Bloomberg Joins Linux Foundation as Gold Member

Bloomberg Joins Linux Foundation as Gold Member

Increased Investment in Open Source to Help Advance Technology for Quantitative Finance, Machine Learning and More
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CONTENT: Press Release

Originally published by Linux Foundation.

SANTA ROSA, Calif., February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced that Bloomberg is joining the organization as a Gold member. 

Gold membership is the second-highest corporate membership tier at The Linux Foundation and demonstrates a significant commitment and investment in open source. Gold members of The Linux Foundation include Cisco, Citrix, Electronics and Telecommunications Institute (ETRI), Google, Huawei, Hitachi, NetApp, Panasonic, Renesas, SR Tech Labs, SUSE, Toyota and Verizon Terremark.

Bloomberg is a global business and financial information powerhouse using its unique technology to deliver real-time data, news, and analytics to influential decision makers. Bloomberg is increasingly using and contributing to open source technologies throughout its infrastructure and for its Bloomberg Professional service (aka "The Terminal"), as well as its media properties. Among them include Linux, Hadoop, OpenStack and Solr. With customers constantly requiring new ways to obtain and view information, Bloomberg’s R&D team greatly benefits from the accelerated technological development open source provides. 

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