Linux Foundation Increases Open Source Commitment, Adds 43 New Members

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Many of the new members are contributing to projects such as Automotive Grade Linux, the Ceph Foundation, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Hyperledger, LF Edge and the GraphQL Foundation.

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced on Thursday the addition of 38 Silver members and five Associate members.

Linux Foundation members help support the development of shared open source technology while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership, the organization said in a statement.

It noted that the members’ contributions help provide the infrastructure and resources developers need to grow and sustain many of the world’s most successful open source projects, including Hyperledger, Kubernetes, Linux, Node.js, and ONA.

“Successful large-scale, global open source communities require dedicated resources, support and infrastructure, so it’s incredibly exciting to see 43 more organizations increase their commitment to open source,” commented Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, the Linux Foundation.

He added, “We look forward to working with our new members to better support the developers who build, secure, and maintain the open source systems we rely on every day.”

Increasing Participation in Open Source Innovation

In addition to joining the Linux Foundation, many of the new members are contributing to projects such as Automotive Grade Linux, the Ceph Foundation, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Hyperledger, LF Edge and the GraphQL Foundation.

With the support of its members, the Linux Foundation hosts open source projects across technologies including networking (ONAP, OPNFV and more), security (Core Infrastructure Initiative), cloud (Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes and more), blockchain (Hyperledger) and more.

This collaborative development model is helping technology rapidly advance in a way that benefits individuals and organizations around the world, the organization said.

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