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KDE Meetings Sponsors

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aKademy 2007


Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make possible.
aKademy 2007 Sponsors Page
[akademy 2007]

aKademy 2006

Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make possible.

aKademy 2006 Sponsors Page

[akademy 2006]

aKademy 2005

Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make possible.

aKademy 2005 Sponsors Page

[akademy 2005]

aKademy 2004

Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make possible.

aKademy 2004 Sponsors Page

[akademy 2004]

Kastle

Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make possible.

Kastle Sponsors Page

[Kastle]

Universität der Bundeswehr (University of the Federal Armed Forces), Hamburg, Germany

Provided support and access to its facilities during the 2002 KDE e.V. members meeting.

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Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make KDE Three possible. For a complete list of the sponsors see the KDE Three Meeting report.

Funding, donations in equipment and logistic help was granted by a large number of sponsors to the big KDE Two event. For a complete list of the sponsors see the KDE Two information page.

Several companies have helped by donating money, equipment or organizational help to make KDE One possible. For a complete list of the sponsors see the KDE One information page.

KDE General Sponsors

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Leibniz-Rechenzentrum, Germany

Hosting
They provide us with hosting for immanuel.kde.org which host a number of KDE critical services, including bugs.kde.org and master-eu.kde.org.
[Leibniz-Rechenzentrum, Germany]

DELL

Hardware
A DELL PowerEdge 1750 with 2x3GHz P4 and 4GB RAM was donated by DELL to KDE e.V., which hosts bugs.kde.org. Many thanks to Thorsten Staerk from DELL who made this possible.
[DELL]

University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Hosting
They provide hosting for ktown.kde.org which hosts the KDE.org mail server, mailing lists and FTP master services among many many other things.
[University of Kaiserslautern, Germany]

Annahoeve

Conference Centre
The Annahoeve is a conference centre in the south of the Netherlands which has kindly hosted the NL-PIM and KDE Four Multimedia meetings.
[Annahoeve]

Semprix

Layout and DTP
Semprix provided the DTP support surrounding the KDE Four Multimedia meeting, including the participants handbook and the meeting programme.
[Semprix]

Cyberlogic

Hardware
Cyberlogic provided the media equipment needed for the functioning of the KDE booth at CLLAP 2006.
[Cyberlogic]

University of Bonn, Germany

Hosting
ftp.kde.org which has increased bandwidth and accessibility a lot.
[University of Bonn, Germany]

SUSE

Hosting
They provide hosting for svn.kde.org, the SVN server for KDE developers.
Employer
SUSE pays KDE developers Stephan Kulow, Lubos Lunak and Dirk Müller to work on KDE development. SUSE also employs around 10 KDE developers who are free to work on KDE during their work time.
[SUSE]

OSU Open Source Lab

Hosting
Provides hosting for KDE Dot News and also graciously providing us with both Xen virtual hosting and full network connectivity.
OSUOSL

Trolltech

Hosting
Hosts a dedicated server for www.kde.org, our DNS servers and domain name registration of kde.org and koffice.org .
Employer
Trolltech sponsors KDE developer David Faure for working part time on KDE and Koffice.
[Trolltech]

University of Tübingen, Germany

Hosting
kdorf.kde.org which provides the anonsvn.kde.org and websvn.kde.org services.

Mandriva Linux

Hosting
Hosted webcvs.kde.org in the past.
Employer
Employs KDE developer Laurent Montel and employed David Faure, Daniel M. Duley and Chris Molnar in the past.
Mandriva Linux

Kitty Hooch

Employer
Eric Laffoon's company is sponsoring the KDE Developer Andras Mantia to work full-time on Quanta Plus.
Kitty Hooch

Klarälvdalens Datakonsult

Employer
Employs KDE developer David Faure.
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult

OpenOffice Polska

Employer
Employs the KDE developer Jarosław Staniek to work full time on Kexi and KDE libraries for MS Windows port.
OpenOffice Polska

RICOH

Hardware
A RICOH Aficio CL4000DN laser color printer is gratiously made available to the KDE printing developers for testing of new proffesional printer options supported by recent versions of CUPS. Many thanks to George Liu, Linux engineer at Ricoh, who initiated and facilitated this.
RICOH

IBM

Hardware
Donated two xSeries x232 servers which are now our new ktown.kde.org and kdorf.kde.org.Read the dot story for specifications.
[IBM]

MAXDATA

Hardware
Donated a MAXDATA Platinum II machine as a new server to KDE. A very powerful dual server with RAID capabilities, this machine became the new FTP master server of the KDE project.
[Maxdata]

Vobis Microcomputer AG, Germany

Hardware
Donated an Alpha Workstation which served as FTP and mailing list server. The alpha replaced venerable fiwi02.
[Vobis]

Rebel.com

Hardware
Provided KDE with three NetWinder Developer computer systems for use in KDE development and presentations. The NetWinder Developer is a small but powerful computer running GNU/Linux.
[Rebel.com]

Quant-X

Hardware
Wolfgang Dreyer of Quant-X, Austria, donated 128 MBytes of RAM for our alpha. We were able to maintain 200 simultaneous ftp sessions with it.
[Quant-X]

Bee GmbH

Hardware
Kindly donated 128 MBytes of RAM as well as a 4 GB hard disk for the former ftp.kde.org.
[Bee]

ixsoft

Hardware
Kindly donated a CD writer to KDE.
[Ixsoft]

germany.net

Hosting
kindly offered to host a full bandwidth internet connection, which KDE can use without any limitations. We use it currently to offer daily snapshots and as ftp mirror.
[Germany.net]

Gigabell

Hosting
Offers us a dedicated machine we currently use as the German ftp mirror.
[Gigabell]

GoDaddy

Software
Kindly signed the SSL certificates we use for services on the kde.org subdomains.
[GoDaddy]

ParaSoft

Software
Donated time-limited insure++ licenses to KDE developers to enhance the code quality of KDE.
Parasoft

KAI Software

Software
Donated a KCC license to KDE developers to enhance the portability of KDE to this excellent compiler.
[Kai Software]

ElCel Technology

Software
donated their OASIS XML Catalog Conformance Test Suite to KDE & the Open Source community.
[ElCel Technology]

Gärtner Datensysteme GmbH & Co. KG

Hosting
Gärtner has donated sage.kde.org and hosts it. This server is currently used for processing the translations ("scripty").
[Gärtner Datensysteme]

Financial Donations to KDE

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Cuxhafen

Financial Donation
Patrick Götz of has made several donations in the past including EUR 1000 on November 14th, 2005.
Cuxhafen.org

2X Software Ltd

Financial Donation
Nick Galea from 2X Software Ltd, (the developers of Thin Client and Terminal server software for linux) donated USD 2500.- to the KDE e.V. on April 5th, 2005.
[2X go thin, go linux]

Fachbuchhandlung Lehmanns (Bookshop), Germany

Financial Donation
Donated DM 5000,- from the sale of a benefit CD-ROM containing KDE-Beta 2. Part of the money (donated in advance) was used for the developer meeting KDE One. Also, Lehmanns donated to the KDE team, in March 1999, DM 4500,- from the sales of another benefit CD-ROM containing KDE 1.0.
[Fachbuchhandlung Lehmanns]

Computer & Literatur Verlag (publisher), Germany

Financial Donation
Donated DM 3500,- to KDE. A part of the money was raised by a discount sale on the trade fair SYSTEMS 98 in Munich.
[CUL- Computer and Literature]

More donations are listed on the KDE Paypal Contributions page.

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