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AFS Techologies Workshop, 14 June 2022

Obtaining Support for OpenAFS

Users of OpenAFS have a range of options for obtaining support to address their needs.   These include free community based options as well as paid commercial support.

Community Based Support

The OpenAFS community provides a number of free forums for obtaining assistance.

Commercial Support and Development Providers

Several organizations offer commercial support contracts for OpenAFS or will do custom OpenAFS development for hire, or both. As a service to the OpenAFS community, the OpenAFS project maintains this list of organizations providing such services.

This list is provided purely for informational purposes for the community. Inclusion in this list is not endorsement by the OpenAFS project. Companies are included in this page strictly based on the criteria described below. For more information about any of these vendors, please contact the vendor directly using the contact information given below. If you represent an organization that provides these services, meet the criteria listed below, and wish to be listed, please contact the OpenAFS Elders.

List of Organizations

Organizations are listed in alphabetical order.

Sine Nomine Associates

AuriStor, Inc. (formerly known as Your File System, Inc.)

Inclusion Criteria

Any organization that meets the following criteria may be included in this list at their request.

  1. The organization (company, individual, non-profit, etc.) provides either general OpenAFS support — installation services, bug analysis and fixes, administrative support, and so forth — or OpenAFS development for hire, or both.

  2. The organization has a past track record of releasing their work, where applicable, as open source and contributing it back to the OpenAFS community. Specifically, the organization has submitted at least five patches and/or bug reports to the project in the past year.

  3. The organization is open to new contracts and customers.