The Linux Foundation Announces 18 New Silver Members | 08/30/17

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 18 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.

“Linux Foundation members, such as the 18 great organizations we announce today, are crucial to helping us support sustainable open source projects that are advancing technology and changing the world,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation. “I’m happy to welcome all our new members, and look forward to seeing them collaborate further with the open source community.”

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

New members include:

  • Bloomberg is a global business and financial information powerhouse which uses innovative technology to deliver real-time data, news, and analytics to influential decision makers across business, finance, government, policy and philanthropy.
  • Brison develops in-vehicle infotainment platforms supporting connectivity to “brought-in” devices.
  • BTS – Business Telecommunications Services is a leading worldwide wholesale and retail telecom carrier with over 20 years in the telecom industry.
  • Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services.
  • Dash enables users to make instant, private payments online or in-store using a secure open-source platform hosted by thousands of users around the world.
  • FOSSID detects open source in code bases even if it is not declared in package…

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