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(New York, NY - April 17, 2003) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that IBM has signed on as the Cornerstone Sponsor for its upcoming Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo, to be held June 4-6, 2003 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

"We are pleased to announce that IBM has joined with Jupitermedia to bring IT and business professionals the only industry event dedicated to providing an understanding of all the issues and benefits related to the application of Linux and Linux-based datacenter solutions in the enterprise," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia. "While there are other Linux industry events, they are usually unfocused and don't specifically address the needs of enterprise managers," he added.

Featured keynote speakers for Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo include Dan Kusnetzky, Vice President of System Software Research for IDC, and Daniel A. Powers, Vice President of Grid Computing Strategy for IBM. The conference is specifically designed to educate management level attendees and covers how Linux and Linux-based datacenter solutions can be applied in the enterprise in six tracks, which include: Operations, Management and Infrastructure; Clustered, Grid and High-Performance Computing; Linux Application Development; Linux in Vertical Markets; Linux Storage and Database Management; and Special Interests.

In addition to IBM as the Cornerstone Sponsor, additional sponsors and exhibitors for Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo include Computer Associates, Sun Microsystems, BMC Software, Egenera,, POGO Linux, Cylant, Aduva, Force10 Networks, Bugopolis, GenaWare, Interloci Network Management, 3Ware, Ximian, GNOME Foundation and Linux Terminal Server Project. The Analyst Sponsor of the event is Jupiter Research. Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo is hosted by Enterprise Linux Today, and, and is produced by Jupitermedia Corporation.

For additional information on Enterprise Linux Forum Conference & Expo and to register visit or contact our Registration Department at (203) 662-2857 or [email protected]. For sponsorship and exhibition information, contact Tim Walsh at (203) 662-2838 or [email protected].

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), ( headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology and Internet industry professionals. Jupitermedia includes the and Network of over 150 Web sites and 175 e-mail newsletters that generate over 200 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 10 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events include nearly 40 offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Computer Digital Expo, America's 21st Century Information Technology Conference & Expo (

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For information about the conference and expo contact:
Juliet Sigmann
Marketing Manager
(508) 870-5858 x119
[email protected]

For more information about Jupitermedia contact:
Mary Ann Boland
Marketing & Public Relations Associate
Jupitermedia Corporation
(212) 547-7939
[email protected]

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