The Linux Foundation Recruits Seven European Companies Including Codethink and Lanedo

The Linux Foundation has announced that seven European companies have decided to join the organisation.

These companies include Codethink, KeyPoint Technologies, Lanedo, Meinberg Funkuhren, Picochip, Puzzle ITC and RPA RusBITech.

The Linux Foundation’s mission is to maintain and develop the open source Linux platform. The newly joined members will work to expand the use of Linux in businesses throughout Europe and across the world, the Linux Foundation said.

"We are inspired by the support and collaboration from companies throughout the world. Today we're happy to welcome our newest members from Europe," said vice president of marketing and developer programs at The Linux Foundation, Amanda McPherson.

"Europe remains fertile ground where new technologies can grow through collaboration. We're looking forward to our first opportunity to work face-to-face with these companies at LinuxCon Europe," she added.

The companies will make an appearance at the first LinuxCon Europe to take place in Prague, Czech Republic later this month. The Linux Foundation was founded in 2000 to advance the work done by Linux creator Linus Torvalds.