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BW: Technology Pundit Bob Metcalfe to Host Weekly Webcast Series from ITworld.com and InfoWorld…

“Could all-optical Internet become a reality? What is the future
of network management? Can Linux really give Microsoft a run for
its money? ITworld.com and InfoWorld provide you with these answers
and a host of other insights, in an interactive webcast series,
Live From the Ether, featuring noted columnist and technology
pundit Bob Metcalfe. Launched earlier this month, ITworld.com – the
IT problem-solving network(TM) – begins webcasting this weekly
series, every Wednesday, starting today, at 1:00 pm EST at
http://www.itworld.com/metcalfe.”

“Said Bill Reinstein president and CEO of ITworld.com, ‘For
years, Bob Metcalfe’s widely read predictions on Internet security
and privacy, the telcos, Linux, and Internet stocks have provided
him with a loyal following of IT professionals and placed him in
the pantheon of tech pundits.
As such, this webcast series
featuring Metcalfe will serve as a unique reflection of the
real-time insight that we bring to the site’s visitors on an
ongoing basis and another reason why ITworld.com is the Internet’s
premier IT problem-solving network.’ “

“In each informative half-hour show of this joint arrangement,
Metcalfe will address current trends as well as highlight companies
and technologies that are reflective of his weekly InfoWorld
column, “From the Ether.” InfoWorld and InfoWorld.com define
technology for business and focus on editorial coverage of key
technologies, products, and trends to assist IT professionals in
leveraging technology for business advantage. Each week, more than
half a million U.S. information technology professionals read
Metcalfe’s internationally syndicated column. He has written on
such germane topics as the pay-as-we-go Internet, dismantling
telecom monopolies, and the role of governments in shaping the
convergence of technology markets. Each webcast will be based on
his InfoWorld column that will appear online on Saturday (prior to
the Wednesday webcast at http://www.infoworld.com/metcalfe), in
print on Monday, and as an e-mail on Tuesday.”


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