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 today.
Oregon State University: Open Source Lab (OSUOSL)
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.
Bytemark Hosting provide Gentoo Linux with servers and services which drive our network of global mirrors. They are a leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the United Kingdom and provide scalable, powerful and affordable hosting with lots of “geek friendly” extras as standard. They’ve deployed Gentoo Linux within their network to provide a flexible solution to difficult problems, such as providing a network rescue environment for all dedicated hosts.
7L Networks is a leader in Cloud Hosting services, dedicated servers, and is a leading Toronto server colocation provider. 7L has been proudly donating server hosting services to Gentoo Linux since 2004. In addition, they donate dedicated servers to CentOS, Linux Mint, Arch Linux and a number of other open source communities that rely on sponsorship to succeed.
TOP-IX & Fastbull
TOP-IX (TOrino Piemonte Internet eXchange) is a non-profit consortium set up in 2002 with the aim of creating and managing a NAP (Neutral Access Point) for the exchange of Internet traffic in North West Italy. Starting from 2006 TOP-IX directly supports start-ups and entrepreneurial environment with the Development Program.
Fastbull association aims at supporting and promoting opensource software and free contents by means of mirroring services.
TOP-IX and Fastbull together foster broadband and open source culture.
DedicatedNOW is an award winning managed dedicated server provider located on the East Coast (US). Established in 1997, DedicatedNOW provides managed dedicated servers, colocation, server security, CDN and a wide range of complex hosting services.
DedicatedNOW provides Gentoo with a dedicated server within its NY-Metro datacenter.
hotelkatalog24.de is a hotel catalogue and online travel agency founded in 2003. Today serving 90,000+ hotels with hotel descriptions from 150+ travel businesses, 450,000 hotel reviews and many thousand pictures from the most beautiful travel destinations.
thinex provides IT services for hotelkatalog24, and run Gentoo on their servers. Together, they support the ongoing great work of the Gentoo developers and contributors by sponsoring a server for the community.
KREDITEXPERTE.de is a German loan comparison platform. They follow their hearts and personal credos in working to continuously secure the freedom of Open Source Projects for all users. They greatly appreciate the value of Gentoo and understand the necessity of supporting both developers and infrastructure.
Numberly is a 1000mercis Group brand, a pioneer in interactive advertising and marketing, providing innovative solutions for companies willing to optimise their customer acquisition and retention through interactive media (Internet, mobile phones and tablets). Numberly helps its clients to design, develop, implement, and maximise the ROI of their interactive marketing and advertising campaigns.
Numberly proudly provides 3 powerful physical servers dedicated to the Gentoo project with ipv6 support.
LeaseWeb is one of the world’s largest hosting brands, providing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) hosting solutions to over 17,500 customers worldwide, ranging from SMBs to enterprises. Services include Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Dedicated Servers, Bare Metal Servers, CDN (Content Delivery Network), Colocation, Managed Hosting, and Hybrid Solutions, with 24/7 support. With more than 60,000 physical servers under management, LeaseWeb provides infrastructure for mission-critical websites, Internet applications, email servers, security, and storage services since
- LeaseWeb operates 9 data centers in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the U.S., all of which are backed by an extensive worldwide network with a large total capacity of 5.0 Tbps.
Hetzner Online GmbH
Hetzner Online is one of the leading web hosting companies and data center operators in Germany. They offer powerful dedicated hosting solutions, managed servers, vServers, colocation, web space, domains and SSL certificates. Coupled with best prices and outstanding support, Hetzner Online surpasses customers’ expectations around the world. Hetzner Online supports the Gentoo project with a powerful dedicated server.
Tintenalarm.de is a German family business specialized in offering rebuilt toner cartridges and refilled ink cartridges with a two-year warranty. Their focus is on providing goods from high-quality recyclers whose work is legally compliant. www.tintenalarm.de also sells original products for all types of printers, multifunction devices and copiers.
CDN77.com is a content delivery network based in United Kingdom, founded back in 2011. Today, they serve content from more than 29 points of presence (POPs) which are placed on 5 continents. CDN77 offers free 14 day trial, with no credit card required. Their customers can benefit from both the pay-as-you-go model (no contracts or commitments) as well as from high volume plans. CDN77’s support is online 24/5 on Skype, email or live chat.
Founded in 2001, WebHosting UK offers cheap and affordable Gentoo Linux Dedicated Servers in UK. Webhosting UK also provides fully managed Shared hosting, Reseller Hosting, Semi Dedicated Hosting and Virtual Private Servers with all important features such as 24x7x365 technical support, 99.95% Uptime Guarantee included as standard.
VSYS.host is a brand name of Virtual Systems LLC - offshore hosting founded in 2009 & located in Kyiv. Ukraine is an emerging destination in offshore hosting, where the price-value ration for hosting services is better than any other European country. With close to 1 Tbps of IP traffic & official LIR status from RIPE NCC Virtual Systems is one of the biggest IP networks in Ukraine. VSYS is managing own fleet of 500+ high-end dedicated servers.
Virtual Systems LLC is providing unmanaged dedicated server with 1Gbps unlimited bandwidth & 24/7 technical support for Gentoo as a contribution to the open-source community.
LibertyVPS is the leader in anonymous bitcoin VPS & offshore hosting, they support many internet organizations and provide service to many free-speech websites that cannot find a home elsewhere. LibertyVPS provides hosting for Gentoo services.
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 http://opensource.hp.com/.
HP provides R&D resources and has loaned and hosted Alpha and IA64 hardware for the Gentoo project.
MEPhI is a leading Russian National Research Nuclear University, located at Moscow. Six Nobel laureates contributed to educational process and research activities at university. MEPhI is a research and educational center with honourable traditions and a clear vision of the future where world’s best tech experts excel in creating applicable science, boost economic output in various fields, support industry and business.
MEPhI provides hardware and hosting for Gentoo services.
Gentoo would like to thank the following companies and organizations who have made specific donations to further the development of Gentoo.
Nitrokey is a German IT security startup committed to open source hardware and software. We develop and produce USB keys for data encryption, email encryption (PGP/GPG, S/MIME), and account logins (SSH, two-factor authentication via OTP, FIDO). In particular, Nitrokey’s USB keys can be used to sign git commits.
Nitrokey are proud to support the Gentoo Foundation in further securing their infrastructure with two-factor authentication and contributing to a secure open source Linux ecosystem.
Imagination Technologies is a global leader in multimedia, processor and communication technologies. The company creates and licenses market-leading IP solutions for graphics, video and vision, CPU/general purpose processing, multi-standard communications and connectivity, and cross-platform voice and video communications. Imagination’s MIPS CPU cores and architectures range from solutions for ultra low-power 32-bit microcontrollers to high-performance 32/64-bit advanced applications and network processing. MIPS is supported by a broad ecosystem of tools and software including open source Linux distributions like Gentoo. Imagination has donated two MIPS64-based Ubiquiti ERLite-3 routers, plus resources to aid Gentoo in providing up-to-date root file system builds for MIPS.
Opengear designs and manufactures next generation console server solutions for secure remote access and control of network devices such as routers, switches, servers, firewalls, uninterruptable power supplies, power distribution units and environmental monitoring devices. The mission of Opengear is to be a leading supplier and thought leader in open source technologies for infrastructure management and an innovative developer of next generation console server and power management solutions. Opengear have donated a number of console servers to Gentoo.
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 game consoles.
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.
OSTC is the first and largest proprietary derivatives trading company in Poland. They push the boundaries of global market electronic trading using Gentoo and Open Source software as a integral components.
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.
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.
Gentoo would like to extend a special thanks to all of our past sponsors. They are listed on a separate page.
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.