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Andrew T. Gillies is Director of Communications at the Center for Audit Quality, an affiliate of the American Institute of CPAs, in Washington, DC. Based in Washington since 2002, he has also worked in editorial and communications roles at the Investment Company Institute, the World Bank, Forbes, and Vault.com. His policy-themed writing has focused on aerospace and defense, energy and environment, transportation, and financial services.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Breaking The Grip On Storage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week, Washington hosts FOSE, a government technology convention that draws 25,000 attendees. Among the 400 companies exhibiting are government contracting giants like Cisco Systems and Motorola.

But the event also has its share of scrappy upstarts looking to gain ground on bigger competitors. Boulder, Colo.'s LeftHand Networks, an information storage concern, is one.

"[FOSE] gives us a great forum," says LeftHand chief executive William Chambers, 46.

Full Story at Forbes.com