The following projects and companies will present themselves with a booth at FrOSCon (this list represents the current status and gets updated continuously):
1C Open Community
We have set the goal to encourage and support the development of economic software on Open Source basis by use of 1C-coding language.
1C-BSL (Business Specific Language) is an application-specific coding language, which is most suitable for software programming of various sectors and fields.
There are numerous applications, libraries, and tools already provided with OS license or unlocked for proprietary development, i.a.:
- PersonalMoney is a mobile application for managing personal finances
- 1C:SubsystemsLibrary is a programm library for application developers
- 1C:Accounting Suite is an ERP system for small businesses
In January 2006 Wladimir Palant rewrote the original ad-blocking code, taking over a project in his spare time that gave users an easy way to block ads while browsing the web. He called his new ad blocking extension for Firefox Adblock Plus and it was immensely successful: Less than a year after its release it was the most downloaded Firefox add-on, a position it has retained ever since.
Adblock Plus is an open source, community-driven project licensed under GPLv3 aimed at making the Internet better for everyone.
The extension allows users to browse the web without annoying ads, as it blocks banners, pop-ups, tracking, malware and more.
Amazon Development Center
The Amazon Development Center in Dresden, Germany was established in March 2013 and is responsible for the development and support of the Linux operating system kernel, the lowest level of the software stack
running on almost every Amazon Server worldwide. The Dresden based teams also own the development of the Amazon hypervisors that partition large servers into smaller virtualized hosts that we provide
as Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 instances to external and internal customers. The Dresden site has been expanded twice already and the teams played a leading role in the just released C5 and M5 EC2 instance
types that are based on the newly developed Nitro technology for efficient and secure virtualization.
Apache OpenOffice, ein Apache-Top-Level-Projekt, ist die führende Freie Bürosoftware und eine internationale Gemeinschaft zur Entwicklung und Promotion derselben und zur Unterstützung ihrer Nutzer. Apache OpenOffice ist das Ergebnis von über zwanzigjähriger kontinuierlicher Softwareentwicklung und bereits millionenfach im Gebrauch.
Apache OpenOffice ist:
• Writer – die Textverarbeitung
• Calc – die Tabellenkalkulation
• Impress – für Präsentationen
• Draw – das Zeichnungsmodul
• Base – die Datenbank
• Math – der Formeleditor
’The Free and Open Productivity Suite’
B1 Systems GmbH
B1 Systems GmbH is a provider of Linux/Open Source consulting, training, development & support services.
More than 100 Linux experts offer tailor-made solutions based on virtualization, containerization, HA & cloud computing as well as monitoring, system & configuration management. We contribute to upstream development and thus turn Open Source innovation into Enterprise reliability & performance — nationally & internationally.
Bareos - BAckup and REcovery Open Sourced
Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is a reliable, cross-network open source software for backup, archiving and recovery of data for all well-established operating systems. Features of Bareos include amongst others:
- True open source software; no open-core or other restrictions; License AGPLv3
- network based
- backends include Ceph, Gluster, S3
- multiple clients and storages possible; Active / passive clients possible
- Backup Clients ('Bareos-FD') available on Linux, Windows, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, BSD
- Python plugin interface
- SAN-Backups using NDMP (with DAR/DDAR); NDMP tape support
- Always Incremental Backup scheme
- VMWare Plugin
- Scriptable CLI
- web based graphical interface (webui)
- Role-based ACL support for commands and objects
The source code of Bareos is available on github.com/bareos/ under the AGPL v3 license. Additionally Bareos offers binary package repositories for the most important Linux distributions as well as for Windows.
binsec academy GmbH
The binsec academy GmbH offers online trainings with a hands-on training experience. In our "Pentest Training" and in our upcoming "Secure Coding Training", participants can not only learn theory, but also gather practical experience in virtual lab environments.
In our "Pentest Training" the participants learn the basics of Penetration Testing and apply them in a realistic laboratory environment. In contrast, our "Secure Coding Training" enables developers to learn writing secure code and to prove their knowledge in a lab.
