"IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class
tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets, announced today
that it is now accepting submissions for the semi-annual Open
Source Product Excellence Awards, to be presented at the upcoming
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo. The awards will recognize the
most innovative Open Source products and services at LinuxWorld,
which is scheduled for January 29 - February 1, 2002 at the Jacob
K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
The Open Source Product Excellence Awards are presented in
conjunction with UniForum, a vendor-neutral association that
advocates the practices and benefits of open technologies and
related hardware, software, applications and standards. UniForum
and IDG World Expo will present awards for Best Developer Tools,
Best Network/Server Application, Best Embedded Linux Solutions,
Best Open Source Project, Best Productivity Application, Best
System Integration Solution, and Best of Show.
By highlighting innovative products and services, the Open
Source Product Excellence Awards will help LinuxWorld attendees
identify new, cost-effective solutions for their businesses. For
exhibitors, the awards are an opportunity to obtain significant,
valuable exposure for their Open Source solutions, at the event as
well as beyond.