Microsoft, Unisys, Qwest & Veridian Sponsor Application Centers at IDG’s GovTech 2000, June 20-21, Washington, D.C. Convention Center

FALLS CHURCH, VA – JUNE 12, 2000 – FCW Government Technology Group, producer of the GovTech 2000 Conference and Exposition, announced the sponsors of its intergovernmental technology exhibition and conference June 20-21 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center.


GovTech 2000 will showcase emerging information technologies with seven Application Centers offering free conference sessions and live technology demonstrations. The Application Centers are: Fort Security, IP World, Windows HQ, Linux Leaders, Mobile & Wireless, e-Enterprise and .

Microsoft Corp. and Unisys U. S. Federal Government Group are the premier sponsors of the Windows HQ Application Center, where government IT professionals will discover a comprehensive show and conference devoted to Windows 2000 and legacy Windows systems, including the introduction of a high-speed server optimized for Windows 2000.

Qwest Government Systems Division, a leader in reliable, scalable and secure broadband Internet-based data, voice and image communications, is the premier sponsor of the IP World Application Center. Government attendees will experience 21st century network technology using network servers, bandwidth and services in IP World. Free conference sessions will focus on all aspects of network management.

Veridian Engineering, a cyber security pioneer, is the premier sponsor of Fort Security. In addition to action demonstrations of the latest information security products and services, attendees are invited to attend two days of presentations on security topics by experienced government users and industry experts.

For more information on the GovTech 2000 Conference and Exposition or to register, please visit

An International Data Group company, FCW Government Technology Group Inc. offers a suite of media products for the government IT community. In print, FCW publishes Federal Computer Week, a magazine providing news, technology and analysis for federal IT professionals, and, a monthly magazine for state and local IT professionals. FCW.COM, a complete online government IT resource, complements the print publications by providing daily federal, state and local IT news and headline newsletters sent via e-mail. In addition, FCW produces special learning events, including the Government CIO Summit, a semi-annual, by-invitation-only conference for government chief information officers, and the annual GovTech Conference and Exposition, to be held June 20-21, 2000 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. FCW also hosts the annual Federal 100 Awards gala, an event that celebrates those individuals who have made a difference in the federal IT arena. This year’s Federal 100 will be held the evening of June 21 at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

FCW Government Technology Group Inc., is a business unit of IDG, the world’s leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 270 targeted Web sites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and provides IT market analysis through 50 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at