Based in Oxford and with several offices in major cities around the world, 2ndQuadrant Ltd provides support, training, services and publications to organisation using the open source PostgreSQL database management system.

Open Source together with Cloud Computing and BYOD are all current game changers which deliver massive benefits

With the Government's annual IT spend in the region of £20bn per year, a significant opportunity exists to reduce spending and create savings through encouraging innovations and enhancing the UK's IT skill-set. However, the long-term programme of reform is not just to deliver savings, but also to improve the quality and efficiency of Government ICT, with Open Standards and Open Source Software playing a major role in this objective.

One Point Consulting Limited is an established specialised UK consulting, technology and services company that provides Enterprise Architecture, ECM, Messaging, Collaboration, Open Source and training solutions to both the public and private sectors throughout the UK.  The company was founded by former staff from Big Four consultancies and global system integrators and the senior management team still reflects this heritage.