Current Sponsors

Isotoma provide Open Source consulting and services, specialising in Internet-based services. We are strong advocates of Agile development techniques and believe that the productivity delivered by dynamic languages such as Python will continue to change the face of software development for years to come.

The University Of York Computing Service provides the University Of York Campus Network, classrooms of networked PCs, general purpose and research-oriented UNIX systems, administrative systems, a database server running Interbase, printing facilities and a self-service scanning facility.

Previous Sponsors

Securability Ltd. is a specialist IT Security organisation that helps businesses and organisations become stronger by meeting the challenge of securing their information and digital assets from system attackers. We achieve this by combining our hard won knowledge of information security with our expertise in leading security technologies. We deliver pragmatic, business-focused security solutions that enable organisations to achieve the optimum level of security for their unique environment.

Sun Microsystems
Since its inception in 1982, a singular vision – “The Network Is The Computer” – has propelled Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) to its position as a leading provider of industrial-strength hardware, software and services that make the Net work.

Symantec, the world leader in Internet security technology, provides a broad range of content and network security software and appliance solutions to individuals, enterprises and service providers. The company is a leading provider of client, gateway and server security solutions for virus protection, firewall and virtual private network, vulnerability management, intrusion detection, Internet content and email filtering, and remote management technologies and security services to enterprises and service providers around the world. Symantec’s Norton brand of consumer security products is a leader in worldwide retail sales and industry awards. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has worldwide operations in 36 countries.

VMware is the global leader of virtual machine software for Intel computers, with more than 1 million registered users and more than 5,000 corporate customers in more than 100 countries.

York Data Services
York Data Services provide high-performance integrated communications solutions covering hosting, networking, data access and consulting services. Located on the prestigious York Science & Technology Park within the newly constructed flagship IT Centre YDS are York’s only data centre facility servicing a growing technology community forming the hub of the north’s renaissance. Operating using a National Gigabit (2.4Gbps) network with peering arrangements with tier1 providers YDS can offer carrier class leased line equivalent connections and inter office communications (WAN) at substantially reduced rates. York Data Services are unique in offering end-to-end services for Science Parks and Technology centre’s, from initial design of IT and Communications to implementation and the ongoing management, we have the skills, vision and knowledge to deliver on time, on budget.