Open Source Product Excellence Awards Announced for LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

IDG World Expo, a leading producer of world-class tradeshows, conferences and events for IT markets, announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the semi-annual Open Source Product Excellence Awards. The awards will recognize the most innovative Open Source products and services at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, which is scheduled for January 29 - February 1, 2002 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The Open Source Product Excellence Awards are presented in conjunction with UniForum, a vendor-neutral association that advocates the practices and benefits of open technologies and related hardware, software, applications and standards. The awards will be given for Best Developer Tools, Best Network/Server Application, Best Embedded Linux Solutions, Best Open Source Project, Best Productivity Application, Best System Integration Solution, and Best of Show. By highlighting innovative products and services, the Open Source Product Excellence Awards will help LinuxWorld attendees identify new, cost-effective solutions for their businesses. For exhibitors, the awards are an opportunity to obtain significant, valuable exposure for their Open Source solutions, at the event as well as beyond.