GUADEC could not happen without the support of sponsors. We are immensely grateful to the following organisations for their support.

If you are interested in sponsoring this year’s GUADEC, see how to sponsor.

2018 Sponsors


Established in 2004, Canonical is the company behind Ubuntu, a platform that spans from the PC and IoT devices to the server and the cloud. It includes a comprehensive suite of enterprise-grade tools for development, configuration, management and service orchestration. Ubuntu comes with everything you need to run your organisation, school, home or enterprise. Canonical provides enterprise products, support and services for Ubuntu. Canonical is a privately held company.


GitLab is the first single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle. Only GitLab enables Concurrent DevOps, unlocking organizations from the constraints of today’s toolchain. GitLab provides unmatched visibility, radical new levels of efficiency and comprehensive governance to significantly compress the time between planning a change and monitoring its effect. This make the software lifecycle 3 times faster, radically improving the speed of business.