(Zaragoza, Spain) Zentyal, developer of the Zentyal Linux small business server, announced today the program for upcoming Zentyal Summit 2011, that will take place on the 11th and 12th of November in Zaragoza, Spain. Zentyal Summit offers a meeting place to share experiences, meet and discuss with other Zentyal users and developers, discuss the roadmap of the next release and attend training sessions.
Keynote speaker of the Summit is Roberto Galoppini, Senior Director of Business Development at SourceForge, who has over 20 years experience in the computer industry, and has spent the last 10 years working in the intersection of open source software and business development. His talk “From Projects to Products” will take a look on how open source projects can turn in to commercially viable products and how SourceForge can help in the process.
The Summit program covers a large number of topics related to Zentyal, from commercial aspects to Zentyal server use cases, community talks and technical workshops, aimed at current and potential Zentyal customers, partners, community members and users. There is no registration fee for participating in the event, but seats are limited so early registration is highly recommended. Both the program and registration form can be found at the Summit website at: http://events.zentyal.com/zentyal-summit/
Zentyal Summit 2011 will be held right after the Libre Software World Conference 2011, that will take place in Zaragoza on the 9th and 10th of November. The Summit is sponsored by the Local Government of Aragón, Zaragoza City Council, Business Consortium for Open Source Software in Aragón (CESLA) and National Reference Center for ICT Based on OSS (CENATIC).
Zentyal, developer of a Linux server of the same name, aims at providing small and medium businesses a professional, reliable and secure server solution, that is yet easy to use and affordable. To reach this goal, the company develops Zentyal server and provides support, services and solutions based on Zentyal server either through Authorized Partners or directly to end customers.
The Zentyal Linux server development began in early 2004 and today it is the open source alternative to Windows Small Business Server. Currently Zentyal server gets about 1,000 daily downloads and the project has an active community of more than 5,000 members. Likewise, it is estimated that there are over 50,000 active Zentyal installations all over the globe.