NEW YORK, NY - Boundless, the leader in open GIS, today announced it has reinforced its ongoing commitment to open source by providing a Diamond Sponsorship of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) for 2017. As part of its sponsorship, Boundless is being recognized for its generous sponsorship of foundation projects, initiatives and community events including:
- Boundless is a gold sponsor the FOSS4G event in Boston.
- Boundless is a bronze sponsor of FOSS4G Europe.
- Boundless is a key sponsor of the OSGeo website/rebranding initiative focused on redirecting the website and branding towards end-user outreach.
- Boundless is a gold sponsor of the Java 2017 Code Sprint.
- Boundless is pleased to support the OSGeo travel grant program enabling new members to attend community events worldwide.
In addition to its investment, Boundless is a pillar of the OSGeo community with staff participating at all levels from committees work to leadership roles in the QGIS, GeoServer, GeoNode and GeoTools projects.
"Boundless goes beyond just reading/writing open standards as a way of being 'open,'" said Anthony Calamito, vice president of products for Boundless. "Boundless contributes its source code to open source repositories, sponsors open geospatial software foundations, and employs core committers and steering committee members for many open source GIS software projects. This sponsorship further cements our support of the thriving community."
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation is a not-for-profit organization fostering the global adoption of open source geospatial technology. The software foundation is devoted to an open philosophy and participatory community driven development. OSGeo serves as an outreach and advocacy organization providing financial, organizational and legal support for the open source geospatial community.
Boundless offers an open GIS ecosystem through a unique combination of technology, products and experts that gives enterprises deeper intelligence and insights using location-based data. The Boundless platform is built upon open source technology and open APIs that generate actionable location intelligence across third-party apps, content services and plugins for enterprise applications.
Boundless is the leader in commercially supported open GIS (geographic information systems). Unlike proprietary, licensed solutions, Boundless opens the world of geospatial to any user. The experts at Boundless reduce the cost and time of deploying and managing geospatial software with a scalable, open GIS platform -- including Exchange, Suite, Desktop and Connect -- and a powerful ecosystem of geospatial knowledge, tools and resources. Learn more at boundlessgeo.com. Join the GIS community at https://connect.boundlessgeo.com/. Follow Boundless @boundlessgeo.