[Osia-discuss] Re: [Linux-aus] MEDIA RELEASE: Open Source Industry Australia - National Body Launched

Hugh Madden hugh at openstrategy.com.au
Tue Mar 2 06:43:46 UTC 2004

Count me in.


On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 09:33, Del wrote:
> Hugh Madden wrote:
> > I really like the workshop idea targeted at IT managers.
> > 
> > The workshop[s] should cover items such as:
> > -high availability
> > -backups and disaster recovery
> > -what is clustering and what kinds of clustering can be used?
> > -configuration management and the system release cycle
> > -system hardening and intrusion detection
> > -server consolidation
> Spoken like someone who has an interest in selling HA and
> clustered systems to the enterprise market.  :)
> Seriously, though, these are good topics and I think we
> need to cover them.  Personally, my business focuses on
> selling systems at the lower end of the company size
> spectrum (say 20 - 100 users) so things I'd like to see
> covered, over time, include:
> * SAMBA, connecting Macs and PCs into a Linux network.
> * LDAP, for authentication, etc.
> * Web services, content management, etc.
> * Linux on the desktop, where it's at and where it's
> going.
> I think we probably need to get a list of topics we want
> to target, a list of the types of companies / govt agencies
> we want to target them at, and work from there.  I have
> some PR folks that can take care of getting the stories
> into the press, etc.
> Can we get some kind of working committee together to put
> together a strategy for doing this?  Who's interested?
Hugh Madden
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