O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Session

The DNA of a Commercial Open Source Software Business Model
John Roberts, Co-Founder and CEO, SugarCRM

Track: Products & Services
Date: Thursday, August 4th, 2005
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm

John Roberts will define Commercial Open Source Software (COSS), explain the birth of the new software development and deployment era, and highlight why there is such a heavy demand for COSS providers. John will explain how vendors can provide successful solutions based on his SugarCRM insights on establishing a leading COSS CRM application as a mainstream solution affecting the existing proprietary market.



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Computer Associates International Inc., (CA)
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Sun Microsystems

Platinum Sponsors

Novell, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

ActiveState
IBM
Ticketmaster

Silver Sponsors

ActiveGrid
Alfresco
Black Duck Software
CollabNet
Covalent Technologies
Google
GroundWork Open Source Solutions
Intel Corporation
Mergere, Inc.
Microsoft
Oracle
Palamida
SourceLabs
SugarCRM
Yahoo! Inc.
Zend Technologies, Inc.

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Open Enterprise Trends
Queue
SDForum
Software Association of Oregon
Version Tracker
Wi-Fi Technology Forum
Women's Technology Cluster
WorldWIT

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Gibson
Griffin Technology
Harman Multimedia
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