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BelFOSS 2017

Posted By Ryan Quinn on 8th Feb 17

Launched in 2016, BelFOSS is an event designed to showcase and raise awareness of Linux and Free/Open Source Software. Following on from last year’s success, we were delighted to be asked by the organisers to become a sponsor and get involved in this years’ event.

Free Open Source Software (FOSS) is freely licensed to use, copy, edit and study. The source code is openly shared and developers are encouraged to improve the software. Linux and FOSS are becoming increasingly popular. Many of the large IT companies and Software Houses in Northern Ireland are actively seeking developers who can call themselves experts in FOSS.

BelFOSS 2017 was held in the newly opened, purpose built Computer Science Building at Queens University. The speakers on the day came from a wide range of industries and their talks covered many topics including open source security, email threat prevention, the Rust programming language and much more.

If you’re in the market for a Linux/FOSS expert to join your team then get in touch today. We have a number of really high calibre candidates registered exclusively with us who are actively seeking to identify their next career move. Alternatively, if you’re looking to take that next step in your career, get in touch and we can get your details in front of the right people.

Ryan Quinn

028 9033 0250

Ryan.quinn@vanrath.com