Exhibit Hall Information

Visit the OSCON Expo Hall and see the latest from companies such as ActiveState, NuSphere, Sleepycat Software, Hewlett-Packard, ArsDigita, Digital Creations, Great Bridge, Zengine, IP.com, Sun Microsystems, IBM, Red Hat, CollabNet, DevelopMentor, Jabber, and more. Making its first ever appearance at an O’Reilly conference, the amazing Robo Pong--a robot that will test your ping-pong prowess! Spend time in the terminal room checking email and making friends.

Wednesday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am–6:00pm
Friday: 10:00am–4:00pm


ActiveStateActiveState is the leading provider of open source based programming products and services for cross-platform development. ActiveState's key technologies are Perl, the Internet's most popular programming language; Python and Tcl, user-friendly scripting languages; PHP, the dynamic Web programming language; and XSLT, the XML transformation language. The ActiveState Programmer Network (ASPN) offers these technologies with the latest information and productivity tools, empowering programmers with the freedom to work with their preferred language and development environment.

ArsDigitaArsDigita is the industry's leading provider of open-source e-business solutions. The company's flexible application development platform, the ArsDigita Community System (ACS), empowers people and organizations to develop applications to support customers, partners and employees. Engineered to adapt to an organization's future growth and low total cost of ownership, ACS includes fully integrated applications enabling customers' core e-business requirements: collaboration, content management, commerce, personalization, and administration. Some of the world's largest organizations rely on ACS technology to drive their online success, including Siemens, America Online, Oracle, The World Bank and Away.com. For more information, visit www.arsdigita.com.

Collabnet CollabNet is focused on helping companies that create software improve their bottom line by automating complex software development processes with Web-based collaborative development solutions. SourceCast is a Web-based platform combining open source version control, issue tracking, and mail management into an intuitive platform to create and advance collaborative development projects.

Daemon NewsThe Daemon News is the information source for the BSD community including: BDS/OS, FreeBSD, Darwin, NetBSD, & Open BSD. Services include a hard copy publication and an online electronic magazine. News about BSD is provided through a daily site and BSD based products may be purchased through the Daemon News Mall.

DevelopMentorDevelopMentor provides educational resources for software developers. Hands-on training is provided in instructor-led courses, and on-line. DevelopMentor technical staff have published over 30 technical books and are featured conference speakers. DevelopMentor produces Gen<X>, a code generalization tool. All of DevelopMentor’s educational resources can be found on the web at www.develop.com.

Digital Creations Digital Creations develops next-generation web applications, particularly content management solutions, based on the Open Source Zope development framework. Using Zope allows Digital Creations to rapidly create and deploy large-scale systems, and to deliver reliable, high-performance, scalable web sites that are easily maintained, even by non-professionals. Customers include WebMD, the U.S. Navy and HomeGain.com. Digital Creations recently received $12 million in funding from a group of investors led by Whitney & Co. Digital Creations, which is headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, maintains a web site at www.zope.com.

Electric Frontier FoundationThe Electric Frontier Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization working in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression in the arena of computers and the Internet. EFF was founded in 1990 and is based in San Francisco, with a satellite office in Washington DC.

Flight GearFlight Gear--The open source flight simulator, Flight Gear, is being developed by many talented people from around the globe. Among the many project goals are the quest to minimize shortcuts and do things right, th equest to learn and advance knowledge and the quest to have better toys to play with.

Great Bridge, LLC Great Bridge, LLC provides open source business solutions powered by PostgreSQL, the world's most advanced open source database. Great Bridge offers a suite of PostgreSQL products and services to meet the diverse needs of e-business builders, including certified software releases, technical support, consulting services and training.

Hewlett-Packard Hewlett-Packard--a leading global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services--believes in offering customers products and services they need to succeed with the platform of their choice. As a strategic operating system, HP's Linux solutions integrate systems, services, software, appliances, printers, storage and more to deliver the always on infrastructure.

IBM IBM delivers dynamic e-business applications and innovative enterprise solutions based on advanced, open standards. We work with the open source community, open consortia, and formal standards organizations to create the next generation of e-business and the Internet. IBM has over 5,000 engineers involved in the ongoing development of Java, XML, Linux, Apache, and Web Services technologies including projects such as SOAP, JFS, AFS, Jikes, Xerces, Xalan, UDDI, Bluetooth enablement, and Linux scalability, serviceability, internationalization, and support on 390 and PPC platforms.

IP.comIP.com provides innovative Web-based solutions for companies and individuals to utilize the power of defensive disclosure (the process of placing prior art into the public domain in order to prevent future patens from issuing). Features like digital notarization visibility before worldwide paten offices, and archival in various libraries worldwide have helped IP.com become the standard for online defensive publication.

