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Meeting Notices: February Montly Meeting

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February Montly Meeting 




Our next monthly meeting will be on Tuesday, February 8th 2011.

Waltham MA 6:00-9:00pm


Tuesday February 8, 2011

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

Microsoft Office - Waltham

201 Jones Road, Waltham MA

Sixth Floor: Room MPR-B

Directions & Map link

Virtual Management!

Thanks to our sponsor:

PHD Virtual logo

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

Pearson Store Logo  O'Reilly Logo


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

7:00-7:45 Frank Musacchia, Director of Technical Services PHD-Virtual

Challenges and Realities of Backup and Recovery of Virtual Environments

Mr. Musacchia will dive into the challenges and realities of living in a virtual world.  Whether you use Esx, Xen, Hyper-V, or maybe someone else for your infrastructure you need to cover your assets. 

About the Speaker

Mr. Musacchia is a High-Tech industry veteran with over 20 years in technology sales, management, and operations, including vice president-level roles for software and storage vendors as well as various professional services organizations. Mr. Musacchia is currently the Director of Technical Services for PHD Virtual, a virtualization backup software vendor. Before PHD Virtual, Mr. Musacchia was a Sr. Director for VMware’s sales organization in the Americas, which consisted of the United States, Canada and Latin America, where he led a team of approximately 200 sales engineers which focused on technical pre-sales and channel enablement for all market segments and verticals in the Americas. Prior to joining VMware Mr. Musacchia was Vice President of Sales & General Manager at Callisma and International Network Services (INS), both professional services organizations specializing in technology services. Prior to INS Mr. Musacchia held various sales positions starting as a sales engineer for Infonet. Mr. Musacchia also held various positions for Wall Street Brokerage firms where he was responsible for Architecting, Designing, Implementing and Operating Enterprise-wide, mission critical data and voice networks. Mr. Musacchia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pratt Institute and currently lives in Red Bank, NJ.

About PHD Virtual Technologies

Delivering the highest performance and most scalable cross platform backup solution on the market and pioneer of Virtual Backup Appliances (VBAs), PHD Virtual Technologies has been transforming data protection for virtual IT environments since 2006.   The software is an award-winning data protection solution used today by more than 2,500 enterprises worldwide to achieve unlimited scalability, high availability and cost effective backup and restore solutions for virtual machines.  PHD Virtual also provides a suite of free virtualization utilities to assist with the administration and management of virtualized environments. For more information, please visit


7:45-8:00 Short Break for Networking

8:00-8:45 Mario Brum II, Sr. Director of Enterprise Solutions, Mosaic Technology

"By The Numbers".  A PowerPoint-free talk about VDI.  Mario will use his experience in helping customers understand and implement virtualization solutions to help you devise a strategy around VDI. 

8:45-9:00 Raffle and Prizes

Cleanup Immediately after

Registration Links:

Topic 1

Challenges and Realities of Backup and Recovery of Virtual Environments 

Speaker 1

Frank Musacchia, Director of Technical Services PHD-Virtual 

Topic 2

By The Numbers 

Speaker 2

Mario Brun, Mosaic Technology 

Topic 3


Speaker 3


Topic 4


Speaker 4


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