CHICAGO, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Univa Corporation, the leading provider of commercial software and professional services for open source Globus(R) software, will be presenting at several open source software and grid events this quarter. Steve Tuecke, Univa CEO and co-founder, will be discussing the benefits of using open source, standards-based grid infrastructure software to support the next-generation data center. Univa's executive team includes the industry's preeminent grid authorities, who are the creators of the Globus Toolkit. Globus is at the center of growth in a market estimated to exceed $5 billion by 2008, according to Insight Research Corporation. In 2004, Tuecke united with Dr. Ian Foster and Dr. Carl Kesselman to create Univa, which provides professional services and enterprise enhancements to Globus. Topic: Selling the Benefits of Grids to Senior Management Venue: GridWorld Park Plaza Hotel Boston Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2:00 p.m. ET Topic: Open Source Grid Infrastructure -- A Compelling Investment Venue: Emerging Ventures 2005 Ritz-Carlton Boston Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2:50 p.m. ET Topic: Open Source, Grids, and the Next-Generation Data Center Venue: Open Source Business Conference Marriott Boston Newton Newton, Mass. Date/Time: Wednesday, November 2, 10:45 a.m. ET Topic: What Will Grids Look Like in Five Years? Venue: Grid 2005 -- 6th IEEE/ACM International Workshop on Grid Computing Washington State Convention & Trade Center Seattle Date/Time: Monday, Nov. 14, 3:30 p.m. PT Topic: The Network is the Grid Venue: Interop New York 2005 Javits Center New York Date/Time: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 3:30 p. m. ET Rich Miller, chief operating officer for Univa, will be presenting at a Ziff Davis summit focused on unlocking new profits from the data center. Topic: The Future of Enterprise Grid Venue: The Service Optimized Data Center InterContinental Hotel Chicago Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 11:15 a.m. CT About Univa Univa is the leading provider of commercial software, technical support, and professional services for Grid infrastructure based on open source Globus software. Founded in 2004 by the creators of Globus, Univa works with leading enterprises and channel partners, including independent software and IT vendors, and systems integrators, to deliver Grid solutions to Global 1000 corporations. Univa is a privately held company based in Chicago. For more information, please visit www.univa.com. Editorial Contact: Sarah Conway Page One PR for Univa Tel: 978-969-3010 E-mail: email@example.com Univa is a trademark of Univa Corporation. Globus and Globus Toolkit are registered trademarks held by the University of Chicago. Third party marks and brands are the property of their respective holders.
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