Sirius to sponsor DebConf7

Sirius Corporation, Europe's leading Open Source services group, has been announced as a sponsor for the forthcoming DebConf7 conference taking place from Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 June 2007, Edinburgh, Scotland.

The organisers of the conference, the Debian Linux Project, say that the event will attract developers, contributors and enthusiasts to one of the premier Linux networking events this year.

Other conference sponsors include HP, Google, Ubuntu and Nokia.

DebConf has taken place annually since 2000 in locations as varied as Canada, Finland and Mexico.

Mark Taylor, CEO of Sirius Corporation said: "This conference is not to be missed. It provides a strong platform for the wider Debian community to meet and discuss the technical developments and opportunities for growth."

Phil Hands, Debian Linux project team said: "We are delighted to announce Sirius Corporation as a sponsor for this conference. Based in Edinburgh this year, DebConf has established itself as a flagship networking event for Free Software and Linux professionals. We've even designed our own Debian kilts for the occasion!"