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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Likewise Software Experts to Speak at Samba eXPerience 2008
Conference to focus on open source products
BELLEVUE, Wash. - April 08, 2008 - Likewise® Software, a leader in delivering authentication and
audit solutions for mixed networks, today announced that its experts Krishna Ganugapati, VP of
engineering, and Brian Koropoff and Rafal Szczesniak, software design engineers, will be presenting
at Samba Experience 2008. Samba eXPerience 2008, organized by Sernet, takes place April 14-18, in
Goettingen, Germany at the Hotel Freizeit. It is a conference for industry leaders and implementers
interested in tracking developments within the Samba project (http://www.samba.org) and other
Windows domain integration open source technologies.
"Likewise Software has been a supporter of Open Source throughout our history," said Jerry Carter,
project director for Likewise Open. "We understand the potential for Open Source and what it means
to development and technology communities. At Likewise, our goal is to remain an Open Source
company and continue to contribute in significant ways in the areas of authentication and
interoperability of all platforms."
Likewise experts Ganugapati, Koropoff and Szczesniak are scheduled to speak on the following topics
at the noted times:
* Krishna Ganugapati will present Windows Interoperability Efforts at Likewise Software on Friday,
April 18 from 10:45 am-11:30 am
* Brian Koropoff and Rafal Szczesniak will present Let's go to the Library - Advantages and
Difficulties of Creating Componentized DCE/RPC Environment on Friday, April 18 from 1:30 pm-2:15pm
"We just released Likewise Open, an Open Source offering which provides fast and easy integration
of Linux, UNIX and Mac systems with Microsoft's Active Directory," noted Krishna Ganugapati, vice
president of engineering at Likewise. "Our products now support over 110 Linux, UNIX and Mac
Platforms. Likewise Open alleviates a number of challenges with authentication across multiple
platforms and helps organizations improve security and demonstrate regulatory compliance. Likewise
Open exemplifies how Open Source can benefit organizations in a number of ways."
About Likewise Software
Likewise Software (formerly Centeris) provides identity management solutions designed to improve
security and operational efficiencies and help achieve regulatory compliance in mixed network
environments. Likewise Open allows large organizations to securely authenticate Linux, UNIX and Mac
systems with a unified directory such as Microsoft Active Directory. Likewise Enterprise includes
all of the core authentication technology that comes with Likewise Open, plus world-class
migration, group policy, audit and reporting modules.
Likewise Software is a Bellevue, WA-based software company funded by leading venture capital firms
Ignition Partners, Intel Capital, and Trinity Ventures. Likewise has experienced management and
engineering teams in place and is led by senior executives from leading technology companies such
as Microsoft, F5 Networks, EMC and Mercury.
For more information, visit www.likewisesoftware.com.
Copyright (c) 2008 Likewise Software. Inc. All rights reserved. Likewise and the Likewise logo are
registered trademarks of Likewise Software, Inc. Other names used herein may be trademarks of their
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