IDG World Expo Names Finalists For LinuxWorld’s Open Source Product Excellence Awards

FRAMINGHAM, MA – AUGUST 7, 2002 – IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets, today announced the finalists for LinuxWorld Conference & Expo's Open Source Product Excellence Awards. Presented in conjunction with the UniForum Association, the Open Source Product Excellence Awards will recognize Open Source product and service innovations offered by some of the world's leading ISVs, OEMs, service providers and developers.


LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and Open Source solutions, will take place August 12-15, 2002 at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The Open Source Product Excellence Awards will be presented on the show floor at Booth #1447 on Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.

Finalists for the Open Source Product Excellence Awards include:

Best Network/Server Application

IBM: Websphere

Egenera: Egenera BladeFrame 2.0

Computer Associates: Unicenter Software Delivery

BMC Software: Patrol for Linux Enterprise Server

Hewlett Packard: ProLiant DL380G2 Packaged Clusters

Best Developer Tools

IBM: Websphere Studio

Computer Associates: AllFusion Harvest Change Manager

Borland Software: Kylix 3

APPX Software: APPX 4.1.a

Best Storage Solution

IBM: Total Storage

Dynamic Network Factory: DataMax 14000

Hewlett Packard: Smart Array Cluster Storage

Computer Associates: BrightStor Enterprise Backup

3Ware: Escalade 8500 Series

Best System Integration Solution


Hewlett Packard: Rapid Deployment

Computer Associates: CleverPath Portal

Best Security Solution

IBM: Tivoli

Computer Associates: eTrust Access Control

Astaro: Astaro Security Linux v.3

Cylant: CylantSecure 2.0

OmniCluster: SlotShield 3000

Best Open Source Project

Hewlett Packard: Open SSI

Vovida: Vocal

K Desktop Environment: KDE 3.0.0

Sun Microsystems: 1.0

Sun Microsystems: GNOME 2.0 for Solaris

Best Desktop Office Solution

Codehost: BrightQ

Codeweavers: CrossOver Office

Sun Microsystems: StarOffice 6.0

Best Productivity Application

BMC Software: Deployment Manager for Linux

APPX Software: APPX Business Applications

Cybozu: Cybozu Share360