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SpikeSource Announces 'The Business of Open Source' Podcast Series

SpikeSource Announces 'The Business of Open Source' Podcast Series

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- SpikeSource, a provider of business-ready open source solutions, today announces the start of a new podcast series called "The Business of Open Source." The podcast series will feature some of the open source movement's best known and respected visionaries, including Brian Behlendorf, Marten Mickos and Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz. The first two podcasts, featuring Ray Lane discussing open source business models and Tim O'Reilly discussing the Web 2.0 phenomenon, are available on the SpikeSource Web site ( http://www.spikesource.com/ ). Additional podcasts will be delivered on a bi-weekly basis through the rest of 2006.

SpikeSource encourages all who are curious about the open source revolution, and want to understand the course the movement is taking, to download and listen to these bi-weekly podcasts. The featured guests will talk about how open source software is changing the IT landscape and altering the way software is created, disseminated and consumed. The podcasts will also cover how open source is shaking up old business models to create innovative software and solutions, and how it is opening new markets and delivering solutions to a wide range of end user markets.

"SpikeSource is thrilled to bring The Business of Open Source podcast series to the open source community, as well interested parties in corporate IT," said Joaquin Ruiz, the vice president of product marketing at SpikeSource. "Through this series, SpikeSource hopes to increase awareness and promote discussion about how open source software is changing the software landscape from technology, business and distribution perspectives."

Featured guests include: -- Matt Asay, VP of business development for Alfresco, regular blogger for Infoworld -- Brian Behlendorf, CTO of Collabnet and co-founder of the Apache Software Foundation -- Ray Lane, partner at Venture Capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers -- Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz, software architect, systems designer and open source strategist -- Don Marti, Editor for LinuxWorld, former editor Linux Journal -- Marten Mickos, CEO of MySQL -- Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media -- Murugan Pal, CTO and co-founder of SpikeSource, former Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers -- Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource and co-founder and former CEO of Marimba -- JP Rangaswami, Blogger at http://www.confusedofcalcutta.com/ -- Doc Searls, Editor for Linux Journal, co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto

Additional guests will be announced on the SpikeSource corporate Web site through the year. The podcasts will be available in video or audio-only format for free download at http://www.spikesource.com/ .

About SpikeSource

SpikeSource was founded in 2003 to help accelerate the adoption of open source in the enterprise through automated software testing and certified open source solutions. The SpikeSource large-scale automated build and test system tests the complex interrelationships between hundreds of different open source components. This level of interoperability testing utilizes more than 30,000 tests across multiple platforms and runtime languages. The company provides free tested and certified open source software solutions, sells update and technical support services and provides free testing and certification services for open source projects. For more information visit http://www.spikesource.com/ .

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