Talend becomes a sponsor of Apache Software Foundation
Talend, the open source data integration company, announced that it has become a sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation. The company is now a bronze sponsor of the foundation. Talend uses Apache projects such as Apache CXF and Apache Camel in its Talend Service Factory and Talend Integration Factory; both products are also open sourced under the Apache licence. The company says it actively commits to Apache projects including CXF, Karaf, Camel, ActiveMQ, Santuario, Hadoop and Ace.
Fabrice Bonan, co-founder and COO of Talend said: "The entire community benefits tremendously from ASF support and Talend is pleased and proud to join ASF as a sponsor. Along with ASF, we believe that the open source model provides tremendous value to users and greatly facilitates the adoption of cutting-edge technologies by organisations of all sizes. Talend is wholly committed to continuing to provide enterprise-class open source solutions to the community."
There are four levels of supporting the ASF listed on the foundation's thanks page. The current platinum sponsors ($100K/year) are Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. The Gold sponsors ($40K/year) are AMD, Facebook, HP and IBM. Silver sponsors ($20K/year) are Basis Technology, Cloudera, Matt Mullenweg, PSW Group and SpringSource. Bronze sponsors ($5K/year) are AirPlus International, BlueNog, FuseSource, Intuit, Joost, Lucid Imagination, Two Sigma Investments, Wandisco, and now, Talend.