IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is a global enterprise class technology provider and consulting company, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware, software and services. IBM offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Novell, Inc. is a global enterprise software leader, providing solutions that make work environments more productive, secure and manageable. Novell supports thousands of organizations around the world with collaboration, endpoint management, file and networking technologies, all of which drive end-user productivity directly or on the back-end.
Red Hat, the world's leading open source and Linux provider that makes the rapid innovation of open source technology consumable in mission-critical, enterprise environments. Red Hat is the bridge between the communities that create open source software and the enterprise customers who use it.
Canonical is the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu project and the leading provider of enterprise services for Ubuntu cloud deployments. Ubuntu delivers reliability, performance and interoperability to cloud and scale out environments. Telcos and cloud service providers trust Ubuntu for OpenStack and public cloud and it is used by global enterprises such as China Telecom, China Unicom, Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Korea Telecom, NEC, NTT, Numergy, Orange France, Time Warner Cable, Turk Telecom, Verizon and Yandex.
Canonical’s automation tools, Juju and MaaS increase efficiency and orchestration With developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world, Canonical is uniquely positioned to help its partners and enterprise customers make the most of Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.
VMware, the industry-leading virtualization software company, empowers organizations to innovate and thrive by streamlining IT operations. By virtualizing infrastructure—from the data center to the cloud to mobile devices—VMware enables IT to deliver services from any device, anytime, anywhere.