The binsec academy GmbH was founded by binsec GmbH, a consulting company specializing in information and IT security.
CAcert.org is a community-driven Certificate Authority that issues certificates to the public at large for free.
CAcert's goal is to promote awareness and education on computer security through the use of encryption, specifically by providing cryptographic certificates. These certificates can be used to digitally sign and encrypt email, authenticate and authorize users connecting to websites and secure data transmission over the internet. Any application that supports the Secure Socket Layer Protocol (SSL or TLS) can make use of certificates signed by CAcert, as can any application that uses X.509 certificates, e.g. for encryption or code signing and document signatures.
During Froscon we offer assurances and inform about news at CAcert.
Ever wondered which CMS is best – or the best suitable for you? You have researched and all you ever found out is that every content management system claims to be the best, the most easiest to use, modern and with unlimited possibilities?
Now at CMS Garden your quest comes to an end. All the relevant open source CMSs in one place: compare and decide. You are very welcome to improve our coverage. Brought to you by the communities themselves - welcome to the Garden where all the plants grow peacefully side by side!
Dante e.V. - Deutschsprachige Anwendervereinigung TeX
Founded 1989 in Heidelberg Dante e.V. supports all German-speaking TeX/LaTeX users.
Coding for freedom
Your code could help in the fight against fake news and censorship: Develop the digital media of tomorrow at DW, Germany’s international broadcaster.
Deutsche Welle distributes independent and reliable news and information in 30 languages for a global audience. Our products are especially targeted for decision makers and influencers. Deutsche Welle - Made for minds.
As a key international player in the growing and competitive field of news and information providers, DW relies on state-of-the-art IT and multimedia systems. Our variety of languages requires us to be agile in our daily work so that we can produce tailor-made solutions designed to meet the needs of our audiences whether online, on mobile devices or on smart TVs.
Our dynamic and international team combines high technical expertise with creativity and innovation. With employees from more than 60 nations, diversity at DW is both the source of our creativity and the key to our success. We also have fun at work through encouraging experimentation and the exchange of ideas within the team.
DW is an organization that is constantly evolving, something that has always been a part of our self-image. We look forward to bringing you and your experiences to our team.
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
DLR is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security, and digitalisation is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as Germany’s space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme. DLR is also the umbrella organisation for the nation’s largest project execution organisation.
DLR's mission comprises the exploration of Earth and the Solar System and research for protecting the environment. This includes the development of environment-friendly technologies for energy supply and future mobility, as well as for communications and security.
DLR at a glance: www.youtube.com/watch
The beginning of a good development - Start your mission at DLR
Igniting ideas? Creative solutions? Analytical talents? Then you are in the best of company at DLR: we support cutting-edge research in aerospace, energy, traffic and safety with powerful software technology - for aircraft design, space systems and beyond. At DLR, you not only find great challenges, but also freedom for your own ideas. Turn your visions into reality - with software solutions for the world of tomorrow: www.DLR.de/jobs
Fedora ist eine innovative Linux-Distribution, die schon immer eine Vorreiterrolle übernommen hat und auch in Zukunft übernehmen wird. Frei für alle, modifizierbar und erweiterbar mit einer großen Community im Hintergrund. Fedora selber und die Nebenprojekte werden von Menschen auf der gesamten Welt unterstützt und entwickelt. Sie alle sind das Fedora Project.
Firmware Analysis and Comparison Tool (FACT)
The Firmware Analysis and Comparison Tool (FACT) is intended to automate Firmware Security analysis.Thereby, it shall be easy to use (web GUI), extend (plug-in system) and integrate (REST API). When analyzing Firmware, you face several challenges: unpacking, initial analysis, identifying changes towards other versions, find other firmware images that might share vulnerabilities you just found. FACT is able to automate many aspects of these challenges leading to a massive speedup in the firmware analysis process. This means you can focus on the fun part of finding new vulnerabilities, whereas FACT does all the boring stuff for you.
Foreman is an open source project that helps system administrators manage servers throughout their lifecycle, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration and monitoring. Using Puppet, Chef, Salt, Ansible and Foreman’s smart proxy architecture, you can easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy applications, and proactively manage change, both on-premise with VMs and bare-metal or in the cloud.
