SILICON VALLEY WORLD INTERNET CENTER
PRE-PUB TECHNOLOGY DEMO
"LINUX: An Overview of Tools, Middleware, and
Hardware with a Demonstration of Selected IBM Offerings"
October 11, 2001
4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
By Mr. Steve Curtis
LINUX Solutions Marketing
IBM Software Group
Open to the
public. No fee.
Registration not necessary but highly recommended.
Registration information below.
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More information for those interested in Linux:
1) Monthly Linux Newsletter, sign up at:
2) For an extended version of Steve Curtis' presentation that
includes customer and business partner testimonials, visit:
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Other Business Partners: http://webevents.broadcast.com/ibm/
3) Recent story substantiating retail as a strong segment for
Linux, visit: http://www.idgnet.co.nz/webhome.nsf/UNID/27126B69EBE30340CC256AE
4) Recent CRN report that states if you are a typical solution
provider you are probably fortifying your product portfolio with
At this Tech Demo, come hear about IBM's LINUX strategy from Steve
Curtis as well as interact with him during the second part of his
presentation. Mr. Curtis will give an overview of tools, middleware,
and hardware as well as a demo of some of IBM's LINUX offerings.
For sometime, IBM has been very open about its commitment LINUX
as a viable e-business platform. IBM is convinced that LINUX is
suitable for infrastructure tasks and also applications environments.
LINUX may have come through the back door from techies, but IT managers
are now asking 'can we use this for something more?' With over 2,400
enterprise-class applications now available for LINUX in IBM Solutions
Directory, IBM and its partner are winning LINUX contracts, including
one for Integrated Genomics, a DNA analysis firm using Domino on
LINUX. LINUX customers are benefiting from its reliability, flexibility,
and cost on medium-sized Web servers, new applications, and server
consolidation. And IBM has not stopped there. IBM is focusing on
LINUX scalability through high-end symmetrical multiprocessing.
Come hear more from Mr. Curtis at this Tech Demo! Those who
attend the Tech Demo are welcome to stay for the Center's Pub
from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
ABOUT STEVE CURTIS
Steve Curtis is currently Marketing Manager, LINUX Solutions Marketing
for the IBM Software Group out of San Francisco. He is responsible
for working with strategic software partners helping IBM deliver
business solutions on LINUX worldwide. Prior to this position, he
has held numerous marketing management, strategy, and business development
positions across channels, ISVs, and sales. Mr. Curtis started his
career with IBM in December 1986 as a systems engineer, specializing
in PCs, LANs, communications, and software interoperability. Then,
as an Account Development Manager, he focused on multi-year, complex
customer projects for finance and manufacturing accounts in San
Francisco and the Bay Area. Other prior positions include Sales
Manager for an IBM, Apple Computer, and Novell alliance.
IBM (http://www.ibm.com) strives
to lead in the creation, development, and manufacture of the industry's
most advanced information technologies, including computer systems,
software, networking systems, storage devices, and microelectronics.
IBM's worldwide network of solutions and service professionals translate
these advanced technologies into business value for its customers.
There is no fee to attend. Registration is not necessary but highly
recommended. Send your name, title, company, email address, and
telephone number to:
Ms. Glenda Garcia