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Meeting Notices: 6/8/2010 VirtG Monthly Meeting

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6/8/2010 VirtG Monthly Meeting 




Virtualization Boston Monthly Meeting Monthly Meeting of the Virtualization Boston Group (

Tuesday June 8, 2010

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

IBM Office - Waltham

404 Wyman Street, Waltham MA

First Floor

IBM Waltham
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            *** alternate meeting location***

Thanks to our Meeting Sponsors:

And Thanks to our Prize Sponsors:   Pearson Publishing and O'Reilly

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6:00-7:00 Networking, Introductions, Pizza

Tonight's meeting will again be at the IBM Developer Partner facility just up the road in Waltham.  Join us at 6:00 for Networking, Pizza, Introductions, and "Virtualization in the News".

7:00-7:45 Speaker, Tyler "T-Rex" Rohrer, CTO Liquidware Labs

COO and Founder, Liquidware Labs, was a partner at FOEDUS, a very successful consulting organization that was acquired by VMware in 2008. Tyler's professional services experience and knowledge within VDI deployments is legendary. As an evangelist on the topic, he is a regular contributor to industry forums, and speaks nationally on topics such as application and desktop virtualization.

8:00-8:45 Brian Kelly, NE Technical Consultant, Appsense

Managing the User Environment Effectively with any Desktop

Desktop virtualization has the potential to bring about a fundamental change in end user computing. Successful implementations decrease total cost of ownership, reduce desktop management through standardization, and optimize storage and infrastructure. AppSense Environment Manager enables desktop virtualization by providing personalization, enabling users to personalize standard images while treating user information as a separate layer of the desktop, leading to a decrease in management costs and a more satisfying user experience.

Brian Kelly is the Northeast Technical Consultant for AppSense. Prior to AppSense, Brian was training, evangelizing and consulting on the Desktop Optimization Pack, starting with Softricity and then with Microsoft. Brian has also been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997 covering various Microsoft technologies including Active Directory,  and Security.

8:45-9:00    Raffle and Prizes

                   Cleanup Immediately after

There are two parking lots for the site.  You really want to park in the northern lot. 
From the North, I-95 to Trapello Road.  Head East, right on Smith (become Wyman), right into first parking structure for the site.
From the South, I-95 to Wyman St.  Left on Wyman.  Past first two entrances to 404, take left at end of complex into northern-most parking structure.
Upon entering building from parking structure, procede to first floor.  IBM is just after the guard desk.
; IBM Waltham

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