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The Linux Foundation Announces 19 New Silver Members

By 07/31/20171月 25th, 2018Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO – July 31, 2017The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 19 new organizations have joined the Foundation as Silver members. Linux Foundation members help support development of the greatest shared technology resources in history, while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership and participation.

With the support of its members, The Linux Foundation hosts open source projects across technologies including networking, security, cloud, blockchain and more. This collaborative development model is helping technology advance at a rapid pace in a way that benefits individuals and organizations around the world.

“We are pleased to welcome all of the newest Silver members of The Linux Foundation, all of whom are making substantial contributions to open source,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation. “These organizations will help us continue our mission of advancing collaborative R&D, while gaining access to The Linux Foundation’s knowledge and expertise to help improve their own open source practices.”

In addition to joining the Foundation, many of these new members have joined Linux Foundation projects such as Automotive Grade Linux, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Open Container Initiative (OCI), Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) and Open Security Controller Project. For a full list of members, visit

New members include:

  • Applatix enables users to build and run containerized apps in the public cloud at scale.

  • Buoyant builds open source software to help companies run their infrastructure safely, securely and reliably.

  • CloudByte is a provider of software defined storage software and appliances.

  • DriveNets intends to change the network economy by providing a cloud-based networking solution.

  • Flexera Software brings transparency and trust to how software is bought, sold, managed and secured.

  • Giant Swarm provides leading organizations an enterprise-grade, multi-tenant container platform built on top of Kubernetes both on-premises and in the cloud.

  • InfoSiftr provides professional services and custom software development that offers end-to-end, scalable technology solutions.

  • Infosys, a leader in technology services and consulting, helps clients in more than 50 countries to create and execute digital transformation strategies.

  • Kasten, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceuticals and devices.

  • Kublr reduces the complexity of Kubernetes with a fully automated cluster management platform.

  • McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies.

  • Palo Alto Networks provides a wide suite of enterprise-level next-generation firewalls, with a diverse range of security features for networks.

  • Revelry Labs is a premium custom software and digital product studio.

  • SmartLink Lab is committed to bringing efficiency to the securitization market through blockchain technologies.

  • WSO2 simplifies the core problems of enterprises undergoing digital transformation with its highly scalable and innovation practice driven technology platform.

  • Xiamen Anne Co Ltd is an internet application and service business focused on high-tech enterprises.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at

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