Welcome to TUG's eNewsletter "TUG Buzz!" for October 19, 2011


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TUG Meeting of Members
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga
(Note: Parking fees will be reimbursed in exchange for receipt.)

Keynote: Power Systems™ October 2011 Announcements: What do they mean to you!

With a new season ahead, the month of October 2011 is extremely busy at IBM with regards to products announcements at all levels — including Power Systems hardware and software.

TUG's October 2011 Meeting of Members will help you understand why you should pay attention to the recent IBM announcements.


4:30 Sign up & Greeting

5:00 Session 1: October 2011 Power Systems Announcements.

  • Speaker: Dale Perkins
  • Dale will provide detailed information on all main announcements made by IBM since October 3, 2011. Hardware and Software.

6:00 Intermission (Buffet Dinner & Networking)

7:00 Session 2: - Deep-Dive into the announcements

  • Speaker: Dale Perkins

8:45 Wrap Up and Door Prize draw

Dale Perkins is a Consulting IT Specialist with IBM providing Technical Support for Power Systems. He works directly with IBM customers primarily in the Finance and Retail industries to assist them in building robust and flexible infrastructures. Dale has been with IBM for 30 years starting focusing on the mid range product line starting with the System/34 and the System/38. During his time at IBM he has spent most of his time working directly with accounts. His roles have included, Systems Architect and national responsibility for Server Consolidation on System i, and new workloads like windows integration and telephony. He has a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan and is an IBM Certified IT Specialist.


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