Logicworks Gregg Kitaeff to Offer Industry Insight on the Impact of Open Source Software on the SaaS Industry

LOGICWORKS’ GREGG KITAEFF TO OFFER INDUSTRY INSIGHT ON THE IMPACT OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE ON THE SAAS INDUSTRY

NEW YORK, NY – April 15, 2008 –- Logicworks, a leading provider of high-availability hosting solutions to support business-critical applications and content, today announced Vice President of Sales, Gregg Kitaeff, has been chosen to participate in a Software as a Service (SaaS) industry panel on Thursday, April 17th at the MySQL Conference & Expo held in Santa Clara, California.

The session titled, “OSS Impact on the SaaS Industry” will take place from 2:50 PM - 3:35 PM and brings together industry thought leaders such as Mr. Kitaeff, Bruce Guptill Senior Analyst at Saugatuck Technology, Don Barlow SVP Operations of OpSource, and Pankaj Malvya CEO and Founder of Relationals. Mr. Kitaeff will offer insight into how the expansion of SaaS and open source software has impacted the service provider’s ability to effectively deliver on service level agreements (SLAs).

"We are pleased to have industry thought leaders like Gregg Kitaeff lend their expertise during our events,” said Jay Pipes, Program Chair of the MySQL Conference. “I look forward to him sharing his experiences and case examples with conference attendees."

The MySQL Conference & Expo is the largest gathering of MySQL developers, users, and DBAs worldwide and reflects MySQL's wide-ranging appeal and capabilities.   The open atmosphere of the MySQL Conference & Expo helps IT professionals and community members to create the best database applications, tools, and software through expert instruction, hands-on tutorials, readily available MySQL developers, and guru business advice. With Mr. Kitaeff’s expertise, users gain the knowledge they need to rapidly build solid applications with MySQL that scale with the enterprise.

Logicworks supports a broad range of clients in the media, entertainment, health care, financial services, digital content and publishing, advertising, high-tech, education, and communications markets.