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  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Red Hat
  • Solid Information Technology
  • Zmanda, Inc.

Platinum Sponsor

  • JasperSoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Actuate Corporation
  • Bakbone Software
  • CodeGear
  • Continuent
  • Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
  • Google
  • Infobright, Inc
  • NitroSecurity
  • Oracle
  • Pentaho
  • Port 25 - Microsoft
  • Rackspace Managed Hosting
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Talend
  • The Pythian Group
  • Ticketmaster
  • Unisys

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Dave Shepherd

Dave Shepherd

Technical Consultant, IPL (Information Processing Limited)

Dave Shepherd is a senior technical architect and project manager with IPL ( Dave has 17 years of software engineering experience, specializing in distributed object-oriented systems, and is widely respected as a design authority in the UK telecoms industry. When not knitting design patterns, Dave lives in Bath (UK) where he separately enjoys music production and ashtanga yoga. He currently holds the world record for consecutive Toy Story viewings, a feat of which he is inexplicably proud.

IPL is a UK software house specializing in consultancy and development of mission critical solutions. IPL has a high profile customer base covering a wide spectrum of sectors including telecoms, broadcast, defence, government, finance and emergency services.

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