Partners & Sponsors

Thank you to our wonderful eLiberatica 2008 sponsors!

Please extend your appreciation for their effort in making this high standard, Open Source and Free Software conference possible.

As the sponsor of the conference your organization will experience the greatest corporate visibility and unprecedented exposure to media and Romanian public attention.

Connect with your top prospects in a pressure-free, collaborative environment. Associate your brand and key personnel with the leading issues and experts in the IT industry in general and Open Source and Free Software movement in special.
Participate in the discussion, contribute to the solutions, and position your organization as a leader in your field.

More information about sponsorship you can find in the "Become our Partner" section.

About IBM: International Business Machines Corporation, headquartered in Armonk, N.Y., is the world's largest information technology (IT) company. The IT leader, IBM's solutions and services span all major industries, including financial services, healthcare, government, automotive, telecommunications and education, among others. It is the diversity and breadth of our portfolio - spanning hardware, software, services, research, financing and technology - that uniquely separates IBM from other companies in the IT industry.
About IBM Romania: In 1995, IBM World Trade Corporation opened a subsidiary in Romania - "IBM Romania". Today, IBM Romania stands ready to meet the needs of its wide customer base, having its headquarters in Bucharest and a branch office in Timisoara, plus a wide Authorized Business Partners network covering the whole country and major industries.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
The mission of Microsoft Romania is to increase our partners' and customers' satisfaction with the Microsoft cutting-edge technology, to contribute, with professionalism and honesty, towards the development of a local IT industry, by implementing the corporation's business model.
Bill Gates has visited Romania in February 2007 and has officially opened the Global Technical Support Center that offers the opportunity to develop a successful career for those who have a passion for Information Technology and contribute to the development of the local software industry.
For more information about Microsoft Romania please visit
Founded in 1993, Red Hat is the most important Linux and Open Source technology provider and the most known Linux brand worldwide. CIO Insight Magazine considered RedHat for the past 4 years the seller with the most valuable products. We serve the enterprises with tehnologies based on the Open Source model. Our solutions include Red Hat Enterprise Linux, middleware Jboss and managed services. Red Hat is present in Romania through it's partner SNS.
BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since our inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe - giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. BitDefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide.
More information is available at
Romsym Data is one of the most important suppliers of IT solutions in Romania, Moldavia and Serbia, offering the latest technology available from world leaders, as well as IT training and consultancy. The trainers are highly qualified professionals with international certifications. Among the courses we can mention Red Hat Linux, Business Objects, SPSS, Adobe, Webdesign, DTP/prepress, Security, Data Backup and Restore, as well as online courses based on Adobe and VMware technology.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision - "The Network is the Computer" - Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries, providing network computing infrastructure solutions that address the complex issues customers face today, including increasing demands for network access, bandwidth and storage being driven by explosive growth in network participation and sharing. Its core brands include the Java technology platform, the Solaris operating system, StorageTek and UltraSPARC processor.
In April, 2007, Fortune Magazine proclaimed Sun Microsystems "the greenest computer company under the Sun." will be launched in June 2008 as the first Romanian site dedicated to online conferencing. The site will allow for private users and companies to initiate or participate in conferences over Internet based on subscription or hourly payments. Optionally, the conferences will be recorded and published on the site if their content is of public nature.
The site is built using the Hermix Conferencing Framework developed by IntegraSoft company, a well established conference kernel offering facilities like audion//video communication, chat, whiteboard, application sharing, cobrowsing, slideshows, file sharing, etc.
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Dell is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the Fortune 500. The company's principal activity is to design, develop, manufacture, market, service and support a wide range of computer systems. The primary products include enterprise systems, notebook computers and desktop computer systems. Enterprise systems include PowerEdge servers, PowerVault, Dell|EqualLogic si Dell|EMC storage products, PowerConnect network switches and Dell Precision desktop and mobile workstations. Notebook computer systems include Latitude and Inspiron. Desktop computer systems include Dimension, OptiPlex. A special dedicated line for SME is called Vostro and this includes also desktops and notebooks.
The company provides professional consulting, custom hardware and software integration, leasing and asset management, network installation and support and onsite services.
Mozilla is a global community dedicated to building free, open source products and technologies that improve the online experience for people everywhere. We work in the open with a highly disciplined, transparent and cooperative development process, under the umbrella of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation.
BIT Software was established in 1993 having as main activity the development and implementation of ERP/CRM systems. In 1994, BIT Software started the development of the ERP Socrate+, system that was successfully implemented to more than 150 companies in Romania. Starting with 2004, the company moved to open source technologies, launching on the Romanian market in 2006, Socrateopen.
Socrateopen is the first open source system in Romania which integrates ERP, CRM, CMS and Web store functionality, is based on the ERP Compiere (, and it's addressed to mid-sized and large companies activating in distribution, professional services and production.
For more information regarding BIT Software and Socrateopen please visit and .
eZ systems is the creator of eZ Publish, an Open Source Enterprise Content Management System. With an enterprise Open Source business model, we combine enterprise software with Open Source code and total product responsibility. This combination makes it possible to combine the openness and sharing of the eZ philosophy with a sustainable business model. eZ systems was founded in 1999. The eZ philosophy of openess and information sharing is still the basic guideline for the company, employees and products.
