The Linux Foundation Announces 22 New Silver Members

SAN FRANCISCO – November 29, 2017 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced that 22 new organizations have joined the Foundation as Silver members. Linux Foundation members help support development of the greatest shared technology resources in history, while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership and participation.

“We are proud to welcome so many leading organizations in fields ranging from telecommunications to financial services as new Silver members of The Linux Foundation,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, The Linux Foundation. “Everyone who commits to supporting and contributing to open source helps make our community that much stronger, and reinforces that by working together we build better code faster than would otherwise be possible.”

In addition to joining the Foundation, many of these new members have joined Linux Foundation projects. For a full list of members, visit

New members include:

  • Agavon provides consulting services to companies in the early stage of research into using distributed ledger technologies (DLT) such as blockchain, as well as complementary software and other related services.
  • B9lab delivers education, advisory and research on blockchain and decentralized applications.
  • Bak USA builds mobile computers.
  • China Minsheng Bank is China’s first national joint-stock commercial bank initiated and founded mainly by non-state-owned enterprises.
  • Datawire provides open source tools to save Kubernetes application developers time developing services: Telepresence (code locally against remote clusters), Forge (fast define and deploy), and Ambassador (Envoy-based API Gateway for developers).
  • Fidelity Investments is an online trading brokerage offering IRAs, retirement planning, mutual funds, ETFs, and more to help meet financial goals.
  • Global Blockchain Technologies invests in new markets enabled by blockchain technology.
  • Hangzhou Eastcom Software Technology Co., Ltd is a professional telecommunications service provider in China.
  • InfluxData delivers an open source Time Series Data Platform built from the ground up for metrics and events, empowering developers to build next-generation cloud, monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications faster, easier and to scale, delivering real business value quickly.
  • Information Builders provides scalable software solutions for data management and analytics.
  • KT has led the development of the information and communications industry in Korea since 1981.
  • Mobingi is an open source cloud-native application lifecycle management software for provisioning, running, and scaling applications on multi-cloud with security and compliance.
  • Nirmata provides multi-cloud Kubernetes cluster management for enterprise IT, as well as simplified delivery, management and governance of cloud native applications for product development and operations teams.
  • Quanta Cloud Technology is a global datacenter solution provider extending the power of hyperscale datacenter design in standard and open SKUs to all datacenter customers.
  • Sempre IT specializes in digital transformation, including guiding and deploying cloud services solutions and DevOps practices.
  • STMicroelectronics creates innovative semiconductor solutions for smart driving and IoT.
  • Suzhou Beyondcent Software Co., Ltd. provides private cloud, hybrid cloud, intelligent operation, and maintenance systems and big data infrastructure consulting.
  • SYSGO supplies operating systems and services for embedded systems with high safety- and security-related requirements.
  • Theloop is a provider of private blockchain solutions for a smart connected society. It is also the creator of the digital currency, loopcoin.
  • Turbonomic is a leader in hybrid cloud management, with a platform that enables on-premise, cloud, and cloud-native environments to self-manage – thereby assuring performance while lowering cost and maintaining compliance with business policies.
  • Türk Telekom is Turkey’s world-class, integrated telecommunication and technology services provider.
  • United Traders is an advanced investment and financial service company developing unique applications designed to support stock exchange trading.

With the support of its members, The Linux Foundation hosts open source projects across technologies including networking, security, cloud, blockchain, and more. This collaborative development model is helping technology advance at a rapid pace in a way that benefits individuals and organizations around the world.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at

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