Past and Present Sponsors
The following organizations have supported the Squid Project by providing their resources or funding various Squid development activities:
The Squid Software Foundation - http://foundation.squid-cache.org/
The Foundation governs and facilitates Squid project activities, providing the infrastructure and support framework for Squid developers and users.
DigitalOcean - https://www.digitalocean.com/
DigitalOcean has donated droplets from their cloud infrastructure to host most of Squid Project's continuous integration farm.
SpinUp - https://SpinUp.com
SpinUp has donated cloud resources to host our main website, wiki and mailing lists.
The Measurement Factory - http://www.measurement-factory.com/
The Measurement Factory has contributed significant resources to Squid development and Squid Project infrastructure and support.
Treehouse Networks, NZ - http://treenet.co.nz/
Treehouse Networks has contributed significant resources toward Squid-3+ development and maintenance for their customer gateways and CDN.
RackSpace - https://www.rackspace.com/
RackSpace donated a number of virtual machines from their cloud infrastructure to support and extend our continuous integration testing infrastructure and, in 2014-2019, to host many of the Squid Project services.
Augur TBBS Pty Limited
Augur TBBS has funded development work towards HTTP/2 support in Squid-4.
Bloomberg L.P. has funded development work towards stabilizing Squid-4.
LaunchPad - http://launchpad.net/
Provide Bazaar mirroring services and host the Squid-3+ developer project code.
RM Education - http://www.rm.com/
RM Education has sponsored Squid performance optimizations and stability improvements.
Messagenet - http://messagenet.it/
Messagenet donated hardware and bandwidth for the wiki server and most continuous integration testing until late 2014 when it was converted to a Squid Project core mirror server.
anonymoX GmbH - http://anonymox.net/
anonymoX contributed sponsorship and resources towards resolving and testing bug fixes in high performance Squid-3.4 proxies.
iCelero - http://icelero.com/
iCelero.com contributed development resources towards testing and stabilization of Squid-3.3 on Windows.
Netbox Blue Pty - http://netboxblue.com/
Netbox Blue Pty. contributed development resources towards testing and stabilizing of authentication systems in Squid-3.2 and Squid-3.3.
iiNet Ltd - http://www.iinet.net.au/
iiNet Ltd contributed significant development resources to Squid during its early stages and was instrumental in its early adoption in the local internet community. In Squid-2.6 and 3.0 iiNet supplied equipment to help develop and test the WCCPv2 implementation. In Squid-3.2 iiNet sponsored development time to resolve authentication problems.
Palisade Systems - http://www.palisadesys.com/
Palisade Systems funded initial SSL Bump feature development in Squid-3.2.
Barefruit - http://www.barefruit.com/
Barefruit has funded Squid-3.0 and 3.1 development and maintenance, with a focus on content adaptation (ICAP and eCAP) support.
BBC (UK) and Siemens IT Solutions and Services (UK)
Provided development and testing resources for Solaris /dev/poll support in Squid-3.1.
webwasher AG - http://www.webwasher.com/
webwasher AG paid for improvements to Squid-3.1 ICAP client implementation.
SourceForge - http://www.sourceforge.net/
Provide CVS mirroring services and hosted the Squid-2 developer project code.
Kaspersky Lab - http://www.kaspersky.com/
Kaspersky Lab funded initial development of ICAP support in Squid-3.0
MARA Systems AB - http://www.marasystems.com/
MARA systems has sponsored the bug fixing and maintenance for most Squid-2.5 releases, and a number of new features to be found in Squid-3.0.
Zope Corporation - http://www.zope.com/
Zope Corporation funded the development of the ESI protocol (http://www.esi.org) in Squid-3.0 to provide greater cachability of dynamic and personalized pages by caching common page components.
Picture IQ - http://www.pictureiq.com/
Picture IQ bought simple support for the Vary header to Squid-2.7, to help their accelerator setups.
Yahoo! Inc. - http://www.yahoo.com/
Yahoo! Inc. supported the development of improved refresh logic. Many thanks to Yahoo! Inc. for supporting the development of these features.
Swell Technology - http://www.swelltech.com/
Swell Technology provided development and testing support to the Squid-2 project, as well as hardware donations for Squid developers.
SGI - http://www.sgi.com/
SGI has provided hardware donations for Squid developers.
The National Science Foundation
The NSF was the primary funding source for Squid development from 1996-2000. Two grants (#NCR-9616602, #NCR-9521745) received through the Advanced Networking Infrastructure and Research (ANIR) Division were administered by the University of California San Diego.
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