The official sponsor of the current HackITall edition is Avira. This is a German security software company known mainly for Avira Internet Security. It was set up in 2006, but the anti-virus application is being developed long before, since 1986.
More than 100 million customers and companies rely on Avira's security expertise and award-winning antivirus software, turning the company into one of the world's market leaders. It ranked sixth in the OPSWAT Antivirus Market Report.
Avira provides protection for computers, smartphones, servers and networks, both provided as software and as cloud-based services. Headquartered in Germany, the company has several locations around the world, including Romania, the USA and the Netherlands.
The main sponsor of the Algorithm Section is Adobe. In 2006, Adobe enters Romanian market by acquiring InterAKT Online start-up, which then had under 30 employees - the majority still working for Adobe today, in Bucharest or in US.
Today, with almost 600 employees, Adobe Romania is Adobe’s largest European site, focused on engineering and operations. Digital Experience, CloudTech and Digital Media BUs make the majority of the site. Spreading over 71,000 square feet, across 4 floors, Adobe Romania site is a unique space that gathers some of the most talented minds in the country.
The other sponsor of the Algorithm Section is Oracle Academy. It offers to teachers and educational institutions access to world-class technology, learning materials and curriculum, training, and other resources for free.
”Since 2006, we have been involved in teacher training programs in our local high schools to teach professors database and Java programming. Many of the students from these schools have gone on to study computer science in our universities, which also are members of Oracle Academy. To date, 689 high schools and universities across the country are engaged in our program.”
Google is and always will be an engineering company that thinks big and takes risks. They create and iterate on the products and tools of the future—for billions of users. Their mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Their engineers are curious and collaborative visionaries and looking forward to making new colleagues excited about tackling the hard problems in technology.