eclipseCon sponsors
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EclipseCon 2005 Announces Gold-Level Sponsors

  • Accelerated Technology, Actuate, Agitar, Borland, HP and IBM Named Gold Sponsors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA - December 9, 2004 - The Eclipse Foundation announced the Gold-level sponsors for EclipseCon 2005, the annual gathering of the Eclipse community to be held February 28 through March 3, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency, Burlingame, CA, United States. Six leading technology companies, Accelerated Technology, Inc. a Mentor Graphics Division, Actuate Corporation, Agitar Software, Borland Software Corporation, HP and IBM will be the key sponsors of the conference.

"Eclipse is enjoying a tremendous amount of success and popularity in a number of different markets, including enterprise Java development, embedded, testing, business intelligence and enterprise IT," explained Mike Milinkovich, executive director of Eclipse Foundation, Inc. "This diversity is reflected in our ability to attract leading vendors from these markets to act as Gold-level sponsors for EclipseCon. We are honored to have these companies offer their significant sponsorship for our conference."

The EclipseCon technical program will appeal to beginners through advanced users, developers of Eclipse-based applications, enterprise architects and other technology decision makers. The program consists of more than twenty tutorials and three days of sessions. Please visit for additional information about the program.

Registration and Hotel Information
Registration and hotel information is available at Conference fee discounts are offered for those registering before January 31, 2005.

Information for Press and Analyst Organizations
Members of the press and analyst community are encouraged to attend EclipseCon 2005. Registration information is available at

Information for Exhibitors
Additional sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities are still available. Organizations interested in exhibiting at EclipseCon 2005 are invited to visit for more information. Interested parties should also email

About the Eclipse Foundation

The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit member-supported corporation that hosts community based open source projects. Eclipse creates royalty-free technology and a universal platform for development tools integration, modeling, testing and functionally-rich application construction. Eclipse-based offerings give developers freedom of choice in a multi-language, multi-platform, multi-vendor supported environment. Eclipse delivers a dynamic plug-in based framework that makes it easier to create and integrate technology, saving time and money. By collaborating and sharing core integration technology, providers can concentrate and focus on areas of expertise and differentiation. The Eclipse Platform is written in the Java language and comes with extensive plug-in construction toolkits and examples. It has already been deployed on a range of development workstations including Linux, QNX, Mac OS X and Windows-based systems. Full details of the Eclipse Foundation and white papers documenting the design of the Eclipse Platform are available at

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