Industry Partners

Blindside Networks

Blindside Networks is a company dedicated to helping universities, colleges, and commercial companies deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote students. We do this by providing commercial support for BigBlueButton, an open source web conferencing system for distance education.


Exocortex was founded in 2005 to streamline the production of visual effects via innovative and professional grade tools. Based in Ottawa, Canada but with collaborators around the world, Exocortex counts among its hundreds of clients the largest VFX studios, mid-side studios and a multitude of talented independent professionals.


Fivel is the only company to deliver ‘short learning bursts’ that empower employees to discover and master the productive features found in the technology they use on a daily basis. A company’s major investment in technologies will achieve the expected ROI by overcoming the single most important barrier to value, user adoption.


Mozilla is a proudly non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands. We’re a global community of users, contributors and developers working to innovate on your behalf. When you use Firefox, or any Mozilla product, you become a part of that community, helping us build a brighter future for the Web.

NexJ Systems

NexJ Systems is a leading provider of cloud-based software delivering enterprise relationship management solutions to the financial services, insurance, and healthcare industries.

Red Hat

Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

Partnership Opportunities

Applied research projects at CDOT are close collaborations with partners to solve problems using open source technologies. Contact us at or call 416-491-5050 x33315 to discuss how we can work together to create a solution that meets your technology challenge.