Thomas Krenn Open Source Sponsorship 2013
After three successful appearances in 2010, 2011 and 2012 the representatives from Thomas Krenn Open Source Sponsorship who support Open Source Projects were back again in 2013. Projects could be submitted until the end of the 2013 Linux Tag, which was again hosted in collaboration with Linuxhotel, NETWAYS and Univention.
- Skolelinux (server hardware worth 2.500 Euro)
- CMS Garden (server hardware worth 1.500 Euro)
- Rechenkraft.net (server hardware worth 1.000 Euro)
- BeLUG (Berliner Linux User Group) (server hardware worth 800 Euro)
- Kanotix (server hardware worth 700 Euro)
The jury was comprised of the following members:
- Peter H. Ganten, Managing Director of Univention GmbH and Chairman of the Board of the Open Source Business Alliance e.V.
- Ingo Wichmann, Managing Director of the Linuxhotel
- Jacqueline Rahemipour, Boardmember of LinuxTag e.V.
- Bernd Erk, Managing Director NETWAYS
- 6,500 Euro for Open-Source-Projects - Thomas Krenn again awards the LinuxTag Open Source Projects Promotion with server hardware (Pressemitteilung, 02.05.2013)
- Thomas Krenn honored five Open Source Projects - The server manufacturer from Freyung awarded the winning teams with server hardware valued at 6,500 Euro. (Pressemitteilung, 26.08.2013)
- Thomas Krenn awards Open-Source-Projects (heise.de, 26.08.2013)
Author: Werner Fischer
Werner Fischer, working in the Web Operations & Knowledge Transfer team at Thomas-Krenn, completed his studies of Computer and Media Security at FH Hagenberg in Austria. He is a regular speaker at many conferences like LinuxTag, OSMC, OSDC, LinuxCon, and author for various IT magazines. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good result at the annual Linz marathon relay.