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Linux.SYS-CON.com Product Excellence Awards to be Announced Soon

All the Big Names Have Been Nominated

Finalists for the Linux.SYS-CON.com Product Excellence Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco. Judged by a group of respected industry experts managed by Linux.SYS-CON.com, the Linux.SYS-CON.com Product Excellence Awards recognize product and service innovations by LinuxWorld exhibitors. Winners will be announced in a ceremony at the event on Tuesday, August 9 at 4:30 p.m.

The Linux.SYS-CON.com Product Excellence Awards are divided into 13 product categories, representing major areas of innovation in the Linux and Open Source community. The judges will also select one product or service that represents a major step forward for Linux in the marketplace as "Best of Show."

Finalists include:

Best Security Solution

-- Astaro: Astaro Security Linux / Astaro Security Gateway

-- Kaspersky Lab: Kaspersky Anti-Virus Version 5.5 for Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD Mail Server/File Server/Workstation

-- Novell: Novell Security Suite

-- Red Hat: Red Hat Directory Server

-- Sun Wah Linux Limited: Sun Wah Linux RAYS SS

Most Innovative Hardware Solution

-- AMD: AMD Dual Core Opteron Processors

-- BlackDog: BlackDog

-- EmperorLinux, Inc.: Emperor Linux Toucan T43 Linux Laptop

-- Levanta: Levanta Intrepid

Best Servers

-- Aberdeen LLC: Aberdeen Stonehaven A261

-- Rackable Systems: Rackable Systems C2002

-- IBM: IBM eServer xSeries 366

-- Unisys Corporation: ES7000 Real-Time Capacity Series

-- Sun Microsystems: The Dual-core Sun Fire(TM) V40z Server

Best Integration Solution

-- LTSP: Linux Terminal Server Project

-- Win4Lin, Inc: Win4Lin Pro 1.0

-- Versora: Versora Progression Desktop

-- Resolvo Systems Pte Ltd: Resolvo MoveOver Enterprise Edition

-- Novacoast, Inc: Asterisk RD

Best Data Backup or Storage Solution

-- Appro: Appro AR3015 NAS

-- BakBone Software: Netvault 7.3

-- Coraid, Inc: SATA+RAID EtherDrive Storage Appliance

-- Portlock: Portlock Storage Manager

-- Storix, Inc: System Backup Administrator for Linux


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