Thanks to Our Sponsors

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, Spring 2008 offers a great delegate experience at a reasonable cost.

Here are a few notes on our sponsors


Google Logo

Google need no introduction. Their search engine software has achieved world dominance and makes extensive use of Free Software tools such as Linux, C++ Python and Java, which are fundamental to Google's technical and commercial success. Google have supported the Free Software community with their annual Summer of Code as well as by employing key Free Software developers.

Google are generously sponsoring the Spring 2008 Conference Dinner.


Sun Microsystems Solaris Logo

Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Working with community focused organisations such as the UKUUG, to ensure technology relevancy and accessibility. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com. Sun is a Sponsor Member of UKKUG.


Novell Logo

After buying the respected SUSE Linux operation Novell have reinforced their commitment to open systems by becoming Sponsoring Members of UKUUG. The support of Sponsoring Members is fundamental and allows UKUUG to run an exciting programme of events.


Bytemark Logo

Bytemark is the UK's geek-friendly Linux hosting provider, offering Virtual Machines from £15 per month, and dedicated servers from £60. We are a group of Linux experts who help our customers get the most from hosting through our wide experience with Perl, PHP, Rails and other widely-deployed technologies.

Bytemark offer a discount of 10% to UKUUG members and ar sponsoring Spring 2008 with Wednesday's lunch. Enjoy it!


Transitive Logo

With more than 10 million copies of its cross-platform virtualisation technology deployed worldwide, Transitive is the leader in providing solutions that enable the execution of applications across diverse computing platforms. Transitive's award-winning QuickTransit solutions allow applications that have been compiled for one processor/operating system (e.g. Solaris/SPARC) to run on systems with a different processor/operating system (e.g. Linux/x86), without source code or binary changes and at speeds comparable to native ports The QuickTransit cross-platform virtualisation technology provides the engine for Apple's Rosetta, which is built into Apple's Intel-based Macs. QuickTransit also provides the engine for IBM PowerVM Lx86, which is available for IBM System p enterprise servers. Transitive Limited is located in Manchester and Los Gatos, California.


O'Reilly Logo

O'Reilly, the self-styled People's Publisher, are well-known as a publisher of technical books: they are especially friendly to the Open Source world.

O'Reilly are kindly sponsoring the badges and lanyards for Spring 2008, and will be exhibiting their range of books, offering a 35% discount on Conference sales. A great opportunity to expand your technical bookshelf.


Media Partners


Linux User and Developer Logo

Linux User and Developer magazine is perhaps the most techie of the Linux magazines.

LUAD are kindly helping Spring 2008 with publicity.


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