IXP Manager

Call for Sponsorship

IXP Manager began as an internal project at INEX and we chose to open source it in 2012. INEX has borne nearly the complete development, maintenance, support and project management burden of the project until we started the sponsorship program in late 2016.

To continue to develop IXP Manager into all we hope it can be, we needed to look at a more sustainable funding model and hire a full time developer.

Our original call for funding document (including year one development plan and year two and three outlook) can be downloaded here. A public version of our 2017 year end report to the sponsors' can also be downloaded here.

If you'd like to discuss sponsoring IXP Manager, please contact Barry O'Donovan / Nick Hilliard via sponsorship@ixpmanager.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Diamond

  • Cost: >= €25,000
  • Limit: Two per year

Includes largest icons on the sponsorship page (top section), link to your website of choice and largest icons on credits page of all presentations.

Platinum

  • Cost: >= €15,000
  • Limit: Five per year

Includes second largest icons on the sponsorship page (second section), link to your website of choice and second largest icons on credits page of all presentations.

Gold

  • Cost: >= €10,000
  • Limit: No limit

Includes third largest icons on the sponsorship page (third section), link to your website of choice and third largest icons on credits page of all presentations.

Silver

  • Cost: >= €5,000
  • Limit: No limit

Includes fourth largest icons on the sponsorship page (fourth section), link to your website of choice and text credit on the credits page of all presentations.

Bronze

  • Cost: < €5,000
  • Limit: No limit

Includes fifth largest icons on the sponsorship page (fifth section), link to your website of choice and text credit on the credits page of all presentations.

The Fine Print

  • Donations are annual. One year after donating, the sponsor's logo is removed from the current sponsors list and any other privileges associated with sponsorship. Note that your contribution will always be noted at the end of the sponsors page.
  • Lowest sponsorship level is €1,000/year.
  • All sponsors will be shown on the sponsors page:
    • The sponsors page will always be publicly accessible.
    • The sponsors page will be linked in the header and the footer of all pages on the www.ixpmanager.org website which in turn is linked off every IXP Manager installation's default Documentation menu (which is also publically accessible by default).
  • Current sponsors may use the IXP Manager logo to advertise their sponsorship for the term of their sponsorship.
  • Official IXP Manager conference presentations, when allowed, will include a slide with our sponsors' logos for Gold level and higher. Where feasible, we will endeavour to include logos for lower levels also.
  • We encourage our sponsors to brag about their sponsorship of this great project on social media, at conferences, etc.