[OSGeo-Discuss] Press Release: Boundless Reinforces its Commitment to Open Source with Diamond OSGeo Sponsorship

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 09:11:16 PDT 2017

Press Release: http://www.osgeo.org/press/2017/BoundlessSponsorship

*NEW YORK – June 28, 2017* – Boundless <http://boundlessgeo.com/>, the
leader in open GIS, today announced it has reinforced its ongoing
commitment to open source by providing a Diamond Sponsorship of the Open
Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) <http://www.osgeo.org/> for 2017. As
part of its sponsorship, Boundless is being recognized for its generous
sponsorship of foundation projects, initiatives and community events

   - Boundless is a gold sponsor the FOSS4G event in Boston
   - Boundless is a bronze sponsor of FOSS4G Europe
   - Boundless is a key sponsor of the OSGeo website/rebranding initiative
   focused on redirecting the website and branding towards end-user outreach.
   - Boundless is a gold sponsor of the Java 2017 Code Sprint
   - Boundless is pleased to support the OSGeo travel grant program
   enabling new members to attend community events worldwide.

In addition to its investment, Boundless is a pillar of the OSGeo community
with staff participating at all levels from committees work to leadership
roles in the QGIS, GeoServer, GeoNode and GeoTools projects.

“Boundless goes beyond just reading/writing open standards as a way of
being ‘open,’” said Anthony Calamito, vice president of products for
Boundless. “Boundless contributes its source code to open source
repositories, sponsors open geospatial software foundations, and employs
core committers and steering committee members for many open source GIS
software projects. This sponsorship further cements our support of the
thriving community.”

Boundless offers an open GIS ecosystem through a unique combination of
technology, products and experts that gives enterprises deeper intelligence
and insights using location-based data. The Boundless platform is built
upon open source technology and open APIs that generate actionable location
intelligence across third-party apps, content services and plugins for
enterprise applications.

*About Boundless*

Boundless is the leader in commercially supported open GIS (geographic
information systems). Unlike proprietary, licensed solutions, Boundless
opens the world of geospatial to any user. The experts at Boundless reduce
the cost and time of deploying and managing geospatial software with a
scalable, open GIS platform - including Exchange, Suite, Desktop and
Connect - and a powerful ecosystem of geospatial knowledge, tools and
resources. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com. Join the GIS community at
connect.boundlessgeo.com. Follow Boundless @boundlessgeo

*About Open Source Geospatial Foundation*

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation <http://www.osgeo.org/> is
not-for-profit organization to empower everyone with open source
geospatial. The software foundation directly supports projects serving as
an outreach and advocacy organization providing financial, organizational
and legal support for the open source geospatial community. OSGeo works
with our sponsors and partners to foster an open approach to software,
standards, data and education.

OSGeo sponsorship is available on an annual basis drawing on your support
of foundation projects, events, local chapters and operations. Visit
osgeo.org/sponsorship <http://www.osgeo.org/sponsorship> for more
Jody Garnett
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