Cyberport is a creative digital cluster with over 700 community members. With a vision to build a legacy of entrepreneurial excellence that establishes Cyberport as a leading global innovation and technology hub, Cyberport is committed to facilitating the local economy by nurturing digital industry start-ups and entrepreneurs, driving collaboration to pool resources and create business opportunities, and accelerating digital adoption through strategic initiatives and partnerships.
Founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene open source projects, Elastic provides real-time insights and makes massive amounts of structured and unstructured data usable for developers and enterprises. By focusing on scalability, ease-of-use, and ease-of-integration, Elastic’s suite of open-source products (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats) and subscription plugins (Shield, Watcher, Marvel) can be deployed either on-premise or in the cloud with Elastic’s Found offering. To date, these products have achieved more than 50 million cumulative downloads and power many of the world’s leading mobile, social, consumer and mission critical business applications. Elastic is backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures, and NEA with headquarters in Amsterdam and Mountain View, California, and offices and employees around the world. To learn more, visit www.elastic.co.
IBM is an innovation and technology company headquartered in New York with operations in over 175 countries. It delivers innovative solutions, software and infrastructures to improve client outcomes, create new value and solve business problems through integrated solutions that leverage IT and deep knowledge in business processes. These solutions draw from an industry leading portfolio of business and technology consulting, delivery and implementation services, as well as enterprise software, systems and financing.
IBM opened for business in Hong Kong in 1957, and has since played a pivotal role in Hong Kong’s development and transformation. For more information, visit www.ibm.com/hk
VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, accelerates our customers’ digital transformation journey by enabling enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT. With VMware solutions, organizations are creating exceptional experiences by mobilizing everything, responding faster to opportunities with modern data and apps hosted across hybrid clouds, and safeguarding customer trust with a defense-in-depth approach to cybersecurity.
MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. With its proven ease-of-use, performance, and scalability, MySQL has become the leading database choice for Web-based applications, used by high profile web properties including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yahoo!, and many more. Visit mysql.com.
Oursky is a Hong Kong based app development studio with a talented team of 40 people. Our apps are loved by millions of users and got features by the App Store from time to time. Apart from building apps, we have also been striving to contribute to the developer community and this year, we open source our backend solution, Skygear, which is originally built for internal use to replace Parse.
Since its founding in 1975, Microsoft has been a leader in this transformation. As a reflection of that role - and to help the company to focus on the opportunities that lie ahead - Microsoft has established and embraced a new corporate mission: To empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software – any time, any place and on any device. These include operating systems for personal computers and networks, server applications for client/server environments, business and consumer productivity applications, interactive media programs and Internet platform and development tools. Microsoft also offers online services and entertainment and hardware devices.
"The perfect search engine," says Google co-founder Larry Page, "would understand exactly what you mean and give back exactly what you want." Given the state of search technology today, that's a far-reaching vision requiring research, development, and innovation to realize. Google is committed to blazing that trail. Though acknowledged as the world's leading search technology company, Google's goal is to provide a much higher level of service to all those who seek information, whether they're at a desk in Boston, driving through Bonn, or strolling in Bangkok
Gandi is the No Bullshit™ domain name registrar and hosting provider. Created in France in 1999, Gandi is now present in 3 continents,with offices in Paris, San Francisco, Luxembourg, and Taipei. We position ourselves as the next port of call for those who want to create an online presence, right after Internet access providers, since domain names are the firststep in creating your own piece of the Internet.
JetBrains PyCharm is the intelligent Python IDE for Professional Developers providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Web and Scientific development. PyCharm comes in two editions. The free and open-source PyCharm Community Edition is perfect for pure Python and scientific development. PyCharm Professional Edition is designed for professional Python and Web developers.
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- Henry Law
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