Skip navigation
Skip navigation
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser.

Linux Pavilion gives over 11 500 visitors access to open source software and information in a dedicated area

London, 9th December 2002. Networks for Business 2003 announces the development of a dedicated Linux Pavilion for the 2003 event, now giving IT decision-makers a single area to evaluate Linux technology in more depth. The Linux Pavilion will be just one of the many features at Networks for Business 2003, held 24-26th June 2003, at the Birmingham NEC, UK.

Jane Murphy, Portfolio Director for Networks for Business 2003 explains, “Linux technology has always been one of the integral technologies promoted at Networks for Business. Now with the inclusion of a dedicated Linux Pavilion, IT professionals will have an exclusive area to better understand and assess this revolutionary technology.”

As the educational platform on Linux technical and business issues, the Linux Pavilion will provide visitors with the chance to investigate Linux technology, meet the market’s leading service providers and compare the offerings available. Visitors will also be able to hear case study & product led presentations and witness debate between industry experts, including presentations by IBM Global Services.

Murphy continued, “By featuring the Linux Pavilion, Networks for Business 2003 is giving senior IT professionals within central and local government, the wider public sectors, business, IT, finance and education the best platform to search for the latest information on implementing Linux servers and understand the issues surrounding the open source revolution.”

Just some of the leading organisations that support Networks for Business include: HP/Compaq, Bakbone, Sony, IBM and Ideal Enterprises.

For further information on Networks for Business 2003, please visit

Notes to Editors

About Networks for Business 2003

networks telecom europe 2002 (now Networks for Business 2003) was held in Halls 17-20 at the Birmingham NEC, UK. It ran from 25th-27th June, 2002. Over 190 exhibitors and 11,559 people (ABC Audited) attended the event, which was sponsored by VNU Business Publications. Further information can be found at

About CMP Europe Ltd - IT Portfolio

CMP Europe Ltd’s IT portfolio has more than 20 years of experience in producing industry leading, business-to-business events and publications that reflect the rapidly changing and diverse market of IT. The Company remains at the forefront of the industry by continuously developing existing events and adding new products to its portfolio. CMP’s current successful products include CCF Magazine; Networks for Business, GeoSolutions, GeoNorth, Technology For Marketing, Call Centre Expo UK and Call Center Expo Europe events; The Call Centre DataFile, Call Centre Management Yearbook, CMP Intelligent Marketing, CMP Interactive events, Call Center Media Portal and CMP PR Audit. Further information about CMP Europe can be found at

Press Contacts

CMP Europe Limited

Toni Cullen, Senior PR Manager, Tel: +44 (0)20 8987 7617,

Sarah Tanner, PR Executive, Tel: +44 (0)20 8987 7745,

This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of CMP Information Ltd in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit