If you would like sponsor COSCUP 2010, or learn more about our sponsorship program in CFS document, please drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diamond Level Sponsors
At Nokia, we are committed to connecting people. We combine advanced technology with personalized services that enable people to stay close to what matters to them. Every day, more than 1.2 billion people connect to one another with a Nokia device – from mobile phones to advanced smartphones and high-performance mobile computers. Today, Nokia is integrating its devices with innovative services through Ovi (www.ovi.com), including music, maps, apps, email and more. Nokia’s NAVTEQ is a leader in comprehensive digital mapping and navigation services, while Nokia Siemens Networks provides equipment, services and solutions for communications networks globally.
Gold Level Sponsors
KKBOX is the largest music subscription service in the greater China region, featuring over 1.5 million music tracks from major and local music labels and publishers. It is also the largest Chinese song database in the world. KKBOX offers unlimited music streaming and download service which is accessible from PC, Smartphone and consumer electronics such as PC and Internet radio. The service is available in Taiwan and Hong Kong where most of the popular pop-music stars and hit songs are produced and marketed. KKBOX will soon to be launched in mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia to serve the global Chinese community.
KKBOX initially launched in Taiwan, the music capital of global Chinese, during 2005 and quickly emerged as the most popular music service, acquired over 4.5 million registered users and 340,000 premium service subscribers. Given Taiwan’s 13 million Internet population and high digital piracy traffic, KKBOX was a phenomenal success.
With a single monthly subscription fee, subscribers can stream music online and cache songs on their PC and Smartphone for offline access. Unlike the US and European music services which emphasizes on the Ad-Sponsored free streaming model, KKBOX only offers limited free streams per day to its non-paying members. In contrary, the service uses a rich collection of editorials, exclusive artist interview, entertainment news and community features to attract and keep free users attached to the service without paying excess copyright royalty.
The main purpose of OSSF is to help the establishment and development of domestic open source software projects. The duties include: spread the concept of open source software, gather domestic open source software communities, enhance the cultivation of talented people and industrial cooperation in Taiwan, and connect the software application models in Taiwan to global trends.
To achieve the goals above, OSSF provides three platforms and five major services. The three platforms are: (1) Information collecting platform, (2) OpenFoundry, the project hosting platform, (3) Who’s Who, which is a human resource services platform. The five major services are: (1) Offer policy and legal advisory services, (2) Publish open source software newsletter, (3) Organize a collection of professional resource catalog in open source software field, (4) Provide teaching materials and research reports related to open source software, (5) Hold various activities and workshops related to open source software.
Yahoo! attracts hundreds of millions of users every month through its innovative technology and engaging content and services, making it one of the most trafficked Internet destinations and a world class online media company. Yahoo!’s vision is to be the center of people’s online lives by delivering personally relevant, meaningful Internet experiences. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit http://pressroom.yahoo.com or the company’s blog, Yodel Anecdotal (http://yodel.yahoo.com).
「PIXNET痞客邦」(www.pixnet.net)為國內最受歡迎前5大部落格網站之一。提供網友線上相簿、網誌、影音服務等功能。營運目標是在既有基礎下提升現行個人相簿與網誌服務，提供網友享有更佳的創作與社群交流平台。是目前國內 Web 2.0 應用服務的佼佼者，可提供網友更完整的服務。
Google 以創新的搜尋技術每日協助全球數以百萬計的用戶尋找所需的資料。Google 於 1998 年由史丹福大學博士生 Larry Page 和 Sergey Brin 創立，如今已成為全球各大主要市場中的重要網站。Google 之針對性廣告宣傳計劃為業內最具規模和增長最快速的，能夠為大小企業提供可量度之行銷效果，並且全面強化用戶使用萬維網的體驗。Google 的公司總部設於美國矽谷，其辦事處網絡遍佈北美洲、歐洲和亞洲等地。有關 Google 的更多資料，請瀏覽 www.google.com.tw。
Delta Group is the world’s largest provider of switching power supplies and DC brushless fans, as well as a major source for power management solutions, components, visual displays, industrial automation, networking products, and renewable energy solutions. Delta Group has sales offices worldwide and manufacturing plants in Taiwan, China, Thailand, Mexico, India and Europe. As a global leader in power electronics, Delta’s mission is, 『To provide innovative, clean and efficient energy solutions for a better tomorrow.』 Delta is committed to environmental protection and has implemented green, lead-free production and waste management programs for many years.
Today Oracle is the gold standard for database technology and applications in enterprises throughout the world—the company is the world’s leading supplier of information management software and the world’s second largest independent software company. The acquisition of Sun gives Oracle a leadership role in the hardware arena as well.
Now more than ever before Oracle technology can be found in nearly every industry, and in the data centers of 100 of the Fortune Global 100 companies. Oracle is the first software company to develop and deploy 100 percent internet-enabled enterprise software across its entire product line: database, business applications, application development, and decision support tools.
Innovation is the engine of Oracle’s success. Oracle was one of the first companies to make its business applications available through the internet—an idea that is now pervasive. Oracle has introduced new Oracle Fusion Middleware products and functionality that reflect the company’s goal to connect all levels of enterprise technology, ensuring customers access to the knowledge they need to respond to market conditions with speed and agility.
Before the acquisition of Sun was final, Oracle and Sun introduced the Sun Oracle Database Machine, the world’s fastest machine for any type of database workload. Today, Sun servers and storage, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Applications, Oracle Grid Computing, support for enterprise Linux, and Oracle Fusion, all fuel a commitment to innovation and results that has defined Oracle for thirty years.
Silver Level Sponsors
GodGame is an online web game company.
The Institute for Information Industry (III) was established in 1979
as a non-governmental organization, jointly sponsored by the Taiwan
government and prominent private enterprises, for the purpose of
strengthening the developments of information industry in Taiwan.
Since its inception, III has been a source of vision, innovation,
technological excellence and a major contributor to Taiwan’s
development into a significant player in the global ICT area. Whilst
dedicated to reinforce industrial development, III has also helped
promoting full utilization of ICT technologies hence advancing the
establishment of modern information society development in Taiwan.
0xlab 的願景是 『connect your device to application』，期許能透過開放原始碼 / 自由軟體的力量，將嶄新的應用型態與思維，帶入到各式的移動裝置中。
Open Invention Network® is a collaborative enterprise that enables innovation in open source and an increasingly vibrant ecosystem around Linux. It does this by acquiring and licensing patents, influencing behaviors and policy and protecting the integrity of the ecosystem through strategic programs such as Linux Defenders. OIN enables the growth and continuation of open source software by fostering a healthy Linux ecosystem of investors, vendors, developers and users.
Open Invention Network has considerable industry backing. It was launched in 2005, and has received investments from IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony. For more information, visit www.openinventionnetwork.com.
Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the founder of the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu – an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organisation and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks.
Canonical partners with computer hardware manufacturers to certify Ubuntu, provides migration, deployment, support and training services to businesses, and offers online services direct to end users. Canonical also builds and maintains collaborative, open-source development tools to ensure that organisations and individuals can participate fully in innovations within the open-source community.
ezPeer is a pioneer online music brand running by [Taiwan Kuro Times Co., Ltd]. With online music, ezPeer allows all subscribers enjoy music anyway they want. By a simply click, various types of music, all albums and singers that you like, now are ready in ezPeer for you. Don’t bother to search or download, ezPeer provides approximately a million songs always online for you to listen. ezPeer is available on multiple devices, subscribers can enjoy no limits music both on computer and mobile phone through one account anytime they want.
Bronze Level Sponsors
TCloud Computing is a pioneer in the cloud computing market and provides the leading cloud infrastructure software and expertise to enable cloud-based implementations.
TCloud Computing solutions enable enterprises, telco’s, and services providers to achieve greater business agility, lower total cost of ownership, and better IT efficiencies.
