Pioneering Education Open Source Initiatives to Merge
Release: Monday 5th November 2012

The membership of Jasig and Sakai, pioneers in the development and adoption of open source software to support education, have voted overwhelmingly to merge their two organizations. The new non-profit entity formed by the merger, Apereo, will continue to foster the creation and sustenance of open source software in support of education and research - but with a significantly enlarged membership and reach.

"Apereo will build on the tradition of openness and collaboration of both Jasig and Sakai" said David Ackerman, of New York University and Chair of the Sakai Foundation,...

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