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Saturday, 21 June 2008

Linux Seminar 16th July IBM South Bank London

Linux is now entering its third generation of adoption, triggered by recent increases in Linux's power and functionality combined with increased confidence based on first and second generation Linux deployments. In this next generation, Linux is being used for demanding business-critical workloads, from SOA to Real Time applications, enhanced by the well-known Linux benefits of flexibility, reliability, security and low cost.

Everybody's talking about Next Generation Linux (watch the video). Come to the Next Generation Linux seminar at IBM South Bank on July 16 to find out what's new with Linux, and how other customers are already enjoying the benefits of next generation Linux solutions. The agenda will include:

* Gary Barnett, a well-known IT analyst, discussing market trends in Linux
* Novell's technical Linux lead reviewing recent and future enhancements to Linux
* IBM executives and Linux specialists describing best practices for implementing Linux for business-critical workloads
* Breakout sessions with in-depth IBM presentations on Linux on System z, Emerging Linux Technologies (including Realtime Linux), and Linux and the Desktop of the Future
* Customer speaker describing their experiences of Linux for business-critical workloads
* Panel of Linux speakers with live Q&A

Agenda Seminar 16th of July South Bank London

08:30Registration and continental breakfast
09:30Welcome and introduction
09:45Current market trends in Linux: an analyst perspective
10:15Are you ready for Linux?
Presented by Novell
10:45Break and demonstrations
11:10Linux for business-critical workloads: best practices and customer case studies
11:40Breakout session: first round
- Linux on System z
- Emerging Linux Technologies
- Linux and the Desktop of the Future
12:20Lunch and demonstrations
13:00Breakout session: second round
- Linux on System z
- Emerging Linux Technologies
- Linux and the Desktop of the Future
13:40Linux for business critical workloads: a customer’s perspective
14:10Wrap up and Q & A to the panel


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