Foreman provides comprehensive, interaction facilities including a web frontend, CLI and RESTful API which enables you to build higher level business logic on top of a solid foundation.
Foreman is more than 7 years old, and deployed in many organizations, managing from 10s to 10,000s of servers.
Katello brings the full power of content management alongside the provisioning and configuration capabilities of Foreman.
Create and manage local yum, apt and puppet repositories. Sync remote repositories or upload content directly to build a library of content that serves as the basis for building custom builds of your content.
Take your local content and filter out packages, errata and puppet modules to create custom builds into units called Content Views. Make your custom builds available to your hosts by moving it through environment paths that mimic traditional development workflows (Dev → QE → Stage → Production).
Use your locally managed content to install package and errata updates to a host or group of hosts.
Pulp is a platform to manage repositories for content of different types. It supports synching data from upstream repositories, as well as uploading content units directly. On the other end, it serves the data in a way natural to their specific type.
There are content plugins for file, deb, rpm, msi, python, rubygem, ansible and puppet.
Pulp is used by Katello as the repository backend.
The aim of the FOSSGIS e.V. is supporting free GIS Software and free geospatial data, such as OSM. The FOSSGIS e.V. was founded 2000 as GRASS-Anwender-Vereinigung e.V. (GAV) and since September 2008 it is known as the FOSSGIS e.V.
It is the local-chapter of the OSM community of Germany and in parallel the local-chapter of the OSGeo for the whole german-speaking countries in Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
Free Software Foundation Europe
Free Software Foundation Europe is a charity that empowers users to control technology.
Software is deeply involved in all aspects of our lives; and it is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts us. Free Software gives everybody the rights to use, understand, adapt and share software. These rights help support other fundamental freedoms like freedom of speech, press and privacy.
Freie Netzwerker e.V.
Der Freie Netzwerker e.V. sieht sich als Förderverein für digitale Projekte in Hennef und der Umgebung. Wir möchten auf unserem Stand alle regionalen Vereine/Communities/Partner von uns einladen sich gemeinsam mit uns zu präsentieren und sich auszutauschen. Vielleicht ergeben sich daraus wieder neue digitale Projekte hier in der Region und wir haben die Chance für uns Werbung zu machen und weitere Mitstreiter kennen zu lernen. Projekte für die wir stehen und welche wir präsentieren sind: Freifunk, Richtfunkstrecken, LoRaWAN/The Things Network, Civic Tech, OpenData, eGovernment
- freie netzwerker e.V.
- Freifunk Hennef / KBU / Euskirchen / etc.
- roots at eifel e.V. (https://www.roots-at-eifel.net/)
- Code for Bonn/Rhein-Sieg / OK-Lab Bonn (https://codeforbonn.de/)
- The Things Network Rhein-Sieg / Bonn
Freie Software Freunde e.V.
Wir sind ein gemeinnütziger Verein in Düsseldorf. Wir setzen uns für Freie Software und Offene Standards ein. Software ist nicht nur Technik — sie bestimmt unseren Alltag.
Wir wollen ein Bewusstsein für die Bedeutung Freier Software und Offener Standards schaffen. Wir kümmern uns daher um die Themen abseits der Technik: Politik, Bildung, Ethik, Psychologie, Ökologie und Ökonomie, Lizenzen, …
Wir sind Lobbyisten. Wir organisieren Veranstaltungen. Wir halten Vorträge und Workshops. Wir publizieren. Wir setzen uns für einen freien und gleichberechtigten Zugang zu technischem Wissen für alle ein.
Auf der FrOSCon präsentieren wir wieder unser Projekt: 'Free Your ModelTrain'.
Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment.
It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a
few dependencies from other packages. Another goal was to be as
independent as possible from a special Desktop Environment -
Geany only requires the GTK runtime libraries.
The developers continously try to add new cool and useful features
while keeping the core clean and fast.
Gentoo is a free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.
