Linux after 10 years: Entering the Mainstream

Date:
Tuesday 30 October 2001

Time:
7.00pm

Speaker:
Roger Whittaker, Technical Consultant, SuSE Linux Ltd

Venue:
Room HC025, Southampton Institute, East Park Terrace, Southampton

Presented jointly with the BCS Quality SG.

A survey and brief history of the world of Linux and open source software. A description of the benefits that Linux can bring to business. Why the continued advance of Linux is inevitable and unstoppable.

Roger Whittaker is a Mathematics graduate and former senior teacher who changed careers to join SuSE Linux shortly after their UK office opened in late 1999.