LinuxWorld to Focus on Virtualization, Strong Enterprise Adoption
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| Open-source software has clearly entered the mainstream as it is
| being strongly adopted within the enterprise, a point underscored by
| the fact that many CIOs are now implementing it as policy within
| their organizations.
| On Aug. 16, Guru Vasudeva, chief enterprise architect at Nationwide,
| a Fortune 100 insurance and financial services company, will detail how
| his company embarked on a journey to aggressively exploit virtualization
| and Linux to address the growing software and data center costs, to
| simplify the environment, and to significantly improve the provisioning
| Today, the Nationwide Web site and 10 other mission-critical applications
| run on a virtualized Linux environment, which is expected to contribute
| more than $15 million in savings over the next three years.