Products for OpenBSD
OpenBSD encourages companies and independent developers to create
products for use with OpenBSD, or based on OpenBSD itself.
Commercial support for OpenBSD is available from vendors listed on
our support page.
Products based on
The following products are based on OpenBSD:
RTMX sells a version of OpenBSD which
has a full complement of POSIX real-time features added to it. They have
graciously donated the source code for these extensions, and these
changes will be integrated into OpenBSD soon.
a company based in Munich, Germany, offers sophisticated IT security
solutions based on OpenBSD:
The two-tier genugate system is the only firewall certified by the
German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) as "Highly Resistant".
In 2012, the genugate has been re-certified using the Common Criteria
international standard at the level EAL4+.
The security platform genubox was
developed for remote control of machines via the Internet. Among others,
an important function of this genua product is to set up SSH-encrypted
tunnels for data transmission via the Internet and to provide an
integrated application platform.
.vantronix GmbH offers security
appliances based on OpenBSD. The underlying operating system is
closely based on the official OpenBSD -stable releases extended with a
powerful CLI, administration and monitoring interfaces, binary
updates, preinspection services and integration into HP ProCurve
networks. The company is located in Hannover, Germany, and provides
international support and services supported by a network of partners.
Fox-IT delivers specialist security and
intelligence solutions for government bodies and other major organizations
throughout the world. Our core business is developing solutions for the
protection of state secrets, the investigation of digital crime, audits,
managed security services, consulting and training courses. We use OpenBSD as
a trusted platform on which the DataDiode is built.
Hardware/Software products for
The following products are known to work on OpenBSD:
- PowerCrypt by GTGI
Global Technologies Group, Inc.
produces PowerCrypt, an
intelligent, bus-mastering PCI board that incorporates the Hifn 7751
encryption processor. Kernel-level support was developed by OpenBSD, with device drivers and IPsec
code written by members of the OpenBSD community.
- Open Sound System by 4Front (i386 only)
4Front Technologies provides a
substantially spiffed-up commercial version of the OpenBSD/i386 audio
device drivers. These replacement drivers are compatible with the audio
drivers OpenBSD/i386 ships with, but they support many additional cards
and take full advantage of these cards' features. This package is available
for OpenBSD/i386 3.x
- Software2Go Motif (i386 and SPARC only)
Software2Go, LLC has Motif 2.1.20
Development and Runtime toolkits for OpenBSD.
The development distribution is for software developers building
graphical user interface applications with the Motif look and feel. The
runtime distribution is required to deploy binary-only applications.
Contact: Software2Go, LLC Online
Ordering, 817-431-8775 (phone/fax)