Skip to main content
search
0
Category

Events

Good Wi-Fi Starts with Good Networking

By Events

A top of the line network can be tough to achieve.

Brocade Engineer, Jon Lorek, and Ruckus Engineer, Greg Kamer, are taking time to stop by this month’s LouMUG to discuss enhancing your network and consequently your Wi-Fi.

Join us to learn:

  • How to design your network for tomorrow
  • Leveraging open standards to inhibit vendor lock-in
  • What to consider for high density Wi-Fi
  • Networking Hardware as a Service (HaaS)- build the network your business needs without the capitol expense

About the Presenters

Jonathon Lorek

Greg Kamer

Jonathon Lorek, Channel Systems Engineer with Brocade Communications

Jonathon has been in the technology industry for 10 years focusing on networking and virtualization. He is also a proud husband and fun father to his 2.5 year old son and 14m/o daughter – so he has no free time. But if he did he would be piloting an airplane, driving a motorcycle, or wrenching on anything with a motor.

Greg Kamer, Senior Systems Engineer with Ruckus Wireless, now part of Brocade

Greg has been in the technology industry for over ten years, with four of that focusing on WiFi. He enjoys family, faith, technology and jokes. And bourbon.

Summer Social 2016

By Events

Cheers!

Stop by Brickhouse Tavern on Thursday, May 26 between 4:30-7pm to kick off summer with us!

We’ll be discussing some of the angles of the Internet of Things with a few stations. We’ll snack on hors d’eovres, LouMUG will provide fountain drinks, and we’ll have a great time.

The Microsoft UC Experience

By Events

April’s LouMUG meeting centered around the majestic Microsoft UC Experience in all its glory.

Mirazon’s one and only Daryl Hunter reviewed the Microsoft UC stack and discussedkey product features. He also demonstrated the newest Office 365 Cloud Voice interoperability functions.

About the Presenter

Daryl Hunter

 

darylDaryl Hunter, Mirazon Engineer

Microsoft: MCITP (Enterprise Administrator, Lync Server Administrator 2010)

MCSE Communication (Lync 2013)

MCSA Office 365, Server 2012/2008

Veeam Backup & Replication v9: Making the Most of the Upgrade

By Events

Veeam version v9 is out on the street, the award winning backup and replication solution just got even better.

As Mirazon Engineer Jason Thomas likes to say, “They always come out with features that I didn’t even know I wanted.”
So join Jason along with Veeam Engineer, Andy Barhorst as they talk us through the new features and enhancements.

Andy and Jason will review:

  • Scale-out backup repository
  • BitLooker
  • Direct NFS Backups
  • Standalone console
  • ROBO enhancements
  • Veeam Explorer
  • Veeam Cloud Connect

DOWNLOAD SLIDES

About the Presenters

Andy Barhorst

andybarhorstAndy Barhorst, Veeam Engineer

Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE8)

VMware Certified Professional

Veeam Customer for 3 years

Jason Thomas

jasonthomasJason Thomas, Mirazon Engineer

Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE8)

11 years in virtualization/server support

Desktop Virtualization Demystified

By Events

This month is all about the hotly discussed Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

Come learn about the benefits and downfalls of VDI and why it should be referred to as Desktop Virtualization.

Dan will review:

  • Use cases for VDI
  • How it works
  • Challenges facing VDI
  • App vs desktop virtualization

About the Presenter

Dan Faltisco, Citrix

Daniel Faltisco is a Field Technical Consultant within the Ingram Micro Advanced Computing Division, focusing on Citrix.  A native of Buffalo, NY, Dan got his first experience with IT as a Signal Support Specialist in the US Army in 1997.  Returning home in 1999 to finish his military career in the NY Army National Guard, Dan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Buffalo in 2006.   His experience with Citrix extends back to his first job out of college, where he served as a systems administrator for a Citrix Metaframe deployment.  From there he went on to manage the Citrix pre-sales technical support team at Ingram Micro, the world’s largest IT distributor and exclusive distributor of Citrix in North America.  Dan began his life as a Field Technical Consultant in 2011 and enjoys working with Citrix partners in the Central US to help them grow their practice.