Today the company employs nearly 100 people spread across 8 offices in Europe and North America (including one Romanian in the Norwegian headquarters office), being a perfect example of an Open Source based business model.
O'Reilly Media
(eLiberatica 3 Stars Community Sponsor)
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazine, 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 spurring 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.
Navarik Corp.
(eLiberatica 3 Stars Community Sponsor)
Navarik Corp., based in Vancouver, Canada, is the leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) provider for the worldwide maritime shipping industry.
For over seven years, Navarik has been using open standards and Open Source software and tools to build, run, and maintain our web-based IT systems that help major global customers solve their problems in collecting, using, and sharing their critical business information. In the process, we are applying some of the major changes that are taking place on the public web to modernize enterprise IT systems and business processes.
(eLiberatica 3 Stars Community Sponsor)
HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world’s largest IT companies, with revenue totaling $104.3 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Oct. 31, 2007.
More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at
IntelliNet Solutions
(eLiberatica 3 Stars Community Sponsor)
IntelliNet Solutions is a privately held company which has been founded in 2004 because of the evident need of complete and high quality solutions on the IT solutions market in Romania.
Following the concept that only a quality solutions can take to a quality relation with the customer, after studying deeply the customer's need, IntelliNet Solutions is offering complete data and telephony communications solutions. We have bussines partners with high standards, whose services we join to our services and products conducting this way to solutions compsed by: Internet connection at our customer locations • Design and build hardware and software the customer's computers network • Fixed telephony • Services which provide fixed internal telephony inside company either inside locations or even connecting all the locations in one interoperabile internal voice system • Secured data connections between the customer's locations ensuring data privacy.
Canonical / Ubuntu
(eLiberatica 3 Stars Community Sponsor)
Canonical Ltd. is committed to the development, distribution and promotion of open source and free software projects, and to providing tools and support to the FLOSS community. It is headquartered in the Isle of Man, and employs staff around the world, along with their main offices in London and support office in Montreal.
Team members include leaders from the GNOME, Linux, Debian and Arch open source projects, helping Canonical to stay at the forefront of the rapidly changing open source software world.
Ubuntu, sponsored by Canonical, is a widely used Linux distribution predominantly targeted at personal computers. Based on Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu concentrates on usability, regular releases, ease of installation, and freedom from legal restrictions.
CRESCENDO - the IT&C Solution House
(eLiberatica 2 Stars Community Sponsor)
CRESCENDO, the IT&C solution house provides applications, infrastructure solutions and customized integration services based on which companies get maximum returns from the business information.
The clients of the CRESCENDO IT&C solution house save effort and resources as they can find under the same roof a unique contact point for both implementing new IT&C solutions as well as for their integration with the existing ones.
Halewood Vineyards (Cramele_Halewood)
(eLiberatica 2 Stars Community Sponsor)
Founded in 1978 by John Halewood, Halewood International is the most significant independent producer and distributor of wine and alcoholic beverages in Britain. The company controls key brands in the alcoholic beverages industry all over the world. With annual sales of over €500 million, Halewood International has more than 1,400 products in Britain and 30 other countries.
Halewood International began importing wines from Romania in 1987. Ten years later, the Group founded its first Romanian subsidiary and in so doing became the largest exporter of Romanian wines to Britain.
After investing more than $10 million, today Halewood Group owns three subsidiaries in Romania in wine growing, wine making and wine distribution and employs more than 200 executives.
(eLiberatica 1 Star Community Sponsor) is both a product and an open-source project. Mission Statement of the project is o create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format.
The project is primarily sponsored by Sun Microsystems, which is the primary contributor of code to the Project. Our other major corporate contributors include Novell, RedHat, RedFlag CH2000, IBM, and Google. Additonally over 450,000 people from nearly every curve of the globe have joined this Project with the idea of creating the best possible office suite that all can use. This is the essence of an "open source". Community!
Free Software Foundation Europe
(eLiberatica 1 Star Community Sponsor)
The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is a non-profit and (in some countries) charitable non-governmental organization dedicated to Free Software as in freedom.
The FSFE is dedicated to supporting all aspects of Free Software in Europe. Creating awareness for these issues, securing Free Software politically and legally, and giving people freedom by supporting development of Free Software are central issues of the FSFE.
Open Source Innovation Ltd.
(eLiberatica 1 Star Community Sponsor)
Open Source Innovation Ltd., is a British charity devoted to the promotion of public knowledge in the form of Open Source Software (OSS), in particular when social and environmental benefits are significant.
In OSI we know that technology is neither good or bad. It is its usage what makes a difference. For this reason, we believe in humane information technologies that promote inclussion, protect human rights and the environment, and support economic development.
MB Dragan Agency
(eLiberatica 1 Star Community Sponsor)
We're unconventional and we think interactive. MB Dragan was born a full service interactive agency. We love the interactive advertising and we like challenges and innovative ideas. Words like web creation, interactive advertising and online marketing define us.

There are many other organization which we are talking to and are showing their interest to sponsor or enter in partnership with eLiberatica. As soon as we will finalize these agreements we are going to list them on this page.


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