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OpenLogic to Host Webinar on Open Source Governance and Policies in Enterprise Organizations

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced a June 28th webinar entitled "Open Source Governance and Policies in Enterprise Organizations" that will feature Brian Fan, partner at Olliance Group, Philip Robb, an R&D Section Manager in the Open Source & Linux Organization of Hewlett Packard, and Mark A. Bunch, Sr. Front-End Architect of Great American Insurance Group.

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 26 /PRNewswire/ — OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced a June 28th webinar entitled "Open Source Governance and Policies in Enterprise Organizations" that will feature Brian Fan, partner at Olliance Group, Philip Robb, an R&D Section Manager in the Open Source & Linux Organization of Hewlett Packard, and Mark A. Bunch, Sr. Front-End Architect of Great American Insurance Group.

As more and more large enterprises consider adopting open source software to reduce costs, improve productivity and increase ROI, there is a growing concern with how to effectively govern open source software and manage risk.

This panel of open source experts will discuss best practices for managing and leveraging open source software in the enterprise. The panel will also respond to questions from the moderator about some of the stumbling blocks that organizations may encounter along the way.

What: "Open Source Governance and Policies in Enterprise Organizations" Who: Brian Fan, partner at Olliance Group Philip Robb, an R&D Section Manager in the Open Source & Linux Organization of Hewlett Packard Mark A. Bunch, Sr. Front-End Architect of Great American Insurance Group When: Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:00am Pacific / 2:00pm Eastern / 6:00pm GMT URL: Register for this webinar at http://www.OpenLogic.com Questions addressed during the webinar will include: * How do you select open source software? * How do you test it? * How do you create an open source policy? * How should you track and manage the use of open source software? * How do you share best practices across your company? About the panelists: Brian Fan, Partner – Olliance Group

The Olliance Group is a business and strategy consulting firm whose mission is to help clients capitalize on the strategic, technological and financial benefits of open source software.

Philip Robb – an R&D Section Manager in the Open Source & Linux

Organization of Hewlett Packard

In this role, Phil leads several product development teams focused on Open Source Solutions and Open Source Governance. Phil also manages HP's Open Source Review Board, which is the governing body within HP for all open source software usage and deployment.

Mark A. Bunch, Sr. – Front-End Architect, Great American Insurance Group

Mark leads and manages application architecture initiatives for Great American Insurance's (GAI's) front-end underwriting and policy issuance systems. Mark also performs an Enterprise Architecture role and is a member of GAI's Architecture Review Board. He has played a lead role in defining GAI's open source acquisition, usage, support, and governance strategy.

About OpenLogic

OpenLogic is a leading provider of open source solutions that enable enterprises to safely acquire, support, and control open source software. OpenLogic provides enterprises with a certified library of open source software that encompasses hundreds of the most popular open source packages. With the broadest open source coverage in the industry, OpenLogic offers indemnification, updates, and enterprise-grade technical support backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. The OpenLogic solution also enforces open source policies and automates the integration and deployment of open source components — reducing the risk and maximizing the cost savings associated with using open source software. For more on OpenLogic, go to http://www.openlogic.com.

Press Contact: Bret Clement Page One PR (for OpenLogic) 303-462-3057 bret@pageonepr.com

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