our sponsors


logo-adobe-smallAdobe, Inc
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.


UVU-Logo-ColorUtah Valley University
Welcome to Utah Valley University! UVU’s service region includes Utah, Wasatch, and Summit counties. Located near the Wasatch Mountains, many students choose UVU for its ideal location. Others come for access to a dynamic economy, employment and career opportunities. Known for its high moral climate, campus is recognized as one of the safest colleges in the country and is home to the largest LDS Institute program in the world. Within 20 miles, students enjoy winter sports, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation and more.


XMission is one of the oldest and most experienced Internet companies in the United States. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, XMission provides business Internet connectivity, email hosting, digital phone services, cloud hosting, and server colocation.Because of our extensive experience as an Internet provider, XMission gives customers a quality of service not offered by larger providers. We strive to provide exceptional technical support every time we interact with a customer.Since our founding in 1993, XMission has supported open-source. All of our services run on open platforms and we make software available to all via our archive at mirrors.xmission.comXMission also has a strong commitment to protecting our customers’ privacy and freedom of speech. As a customer of XMission, your data belongs solely to you, and we will do our best to safeguard your rights .In 2007, XMission became the first Internet service provider in Utah to upgrade to 100% renewable energy by purchasing enough Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) to offset our entire carbon footprint.XMission proudly supports hundreds of Utah’s nonprofit organizations by providing free web hosting services, in-kind donations, and sponsoring community-based events, including OpenWest.For additional information, please visit us at www.xmission.com. XMission can be reached by email at sales@xmission.com or by toll-free phone at 877.964.7746.



Bluehost was founded in 2003 with one goal: to make a better hosting company. Built on open source technology, we’ve since grown to become one of the world’s largest providers of cloud-based online solutions. Operating beneath the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, over 700 of us are pushing boundaries to deliver the promise of the internet to more people than ever.


Izeni specializes in custom design, development, and deployment of telephony, website, mobile, and desktop applications. We’re passionate about building the right solution the right way, and we take pride in producing clean, well-documented code that meets or exceeds business expectations.


craigslist_v4craigslist – a place to buy, sell, rent, hire, share, meet, swap, discuss, find, serve, connect, give away, announce, work, collect, care, perform, learn, marvel, mentor, befriend, fall in love and/or save the world.


ServerGrove is a hosting company headquartered in Coral Gables focusing on providing hosting and support for applications built using PHP. The VPS servers come preconfigured and ready to run applications and sites built using PHP and PHP frameworks such as Symfony and Laravel. Their custom control panel makes managing a VPS as easy as managing a shared hosting account and preconfigured caching makes your WordPress site run FAST.ServerGrove is very active in the PHP developer community, and eagerly supports open source initiatives, conferences, education, and user groups with die-hard loyal clients from over 80 countries, infrastructure in Europe and North America and a loyal following from the PHP community ServerGrove continues to focus on core values for a good hosting platform: ease of use, quality of service, providing knowledgeable support, and steadfast support for open source.


SaltStack is a systems management software platform for fast and scalable automation of any cloud, application stack or data center infrastructure. SaltStack is used to orchestrate and control physical and virtual infrastructure while providing application and code deployment and configuration for Web-scale IT and data center environments.SaltStack software is used to build big cloud computing and to automate the Internet assembly line. SaltStack maintains Salt, one of the biggest, most-active open source projects in the world, while delivering commercial software used in production by companies like LinkedIn, Hulu, XMission, Salesforce.com, Vivint, Clemson University and thousands more.The Salt open source project is one of the fastest-growing, most-active communities in the world according to GitHub. SaltStack won the 2014 InfoWorld Technology of the Year award, an InfoWorld 2013 Bossie Award, won the 2013 GigaOm Structure LaunchPad competition, and was named a Gartner 2013 Cool Vendor in DevOps.



Binary Cocoa Logo-smBinary Cocoa
Binary Cocoa’s productions focus on game play and originality. We will be releasing HDF: Hexapod Defense Force at the conference. We also are developing 400X, a shooter of microscopic proportions! All of our games work on Windows, Linux, and Mac. Binary Cocoa is committed to the open source community and provides the source code for all of our games.



DemoChimp is
• a ground-floor opportunity for the right developers to join our dev team
• an exciting and healthy environment where mentorship thrives
• growing rapidly, led by experienced entrepreneursDemoChimp software
• intelligently automates product demos so salespeople can concentrate on closing sales
• adapts to each prospect’s unique interests through its advanced personalization engine, emphasizing product features most attractive to them, just like an expert salesperson
• engages website visitors, qualifies and converts them into leads for marketers
• gathers analytics about each interaction during the demo, so salespeople can cater to each prospective customer’s needs
• tracks the demo as it is shared within the organization, enabling the salesperson to discover and engage the entire buying panel
• provides a dashboard so managers can see rolled up analytics and gain product insights
Developers: let’s chat. stephen (at) demochimp (dot) com.


Guru-Logo-largeGuru Labs
Guru Labs is the premier distribution independent Linux education provide. We empower people, develop educational tools and contribute to Linux. Simply stated, we know more. Open West attendees can take advantage of a conference discount of 25% for any public LPI class in 2014.


O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.