Come to the Gentoo booth and have a talk with our developers, compile your own Gentoo button, and get some of the Gentoo swag which you always wanted!
Pioniere der digitalen Welt. Individuelle Lösungen in Open Source.
Kunden-Anforderungen sind unsere Mission. Und um diese erfolgreich anzugehen, sind Open-Source-Technologien im täglichen Einsatz ein erfolgreiches Konzept.
GONICUS hat sich daher auf die Fahne geschrieben, …
… diese Technologien in IT-Projekte einzubringen
… Open Source Potenziale für Auftraggeber zu untersuchen
… und individuelle Lösungen erfolgreich zu implementieren
Unser Ziel: individuell angepasste Lösungen für die Anforderungen unserer Kunden. Unsere rund 45 Mitarbeiter sind Experten auf ihrem Gebiet. Sie entwickeln mit Hilfe von offenen Ansätzen passgenaue Lösungen für jedes Unternehmen. Dabei setzt GONICUS auf Open-Source-Technologien mit dem Flaggschiff LINUX. Durch unsere Kernkompetenzen in diesem Bereich konnten wir bereits zahlreichen Missionen erfolgreich abschließen.
Wir segeln unter eigener Flagge und verstehen uns als unabhängiger Dienstleister. So bieten wir eine umfassende Palette an Dienstleistungen. Von bestimmten Bereichen einer IT-Lösung bis hin zu einer umfassenden Betreuung, die sich über alle Phasen eines Projekts erstreckt.
”… as open as functional”
We are a student project of the HTW and FU Berlin and have developed a modular home server over a period of one year. The focus is on the development of a modular architecture based on an Odroid (microcomputer), which can be equipped with expansion components depending on individual usage requirements (cloud server, media server, music box, git server, router, telephone, weather station, home automation, lighting control, etc.). The aim is to reduce the number of devices and to establish a secure home infrastructure. Our system can be controlled via a web interface and a telegram bot. Since we want to make the system developed by us open source available and build a small community, we would like to present ourselves at a booth at FrOSCon 2018 to get feedback from the developer community.
Note: We would be very pleased if we as a student group could get the opportunity to present our project. At FrOSCon we would like to gain an insight into the open source community and get help in the implementation of our software. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Hostsharing eG is a community of people who operate websites and web applications according to the following principles. We want to host our applications independently, sustainably and technically perfect. In 2000, we set up a cooperative in order to achieve our goals as a strong and united community.
We offer hosting as it should be. And that for everyone. For private individuals, freelancers and associations as well as for larger organizations and companies. True to the cooperative principles, Hostsharing actively supports its members in the professional operation of web applications on the Internet.
As a cooperative, Hostsharing does not work for profit, but exclusively in the interest of its members. Hostsharing translates all costs transparently and reinvests gains in hardware, reserves and the evolution of the operating platform. Open source software and open standards make us independent of proprietary technologies and the economic interests of other companies. Infrastructure and internal processes comply with the Federal Data Protection Act and the European Data Protection General Regulation (EU GDPR).
illumos is an advanced open source operating system core derived from
OpenSolaris. The project was founded in 2010 to continue the
development of the OpenSolaris code independently of Oracle.
illumos is supported by a few companies who use the illumos code
as a platform for their own products. The illumos project functions as
a hub for collaboration on development of the core operating system
used by the various different illumos distributions.
Some illumos distributions are developed by companies to match their
requirements, and they may focus on storage, virtualization, or cloud
computing, while others are developed by hobbyists and target a more
general server/desktop use case. They all share the common code
consisting of the kernel, libraries, daemons, and utilities.
Interessengemeinschaft PHP e.V.
Der gemeinnützige Verein Interessengemeinschaft PHP (e.V.) fördert Wissenschaft und Forschung durch die Förderung von Akzeptanz, Verbreitung und Weiterentwicklung der Programmiersprache PHP und des Wissens um die Programmiersprache PHP in Wissenschaft, Forschung und Ausbildung.
