Sponsors of Gentoo
Gentoo would like to thank the following companies and organizations who
donate various services and equipment to further the development of Gentoo.
Without these organizations, Gentoo would not be where it is
Oregon State University
Located at Oregon State University
in beautiful Corvallis, Oregon, the Open Source
Lab is a focal point of development, hosting and other assorted services
for the Open Source community.
OSU provides several services to the Gentoo project. In addition to
serving as the primary source mirror for Gentoo, they also provide
colocation space for several Gentoo servers.
Indiana University was founded in Bloomington, Indiana in 1820. The
University has since then grown to eight campuses across Indiana, with a
total enrollment reaching 100,000 graduate and undergraduate students. IU
offers 116 academic programs that are ranked in the nation's top 20.
There are over 460,000 IU alumni worldwide.
Indiana University provides colocation for Gentoo infrastructure servers, as
well as a high volume source and portage mirror.
NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) is a market leader in visual
computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the
digital media experience on consumer and professional computing
platforms, from desktops and workstations to notebooks and handhelds.
The company's graphics and communications processors have broad market
reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms,
including consumer PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations,
digital content creation systems, military navigation systems and video
NVIDIA has provided the Gentoo project with numerous AMD
development machines and video cards to further development of Gentoo on the
Athlon XP and Athlon64 platforms.
UltraDNS provides advanced, highly intelligent, and globally scalable directory
service solutions that significantly enhance the performance and reliability of
networks and mission critical information-exchange applications.
UltraDNS provides DNS services to the Gentoo project, including advanced
features like Directional
DNS to provide load-balanced DNS services for our rsync.gentoo.org pool
of rsync servers, and SiteBacker to
provide server health monitoring and failover capabilities to our core
Global Netoptex, Inc.
GNi is a leading provider of customer-centric managed services that extend
their customer's infrastructure and dramatically reduce their customer's total
cost of ownership. They provide the experts, resources and solutions to meet
and exceed their customer's unique on-site and off-site requirements.
GNi provides a dedicated server that is used to provide BitTorrent seeds to our
Genesi is a leading provider of Freescale and IBM PowerPC based
computing products. Genesi's PegasosPPC MicroATX computer is
designed to bring PowerPC technology flexibility and efficiency to the
desktop, low-end server and pervasive market segments at an affordable
price. Beginning with the 2004.3 release, the Open Desktop Workstation
will ship with Gentoo pre-installed.
Genesi has provided many PowerPC based
Workstations to Gentoo. For information about Genesi's
involvement in the Linux Open Source community, please see
DataRescue is the developer of the IDA Pro Disassembler & Debugger,
an essential tool for vulnerability research and hostile binary
analysis. DataRescue runs several of its public servers and its main
internal server on Gentoo Linux.
DataRescue has donated software to the Gentoo Audit Team.
University of Virginia
University of Virginia hosts quite a few Alpha boxes used by the
Gentoo/Alpha developers for building new Gentoo releases as well as
daily work such as keyword testing and security bumps.
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and
institutions globally. HP has over 200 products that ship with open
source software. From client to server to data center, HP is
contributing to hundreds of open source projects every day. For
more information about HP's open source involvement, check out
HP provides R&D resources and has loaned Alpha and IA64 hardware to
the Gentoo project.
Department of Physics - University of Trieste
The Physics department at the University of Trieste has provided infrastructure services to the
Gentoo project and hosts all of our mailing lists.
Inverse Path Ltd. is an international consultancy providing design and
implementation of secure network and infrastructures with particular expertise
in open source software. Among its services it offers Gentoo commercial
support for deployment in production environments as well as professional
Inverse Path provides a VOIP server for use by Gentoo developers.
Cloanto has donated the Amiga Forever CD to support
development and maintenance of Amiga emulation software in Gentoo.
Source and rsync mirrors
Gentoo relies heavily upon a global network of rsync and source mirrors.
Without these mirrors, access to new packages, updates to the Portage tree and
new releases of Gentoo Linux would be impossible. Some mirrors are provided by
individuals, others by companies. You can find a complete listing on our Gentoo mirrors page.
Several other companies and organizations provide services and assistance to
the Gentoo project, but have expressed a desire to remain anonymous. We
would like to thank those sponsors for their support of Gentoo.