AME Info: First Middle East Linux Event to Open [June 2]
May 31, 2002, 03:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"The 'Ready for Real Business' Linux roadshow, hosted by IBM and
featuring speakers and demonstrations of Linux technology from
around the Middle East, will open in Bahrain on Sunday, June 2.
"The event, held under the patronage of His Excellency Ali Saleh
Al Saleh, Bahrain Minister of Commerce and Industry, will bring to
the Middle East some of the world's pre-eminent Linux experts for a
one-day exclusive event taking place in Manama on June 2nd, 2002 at
the Holiday Inn Hotel.
"Present will be global Linux software vendors, regional
business partners and a number of guest speakers from open source
and computer societies from around the Middle East region,
including: Bahrain IT Society, ACCPAC, AME Info, Intel, Red Hat
(including "Red on Blue"), Sage and Schlumberger, as well as IBM
with its Linux Education offerings and software middleware
solutions for this platform. IBM is hosting this event in
conjunction with its general marketing and services
representatives, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) and Saudi Business
Machines (SBM), with the participation of UBM.com from Jordan and
QuanTech from Lebanon..."