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Registration Opens for ZendCon 2010 - World's Largest Gathering of the PHP Community

Conference Showcases PHP Best Practices and New Technologies Amid Continued Growth of PHP Deployments On-Premise and in the Cloud

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Zend Technologies, the PHP Company, today announced that registration is open for the annual Zend/PHP Conference, ZendCon 2010, the world's largest gathering of the PHP community. Now in its 6th year, ZendCon brings together technology visionaries, business leaders and professional developers for industry keynotes, technical sessions and in-depth tutorials focused on PHP, the world's leading Web application platform. The conference will be held November 1st through 4th, 2010 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

"This is an extraordinary time in the evolution and growth of PHP," said Andi Gutmans, CEO and co-founder of Zend Technologies. "Applications have become a focal point of enterprise competitiveness, and PHP has become a significant technology platform for applications delivered on the Web and in the Cloud. Zend and its partners look forward to sharing news and a lively exchange of ideas with others in the PHP community at this traditionally highly productive event."

ZendCon 2010 will be attended by technology professionals from enterprises, start-up companies, independent software vendors, and system integrators who develop and use PHP for competitive business advantage. Along with technical sessions, the conference offers certification exams and networking events.

Conference Program Tracks at a Glance:

Architecture & Design - Best practices for designing Web-based applications.

Expanding Horizons - New concepts and technologies important to professional developers looking at Web and Cloud initiatives on the horizon.

Lifecycle Best Practices - Product lifecycle, versioning tools, managing development teams and best practices for publishing code.

NoSQL/Alternative Stores/Search - Techniques and technology for storing, retrieving and manipulating data.

PHP Development - Performance, security, session management and more.

PHP on IBM i - Leveraging the power of PHP on IBM i.

Server/Operations - Configuring LAMP stacks, improving Web server performance, using alternative Web Servers with PHP, databases.

SQL - Tips, tricks and techniques for maximizing interactions with SQL databases.

Zend Framework - Latest trends and ideas in Zend Framework development.

ZendCon Expo and UnConference

During the conference, attendees can visit vendor exhibits to see the latest PHP products and services from industry leaders. Beginning September 1, 2010, UnConference session proposals can be submitted to ZendCon 2010 for consideration, http://zendcon.com/sessions/.

Registration

ZendCon 2010 offers early bird and pre-conference registration savings, as well as special discounts for Zend Certified Engineers and full-time students. For more information, or to register, please visit http://zendcon.com/registration/. ZendCon is co-presented by S&S Media Inc., an international publisher and event producer.

About Zend Technologies

Zend Technologies, Inc., the PHP Company, is the leading provider of products and services for developing, deploying and managing business-critical PHP applications. PHP runs 35 percent of the world's Web sites and has quickly become the most popular language for building dynamic Web applications. Deployed at more than 30,000 companies worldwide, the Zend family of products delivers a comprehensive solution for supporting the entire lifecycle of PHP applications. Zend is headquartered in Cupertino, California. Learn more at http://www.zend.com.

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