LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit Kicks off Today in New York City

NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 14, 2007 –

WHAT:

LinuxWorld(R) OpenSolutions Summit(TM)

( www.linuxworldsummit.com ), a regional and vertically

focused conference that addresses the needs and interests

of IT professionals involved in the deployment of Linux

and open source solutions.

WHERE:

New York Marriott Marquis

1535 Broadway

5th Floor

New York, NY 10036

WHEN:

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 15, 2007 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHO:

Owned and produced by IDG World Expo ( www.idgworldexpo.com )

HOW:

Media Registration is located at the event registration

counter on the 5th floor of the hotel. Pre-registered media

can pick their badges up at Media Registration. Media who

have not pre-registered for LinuxWorld can register on-site.

Please bring a business card as a media credential.

Media Registration hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on

Wednesday, Feb 14th, and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on

Thursday, February 15th.

There is no cost for a pass to the Sponsor Showcase for

qualified attendees. Conference passes can be purchased

onsite for $995.

Keynotes:

Wednesday, February 14th

9:00 a.m. – Keynote: Bruce Schneier, Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Counterpane Internet Security, Inc.

Thursday, February 15th

9:00 a.m. – Debra Anderson, CIO, Novell, Inc.

3:45 p.m. – Randy Allen, Corporate Vice President, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Exhibitors: The conference will also provide attendees with a networking environment through the Sponsor Showcase which features more than 30 of the premier Linux and open source vendors, including AMD, CentricCRM, Centeris Corporation, Dell, Emperor Linux, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, QLogic Corporation, Ubuntu, VMware, XenSource, and many more.

Showcase hours are as follows:

Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Conference Attendees Only) 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. (Sponsor Showcase Attendees Only) and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Conference Attendees Only)

Thursday, February 15, 2007, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (Conference Attendees Only)

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