Insbesondere erreicht der Verein dies durch Erstellung und Bereitstellung von Lehr- und Anschauungsmaterialien für die Nutzung und Vermittlung von PHP in Forschung und Lehre an akademischen Einrichtungen, Lehrbetrieben und Schulen, Ausrichtung und Förderung von Konferenzen, Informationsveranstaltungen und öffentlichen Treffen zum Arbeits- und Erfahrungsaustausch, Förderung und Begleitung von wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten im PHP-Umfeld, Vermittlung von Wissensträgern in die Forschung und Lehre sowie die Prägung quelloffener Software als Kulturgut und Unterstützung entsprechender Projekte.
invis-Server are openSUSE Leap based server operating systems for small business companies. They offer a rich set of features that start with network organization and end with useful applications like groupware, ERP solution and wiki system. Ease of use, low resource requirements and appropriate functionality are the key development criteria. With the release of Samba4 including Active Directory, invis servers have been completely converted from the classic Samba / OpenLDAP setup to Active Directory.
ip.labs is the leading photo service software provider offering the complete portfolio of photo service and Web-to-Print Solutions. Our successful Cross (X) Concept is the only solution on the market which provides the same consistent user experience across Web, desktop and mobile apps on different operating systems. About 70 employees are working on our applications to make them intuitive, flexible and mobile! Founded in Bonn in 2003, ip.labs is today part of the FUJIFILM Group. The clear focus on digital imaging solutions has helped us to attract a team of leading software architects, developers, designers, and experienced industry experts, all backed by a strong project management and experienced quality assurance professionals, dedicated to providing constant innovation and cutting edge photo service solutions.
KeyIdentity is a leading provider of highly scalable and easy to use, open source-based identity and access management solutions (IAM) for managing and securing digital identities in cloud and network environments. KeyIdentity focuses on transaction security, identity management and strong authentication via multi-factor authentication (MFA).
KeyIdentity’s IAM solutions are developed and made available from start to finish in Germany and meet the strict security requirements stipulated by German law. Additionally, KeyIdentity’s open source approach excludes the possibility of cryptographic backdoors. KeyIdentity, based in Weiterstadt, Germany, has successfully provided “Security made in Germany” since 2002.
Kivitendo ist eine betriebswirtschaftliche Open-Source-Software für die Bereiche Warenwirtschaft (Wawi) und Finanzbuchhaltung (Fibu) und steht unter einer freien Lizenz. Der Zugriff des Benutzers auf das System erfolgt über einen Webbrowser. Dadurch kann auf der Client-Seite ein beliebiges Betriebssystem eingesetzt werden.
LeanIX offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for Enterprise Architecture (EA), which enables organizations to take faster, data-driven decisions in their IT. More than 100 leading brands such as Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone or Zalando use the innovative solution worldwide. Users of LeanIX gain insight how well the used technology supports the business to increase competitiveness and to strengthen innovation. LeanIX addresses the frequent problem, that the required information about the IT landscape is missing, outdated or difficult to analyze. Use cases include application rationalization, technology risk management and the shift from monolithic architectures to microservices. LeanIX was founded in 2012 by Jörg Beyer and André Christ. The company's headquarter is in Bonn, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Houston, Texas. A wide network of partners provides support in America, Europe and Australia.
LibreOffice is a powerful office suite – its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity.
LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market.
Linux Professional Institute
LPI is the global certification standard and career support organization for open source professionals. With more than 600,000 exams delivered, it's the world’s first and largest vendor-neutral Linux and open source certification body. LPI has certified professionals in over 180 countries, delivers exams in 9 languages, and has hundreds of training partners. LPI Central Europe is a regional partner representative of The Linux Professional Institute Canada, in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia and Switzerland.
Midori Web Browser
Midori is a fast little web browser with support for HTML5. It can manage
hundreds of open tabs and windows. The URL bar completes from history, bookmarks, search
engines and open tabs out of the box. Web developers can use the powerful
web inspector that is a part of WebKit. Individual pages can easily be turned
into web apps. Several useful extensions are included by default, such as adblock, download managers, user scripts & styles, cookie management and alternative tab styles.
myLoc managed IT AG
myLoc managed IT AG has since 1999 been running data centres in Düsseldorf and has developed innovative hosting solutions for private and business customers. In 2009, the two areas (myLoc managed infrastructure AG) colocation and hosting (fast IT GmbH) were merged under the current name of myLoc managed IT AG. A single company was created through the fusion of the two subsidiaries, which can also offer services of extensive cloud, hosting and managed services in addition to pure colocation and extensively manage the servers of your customers.
