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NetworkWorldFusion: LinuxWorld Comes of Age with Big-Name Players

Aug 06, 2002, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"New enterprise Linux clustering, database and desktop software, along with intriguing first-time exhibitors and high-powered speakers, will bolster the LinuxWorld Expo 2002 next week.

"LinuxWorld Expo will feature speakers such as Sun CEO Scott McNealy, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who are scheduled to give keynote addresses. And to keep things interesting, longtime Linux basher Microsoft will have a booth at the show for the first time. With LinuxWorld's increased visibility and high-profile speakers and attendees, observers say the show is further proof that Linux has moved from the fringe to front and center in terms of enterprise IT strategy.

"LinuxWorld Expo will feature 140 vendors, down slightly from last year's list of exhibitors, which included 180 companies. IDG World Expo, which produces the show and is owned by Network World's parent company, IDG, has not released attendance projections. About 18,000 people attended last summer's LinuxWorld..."

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