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Open Source Company List

Open Source Company List

Updated 8/23/06 - Added CleverSafe, WindRiver


Business Process

Compatability Tools

Consumer Electronics

Content Management


  • SugarCRM - Customer Relationship Management solutions


Developer Support

  • ActiveState - Open source language tools (Perl, PHP, etc)
  • CollabNet - On-demand collaboration tools for distributed development
  • GlassBox - Diagnostic tools for Java programmers
  • Koders - Search for Open Source software
  • Krugle - Search for Open Source software

Document Management

Embedded System Support

  • Montavista Software - Linux distribution for intelligent devices & infrastructure
  • TimeSys - Tools for custom embedded Linux distribution
  • TrollTech - Tools for Enterprise & portable devices device applications
  • WindRiver - Linux for embedded systems

Enterprise Application Support

  • OpenLogic - Infrastructure management tools and certified library of Open Source apps
  • Optaros - Consulting & integration services for Enterprise apps built on Open Source
  • SourceLabs - Support services for certified stacks of Open Source software
  • SpikeSource - Certified Open Source stacks and applications
  • Univa - Enterprise version of Globus grid software
  • XenSource - Enterprise version of Xen Virtualization software
  • Zend - Tools to deploy & maintain PHP applications


  • Compiere - ERP applications with integrated CRM
  • OpenPro - Licensed ERP applications built on Open Source

Intellectual Property Management

IT Management

  • ActiveGrid - Management tools for LAMP applications
  • FiveRuns - Systems Management
  • GroundWork Open Source - Management and monitoring of IT infrastructure
  • Hyperic - Monitor & control IT infrastructure
  • Qlusters - Software to automate Enterprise Data Centers
  • Zenoss - Enterprise IT management system
  • Zmanda - Data protection solutions for backup and restore

Linux Distributions


  • Collax - Enterprise/SME messaging and security
  • Funambol - Push email to mobile devices
  • MuleSource - Enterprise Service Bus messaging framework based on Mule
  • Scalix - Messaging infrastructure platform
  • SendMail - Enterprise messaging products
  • Zimbra - Enterprise messaging

Network Software

  • OpenClovis - Platform software for carrier grade telco systems
  • Vyatta - Network Infrastructure software for routers & switches

Report Writer


  • SourceFire - Network security products based on Snort




  • Digium - Asterisk Open Source PBX

Criteria for adding a company to the list are;

  • Must have a commercial purpose - whether selling software licenses or providing support and enhancement services. 
  • Offer downloads of their software (including source) under either the GPL or their own versions of an Open Source license. 
  • Must have a product offering - pure consulting companies are not included




Thanks, I added Wind River under embedded - I think that's more consistent with the others in the same category.

Lee Courtney

Stu - you forgot WindRiver under Linux distributions. Our Linux distros (Network Equipment, Consumer Devices, and General Purpose) meet all three of your criteria.

I'd also 1) put Montavista under Linux distributions rather than Embedded System Support, or 2) rename the category to better fit what MV, TT, and Timesys do.


Lee Courtney
Wind River (X MontaVista)

Ross Mayfield

maybe you should use a commercial open source wiki to maintain the list publicly, like with Socialtext

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