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.

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.

Edalex Solutions offers a range of platforms and services for the education sector. With key management, product strategy, development, support and hosting staff from the original EQUELLA team, Edalex offers deep expertise in all things EQUELLA. Edalex partners with clients to deliver innovative and mission-critical deployments. Hosting (99.994% availability since inception), custom development, configuration, deployment, client support and more - backed by nearly 150 years of combined EQUELLA experience on the team.

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.

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 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: