Thursday, Oct 31st,
10AM to 5PM
The Exhibition will include both
Linux vendors and Open Source .org's. The Exhibition will provide the
opportunity to talk directly with the major Linux vendors for hardware,
software and services. The Open Source .org booths will provide an
opportunity to talk directly with users and in some cases with the
actual developers of the software products.
Admission is $25. Attendees can register and pay for registration via credit
card. Look in the Travel & Lodging section for special offers available with
your Expo Pass at area restaurants.
As this year's Exhibition will be on Halloween, we are asking attendees to come dressed appropriately!
Here is a list of vendors that have signed up for the Exhibits:
Stautzenberger College is a two-year, private school with a current
student body of 650 students, specializing in career education. The
Information Technology division has been providing authorized IT
education for over a decade, recently adding Linux to its venue.
Stautzenberger is a CTEC for Microsoft, a Novell Authorized Education
Center, A Cisco networking Academy as well as a CompTIA Education
Partner, offering A+ and Net+ Certification. In addition to being an
authorized testing center through VUE, students also enjoy the benefit
of a technical resource center using Test Out software for
self-evaluation and testing preparation for certification.
The Open Source Group is a Linux and Open Source technology-consulting
company that specializes in custom development and implementation of
Linux and Open Source solutions for business. They have developed, along
with their partner SAS Data Systems, a highly sophisticated financial
services solution for credit unions and small banks. The Open Source
Group has also partnered with CommNav to implement a feature rich portal
for various industries. Finally, The Open Source Group and its partner,
e-business Interface, Inc. are implementing Linux based solutions in the
WTA Consulting, a division of Warnock, Tanner & Associates, Inc.,
transforms technology into solutions that drive successful
businesses. Our services help companies increase business and systems
efficiencies, expand supplier and customer markets, and retain customers
through better service. Through delivery of a comprehensive mix of technical
expertise, industry knowledge and applied innovation, we provide rapid
implementation of complete integrated solutions that harness the Internet for
Amplex provides dedicated high speed Internet access, Web Site hosting, and
Colocation services. Amplex has available many methods to provide dedicated
access including full and fractional T1's, Frame-Relay, SDSL, and Wireless
Put VANTAGE Console Manager on a Linux host and you've created one of the
most cost effective system management tools available today. VANTAGE
integrates console security, logging, event detection, automation and remote
access features into a solution that can safely scale across the largest
enterprises either standalone or in conjunction with other management
applications. VANTAGE Console Manager, when a terminal server alone just
Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating
system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your
computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating
system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence
the name GNU/Linux.
DisklessWorkstations.Com provides hardware solutions and
services for LTSP Linux Diskless Workstations.
Equinox develops and markets high-performance, reliable and
cost-effective serial connectivity products.
The Equinox SuperSerial product line provides serial connectivity
solutions for a wide variety of applications
with products including; Multiport Serial Adapters, ESP Serial Hubs,
Console Port Servers, ELS-16II Terminal
Servers and Multi-modem Adapters. For more information about Equinox
products, please visit www.equinox.com.
Four J's provides tools for the development of high-volume, mission-critical
business applications. Four J's Business Development Suite (BDS) enables
rapid and predictable development and deployment of business logic across a
variety of server, database, and end-user platforms. Applications powered by
Four J's support traditional Windows clients, are fully Internet enabled for
eCommerce and Web Services, and support HTML, Java, and WAP client devices
for mobile access. With two million plus users and five thousand developers
worldwide, Four J's is installed across Fortune 500® enterprises as well as
medium sized businesses and local, state, federal and educational agencies.
Koha is the world's first free Open Source Library System. Made in New
Zealand by the Horowhenua Library Trust and Katipo Communications Ltd,
the Koha system is a full catalogue, opac, circulation, member
management and acquisitions package.
Koha is used by public libraries, private collectors, university
faculties, not for profit organisations, churches, schools and
Laser Line, Inc. is a 14 year old company specializing in the
remanufacturing on laser cartridges for all printers, fax machines and
copiers. We can offer the client remanufactured, outside recycled, OEM or
Reflexion (OEP) cartridges along with Ink Jet cartridges for office or home
use. All deliveries are made by our Customer Service Reps at no charge
within a 75 mile radius of our plant in Northwood Ohio. Laser Line is
factory authorized for service on HP, Canon, Lexmark, Xerox and Minolta
We will be displaying laser cartridges and services we provide.
LTS Networks is a Montreal-based company specializing in LTSP (Linux
Terminal Server Project) networks. It's founders observed that LTSP
technologies were top-tier innovations that would serve many markets better
than existing solutions. However LTSP, as an Open Source project, had few
proponents in the corporate arena who were actively promoting it
commercially. LTS Networks saw this as an opportunity to bring more
GNU/Linux and Open Source awareness to the marketplace and specifically to
offer LTSP solutions through commercial channels.
LTS Networks' current offerings are aimed at educational and
institutional markets with commercial and business products being planned
for the future. There are several server/thin client solutions available
featuring all the benefits of LTSP at low cost as well as professional
services and support products.
LTS Networks is a strong proponent of the philosophy of Free Software and
firmly believes it must make significant contributions to the Open Source
community. As LTS Networks grows so will its support of LTSP and other open
Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) is an open source
project focused on delivering Linux Thin Clients and the
administration software required to deploy this technology.
The MacCafé is Northwest Ohio's Apple Macintosh Only reseller, providing
Mac customers with a non-virtual shopping environment. Enthusiasts of
Macintosh can see, touch, use and get expert advice on the entire Mac
line-up in our showroom.
- Strategic Business Development
Since 1995 Strategic Business Development has been providing consulting and
implementation services on growth strategy, marketing, and business
development initiatives, in both the public and private organizations,
primarily in the technology and services sector.
Specializing in regional and global marketing and business development, SBD
also provides event marketing, management coaching,
assessments, and primary market research.
Stop by the booth and ask your most pressing marketing question!
The Linux Box Corporation is a Linux consulting,support and training
company, focused on knowledge transfer and high quality customer
The Linux Box provides specialized software-development services, in
addition to support and training offering, to regional and national
TALUG is an non-profit organization of computer enthusiasts from the
Toledo, OH area interested in GNU/Linux.
Since 1990 Unique Systems has provided cost effective flexible, scalable
mission critical accounting software. This suite, ThinSoft, runs on Linux
and UNIX operating systems, the Informix database, and Four J's Virtual
Machine. The suite is still "unique" today, as it has the ability to
be customized and upgraded as the standard modules are improved.
Unique Systems also has hardware products like ThinStations and
ThinNIC's and provides Open Source services and support, besides being
the main organizers of the Think-Linux event. Join us at our booth to
look at Open Source, Free Software, and Open hardware like the
ThinStation and our ThinSoft suite. Plus, enjoy free apple cider, cost
effective and enjoyable at the same time! The cider will be available
with or without... Enjoy!
Think-Linux 2002 Booth Layout
1. Hewlett Packard
2. Hewlett Packard
3. Open Source Group
4. Open Source Group
5. Mac Cafe
7. The Linux Box
8. WTA Consulting
9. Four J's Development Tools
10. LTS Networks
11. Unique Systems, Inc.
13. Diskless Workstations
15. Stautzenberger College
16. Stautzenberger College
17. Strategic Business Development
18. ASP Technologies Inc
19. Ohio Online
20. Laser Line Inc
21. Amplex Internet
22. Koha Library Project
23. Toledo Area Linux Users Group
Unique Systems, Inc.
SBD: Strategic Business Development