MySQL is the world's most popular OS database. With its proven performance, reliability and ease-of-use, MySQL has become the leading database choice for web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo! and many more. Additionally, it is an extremely popular choice as embedded database, distributed by over 3,000 ISVs & OEMs. To organizations in need of an open source, ACID-compliant transactional database delivering real-time in-memory performance and 99.999 percent availability, Oracle offers MySQL Cluster.
MySQL Enterprise Edition is a commercial offering comprised of the MySQL database with security, encryption, auditing, high availability and scalability extensions, online backup, monitoring, management, and visual database design and SQL development tools. MySQL Enterprise Edition is backed by Oracle Premier support for organizations delivering highly available, business critical applications and services.
Oracle MySQL Cloud Service delivers a secure, cost-effective and enterprise-grade MySQL database service. Built on MySQL Enterprise Edition and powered by the Oracle Cloud, it provides a simple, automated, integrated and enterprise ready MySQL cloud service, enabling organizations to increase business agility and reduce costs.
Oracle drives MySQL innovation, constantly improving MySQL solutions and delivering new capabilities to power next generation web, cloud, mobile and embedded applications.
Visit our Neuropil Network Kiosk
The Social Machine-Network
We all have it in us: neuropil, the grey matter in our brains - the wires that connect cells and make our brain work efficiently. Just the same neuropil® messaging layer is an open-source solution that ensures the stable communication of machines and applications. It is unique because it safeguards the secure exchange of data between IoT devices in a dynamic, decentralised and fully-automated way. We like to think of it as the social media network for machines because through its decentralised network any party can be reached, even if there is not a direct connection.
The neuropil® messaging layer guarantees data quality, data transparency and data sovereignty of users, companies and organisations whilst it also reduces IT costs, maximises availability and increases failure safety. We developed neuropil® messaging layer specifically, as a secure IoT is an inevitable precondition for enterprises in gaining future competitive advantages in the value chain.
Neuropil® messaging layer includes:
- automated discovery of data channels across enterprises
- asymmetric end-to-end encryption between the participating systems
- protection of IoT devices regarding excessive payloads
- high scalability without requiring central infrastructure
- attribute based access-control to authorise data channels
- centralised governance, but decentralised messaging
openHAB is an open-source software for integrating different home automation systems and technologies into one single solution that allows over-arching automation rules and that offers uniform user interfaces.
The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, as well as a variety of tools, such as OBS, OpenQA, Kiwi, YaST, OSEM, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community.
Open Telekom Cloud
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, with some 165 million mobile customers, 28,5 million fixed-network lines, and 18,5 million broadband lines.
T-Systems’ data center in Biere is considered the Fort Knox of data centers and its newest “resident” is the Open Telekom Cloud (OTC), Deutsche Telekom’s latest public cloud product. OTC offers components and resources such as servers, computing power, network capacity, archiving and backup systems along with other services.
About OTRS AG
The OTRS Group is the manufacturer of the world's largest service management suite, OTRS and source code owner of the free service desk software ((OTRS)) Community Edition. The software is available in 38 languages and is used by more than 170,000 companies worldwide to optimize their service delivery with an integrated software solution, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs. OTRS is a fully-managed help desk software that offers solutions to the customer service, IT service management and corporate security industries. The solution includes both the hardware and software that are necessary to successfully run OTRS. This includes required hardware updates and upgrades. It also covers complete application management, including installation, administration, implementation of required patches, and software upgrades — with particular attention paid to critical security updates.
The company consists of OTRS AG and its five subsidiaries: OTRS Inc. (USA), OTRS S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), OTRS Asia Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), OTRS Asia Ltd. (Hong Kong) and OTRS do Brasil Soluções Ltda. (Brazil).
