Optaros to Moderate Panel on Open Source Options at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference

Boston, MA, June 07, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Optaros, an international IT consulting firm and assembler of Next Generation Internet applications, today announced that John Eckman, senior director of Optaros Labs, will moderate a panel at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston on June 12, 2008. The panel will examine and evaluate open source options to consider when implementing Enterprise 2.0 deployments. Eckman along with Bob Bickel, CEO of Ringside Networks, John Newton, Co-Founder and CTO of Alfresco and Jeff Whacott, VP of Marketing for Acquia, will discuss the competitive advantages of open source software options available to develop Enterprise 2.0 platforms.

The Enterprise 2.0 Conference gathers leading experts in business collaboration and collective intelligence. The conference presents information on technologies and practices that relieve the workforce from legacy communication and productivity tools. Eckman and panel members will provide business managers with information regarding open source options that deliver innovative, flexible and agile Enterprise 2.0 solutions. Eckman has over a decade of experience designing and building web applications for organizations ranging from small non-profit organizations to Fortune 500 enterprises. He is an expert in Next Generation Internet practice, frequently speaking and blogging on business practices that leverage open source and Web 2.0 components.

Workplace operations are rapidly changing as leaders realize competitive advantages in implementing collaborative Web 2.0 technologies. Open source software encompasses community building and collaboration, and Enterprise 2.0 technology can make the collective intelligence of an entire company accessible to increase innovation, productivity and agility. This session covers several options, including, but not limited to, Alfresco, Drupal and Ringside Networks.

When and Where
June 12, 2008
Enterprise 2.0 Conference
Open Source Options for Delivering an Enterprise 2.0 Experience
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. EST
Westin Boston Waterfront
Boston, MA

About Optaros
Optaros, an international consulting and systems integration firm, designs and assembles fully supported, Next Generation Internet (NGI) solutions that deliver superior business performance. The unique Optaros Assembly Methodology (OptAM) leverages Open Source, Service Oriented Architectures, rich interface design and a global collaborative delivery model to assemble solutions faster and more flexibly than traditional build, buy or rent options. Optaros serves over 70 clients including ABB, Biogen Idec, Gtech, McKesson, Merck/Serono, New York Times, Sony Pictures, Swisscom, and many others. For more about Optaros, go to www.optaros.com.

Optaros, Inc.
Katie Sullivan