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||Wednesday, May 15, 2013
||Sign in 5:15PM; Speaker 6:00-7:00PM, Dinner to Follow
||Clarion Inn, 940 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA -
||IBM POWER Announcements
||Rick Cowles, IBM
||Steak Tips, Haddock Bruschetta, or Eggplant Parmesan(Vegetarian Option), also included
are soup, salad, rolls, dessert and coffee/tea.
to Aurora Technologies. Register on the web,
or call: (401) 765-3721
Include the information listed
below. We must receive your reply no later than Friday,
May 10, 2013. ** No Shows will be billed, unless
cancellation is received by Tuesday, May 14, 2013 **
Members $30, Guests $40, Students $10. Make check payable to: NEMUG
Mail to Aurora Technologies, c/o NEMUG, 5 Old Nasonville Road,
Harrisville, RI 02830 or register on the NEMUG web site,
Please join us at the May 15th meeting to
hear from IBM about the new POWER announcements. With the
new IBM Power Systems servers with POWER7+®
businesses of all sizes can reduce
costs and improve efficiency, drive faster insights by enabling
new and growth workloads such as data and analytics and deliver
an exceptional client experience.
Our speaker, Rick Cowles, is in his 15th year with IBM, all
spent in technical support on the AS/400, iSeries, System i,
POWER platform. In his current role as POWER FTSS (Field
Technical Sales Specialist) he works with IBM i operating system
customers throughout New England specializing in server
consolidation and virtualization on POWER.
Message from the Secretary
What is this? No message from our
illustrious President? Unfortunately, he is in the
hospital . Not to worry as all is well now, but he will be
there for about a week.
The last meeting we held in March all of our Officers except me
could not attend the meeting. The President and his lovely
wife were down for the count with the Norovirus, our VP was
called away on a family emergency, and our Treasurer was
committed to church choir practice in preparation for the Easter
service. Luckily our Past President and Webmaster, Jerry
Perreault, was there to help with raffle sales and picture
Rick Marcotte from Maxava presented "How Not to Become a
Business Refugee in the Wake of a Disaster." He discussed
some recent disasters (seems to be more of them lately, doesn't
it?) and gave us tips on how to minimize data loss and reduce
exposure in the event of an unplanned interruption.
Thanks, Rick! We really appreciate the support Maxava
provides User Groups in the form of grants. NEMUG is the
proud recipient of one of these.
This month our IBM Liaison, Rick Cowles, will be enlightening us
about the latest IBM Power Announcements. It is always a
pleasure to have Rick present to us and we look forward to
hearing about what IBM is offering.
Happy Spring to all!
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