SOURCE: VA Software

January 24, 2006 16:30 ET

VA Software to Present at Security Research Associates' 2nd Annual Winter Technology Conference

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 24, 2006 -- VA Software Corporation (NASDAQ: LNUX), a leading provider of software, information and community support for IT and development professionals, today announced that Ali Jenab, president and CEO of VA Software will be presenting at the 2nd Annual Winter Technology Conference Hosted by Security Research Associates (SRA). The conference will be held on Wednesday, February 15th, 2006 at the Campton Place Hotel in San Francisco.

Conference attendees will include a select group of institutional portfolio managers and analysts, and will feature CEOs and CFOs from some of the fastest growing companies in the technology sector. SRA has arranged for web casting of company presentations during this event. To access the lobby page for the web cast of presenting companies please go to: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/sra2/

About VA Software Corporation

VA Software Corporation (NASDAQ: LNUX) is at the center of today's technology revolution and incites innovation by empowering the IT and developer communities with information, community support and software. VA Software is the parent company of OSTG, Inc. (Open Source Technology Group), and the creator of SourceForge. SourceForge Enterprise Edition optimizes distributed development for Fortune 500 companies.

OSTG, Inc., the cornerstone of the Open Source movement, is the leading online network for IT managers and development professionals. OSTG technology-focused sites include Slashdot.org, SourceForge.net, ITManagersJournal.com, NewsForge.com, Linux.com and freshmeat.net. SourceForge.net is the global nexus for the Open Source community with more than 110,000 Open Source projects and over 1.2 million registered users. OSTG also runs ThinkGeek.com, an online retailer of technology products.

For more information about VA Software, visit www.vasoftware.com. For more information about OSTG, visit www.ostg.com.

Slashdot, freshmeat, ThinkGeek and SouceForge.net are trademarks or registered trademarks of OSTG, Inc., in the United States and/or other countries. VA Software, OSTG, and SourceForge are trademarks or registered trademarks of VA Software Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other product or brand names herein are the properties of their respective owners.

About Security Research Associates

Security Research Associates (SRA) was founded in San Francisco in 1980 and, today, offers both investment banking services as well as institutional brokerage services. A boutique firm by design, SRA works with a select group of portfolio managers from around the country and focuses on technology and life science companies in the micro and small cap arenas. For more information about SRA see our web site at www.sracap.com or call us at 415-925-0346.

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