Univa Grid Technology Pioneers to Present at Multiple Industry Conferences

Leaders in Globus enterprise software discuss benefits of open source grid

infrastructure software for flexibly managing complex IT environments

Sep 19, 2005, 01:00 ET from Univa Corporation

    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
     Date/Time:  Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2:00 p.m. ET
     Topic:      Open Source Grid Infrastructure -- A Compelling Investment
     Venue:      Emerging Ventures 2005
     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
                 Washington State Convention & Trade Center
     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
     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: sarah@pageonepr.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.

SOURCE Univa Corporation