FreeBSD @ Solutions Linux 2012

Dru Lavigne dru.lavigne at
Fri Jun 29 18:10:07 UTC 2012

> Last week takes place at the CNIT, La Défence, close
> to Paris, the 2012
> edition of Solutions Linux. Solutions Linux is a corporate
> event focused in open source
> solutions, and open source project. With some enthusiastic
> we animate a FreeBSD booth to
> promote FreeBSD in corporate environments. We also come with
> goodies for all the FreeBSD
> enthusiastic.
> We discuss a lot with companies and individuals 
> * who want to starting business projects who are looking for
> a Open Source OS and
>   hesitate between FreeBSD and other competitors.
> * who are already selling solutions for linux and looking
> for some help to package their
>   products for FreeBSD eg. the dolibar CRM [1]  or
> arkeia [2] who sells  a backup
>   appliance also available for FreeBSD clients
> We met the nfrance crew [3], a french hosting company
> located in Toulouse[4].
> nfrance, who only uses FreeBSD in their hosting
> infrastructure, was looking for some
> ways to collaborate and contribute to the FreeBSD project.
> Baptiste Daroussin (bapt@) makes a short appearance in a
> webtv program with Landry Breuil
> from the openbsd project to talk about the BSD and the
> incoming features in 9.1 and beyond.
> The tall will be online soon [5].
> A french tech news website talks about us as one of the most
> visible project of the exhibition[6].
> Of course, pictures will come soon.
> We want to specially thanks iXsystems who provides a lot of
> goodies 
> (horns, post-it, stress balls). We redistribute them for
> free and collect donations
> for the FreeBSD project. For these 3 days we collect 300 US$
> donated directly
> to the freeBSD fundation "On behalf of FreeBSD donations at
> Solutions Linux 2012".
> We also want to thanks Daniel Seuffert ds@ for his support
> year after year !

Hello Rodrigo,

Thanks for the update!

Were you able to get a contact name at nFrance that the Foundation can approach?



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