Booking.com™ is the world leader in booking accommodation online. Each day, over 700,000 room nights are reserved on Booking.com. The Booking.com website and apps attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide. Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for every type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Booking.com has sponsored several perl events worldwide, has donated money to Perl 5 Development and many of its engineers are regular speakers and attendants to YAPCs and Workshops.
Víntegris designs, implements and manages information security infrastructures for Spain's leading financial institutions and large corporations. It provides customised robust solutions to meet business needs, integrating high-performance technologies and bridging the gap between standardised products and the needs of each company. Our solutions in critical segments such as digital certificate management, control and auditing and user authentication bring added value to their respective segments and are fully endorsed by the market. Víntegris is currently using Perl to develop aid tools for the development and improvement of its products.
Soysuper.com is an online supermarket where you can compare groceries prices from 7 supermarkets in Spain, create your cart with real time price comparison and choose where to send you cart to get your stuff delivered home. We build most of our backend services using perl and we also contribute back to CPAN.
CAPSiDE is a systems engineering company. Its value proposition involves boosting its clients' business through the design, implementation and 24x7 engineering of highly efficient, scalable and reliable systems architectures. CAPSiDE has been programming in perl for years and some of the engineers are regular participants in the local community of Perl Mongers. CAPSiDE has also cooperated several times by hosting the community's monthly meeting in its offices or sponsoring similar events.
The Department of Computer Architecture (DAC) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) carries outs research and education in the areas of Computer Architecture, Computer Networks and Operating Systems. The DAC is responsible for graduate and master courses in programs offered by several engineering schools. Moreover, it is also responsible for master and doctorate programs. The research carried out by the DAC is organized in several research groups. Their scientific production is published in top conferences and journals. Both researchers and IT staff use Perl on several projects.