essential tool for vulnerability research and hostile binary analysis. DataRescue runs several of its public servers and its main internal server on Gentoo Linux.

DataRescue has donated software to the Gentoo Audit Team.

3.  Past sponsors

Gentoo would like to extend a specials thanks to all of our past sponsors.

Pilosoft

Pilosoft

Pilosoft provides a multitude of Internet-related services, including DSL connectivity, shared and dedicated web hosting, colocation facilities and customized IP services.

Pilosoft provided bandwidth and colocation services for the Gentoo Linux project.

Southern Nazarene University

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university-a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 25,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world.

SNU provided use of a dedicated server and bandwidth to the Gentoo Linux project.

University of Florida

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Melior, Inc.

Melior, Inc. provides proven distributed Denial of Service (dDoS) protection and the industry's only Infrastructure Cloaking technology: the iSecure True Intrusion Prevention System (TIPSTM)

Melior, Inc. provided the server, bandwidth and colocation facilities for a old developer account box, main web node, and a dedicated rsync server.

Ethernetworks.de

Ethernetworks Germany is specialized on professional networking, internet security solutions as well as shared and dedicated web hosting. Server integration into multi platform business networks is Ethernetworks Deutschland main scope of duties, just as Crossplatform network design including Linux, MacOS X and Windows.

Ethernetworks German provided use of a PowerPC G4 along with colocation and bandwidth space for this machine.

Lumen Software

Lumen Software utilizes Gentoo as the base Linux distribution in all our pre-configured server products. Lumen Softwares EzThin Server products are pre-configured Linux server solutions that provide a complete solution for the small office to a large scale enterprise organization. EzThin features pre-installed applications (productivity software, graphics, etc.), virtual desktops (maintenance free and require no base OS), remote access, centralized user and user desktop management, automated server updates and more. Lumen Softwares development has focused on creating an environment that allows organizations to take advantage of the full benefits of Linux without the need of any Linux experience or training. This focus has culminated into the EzThin Server solutions we have today, with EzThin Server certified partnerships with Dell and Gateway.

Lumen Software provided funding in 2004 to further development of our Portage package management solution.

Tera-Byte.com Inc

Tera-Byte.com is Canada's largest webhost, offering services ranging from shared web hosting to virtual servers to co-location and dedicated servers.

Tera-Byte.com provided a dedicated rsync server which was part of the rsync.gentoo.org rotation.

Department of Physics - University of Trieste

Department of Physics - University of Trieste

The Physics department at the University of Trieste has provided infrastructure services to the Gentoo project and hosts all of our mailing lists for several years.

Inverse Path

Inverse Path Ltd.

Inverse Path Ltd. is an international consultancy providing design and implementation of secure network and infrastructures with particular expertise in open source software. Among its services it offers Gentoo commercial support for deployment in production environments as well as professional training.

Inverse Path previously provided a VOIP server for use by Gentoo developers.

kengland/36m

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Tavros Technology Services, Inc.

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4.  Source and rsync mirrors

Gentoo relies heavily upon a global network of rsync and source mirrors. Without these mirrors, access to new packages, updates to the Portage tree and new releases of Gentoo Linux would be impossible. Some mirrors are provided by individuals, others by companies. You can find a complete listing on our Gentoo mirrors page.

5.  Other Sponsors

Several other companies and organizations provide services and assistance to the Gentoo project, but have expressed a desire to remain anonymous. We would like to thank those sponsors for their support of Gentoo.



Page updated April 10, 2009

Summary: Sponsors of Gentoo

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