Datapipe Sponsors New York City BSD Conference

Jersey City, NJ — October 1, 2008

Datapipe, a global provider of managed IT services, announced today that it will sponsor the New York City BSD Conference, the main technical conference on the East Coast for the BSD community to collaborate, learn, and network.

"Strategic partnership with the BSD community is a natural fit for us and we're pleased to be part of this significant event ," Datapipe CTO Michael Parks said. “Datapipe has been moving many of its internal systems to FreeBSD to take advantage of the superior performance and better security afforded by the platform," he added.

The Conference will be held October 11-12, 2008 at Columbia University in the Davis Auditorium. Over the course of the two day conference BSD User enthusiasts, System Administrators, and Developers will gather to hear from leading BSD developers and practitioners. Headlining the presentations are well-known developer of the HAMMER file system and DragonFly BSD project director Matthew Dillon, as well as the prominent developer of the ZFS file system Pawel Jakub Dawidek, and Michael Lucas the creator of Absolute FreeBSD and Absolute OpenBSD.

For more information about the NYC BSD Conference, visit www.nycbsdcon.org/2008.