Paris, France (PRWEB) December 08, 2012
OW2, the global community for open source infrastructure software, announces the winners of the OW2 Best Project Awards 2012. Organized for the first time this year, the OW2 Best Project Awards recognize OW2 projects for their outstanding contribution in four categories: innovation, community development, market performance and the Technology Council Special Prize.
The winners of the first ever OW2 Best Project Awards are:
“We are extremely proud of our Best Project Awards 2012 winners,” says OW2 CEO Cedric Thomas “Their achievements reflect the growing momentum of the OW2 open source software community,” he adds.
The OW2 Best Project Awards afford OW2 members, project leaders and their teams great recognition within the community as well as many opportunities in terms of visibility. The award ceremony took place at OW2con'12, the annual conference of the OW2 community, on 28 November, at Orange Labs' Innovation Garden, in Paris Issy-les-Moulineaux.
All projects were invited to compete for one of the four awards: Innovation Award, Community Award, Market Award and Technology Council Special Prize. The winners were selected by a jury of project leaders from the technology Council and members of the OW2 Management Office.
OW2 is an independent industry community dedicated to developing open source code infrastructure (middleware and generic applications) and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology projects, including ASM, Bonita, eXo Platorm, JOnAS, JORAM, Orbeon Forms, Orchestra, Petals ESB, Spagic, SpagoBI and XWiki. Visit http://www.ow2.org