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BlackMesh CEO to Discuss Best Practices in Managing Network Infrastructure at LinuxCon 2009

September 16
09:35 2009

Hosting NewsHerndon, VA – During LinuxCon 2009, Eric Mandel, CEO, BlackMesh, Inc. will give two separate presentations discussing best practices in managing network infrastructure. During his first presentation, attendees will learn how to leverage open source Cobbler and Puppet to quickly, accurately, and reliably deploy new systems across the entire spectrum of production, test, and development systems. As part of his second presentation, Mandel will discuss the issues system administrators face when scaling their online application from a single server to a multi-layered, multi-server architecture and what they can do to address these problems, while optimizing their networks for increased usage.

Eric Mandel has led the strategic direction of BlackMesh since 2003, building a strong base of global, diverse customers and growing the company by 100 percent each year. Mandel is an expert in the structured software development process, data centric systems, production systems, and N-tier, Client/Server and Web-based systems. With over 16 years of experience, Mandel is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, addressing the many technology issues that face today’s emerging companies. Mandel holds a B.S. in Clinical Psychology and English from Tufts University.

[swfobj src=”” width=”300/250″ class=”border: 1px solid grey;” align=”right”] LinuxCon 2009
Portland Downtown Marriot Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201 USA

Automating System Builds and Maintenance with Cobbler and Puppet
Monday, September 21, 2009
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
Salon G

Architectures for Scaling Online Applications
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
Salon G

About BlackMesh
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., BlackMesh is an award-winning provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. BlackMesh specializes in the design, deployment, and administration of robust, innovative managed hosting and managed services in both off-site and on-site locations. Combining powerful, high-performance technologies with world-class service and support, BlackMesh provides its customers with the tools they need to lower costs, accelerate growth, increase agility and improve efficiency.

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