Join IT World Canada Editor-in-Chief Shane Schick for a ComputerWorld Interactive breakfast in Calgary or Edmonton.

The Linux-Powered Cloud, sponsored by IBM, is scheduled Wednesday Feb. 10 at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton and Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire in Calgary.

Register today!

Call 1-800-565-4007 or email Jeannie Button at

This interactive event will outline a business case for Linux as an enabler for emerging workloads. While Linux often entered the enterprise as a “skunkworks” project running Web servers or test and development environments, the platform has matured over the last 10 years to run the most mission-critical pieces of major organizations.


Jim Elliott, Linux Champion at IBM Canada Ltd., will provide a detailed look at why Linux is the right choice to:


• Consolidate physical infrastructure to prepare for cloud computing

• Deliver business-critical workloads at lower costs

• Reduce costs on energy infrastructure, staffing and licensing

• Set up a utility computing environment that adds value to the business

You’ll also hear from Nigel Fortlage, Vice President, Information Technology, GHY International who will provide real-world feedback on Linux as a choice for private clouds.

Get the details on the Edmonton event here.

Get the details on the Calgary event here.

Come learn the best practices around Linux that will position your data centre for the future of cloud computing.

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