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RWL04 will position your company as a primary player and industry leader to more than 2,000 decision makers from government, industry, enterprise, education and SMBs.

Who Will Attend - Meet One-On-One With . . .

CIO, CEO, COO, CFO, President, VP

Senior management decision makers responsible for policy, strategic approval and final purchasing power.

IT/IS/MIS, Software Engineers & Developers, Systems Integrators, ISPs, Data Center Management, Systems Programmers, Network Managers and Information Systems Architects.

Technical decision makers that develop, implement and review company policy and procedures for technology products and systems.

Business Development, Business Analysts, e-Business, VAR’s, Policy, Program & Procurement, Directors of Finance and Consultants.

Influencers responsible for reviewing company operational policy and procedures and making recommendations that result in purchases.

Middle Managers in Operations, Quality, Marketing, Administration, Sales and Logistic Staff.

Influencers that have contribution into the process as it affects their departments.


IT and network specialists contracted to provide outside analysis and recommendations

Linux Technology Hot Spots

RWL04 zeros in on the current technology hot spots for applications, solutions and hardware. Enthusiastic attendees are eagerly anticipating the opportunity to hear from experts in a comprehensive educational conference addressing Implementation, TCO - Total Cost Of Ownership, ROI- Return On Investment and Distributions.

RWL03 Demographics

Real World Linux Means Buying Power

Attendees come from all sectors of business, government and education. They have a mutual goal – they are looking for applications and solutions using Linux and Open Source.

They Come to RWL04 Looking For You!

Real World Linux 2003 Verified Attendance* and demographic make up.
*Microspec Registration Inc.

69% of Attendees Held Supervisory or Management Positions
Pie chart showing the breakdown of attendees in management positions

79% of Attendees are Involved in Purchasing Decisions

Pie chart showing breakdown of attendees involved in purchasing decisions

Supporting Organizations

RWL04 Is Dedicated to Building Strong Relationships with Trade Associations and Their Members.

  • NaSPA Network and Systems Professionals Association
  • SAGE System Administrators Guild
  • IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Canada Toronto Section
  • OSPE Ontario Society of Professional Engineers
  • CANARIE Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research Industry and Education
  • Communitech Communitech Technology Association
  • SIP Society of Internet Professionals
  • CLUE Canadian Linux User’s Exchange
  • NewTLUG New Toronto Linux Users Group
  • LPI Linux Professional Institute