Commercial Affiliates

Beijing Open-mindedness Technology Co., Ltd. is the first Chinese Sakai Commercial Affiliate delivering Sakai development and support services. 

We provide a series of associated services for Sakai that include consulting service, customization development services, systems integration service, deployment services, operation services and training services in small, medium or large sized organizations.

Blindside Networks started the BigBlueButton project in 2008 with one goal: to provide remote students a high-quality online learning experience.

BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for online learning. It enables teachers to engage remote students with real-time sharing of audio, video, presentation, chat, desktop, and polls. BigBlueButton has deep integrations with Sakai via the Sakai Meetings Tool.

Blindside Networks provides commercial hosting and support for BigBlueButton to the Apereo community.

Brutus Partners is a Wisconsin limited liability company offering training and consulting to help Sakai CLE adopters thrive. Training for instructors and administrators helps to make the most of the learning environment. Implementation and configuration consulting sets up the CLE for success. Beyond training and consulting, Brutus can take on your projects like course design and migration.

Cirrus Identity is a leading provider of cloud-hosted identity management solutions. Our most popular solutions are used for "guest" account management - applicants, visitors, alumni, external collaborators, and parents. We also offer IdP Proxy and Bridge modules. Our services are increasing user engagement and decreasing technical support costs at universities and companies around the world.

EDIA offers a number of services that allows institutions to benefit from the full potential of Sakai. Our services are aimed at both technical, and functional optimisation of the software, ensuring that all organisational levels will have an optimal Learning Management System experience when using Sakai. EDIA was the first European Sakai Commercial Affiliate delivering Sakai development and support services since 2005. We support open source initiatives because we believe in the innovative power of community development.

Entornos de Formación is a Spanish company specialising in educational technology since 2007, that work with leading universities and large-scale institutions across six continents. Entornos de Formación delivers knowledge, training and personal development for businesses and educational institutions by making use of information technologies. Our team is made up of opensource professionals (Sakai experts) who are well qualified to prepare our clients in each and every step involved in the process of training.

Girasole Solutions is a company that customizes, installs and maintains Bedework calendar sites and provides general web and systems services.

Harf Information Technology provides advanced software solutions for the learning ecosystem that includes learning management systems, interactive content for all levels, course development tools, test preparation and deployment tools, and admissions and registration tools. Harf is the first company in the Middle East to provide a mission critical system on the Sakai platform that includes deployment, integration, training and support.

Imagine² is team of dreamers, thinkers and problem solvers with a common aspiration of being at the intersection of humanity and technology. For this very reason our goal is to design, create and promote innovative high tech products that solve today’s problems and ultimately enrich people’s lives. We offer a full Sakai solutions including installation, translation, configuration, modification, integration, development and support in small, medium or large sized organizations.

KEL is a system integrator in Japan. We provide the best-of-breed and comprehensive solutions in partnership with a wide range of vendors including hardware and software. To meet the various needs of customers, we also develop our own products and services. Being the first SCA in Japan and the provider of the development, implementation, and support for Sakai, KEL expands its activity throughout the country to offer the most substantial information service for students and staff.

Longsight will help you evaluate Sakai, install it on campus or host Sakai at one of our modern data centers with 99.999% reliability. We understand the business of education; we know what’s important to you. We’ll make the transition to Sakai smooth with comprehensive support, training, content migration, integration with campus services and more. Contact Longsight to learn how to get the most out of community source software – flexibility, control, reliability, cost savings and more.

MPL

MPL is an eLearning consultant company with more than 10 years of experience helping companies and academic market to implement successful eLearning projects. We provide custom development virtual content and off-the-shelf content. MPL implements and supports LMS platforms like Sakai, making faster and easier to expand the virtual learning and training strategies to your employees and to your pupils. Contact us to know our value proposal based on Trust, Effectiveness and Innovation. Based in Bogotá, Colombia.

OpenCollab is a Cape Town based, South African software development and consulting company. We promote open source systems and communities, and have been building, implementing and supporting higher education technology and enterprise applications for over a decade. A strategic commitment to the future of open source software and collaboration, combined with strong customer orientation, means we deliver scalable, enterprise-strength applications.

Unicon is a leading provider of IT consulting, services, and support for the education technology, specializing in open source solutions. Unicon provides services and support for Apereo projects including CAS, Sakai, SSP, uMobile, and uPortal, and is one of the original Sakai Commercial Affiliates. To learn more about Unicon’s services for open source solutions, please visit: www.unicon.net/opensource.