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Diamond Sponsors

  • Fotango
  • Intel
  • Microsoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Mozilla Corporation

Silver Sponsors

  • ActiveState
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • Greenplum
  • Ingres
  • Novell, Inc.
  • OpSource
  • Rearden Commerce
  • SnapLogic
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Ticketmaster

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Darren Hoch

Linux Services Architect, StrongMail Systems

Darren Hoch been teaching Unix in government, academic and corporate settings since 1999. He wrote the course "Enterprise Intrusion Analysis" for Sun Microsystems. He was a security evangelist for Sun and frequently speaks at user groups on various Linux server topics. Darren currently works for StrongMail Systems as a Linux Services architect. He built every aspect of their Linux training department and architects all of StrongMail's enterprise Linux solutions.

See all sessions presented by Darren Hoch.