LinuxWorld Names Finalists for Product Excellence Awards.
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IDG International Dangerous Goods (mail, shipping) World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for technology markets, today announced finalists for the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards, to be presented at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo(R) next week. Presented in conjunction with the UniForum Association, the Product Excellence Awards recognize open source product and service innovations by LinuxWorld exhibitors.
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and Open Source solutions, will take place August 4-7, 2003 at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The Product Excellence Awards will be presented in a ceremony held on the LinuxWorld show floor on Tuesday, August 5 at 4:00 p.m.
The Product Excellence Awards are divided into ten product categories, representing major areas of innovation in the Linux and open source community. Finalists include:
Best Data Storage Solution
BakBone Software - NetVault 7
Computer Associates - BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9 for Linux
HP - HP StorageWorks NAS (1) See network access server.
(2) (Network Attached Storage) A specialized file server that connects to the network. A NAS device contains a slimmed-down operating system and a file system and processes only I/O requests by supporting the popular 8000
IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) - IBM Tivoli Data Storage Solution
MySQL - MySQL
Best Sys Admin Tools
ActiveState - PureMessage
Computer Associates - Unicenter Management for WebSphere
IBM Tivoli Software - IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance
Novell, Inc. - Novell iManager 2.0
Oracle Corp. - Linux Migration Tool
SuSE Inc. - SuSE Linux Yast (Yet Another Setup Tool Yet another Setup Tool (YaST), is an operating system setup and configuration tool that is featured in the openSUSE linux distribution, as well as Novell's derived commercial distributions. It is also part of the defunct United Linux. )
Best Productivity Application
BMC Software - Deployment Manager for Linux
Computer Associates - Unicenter ServicePlus Service Desk
Oracle Corp. - Oracle Collaboration Suite An integrated package of applications from Oracle that provides common searching, directory services, single sign-on and authentication for e-mail, voicemail, calendaring and file management content. on Linux
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - StarOffice 7
SuSE Inc. - SuSE Linux Openexchange Server
Best Open Source Project
K Desktop Environment - K Desktop Environment 3.1
Linux Terminal Server Project Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP) is an add-on package for Linux that allows many people to simultaneously use the same computer. Applications run on the server with a terminal known as a thin client handling input and output. These thin clients are also known as X terminals. (LTSP LTSP Linux Terminal Server Project
LTSP Lutheran Theological Seminary At Philadelphia
LTSP Long Term Science Plan (NASA) ) - Linux Terminal Server Project (LTSP)
Oracle Corp. - Oracle Cluster File System for Linux
RealNetworks - Helix Community
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - OpenOffice.org
Best Cluster Solution
Appro International, Inc. - Appro HyperBlade Cluster Solution
IBM - IBM DB2 Integrated Cluster Environment
Oracle Corp. - Oracle9i Database with Real Application Clusters on Linux
Qlusters - ClusterFrame 1.6
Red Hat - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux (often abbreviated to RHEL) is a Linux distribution produced by Red Hat and targeted toward the commercial market, including mainframes. Red Hat commits to supporting each version of RHEL for 7 years after its release. AS
Best Development Tools
ActiveState - Komodo
BUGOPOLIS - ProjectStation
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - OpenOffice.org SDK (Software Developer's Kit) See developer's toolkit and Windows SDK.
SDK - Software Developers Kit (or "Software Development Kit").
Trolltech - Qt 3.2
Zend Technologies - Zend Studio 2.6
Best Security Solution
Astaro - Astaro Security Linux v4
Computer Associates - eTrust Access Control
IBM Tivoli Software - IBM Tivoli Access Manager The IBM Tivoli Access Manager enables the integration of Access Manager applications that provide a wide range of authorization and management solutions. It is sold as an integrated solution, this is one of many IBM products that provide an access control management solution that for e-business 4.1.2
Novell, Inc. - Novell Nsure
Sourcefire - Sourcefire Intrusion Management System
Best System Integration Solution
Avocent Corporation - DSR (1) (Data Set Ready) An RS-232 signal sent from the modem to the computer or terminal indicating that it is able to accept data. Contrast with DTR.
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Center7, Inc. - Vintela Authentication Services
IBM - IBM eServer Integrated Platform for e-business for iSeries and pSeries
Tatung Science & Technology, Inc. - TUD 3114 Blade Server
Best Front Office Solution
ACCPAC ACCPAC Accounts Package
ACCPAC Accounting Package International, Inc. - ACCPAC Advantage Series for Linux v5.1
Computer Associates - CleverPath Portal v4.5.1 and CleverPath Aion v9.5
Kerio Technologies Inc. - Kerio MailServer 5.6
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - StarOffice 7
SuSE Inc. - SuSE Linux Desktop
Best Network/Server Application
APPX APPX Appendix
APPX Application eXcellence (4GL software development tool) Software, Inc. - APPX Financials
IBM - IBM Grid Offering for Analytics Acceleration: Financial Markets
Novell, Inc. - Novell eDirectory 8.7.1
Real Networks - Helixa Universal Server
SuSE Inc. - SuSE Linux Enterprise Server SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution supplied by Novell, targeted at the business market. It is targeted for servers, but can be installed on Desktop computers for testing as well. New versions are released at an interval of 18-24 months. 8
Stalker Software - CommuniGate Pro v4.1
For more information on the awards and LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, go to www.linuxworldexpo.com.
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