SD Web Services World Offers the Most Complete Coverage of Development Technologies

August Show to Feature Keynote Address From the Inventor of the World Wide Web

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Aug 1, 2001

CMP Media's SD Web Services World is the only event to cover the full spectrum of developer technologies. Aimed at helping software development professionals make critical decisions on employing effective strategies and proven tactics, the show features leading development companies and media partners that will complement the event's high-powered discussion forums and news-making appearance by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

SD Web Services World, taking place August 27-31 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, will host such industry giants as Computer Associates, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and Rational Software. Attendees will also have the opportunity to visit the booths of hot development companies including Attunity, BetaSphere, InCert Software and Lingo Systems.

The only independent event that encompasses all development technologies, SD Web Services World is respected throughout the industry for creating unaffiliated platforms where top CEOs, analysts, developers and media share opinions, news, products and business opportunities dedicated to the success of the software development sector. A sampling of SD Web Services World's unique components include:

Keynote Presentation by Tim Berners-Lee -- Attendees have the opportunity to hear from the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, on Thursday, August 30. This world-renowned speaker and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium will address the development of the Semantic Web and other principles of Web Architecture.

Integration of Web Services World -- In April 2001, CMP Media's SD Events Group produced the first event dedicated to the Web services market. As a result of its tremendous success, show management fully incorporated Web Services World, a conference that brings together some of the hottest companies and professionals in this emerging segment of the development industry, into the Software Development Conference & Expo's East Coast event.

Developer Publication Sponsorships -- SD Web Services World is uniquely backed by the largest number of developer publications in the industry. Media sponsors of the August event include Application Development Trends, C/C++ Users Journal,, DevX, Dr. Dobb's Journal, Intelligent Enterprise, Java Report, The Journal of Object-Oriented Programming (JOOP), Linux Magazine, MSDN Magazine, SD Times, Software Development, Sys Admin, Web Techniques and Windows Developer's Journal.

"Just as the software development industry is ever-evolving, so are our events," said Mike Gottlieb, show director for CMP Media's Software Development Group. "Combining the expansion of Web Services World, the participation of top development experts, and first-rate panels and sessions, the show is sure to be the most impressive and comprehensive in the 14-year history of SD."

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About CMP Media

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

CONTACT: Ken Peters or Melanie Wilcox of PAN Communications, Inc., +1-978-474-1900, for CMP Media LLC; or Sara Zerbst of CMP Media LLC, +1-415-947-6179, or



Contact: Ken Peters or Melanie Wilcox of PAN Communications, Inc.,
+1-978-474-1900, for CMP Media LLC; or Sara Zerbst of CMP Media LLC,
+1-415-947-6179, or



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