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PRNewswire: Linux Journal & LINUX Business Expo Launch...Awards Program For Linux Business Solutions

Aug 10, 1999, 13:48 (0 Talkback[s])

"To demonstrate how Linux solutions stand to impact enterprise computing, LINUX Business Expo has partnered with Linux Journal to present the first annual LINUX Business Expo "Penguin Playoffs" this November in Las Vegas. The "Penguin Playoffs" will recognize the best customized business applications developed for the Linux OS. Winners will be announced by Linus Torvalds in a ceremony during LINUX Business Expo."

"The Linux OS is already having a major impact on business computing. Companies are recognizing that the benefits of using Linux extend to the bottom line and overall performance of their companies," said Phil Hughes, publisher of Linux Journal. "The Penguin Playoffs, held at LINUX Business Expo - the industry's largest event for business professionals looking to incorporate Linux into their enterprise - are the first awards to legitimize Linux as a true enterprise solution."

"Linux Journal will be accepting entries for the competition until October 4, 1999. Each entry will be evaluated by a panel of 4 judges, consisting of Linux Journal reporters and editors. The week of November 1st, three finalists will be chosen in each of 4 major categories: -- Best Overall Solution -- Best Manufacturing Solution -- Best Office Solution -- Best Web Solution."

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