Welcome to Sine Nomine Associates

Turning Research to Reality

Our vision is the "System after Next." Grounded in trend analysis and in scientific research, both based on disciplined methodology, we harness futuristic dreams and shape them into practical reality. This vision has guided our company from its inception, and we continue to grow as a thought leader for next generation IT systems.

No Service Disruption During COVID-19 Crisis

Sine Nomine Associates is maintaining normal capability during the outbreak.

  • We are experiencing no business disruptions due to COVID-19.
  • We proudly report that we are operating and supporting our customers as we always do -- like a trusted rock in a storm. COVID-19 is not the first storm we have endured together with our customers.  
  • We stand ready to assist at present and during future large-scale crises.  

Dr. E. Margarete Ziemer, CEO, summarizes: “20 years of customer success, based on 20 years of working distributed: you are safe with us…always.”

For more information on the spread of the COVID-19 virus, visit https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

We provide 24x7 support services for Open Source solutions; our portfolio includes an extensive range of platforms and applications, such as Linux distribution on multiple platforms, z/VM, ClefOS, virtual hosts, Docker, OpenShift, Unity, Mono, NJE/IP, HAO, Nagios and OpenAFS.


Our experts contribute thought leadership to several industry standards committees such as the OpenAFS, OpenShift, z/VM, Unity, Docker, and ClefOS communities. We provide a wide range of services that help our customers develop their dreams from concept to engineered reality solutions.

The systems of today need to be ready to meet the systems of tomorrow and we specialize in helping our customers understand the impact of the next generation of technology.


Our experts provide support services for global projects for government and industry leading corporations from green field to go live and service afterwards.

Our team has decades of experience across a broad background of both horizontal and vertical knowledge, while working for technology companies such as IBM, Grumman, Timken, Barco, and Bell Labs prior to our current tenure. We have worked in the trenches of aerospace, banking, financial, insurance, manufacturing, technology, independent consulting, open source support and development.

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OpenAFS Support and Services


Sine Nomine Associates is a respected leader in the OpenAFS distributed file system community. We were there when it all started with TransArc / IBM AFS and we are still going strong 20 years later. Our team of experts offer enterprise-level open source support and development services to our clients.


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