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Spliced Networks to Participate in Ohio LinuxFest 2006

September 28, 2006; 03:19 AM
Spliced Networks, an innovator in next-generation Linux appliances, today announced that it will exhibit at Ohio LinuxFest 2006 in booth #6. Ohio LinuxFest 2006, taking place Saturday September 30, 2006 at the Great Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, is a free Linux event for professionals and enthusiasts.

John Buswell, Spliced Networks' CTO, is a featured speaker at the event. Mr. Buswell will give a presentation titled “Open Source Zero Day Attack Protection,” which provides an in-depth look at protecting Linux servers against unknown vulnerabilities and attacks.

At the event, Spliced Networks will unveil the road map for AppOS 3.0, the third generation of the company's successful Linux appliance platform. AppOS provides a reliable software framework and tools to help developers overcome the tedious process of developing Linux appliances.

In addition, the company said that Mark Ramm of TurboGears, will be a guest at the booth. TurboGears is a popular open source web application development framework. TurboGears is built on top of powerful time-tested tools developed by independent open source communities. TurboGears is the equivalent of “Ruby on Rails”, for the Python programming language.

TurboGears is one of many open source projects that Spliced Networks has packaged into a new solution called AppStacks. Designed to work with any Linux operating system, and Apple's MacOS X Server, AppStacks are highly secure and optimized server appliance solutions.

'We are very excited about the upcoming release of AppOS 3.0.' said John Buswell, founder and CTO of Spliced Networks. 'This release is engineered to support a much larger community of users and developers. Ohio LinuxFest is an event that is on par with LinuxWorld in terms of quality and in some ways it offers a superior setting for vendors. We are very pleased that we can demonstrate innovative open source technologies at such a great and local event.'

For more information, visit booth #6 at Ohio LinuxFest 2006 on Saturday September 30, 2006 in Columbus, Ohio.

About Spliced Networks
Since 2004, Spliced Networks has provided AppOS, the first platform for developing enterprise grade Linux appliances. AppOS provides security and high availability features, along with an intuitive management interface, elements that are necessary for creating software appliances suitable for enterprise applications. Spliced Networks publishes the popular FREE open source enterprise magazine available at http://www.o3magazine.com. Founded in 2002, Spliced Networks is privately owned and operated. The company is headquartered in Athens, Ohio. For more information, visit http://www.splicednetworks.com.

About Ohio LinuxFest
The Ohio LinuxFest is a yearly event that provides a friendly, community oriented conference for users to learn about free and open source software in a fun environment. The Ohio LinuxFest is run entirely by volunteers, and is free to attend. Because few conferences reach out to users in the Mid-West, the Ohio LinuxFest is an unique opportunity for users to come and learn about Linux, and find out how they can make use of Linux at home and in their businesses. For more information, visit http://www.ohiolinux.org

About TurboGears
TurboGears is a popular, full-featured, open source web application development framework that makes building modern and powerful web apps a snap. Combining the time tested efficiency of the Python programming language and powerful tools built by independent open source communities, TG provides a graceful learning curve that allows you to keep your momentum as you build your first applications. With a large and growing community of developers, magazine articles, a tutorial DVD and soon a book from Prentice-Hall, TG has many resources to help you get up to speed quickly. Learn more at http://www.turbogears.org

About Mark Ramm
Mark Ramm is the author of the forthcomming "Rapid Web Applications with TurboGears." He is IT Manager for Humantech, inc. Over the years, he has programmed Web applications in a wide range of technologies, including Python, TurboGears, CGI, Perl, PHP, ASP, Java Struts, and Ruby on Rails. He has written for Linux Magazine and various online publications, and maintainsan IT Management blog (http://compoundthinking.blogspot.com). In his free time, Mark has been thinking about how to design new collaborative learning experiences around open source technologies.



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