August 26, 2003

Tonight Live: Mars (the planet) & PureMessage

Jeff Gerhardt writes "Tonight Live: Mars & PureMessage>> on The Linux Show!! Tuesday, August 26th, 2003 from Chicago IL.

Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.

At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne Flones, Doc
Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back live tonight. We have a lively show
lined up for tonight on The Linux Show that comes to you live from LinuxWorld Expo!

Segment One- The News. We will cover THE HOT NEWS of the
week and the expo. Tonight on the news: SCO, Microsoft, ESR as "war cheif", .

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Segment Two- Linux World Award winner PureMessage- and ActiveState product

Tonight we will have a conversation with
Jesse Dougherty
, Director of Development, ActiveState and Gurusamy
Sarathy
, Senior Developer, ActiveState to talk about the compnay
and their recent award at Linux World Expo for PureMessage. PureMessage
provides email filtering for spam protection, virus protection, and corporate
policy enforcement.

They claim PureMessage decreases spam by up to 98% and prevents damage from
malicious email at the gateway, through accurate, easily administered
filters. PureMessage is managed through an intuitive, web-based console.
Other features include: industry-leading spam identification
methodologies, anti-virus engine, communication policy filters, sieve
policy builder interface, automated server quarantine, optional end user
quarantine management, and reporting capabilities. Built on powerful
open source technologies, PureMessage utilizes sendmail, Razor, Webmin,
and is extensible in Perl. PureMessage supports AIX, HP-UX, FreeBSD,
Linux, and Solaris. More details are available at:
www.ActiveState.com/PureMessage

Jesse comes to ActiveState from Mindquake Software, a full-service
outsource development shop. As their vice president, Jesse was
responsible for business development, project management, and software
development, and helped grow the company from inception to over 60
fulltime developers. Jesse has also worked as a software developer at
the precursor company to ActiveState, hip communications in the
mid-1990s. Jesse's role at ActiveState is to lead the company's
anti-spam initiatives. He also manages and schedules development
resources to improve product quality and timeline accuracy. Jesse sits
on the board of SNB Capital.

Sarathy, as he is known, has been heavily involved in maintaining the
mainstream releases of Perl for the past seven years. He served as the
Release Manager for the 5.005 and 5.6 releases of Perl. At ActiveState,
Sarathy is responsible for managing the adoption, growth and development
of core language technologies. He is the technical lead for PureMessage,
ActiveState's email management software. A fundamental contributor in
shaping ActiveState's overall technology vision, Sarathy is also a
mentor on the evolution of world-class programming language skills in
the company. Sarathy holds Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in
Architecture and a Masters degree in Computer Science from the
University of Michigan.

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