Jabber Jabber is a revolutionary new real-time communications platform based upon open protocols and XML. Whether you're looking to deploy a branded Instant Messaging service or you need a flexible and extensible development tool for real-time XML messaging, look no further. Jabber.com provides scalable, commercial-grade Jabber software, solutions, and professional services based upon technologies of the Jabber Open Source movement.

Specialized Systems Consultants, Inc. Specialized Systems Consultants, Inc.
(SSC) is an established leader in the Linux and Open Source fields. The award-winning monthly magazine Linux Journal, now celebrating its seventh year of publication, was joined by a sister publication launched in January 2001, Embedded Linux Journal. Stop by and pick up a complimentary magazine from the most trusted source in the industry.

NuSphere NuSphere delivers the Enhanced MySQLTM that can run your business. With NuSphere's Gemini code, MySQL acquires row-level locking, crash recovery, ACID transaction properties and more. Designed to integrate seamlessly into MySQL, it provides the performance, scalability and reliability required by the most demanding applications. Come learn more about the NuSphere MySQL Advantage.

OnLamp.com ONLamp.com: O'Reilly Network's site for high-performance web serving. ONLamp.com helps you optimize use of the open source web platform. Whether you use some or all of the LAMP technologies--Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python and more--you'll learn from great articles, insightful interviews, and helpful resources, with the experience and quality you expect from O'Reilly.

ONJava.com ONJava.com is the independent source for open and emerging enterprise Java development. This O'Reilly Network site emphasizes cross-platform development and open P2P networking between servers, PCs and wireless devices. ONJava.com covers it all: EJB, JSP, Jini and Java design, Java with XML, Java security, wireless Java development and multimedia Java development.

OpenBSDThe OpenBSD Project project produces a FREE, multi-platiform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system. Our efforts emphasize portability, standardization, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. OpenBSD supports binary emulation of most host programs from SVR4 (Solaris), FreeBSD, Linux, BSD/QS, SunOS and HP-UX. OpenBSD is freely available from our FTP sites, and also available in an inexpensive 2-CD set.

Open Source Development LabsOpen Source Development Labs--Providing Open Source Developers with computing resources to build data center and telco class enhancements into Linux and its Open Source software stack, enabling it to become the leading UNIX Operating System for e-business development and deployment.

Red Hat Red Hat is the leader in developing, deploying and managing solutions built on the benefits of an open source platform. These solutions include an open source product platform for devices to mainframes, a complete end-to-end set of Professional Services, and the Red Hat Network as the Internet-based backbone for deployment and management of the products and services.

Roadsend Roadsend is a consulting and programming company specializing in web development with PHP. SiteManager, our flagship product, is an Open Source Web Application Toolkit for PHP Developers. It includes a framework for code modules and layout templates, database connectivity, SmartForms and other tools for web developers. All parts of the system are integrated through our object oriented libraries.

San Diego Technical Books, Inc. San Diego Technical Books, Inc. is entering its 20th year supplying professional level books to working men and women. They are a full-service, stocking bookstore with phone and web service and aggressive discounts. ALL O'Reilly books are in stock and 20% off every day. (800) 346-0071, (858) 279-4990.

Sleepycat Software Sleepycat Software develops, distributes, and supports Berkeley DB, the most widely deployed embedded database in the world. Berkeley DB is scalable, supports transactions, and survives systems and application crashes without losing data. It runs on UNIX, Linux, QNX, VxWorks, and Windows. Source code is available for download.

Stonehenge Consulting Services Stonehenge Consulting Services is the premiere worldwide on-site and open-enrollment Perl Training company, brought to you by the people that literally "wrote the book" on Perl. Led by, "just another Perl hacker" Randal L. Schwartz, we deliver the classic "Learning Perl" course, as well as advanced and customized courses.

Sun MicrosystemsSun Microsystems has held open systems to be the cornerstone of its business philosophy since the beginning. From desktops to supercomputers, and from development tools to productivity suites, Sun is dedicated to delivering hardware and software based on open industry standards. Today, through shared technology innovation, Sun's continued commitment to Open Source is reflected in its leadership and key contributions to the many projects including OpenOffice.org, GNOME, Grid Engine, JXTA, NetBeans, and Mozilla.

USENIX USENIX--Since 1975, USENIX has brought together the community of engineers, system administrators, scientist and technicians working on the cutting edge of the computing world. USENIX and its members are engaged in problem-solving, in innovation and in research that works.

www.perl.comwww.perl.com, part of the O'Reilly Network, provides extensive online resources for Perl. The site takes you from beginning to advanced Perl programming, featuring CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network), with its collections of code, scripts, and documentation, articles by Perl creator Larry Wall and other leading Perl developers, FAQs, a community mailing list, and helpful references.

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