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Meeting Notices: December Meeting

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December Meeting 




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

One Cambridge Center,

Cambridge, MA

Use enterance near Chipotle after 5PM. Sign in and guard will direct you to 4th floor.


Paid parking available nearby;  MIT lots are free after 5PM, Bldg E-51 (2 Amherst St) for example.

Directions to E-51 Parking

Better yet, take the "T".

Thursday December 20


Meet With The Virtualization Experts.

Thanks to our sponsors:


And Thanks to our Prize Sponsors:


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

7:00-7:45 Visibility in the Virtual World

Yury German: Senior System Engineer / Gigamon

With virtualization the network era has entered a new dimension.  With more and more network traversing the hypervisor, IT tools used to monitor, analyze and secure the infrastructure face new challenges.  How can the tools gain pervasive visibility of virtual machine traffic, and how can they maintain visibility as virtual machines move from one hypervisor to another.  To overcome these challenges more and more organizations are turning to Gigamon, a market leader in traffic visibility solutions.  With patented Flow Mapping™ technology, Gigamon provides line rate solutions at one, ten, forty and one hundred gigabits per second, and with the GigaVUE-VM fabric node, the same technology has been extended into the virtual network.  Attend our session to learn more about visibility in the virtual world.

Speaker Bio:

Yury German has held roles in consulting in financial companies as a Senior Security System Architect. In that role he was responsible for building robust Virtual environments, from the architecture and security perspective. Yury was also responsible for managing the operations of a security managed service company that utilized virtualization environment to have a 99.9% uptime record.

7:45-8:00 Short Break for Networking

8:00-8:45 Becoming a Virtualization Expert & Holiday Celebration!

In this session, ITProGuru Dan Stolts will share tips and tricks on how you can become a Virtualization Expert on Microsoft Technologies.


Speaker Bio:

Dan Stolts (The “ITProGuru”) is a technology expert who is a master of systems management and security. His primary blog is located at He is proficient in many Microsoft products especially in the server area (Windows Server, System Center,  Exchange, SharePoint, Virtualization, Etc) and holds many certifications including MCT, MCITP, MCSE, TS, etc. Dan is currently specializing in System Management and Security and is also very passionate about virtualization technologies. Dan is and has been a very active member of the community. He is president of Boston User Groups, Founder of Virtualization Group Boston, Founder of North East Leaders and serves on many IT Community group boards.  He is a believer in social networking and can be reached on twitter @ITProGuru.


8:45-9:00 Raffle and Prizes

Cleanup Immediately After Meeting

Registration Link:

Topic 1

Visibility in the Virtual World 

Speaker 1

Yury German 

Topic 2

Becoming a Virtualization Expert 

Speaker 2

Dan Stolts 

Topic 3


Speaker 3


Topic 4


Speaker 4


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Last modified at 12/17/2012 7:01 AM  by SAM\david.vantine