LinuxFest Northwest 2013

Bellingham, WA April 27th & 28th

Platinum Sponsors




Fedora Project

The Fedora Project is the name of a worldwide community of people who love, use, and build free software. We create and spread free code and content by working together as a community. Fedora is sponsored by Red Hat, the world's most trusted provider of open source technology. Red Hat invests in Fedora to encourage collaboration and incubate innovative new free software technologies.


Acquia empowers enterprises with the open-source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal's creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence.

Pogo Linux

Founded in 1999, Pogo Linux, Inc. is an open-source systems integrator based out of Seattle, WA. With a multi-OS focus and in-house technical expertise, we offer a wide range of workstations, servers and network storage solutions for the technology needs of IT departments in organizations of all sizes With many options available in the commodity hardware market, the search for a reliable technology partner can be a challenge. While most offer competitive pricing, IT professionals need a greater overall value in solution, service, and support.

Linux Automation

Open source software is just a step in the evolution of technology. It has now reached maturity. The next logical step is opening the designs of hardware OSS. Open Design Hardware can extend the capabilities of open source software, and vice versa. Furthermore, the two together puts powerful technology in the hands of people for whom it would be otherwise inaccessible. One somewhat unique aspect of our design philosophy is our belief that functionality should be taken out of hardware as much as possible and put into software. Software is easier to mass produce than hardware.

iSEC Partners

iSEC Partners is a high-end, boutique information security consultancy, specializing in penetration testing of software and networks, security code-review, forensic and incident response, and security training.

Our security assessments leverage our extensive knowledge of current security vulnerabilities, penetration techniques and software development best practices to enable customers to secure their applications against ever-present threats on the Internet.

Candela Technologies

Candela Technologies offers the LANforge-FIRE traffic generation and LANforge-ICE network emulation products.  LANforge-FIRE is used to stress-test networks, including Ethernet and Wireless Ethernet.  LANforge-ICE is used to add network impairments in a controllable manner for development and testing of network applications and equipment.


GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

With the collaborative features of, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

Originally founded by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into the largest code host in the world.

The Open Bastion

The Open Bastion is the events arm of Open Source technology and education consultancy Holden Web. Founded by PyCon creator Steve Holden, The Open Bastion specializes in producing high-quality, Open Source and corporate technology events in the United States and Europe. Deeply committed to developing and supporting the Python community, Holden chaired the first three PyCon events and launched the OpenPython conference series held bi-coastally and regionally across America.

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