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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 Microsystems
"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
"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 e-business.

IBM is a Silver Sponsor

Linux Journal
"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.

NewJones Consulting
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 Security
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 America
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 raffle:

Sponsor Us

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.

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