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Zend Technologies’ second annual PHP Conference and Expo to feature IBM distinguished Engineers and Mashup Camp Organizer David Berlind as Keynote Speakers

CUPERTINO, CA – October 9, 2006 – Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, today announced three additional keynote speakers for day two of its second annual Zend/PHP Conference and Expo Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2006. Anant Jhingran, Distinguished Engineer, VP and CTO, Information Management of the IBM Software Group will present along with Mike Smith, Distinguished Engineer, System i Software Chief Architect of the IBM Systems and Technology Group on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006. Jhingran and Smith will co-present on the topic of using PHP to rapidly deploy usable and actionable information and will discuss the opportunities for PHP developers and architects implementing Web 2.0 and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions. David Berlind, Mashup Camp organizer and executive editor at ZDNet, is also scheduled to give a keynote speech at the conference. As part of his keynote, Berlind will define what the impact of “The Mashup Economy” means for developers, corporations and consumers alike.

Creating Modern Web Applications with PHP

The conference, slated for Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2006, will include daily keynote addresses, technical and business sessions, an exhibit hall and evening networking activities. Attendees can register for the event at www.zendcon.com. The event will include a wide range of sessions, from hands-on tutorials for PHP developers to business case studies highlighting PHP-based enterprise solutions from Fortune 1000 companies. As part of the conference, attendees will also be able to participate in pre-conference Training and Certification sessions hosted by Zend. Interested press can register for the event for free by contacting Sparkpr.

About Zend Technologies, Inc.

Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. PHP is used by more than twenty-two million Web sites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic web applications. Deployed at more than 15,000 companies worldwide, the Zend family of products is a comprehensive platform for supporting the entire lifecycle of PHP applications. Zend is headquartered in Cupertino, California. For more information, please visit www.zend.com, or call 1-408-253-8800.


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