The Open Source Business Alliance (OSB Alliance) is the association of the open source industry in Germany. We represent over 200 member companies that employ approximately 10,000 people in Germany and generate more than 1.7 billion euros annually. Together with scientific institutions and user organizations, we are committed to sustainably anchoring the central importance of open source software and open standards for a successful digital transformation in the public consciousness.
This digital transformation should equally benefit companies, the state and society. In addition, innovations in the field of open source are to be promoted. The OSB Alliance supports politics in constructive legislation for a successful, sovereign and sustainable digital transformation, taking into due to the points listed above. The support of these open approaches leads to the strengthening of digital economic power and to independence and resilience of public and private sector information technology.