So I’m currently sitting in my hotel lobby waiting till we jump in the hire car off to the airport for our flight home. It’s been a long week – the time zone difference between San Francisco and London is always exhausting and the mental effort of networking, presenting, and talking to customers is always pretty intensive too.
I think the conference was definitely quieter this year – you couldn’t help but feel the shadow of the economic climate hanging over us all – however though volume was down compared to last year, quality seemed to be much higher. My rough market assessment based on talking to people on our exhibition stand was that awareness of OSGi is much improved compared to last year.
Even better for me people really seemed to get what we (Paremus) are about. Last year we were the “RMI guys”. This year people we talked to seemed to get genuinely excited about what our product is a really about: a flexible, scalable solution to provisioning and managing dynamic distributed OSGi based applications in enterprise environments. (more…)