We give a special thanks to the USC Engineering and
Computer Science Department for their generous support. In addition we
have the following corporations sponsoring this year's Southern
California Linux Expo:"
"Sun was founded with one driving vision. A vision of computers that talk
to each other no matter who built them. A vision in which technology works
for you, not the other way around. While others protected proprietary,
stand-alone architectures, we focused on taking companies into the network
age, providing systems and software with the scalability and reliability
needed to drive the electronic marketplace. Since 1982, Sun has established
a history of innovation and leadership.
Sun's products are found in virtually every field--from manufacturing to
financial services, telecommunications to education, retail to government,
energy to health care. Sun understands the critical issues you face every
day, and we offer proven products and comprehensive services to take your
business where you want it to go--to a new level of competitive advantage."
Sun Microsystems is a Platinum Sponsor.
"MSC.Software is the established information technology software, systems,
and services provider helping companies worldwide develop better products
faster. Our products and services are used to enhance and automate the
product design and manufacturing process."
MSC Software is a Gold Sponsor.
IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years o
leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM Software offers the widest
range of middleware and operating systems for all types of computing
platforms, allowing customers to take full advantage of the new era of
IBM is a Silver Sponsor
"Our mission is to serve the Linux community and to promote the use of
Linux worldwide. As more and more people see Linux as a viable alternative
to traditional OSes, Linux is increasingly being used as a primary
operating system. Linux Journal focuses specifically on Linux and other
open-source OSes, allowing the content to be a highly specialized source of
information for open-source enthusiasts."
Linux Journal is a Media Sponsor and the official magazine
of the Southern CaliforniA Linux Expo.
Sys Admin Magazine
"Sys Admin magazine delivers information for systems and network
administrators whose duties include administration of UNIX systems.
Every month we'll give you the information you need to handle the daily
challenges of systems administration efficiently and effectively. You'll
find ways to improve the performance or extend the capabilities of your
system. Coverage includes: integrating heterogeneous systems-UNIX, NT, W4W,
NetWare; security; backup; crash recovery; system analysis and monitoring;
and system automation."
Sys Admin Magazine is a Media Sponsor.
"ApacheCon 2002 is a gathering of the Apache community to share the most
relevant and emerging developments. The convention is being help from
November 18th to the 21st in Las Vegas. ApacheCon 2002 is presented by
the Apache Software Foundation."
ApacheCon is a Media Sponsor.
MySQL AB is the company that develops, supports and markets the MySQL
database server globally. Our mission is to make superior data management
available and affordable for all, and to contribute to building the
mission-critical high-volume systems and products of tomorrow. We have made
our product available at zero price under the GNU General Public License
(GPL), and we also sell it under a commercial license to those who do not
wish to be bound by the terms of the GPL.
MySQL is a Media Sponsor.
Let NewJones Consulting assist you with all of your Marketing and
Business Development needs. NewJones is a marketing communications
consultancy focusing on all aspects of Corporate Communications, PR, Mobile
Marketing, Event Management, and Business Development.
We will manage your marketing campaigns, successfully maintaining marketing
momentum and continuity, minimize missed marcom opportunities, and provide
staff support during major marketing campaigns or expansion.
NewJones Consulting is a Media Sponsor.
Marshel Network Security is a newly-formed C Corporation dedicated to
providing security solutions to any business or organization managing a
network of 25 or greater nodes. The corporation was founded from the
experiences of the two majority owners.
Marshel Network Security is providing the firewall that enables internet
access through out the conference center.
Marshal Security is a Registration Sponsor.
Sony Computer Entertainment
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) markets the PlayStation
family of products, including the Linux for Playstation© 2 Kit. SCEA
also develops, publishes, markets, and distributes
software for the PS one(tm) console and the PlayStation© 2 computer
entertainment system for the North American market. Based in Foster
City, California, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. serves as
headquarters for all North American operations and is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
Sony is a Registration Sponsor.
Raffle Level Sponsors
We thank the following companies for generously donating prizes for our
If your company is a Linux related company and wishes to sponsor the Expo,
please contact us with your company info and a contact name and email.