San Francisco

Aug. 5 – 7

LinuxWorld 2003

At the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, to be held at the Moscone Convention Center, test drive the newest open source technology products, network with peers and learn from LinuxWorld’s educational program. As the world’s most comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services, LinuxWorld provides business decision-makers with information and resources to implement Linux and open source solutions into business infrastructure and enterprise networks. The event exhibitor list includes Computer Associates, GNOME Foundation, HP, IBM, Novell, Red Hat and Sun.


San Diego

Sept. 15 – 17

Ensuring Trust in a World of Risk

Security is the fastest-maturing area in technology. Join Meta Group, a research and consultant firm serving the IT industry, for three days of best methods, practical research and real-world insights designed to help you keep apace. Learn how to identify the level of security, and consequent cost, appropriate for your organization. Understand how to improve security models for your firm to reduce conflicts and bolster accountability. Learn best practices for disaster recovery, encryption and security planning. Access Meta Group’s experienced analysts and consultants to implement guidelines for key information security enforcement and organization.

Contact: (800) 945-6382; (802) 872-7350



Oct. 19 – 24

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2003

Symposium/ITxpo is the industry’s largest and most strategic conference for senior IT and business professionals. Over six days, attendees will get a year’s worth of strategic understanding. Delivered by 150 of Gartner’s industry analysts, the event speaks to the IT professional’s most pressing issues, including emerging trends, IT management strategies, enterprise architecture, wireless, data warehousing and strategic sourcing, as well as a special focus on maximizing the IT budget. Speakers include Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, and Craig Barrett, president and CEO of Intel. Gartner’s solutions exposition gives IT professionals the opportunity to talk with senior executives in a low-hype atmosphere, and get the answers they need.

Contact: Ashley Pearce

Phone: (800) 778-1997