Linux Journal Presents ALS Best of Show Awards

ATLANTA, GA -- Linux Journal, on behalf of the Annual Linux Showcase, Atlanta, and USENIX Association, recognized outstanding products featured at the 4th Annual Linux Showcase. The awards were announced in Atlanta on October 13, 2000, during a party sponsored by, a leading manufacturer of wide-area networking (WAN) cards and communications products for PCs.

The winners for each category are:

Best Show Give-AwayBest HardwareBest SoftwareBest New ProductBest Enabling Technology for FreedomBest of Show

Linux Labs: AutoZenEmbedded PlanetDebian: PotatoAbsolute Value SystemsGeekcorpsIBM: Multiprise 3000

Best of Show Awards were decided by six secret judges, all influential people from different sectors of the Open Source community. The judges each nominated the exhibiting companies they found most exciting and innovative.

About Sangoma.comFounded in 1984, is a leading developer of innovative data communications solutions for the PC platform. Optimized for the Linux environment,'s unique product line combines innovative hardware and software tools to deliver the highest possible Internet communications performance, while eliminating significant network costs. For more information, can be reached at 800-338-2475 or on the Internet at .

About 4th Annual Linux ShowcaseThe 4th Annual Linux Showcase & Conference, Atlanta offers Linux enthusiasts and professionals practical tutorials and three highly technical tracks of refereed papers, renowned speakers, and solutions for systems administrators, developers and professionals working with Linux. ALS 2000 highlights included keynote speakers Ken Coar, Larry Wall, Urs Hotzle of Google, multiple opportunities to network with peers and experts and over 100 companies which exhibited new products, services and open source jobs. See full program details on-line at

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux worldwide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its sixth year of publication and may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands. It may also be ordered by calling 888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to or visiting


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