Open Source Software In Depth: October 11, 2006, 11:00am - 1:00pm ET

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More companies are migrating parts of their infrastructure to open source software. IT executives need software that is more flexible, customizable, open, robust, and efficient as well as less expensive from a total cost of ownership point of view. Join us October 11, 2006, 11:00am - 1:00pm ET as Ari Jaaksi of Nokia, Joseph D. Foran of FSW Inc., and Mark Winz of OpenLogic examine the interoperability of implemented proprietary software and OSS, evaluate the risks and benefits of adapting and using OSS, and discuss the impact of patent legislation on using OSS.

Has OSS become part of the main stream? It’s an interesting question and one that will be the subject of debate at Open Source Software for the Enterprise, an Xtalks web conference due to take place on October 11. Other areas of discussion will include an evaluation of the risks and benefits of open source software compared with commercial counterparts. In anticipation of the event, Honeycomb Connect unearths some of the key issues at

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Xtalks brings industry experts to executives’ desktops around the world in a web-based information network that provides insight into breaking business issues through interactive digital web conferences. Xtalks web conferences allow anyone with interest in a particular topic to participate in a web meeting by synchronizing their desktop computer and phone alongside industry experts. Xtalks is part of The Honeycomb Worldwide Group of Companies.

Xtalks has partnered with Honeycomb Connect to help deliver content, expert speakers and advisors for its web meetings. Honeycomb Connect is a leading international company that provides focused, membership-based communities of senior-level business executives for the purpose of knowledge sharing and relationship building.

Honeycomb Worldwide creates peer-to-peer business-oriented social networking communities, connecting senior level executives by delivering content through new and established media channels.

For more information on this conference or Xtalks in general, or to enquire about speaking opportunities or sponsoring future events, visit or contact Karen Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer, at 312-977-1166.

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