The OTRS Group delivers support to companies of all sizes, worldwide. Examples of current customers include Bayer Pharma AG, BSI (Federal Office for Security in Information Technology), Max Planck Institute, Toyota, Huawei, Hapag-Lloyd, Lufthansa, Airbus, IBM, Porsche, Siemens, and Banco do Brasil (Bank of Brazil). OTRS is in use at more than 40 percent of DAX 30 companies.
More information: www.otrs.com
What is this ownCloud thing? Why would I care?
ownCloud is a file sharing server that puts the control and security of your own data back into your hands.
Today, most people have their digital life stored on online servers from various companies. Think Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Dropbox, Instagram and many others. You uploaded your pictures, your music, your daily ramblings, happy and sad thoughts. You use these services to share with others, to send and receive emails, store address books, play music and video, have your files available on any device you want. Today, even documents can be written together, collaboratively. All great features, no doubt! When your phone breaks, just having to log in to the new one to find all your pictures, contacts and other settings is an amazing and reassuring capability brought by these services, often (perhaps incorrectly) called ‘the cloud’.
But you might wonder: “Where is this data? Who has access to it?”
These questions have become more pressing since the revelations that our own government is spying on us, and collecting and snooping into virtually all of our online communications.. We know that foreign and our own governments have access. Criminals and large corporations, too. This knowledge about us can be used and abused in many ways, for financial gain, for control, for harmless and harmful fun.
Many people prefer to have more control over who gets to see the photos they send to their spouse or friends, who gets to read their bank account statements or determine their political allegiance. Or know where they are – as mobile phones track your location pretty much continuously…
This is where ownCloud and similar technologies come in. ownCloud offers you the option to take back your data. Once you install it on a server (or let somebody do that for you! Decentralization is an important tool to protect privacy) you can access your private data in an easy to use web interface or synchronize it with your devices like Android and iPhones. You can store your contacts and calendar as well as files on ownCloud and, through the many ownCloud apps, use it to store passwords, play music and movies and so on. It also allows you to securely share with other people and collaborate on documents. Learn more about ownCloud features here.
All this is free, as ownCloud is available under an ‘open source license‘, which gives you the right to examine, share and modify it. ownCloud is developed by an international community of both paid and volunteer contributors and you can get involved, too.
p≡p ≡ pretty Easy privacy
The p≡p foundation advocates Privacy. p≡p stands for pretty Easy privacy (p≡p or pEp) and is radically easing the use of end-to-end cryptographic tools for written digital communication channels (like email with OpenPGP-compliant encryption or messaging with OTR/XMPP). Through integration with the secure peer-to-peer GNUnet framework also effective meta data protection is in progress. Ultimately, p≡p wants to change the default in written digital communications to encrypted, verified and anonymized ("Privacy by Default").
p≡p innovates on multiple fronts: It makes digital privacy easy on a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) basis.
The p≡p foundation is a non-profit, tax-free foundation based in Switzerland and owns p≡p project's core code (the p≡p engine and the adapters / bindings for different programming languages). It develops independent code, is involved in IETF work, such that p≡p software stays interoperable, supports FOSS projects, organizes code audits and is engaged in political work.
Pengutronix was founded in 2001, being one of the first companies in Germany providing professional Embedded Linux services for industrial customers.
Pengutronix supports customers within industrial embedded Linux projects. The Pengutronix kernel team works in close cooperation with the international Linux developer community and maintains several ARM derivates in the official kernel.
Linux kernel porting
Software architecture & design
Graphical user interfaces
POSIX & realtime
privacyIDEA is a modular authentication server that can be used to enhance the security of your existing applications like local login, VPN, remote access, SSH connections, access to web sites or web portals with two factor authentication. Originally it was used for OTP (One Time Password) authentication devices – being an OTP server. But other “devices” like challenge response, U2F, Yubikeys, SSH keys and x509 certificates are also available. It runs on Linux and is completely Open Source, licensed under the AGPLv3.
privacyIDEA tries to be open in many ways. We try to provide best transparency: We host our code on github, so that you can monitor the development. The issue tracker at github is used, so that you can see, which topic is hot, what is coming up in the future and actually add your own requests! You are welcome to fork and issue pull requests and we are happy to accept those. You becoming a part of this project.
Founded in 2004 RedTeam Pentesting helps numerous national and international companies in performing penetration tests for a wide variety of products, networks, websites and applications. By focusing solely on penetration tests RedTeam Pentesting is able to provide high technical skill and impartial advise to our customers.
Rust is a modern systems programming language that aims to unify security and performance while being accessible to everyone.
It was voted to be the most loved programming language three times in a row at StackOverflow's programmer survey.
At the same time, Rust has a reputation of being hard to learn. We think that a booth at FrOSCon can be beneficial to reach out to people and explain Rust's concepts and ideas in face-to-face conversations and to directly answer concrete questions.
Der Zweck des Vereins ist die Förderung der Sicherheit im Internet und die Unterstützung von Anwendern bei der Anwendung sicherer Kommunikation.
Wir erklären die Unterschiede, Vor- und Nachteile von PGP und x.509-Zertifikaten und geben auch weitere Informationen, um sich sicherer im Internet zu bewegen.
Dabei wird auch auf die Problematik des Datenschutzes bei der Kommunikation oder beim Umgang mit z.B. TOR hingewiesen.
tarent solutions GmbH
We are looking for new "Masters of Development"! Visit us at FrOSCon and play the coding video game for developers on our tarent-arcade machine. Jump from line of code to line of code and collect as many points as possible in PvP. We have developed this 16-bit style game especially for FrOSCon. Can you make it to the top of the leaderboard? Come and try it out!
Besides "Masters of Development", we develop and integrate innovative and high-performance software solutions for major customers. For this we are constantly looking for new colleagues. In more than 20 different projects we’ll find the right thing for you. It’s important for us that you always learn new languages and technologies that will personally bring you forward.
We are working agile and appreciate high code quality through test automation and continuous integration. With more than 220 colleagues in Bonn, Cologne, Berlin and Bucharest, we not only take responsibility for the conception and development of our projects, but also for their introduction, maintenance and operation.
We want our employees to feel comfortable, that’s why we offer numerous benefits. These include flexible trust working hours without core time, the free choice of your workplace outside the office, 12 days a year for your individual training, free drinks and fruit (of course Club Mate), family-friendly working including our own parent-child room and plenty of space for cooking, table football and darts.
We are a software company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.
toom Baumarkt GmbH - Ein Unternehmen der REWE Group
With about 330 stores in its portfolio (toom, B1 Discount Baumarkt and Klee Garten-Center), 15,300 employees and a gross turnover of 2.7 billion euros, toom ranks among the leading suppliers of the German DIY store industry. In the DIY store world of toom, DIY enthusiasts can find everything related to the topics of
building and engineering, beautification and design. toom garden centres provide customers with a contemporary range of room, flower bed and balcony plants. In addition, responsible and respectful treatment for the sake of the community is part of toom’s corporate philosophy as a member of the REWE Group.
Project Turris is part of CZ.NIC, Czech tld registry and we are making open source routers. Those routers come with full schematics and are shipping with open source Linux distribution. Off course, you get security updates and root account on your router. It is your device, so you should have a root and have it under your control. But we don't stop there, the OS is evolving and we are making the router simpler to use and we are adding more features over the time. Either build on top of other open source projects or build by us and made open source.
WhereGroup GmbH & Co. KG
We attach great importance to a good working atmosphere and a genuine work-life balance: it goes without saying that we offer flexible working hours and home office days for our employees and we don't expect them to work overtime.
Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems.
It aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually
appealing and user friendly.
Xfce embodies the traditional UNIX philosophy of modularity and re-usability.
It consists of a number of components that provide the full functionality one
can expect of a modern desktop environment. They are packaged separately and
you can pick among the available packages to create the optimal personal
Another priority of Xfce is adherence to standards, specifically those
defined at freedesktop.org.
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