Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Endeavors TechnologyEndeavors Technology--Endeavors Technology's Magi P2P software enables people to interact with information anywhere, anytime, by turning networked and Internet-enabled devices into Web servers. Its 100% Web-compatible, standards-based platform allows third party application integration and automated e-process agents to enable event-driven, multi-way communications between servers, PCs, PDAs, Internet-ready phones and embedded chips.

Sun Microsystems Sun 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.

Gold Sponsors

Microsoft LogoMicrosoft--The Microsoft .NET platform includes a comprehensive family of products, built on XML and Internet industry standards, which provide for each aspect of developing, managing, using, and experiencing XML Web services. The five areas where Microsoft is building the .NET platform today are: Tools, Servers, XML Web Services, Clients, and .NET Experiences.

Silver Sponsors

eZmeetingeZmeeting is a pure P2P collaboration solution that is much faster and more direct than e-mail, fax or overnight mail. Interactively share digital photos, AutoCAD drawings, Microsoft Office Documents-virtually anything on your desktop! eZmeeting connects organizations for rapid response and real-interaction with team members, customers and business partners.

Grand CentralGrand Central provides a Web Services Network that enables companies to connect, integrate and manage their business processes with those of their partners and customers. The Grand Central Network leverages Web services standards to provide the foundation businesses require to enable dynamic, inter-enterprise collaboration.

Interface DynamicsInterface Dynamics is today's premier modular communication software developer. Since 1998 it's creators have been developing some of the most flexible and stable networking applications available. Behold WuWu(tm), a Peer-to-Peer application that automatically seeks out and organizes its users, while employing plugable "modules" to enable any type of communication imaginable.

JibeJibe--Enterprise peer-to-peer [P2P] solution provider. Jibe's application suite and infrastructure enable companies to realize the efficiencies of Internet-driven commerce and collaboration via advanced technology that can search and share distributed data sources [databases, spreadsheets, files] in real-time. Information exists at the edges. We make it Jibe.

NextPageNextPage--NextPage P2P Content Networking gives users a unified view of information residing in multiple locations. With NextPage software, users connect distributed content together in a virtual repository and then access that content as if it existed in one location. NextPage has 150 customers including companies like KPMG, Travelers, and Citibank.

OpenCOLA OpenCOLA is a funded open-source development initiative to build a distributed computing platform and applications based on the OpenCOLA protocol and kernal. OpenCOLA's flagship application collects and organizes user-relevant files using autonomous search agents collaborating across peer-to-peer networks. The agents' decisions are improved through ongoing user feedback.

Othnet, Inc. Othnet develops and markets next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) Internet content distribution solutions. The company has created the most efficient channel enabling the distribution of digital entertainment content -- particularly larger files > 50 MB, e.g., movies, games -- in a secure and legal environment. Othnet, a member of the Peer-to-Peer Working Group, is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

Platform Computing Inc.Platform Computing Inc. is a world leader in Distributed Resource Management software. Platform's software, LSF and SiteAssure, enables some of the world's most creative companies to maximize the productivity potential of their people, computing resources and processes. Platform's products give both technical and Internet environments control over their mission-critical hardware, software and network resources. With Platform solutions, customers are able to bridge the worlds of networks, systems, and applications and realize higher availability and performance to achieve their business objectives.

Media Sponsors

CIAAThe Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) is an international, not-for-profit association of computer and communications companies represented by their most senior executives. CCIA's mission is to further its members' business interests by being the leading industry advocate in promoting open, barrier-free competition in the offering of computer and communications products and services worldwide.

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.

Dr. Dobb's Journal Dr. Dobb's Journal is the leading publication for professional software developers and development managers. For over 25 years, DDJ has met the needs of professional developers by providing them with advanced tools and techniques using relevant, real-world solutions.

The Internet Society (ISOC) The Internet Society (ISOC) is a non-profit, non-governmental, international, professional membership organization. Its more than 175 organization and 7,500 individual members in over 170 nations worldwide represent a who's who of the Internet community. The work of ISOC focuses on four "pillars:" standards, public policy, education and training, and membership.

The Morino Institute The Morino Institute Netpreneur Programis a nonprofit organization created to advance Greater Washington’s netpreneurs and the businesses they create. We are building a community ­ both virtual and physical — where entrepreneurs on the Net can connect, partner and help one another grow and succeed.

O'Reilly NetworkO'Reilly Network--Online Resource for Open and Emerging Technologies
You trust O'Reilly to help you do your job more efficiently and effectively. And you can trust O'Reilly Network to deepen your knowledge and technical skills. O'Reilly Network offers information beyond O'Reilly books: from thought-provoking articles to extensive searchable resources. It's your essential technology site before and after conferences: www.oreillynet.com.

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.

openp2p.comOpenP2P.com, published by the O'Reilly Network, is a solutions-based resource for P2P developers. The site helps developers create P2P technology and helps managers and executives understand the directions that P2P is going, and how those directions will impact information services over the internet. openp2p.com provides insightful and provocative coverage of peer-to-peer technology, with a focus on open, interoperable solutions.

PeerIntelligencePeerIntelligence, a division of CYBERManagement is a knowledge hub serving the P2P industry with news, research, and the largest P2P company directory. PeerIntelligence.com members include users, vendors, venture capitalists, technology integrators, and industry experts interested in the business impact and applications of peer-to-peer technologies.

Peertal Peertal.com, edited by Mat K Caughron, is a highly respected information portal that covers the emerging Peer-to-Peer technology space, and in particular focuses on the business and technology of distributed network systems. The site includes lively forums, surveys, an industry directory, related articles and events.

Sys AdminSys Admin, the journal for Unix systems administrators satisfies the technical needs of Unix systems administrators working in heterogeneous computing environments. Coverage spans a wide range of technical topics crucial to systems administration in the enterprise. Articles provide practical, in-depth coverage of the administration of all major UNIX flavors including: Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64, BSD and Irix, within environments of all sizes.

XML.comXML.com, an affiliate of the O'Reilly Network, provides original, timely articles and useful resources from XML's leading edge. Featuring the in-depth technical expertise you expect from O'Reilly, XML.com will help you with all your XML projects, through extensive Resource and Buyer's Guides, Toolbox, FAQs, news, reviews, forums, and a weekly newsletter.

C/C++ Users JournalC/C++ Users Journal: Advanced Solutions for Professional Developers serves the advanced developer community whose work requires mastery in the C and C++ languages. Journal includes a bi-monthly supplement: Java Solutions. It is written by and for the most advanced programmers in the development market. Programmers working in these languages depend on its practical solutions for real-world programming answers.

Webservices.orgWebservices.org is an independent free membership based portal offering the latest technical and business news on webservices as well as expert analysis, white papers, demonstrations, educational diagrams, FAQs and surveys. The site helps members understand and grasp the opportunities presented by web services, by providing factual and insightful content and a basis from which individual members and companies can communicate and collaborate.

Windows Developer’s JournalWindows Developer’s Journal: Application Development for Windows to Web serves the information needs of advanced software developers engaged in building complex Windows and Internet-based applications. WDJ focuses on development strategies and techniques that maximize current capabilities while ensuring that applications are effectively Internet-enabled. WDJ is an independent resource, vendor-neutral and dedicated only to solutions that work for programming professionals.

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