Open Source Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Open Source Organizations

  • Apache Software Foundation

    Organization created to provide support for the Apache community of open-source software projects.

  • Free Software Foundation and GNU Project

    Nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating the restrictions of computer program copying, understanding, and modification.


    Organization dedicated to promoting and facilitating the creation of open source software for handheld devices and wearable computers.

  • Jabber Software Foundation

    Spotlights the foundation that seeks to propagate public usage of Jabber, a Linux-based instant-messaging freeware.

  • Linux Foundation

    Consortium dedicated to promoting the growth of the Linux operating system and to promote standardization and technical collaboration.

  • Open Invention Network

    An intellectual property company that was formed to promote Linux. It acquires patents and makes them available royalty-free to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert its patents against the Linux System.

  • Open Source Academy

    Shows information on the use of open source software by local authorities through knowledge sharing and practical advice.

  • Open Source Initiative (OSI)

    Nonprofit corporation established to educate the public and advocate the benefits of open source applications.

  • Open Source Software Institute

    Nonprofit alliance of corporate, government, and academic representatives working to promote the development and implementation of open source solutions.

  • Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)

    Global community created to improve the security of application software and to help individuals and organizations in making informed decisions about true application security risks.

  • Python Software Foundation

    Organization aimed at promoting, protecting, and advancing the Python programming language.

  • XMPP Standards Foundation

    Site presents complete information related to the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), a Jabber-developed communications technology.

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