The show, which is due to take place on 25th and 26th October in Olympia 2, London, will showcase the latest offerings and products from leading Linux companies such Oracle, Novell, Hewlett Packard, Scalix, Transtec, IBM and Sirius.
The two-day event will include the following:
• The Conference Programme – which features over 26 hours of content delivered by more than 18 industry gurus, such as John Masters, Redhat and Jon ‘maddog’ Hall, Linux International. It is aimed at helping attendees better understand Linux in both business and research environments
• Business Briefings – which are free sessions given by top industry professionals such as Chris Lewis, IT Director from hotel chain, Malmaison and Michael Sparks from the BBC. The briefings are aimed at corporate and senior IT managers looking to gain real life examples of the advantages, disadvantages, applications and integration of Linux and Open Source in business
• The Internet Café – is a new feature this year brought to us by Blueloop Ltd and its technology partner Omni Technology Solutions Inc. The Internet cafe will consist of 12 independent Linux workstations running on two Intel Pentium 4 3Ghz desktops, enabling visitors to check email and surf the Internet at the show
• .Org Village – which will unveil and showcase some of the latest developments in free Open Source technology. Attendees can share best practices, debate ideas and overall work together to better promote the use of free Open Source across the UK
“Linux is continually growing in popularity, with businesses of all sizes and in every industry adopting open source technology” commented Sarah Williams, event director, Turret Group, who is organising the event. “The vast list of exhibitors at Linuxworld 2006 backs this up. We are looking forward to a great show that will set the agenda for the Linux industry over the coming year.”
About IDG World Expo
IDG World Expo produces technology-focused tradeshows, conferences and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. As the leading technology event management company, IDG World Expo leverages its experience and knowledge of technology-focused events and conferences, enabling technology companies to capture the attention and loyalty of influential buyers. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research and event company.
About Linux World
LinuxWorld (linuxworldexpo.co.uk)is held in 12 countries and there are 15 shows (2 per year in the US, Japan, and in China; 1 each in Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Germany, UK, Italy and Netherlands.
About Turret Group
Turret Group is an event organiser based in West London. Formerly Turret RAI plc, the company organises trade shows, conferences and publishes specialist magazines and directories.