 

Show your LouMUG pride with a new LouMUG tee! Bring $11 in cash or a check made out to The Mirazon Group to get yours.

Lunch provided by sponsors

 

DOWNLOAD SLIDES

Panel Discussion: Cloud & Datacenter Colocation

By Events
This month we will be conducting a candid discussion on Peak 10’s Cloud and Colocation offerings. Join the discussion, ask the tough questions, hear the success and horror stories!
On the panel is Peak 10’s Mike Meyer, Tony Eaton, and Chris Simmons.  They will share their experiences about cloud and colocation best practices, trends, and use cases. We’ll discuss how to get the most value out of it and how to make it work for you.

Show your LouMUG pride with a new LouMUG tee! Bring $11 in cash or a check made out to The Mirazon Group to get yours.

Lunch provided by sponsors

2016: A New Year, A New Windows Server

By Events

Plan ahead and prepare for the new Window Server 2016 updates.

Join us at Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky for lunch and hear from Mirazon’s Brent Earls about changes in Windows Server 2016. Brent will demo the technical preview and be available for any questions.

We will cover:

  • Nano servers
  • Containers
  • Hyper-V
  • PowerShell 5.0
  • And more

Show your LouMUG pride with a new LouMUG tee! Bring $11 in cash or a check made out to The Mirazon Group to get yours.

Lunch provided by sponsors

DOWNLOAD SLIDES

About the Presenter

Brent Earls

 

Brent is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and has been with Mirazon for 9 years. He has worked with nearly every Microsoft operating system, as well as many other Microsoft programs.

Brent was selected by Microsoft as a subject matter expert for its Hyper-V certification test and is Mirazon’s storage and virtualization practice lead.

Talking Data at the Data Center: Compliance, Governance, and Not Breaking the Bank

By Events

Talking Data at the Data Center: Compliance, Governance, and Not Breaking the Bank

Join us at Peak 10 to listen to Charles Burger of Nexsan talk about the ever-growing issue of your organization’s data: what’s important to keep, how do you back it up, and how do you make sure it doesn’t get corrupted or lost?
Charles will review the different types of data you may have and what the governance and compliance regulations are.

About the Presenter

Charles Burger

Charles Burger is the Director of Assureon Sales for Imation at Nexsan. His focus has been on Tier-1 storage, backup and archiving for the past 15 years, and Charles currently works on identifying critical data for organizations that must be protected and possibly regulated by Federal or State Law.

Charles holds sales certifications in every Tier-1 storage product and has been in the industry for 19 years. In his role at Nexsan, he’s presented and sold to Fortune 500 companies that have found their current data protection strategies inadequate to meet today’s demanding challenges.

Tees are still for sale for $11! Bring cash or a check so you can rock your LouMUG pride!

Lunch provided by sponsors

Microsoft Storage Spaces and Software-Defined Storage

By Events

It’s almost Halloween! Show up in costume and get an extra entry to our year-end Surface Pro 3 raffle!

Dell’s Craig Rush will review Microsoft Storage Spaces this month at Peak 10 and explore what’s going on in the software-defined storage world.

We’ll discuss:

  • Forces behind move to software-defined storage
  • Software-defined storage implementations and key attributes
  • Microsoft Storage Spaces Capabilities
  • Storage Spaces Setup/Demonstration
  • Deployment Planning
  • Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces – Solution Detail

Bring your own opinions or questions!

Show your LouMUG pride with a new LouMUG tee! Bring $11 in cash or a check made out to The Mirazon Group to get yours.

Lunch provided by sponsors

Office 2016: What’s New and What’s Cool

By Events

Craig Stein and John Ross will be demoing and reviewing the new hotness of Office 2016 at LouMUG this month.

Some new features you’ll see:

  • Real time co-authoring in Word
  • Cloud attachments in Outlook
  • Clutter in Outlook to sort low priority messages
  • Outlook Desktop Groups
  • Data Loss Protection (DLP) in Excel
  • Lots of Excel improvements

Bring your own opinions or questions!