Bytemark is a UK-based server hosting and datacentre provider, headquartered in York, United Kingdom. Founded in 2002 as Bytemark Computer Consulting Ltd, Bytemark was the first provider of virtual machines and cloud hosting through User-Mode Linux in 2003. In 2012, Bytemark launched BigV their public cloud platform designed completely in-house using open source software. In 2013, Bytemark moved in to their own £1.2 million datacentre and headquarters in York, "YO26". The datacentre uses fresh-air cooling, not common in the UK and was shortlisted for Innovation in Medium Data Center at the DatacenterDynamics Awards EMEA 2013. In 2014, Bytemark was named one of the Top 50 Fastest Grown Tech Companies in the North at the Northern Tech Awards with revenue growth of 44%. Financially, Bytemark turned over £2.5 million in 2013. In 2014, this grew to £3 million. Bytemark has a history of contributing to and support free software. Bytemark offer an ongoing discount to Free software publishers of at least 5%. Bytemark support LibreOffice through provision of a build server. In 2009, Bytemark became a supporter of XBMC with the same. In 2012, Bytemark started supporting Cyanogenmod with build servers. In 2013, Bytemark contributed hosting services worth £150,000 to the Debian project having used Debian since the company was founded. Bytemark also supports OpenStreetMap with DNS services and servers to support version control, mailing lists and help pages. Bytemark also support projects for social good including sponsoring servers for mySociety including FixMyStreet, TheyWorkForYou and WhatDoTheyKnow.