PR Newswire: Ziff-Davis Launches Linux Business Expo

“ZD Events today launched LINUX Business Expo, the company’s
first Linux-dedicated conference and exposition set to run November
15-19, 1999, in the Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, and co- located
with the world’s most prestigious IT event, COMDEX/Fall ’99. The
event, which addresses one of the hottest topics in corporate and
Internet computing, is strongly endorsed by the Linux community,
including Linux International, Linux Journal, Linux Mall and VA
Linux Systems, which have announced their involvement in the

“LINUX Business Expo has been established as a forum for
business managers, IT and IS professionals, technology channel
professionals, developers and ISPs to learn more about making an
investment in Linux. Attendees will be able to view, compare and
gain essential perspectives about the software applications and
hardware created for the Linux environment.”

“The exhibition will provide Linux vendors with an opportunity
to educate the highly qualified COMDEX/Fall ’99 audience of buyers
and decision-makers about the Linux OS as a viable alternative for
large enterprise and mainstream business applications. ‘This
high-visibility expo and conference represents a new opportunity
for Linux entrepreneurs to tap into a high-level, educated audience
of prospective buyers that include corporate IT managers, resellers
and systems integrators, and applications developers,’ said Jon
‘MadDog’ Hall, executive director of Linux International.”