TCloud Computing has headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan along with additional sales and support offices throughout Asia. TCloud Computing is a subsidiary of Trend Micro. Please visit www.tcloudcomputing.com for more information.
Started in 2000/8, veryWed.com is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2010/8.
veryWed has always been a big fan of open source technology and uses nothing but open source software to build and operate the website. As an early adopter of web 2.0 concept, veryWed made itself the most innovative and famous wedding community site of Taiwan. After 10 years, innovation is still the key to our future growth. veryWed strives for the most innovative open source technology in order to provide the best wedding life experience for Taiwan.
Mobile computing and online multimedia content are the furture of web. In addition to extending its core business to mobile platform, veryWed has also co-founded an online multimedia content website – motionTree.com in order to cultivate deeper in the future of the web.
VeryWed has a job opening for open source internet programmer. Please join us in creating an unique online experience with open source technology.
VIA Technologies, Inc is the foremost fabless supplier of power efficient x86 processor platforms that are driving system innovation in the PC, client, ultra mobile and embedded markets. Combining energy-saving processors with digital media chipsets and advanced connectivity, multimedia and networking silicon enables a broad spectrum of computing and communication platforms, including its widely acclaimed ultra compact mainboards.
With offices located in Taiwan and China, 5V Technologies (5VT)is dedicated to the development of system on chip (SoC) in the broadband communications area such as VoIP, WiFi, WiMAX and GPON.
The 5VT131x is powered by ARM926EJ-S, operating up to 300MHz with VoIP SoftDSP embedded, which has been widely deployed mainly as ATA/IAD and Home Gateway.
The 5VT161x is powered by ARM1136J-S, operating up to 800MHz with DSP-Coprocessor embedded, which is flexible to be integrated at most applications like Media-Phone, Internet Viewer, Home Gateway.
The 5VT2310 SoC contains MIPS32 24KEc Processor running up to 400MHz, which is the most optimal GPON ONT for SFU solution with well integrated OMCI and VoIP support.
5VT SoCs are well recognized by ODM/OEM partners on quality design-in support with volume shipments record starting 2007 for end-customers in Japan, Europe and American markets.
新杰資訊科技股份有限公司為原普立茲科技股份有限公司業務三部，為國內泰安伺服器代理商(www.tyan.com.tw )，客戶多為開放原始碼的支持者，例如KKBOX，痞客邦，慧邦（神來也），昱泉國際。秉持服務至上的信念，多年來累積不少愛用者。也致力提供客戶更完整的解決方案。新公司成立之初，也希望獲得更多客戶的支持與鼓勵。我們非常樂意提供本公司的庫存伺服器設備給各位朋友，作為開發設計用途，有意者歡迎隨時與我們聯絡。email@example.com or 0982234702 Alex or firstname.lastname@example.org
Linpus is an innovator and a pioneer in bringing user friendly open source solutions to the mass consumer market. It has worked on open source solutions across numerous platforms and products, establishing a reputation for engineering excellence, and evolving into a world class software vendor. We stand out by excelling in key areas important to both consumers and manufacturers alike: creative, highly intuitive user interfaces that are customized on a customer-by-customer basis to add real value; hardware integration expertise ensuring a flawless out of-the-box experience; and, unprecedented levels of on-site support and service.
Our web and mobile optimized operating system, Linpus Lite, is the choice of several of the world’s largest OEMs and ODMs. It has netbook, nettop, SmartTV and slate editions – as well as support for Arm, Intel Atom; MeeGo and Android.
Linpus is the only Linux vendor with research and development facilities in both Taipei and Shanghai, strategically positioned next to the main hardware manufacturers. As part of our service we promise to be on site to solve problems within two hours 24/7 365 days a year.
As a member of the MeeGo project, Linpus has developed a close working relationship with Intel.
We have excellent working relations with most of the key manufacturers: Acer, ASUS, BenQ, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Viewsonic, Quanta, Compal, Foxconn, Wistron, Inventec, Pegatron, Malata…among others.