May 15, 2013
John Kelbley, Microsoft Server Specialist - Deep Dive into Hyper-V
June 19, 2013
Jack Daniel - The state of security (or lack thereof) and the implications for small to mid-sized organizations.
Jack is an open source and security expert and does a great presentation
July & August 2013
Summer Break - No Meeting
September 18, 2013
Paul Thurrott - Paul will be talking about the Microsoft Surface Tablet and possibly Blue Update
Meetings Held Earlier
January 16, 2013
Ken Leoni from Heroix - Heroix Longitude is a proven, self-service performance monitoring solution. It provides immediate performance information about hundreds of application metrics, at an affordable price, solving multiple monitoring challenges in companies of all sizes.
February 20, 2013
Allworks talked abhout their IP phone connectivity including how SIP trunking works and a demo of an Allworks IP Phone System.
March 20, 2013
Quest Software - Quest Software - Auditing Changes in Your Environment
April 17, 2013
Dave Pavone of Dell, who is one of our club members as well as a Dell engineer. He will cover Server manager essentials which is free so everyone can go back to work and install it the next day and briefly cover Appassure.
Jan 18, 2012 at 7PM
Dan Stolts from Microsoft - Top 10 things every IT Administrator should know about Cloud.
Feb 15, 2012 at 7PM
Security Expert Paul Asadoorian will be speaking.
March 21, 2012 at 7PM
Chris Rich from NetWrix - Change Management, Data Loss prevention Regulatory Compliance, and more...
April 18, 2012 at 7PM
Dan Sullivan from VMware - VMware Technologies in 2012 - A review of the contemporary VMware Solution Set
May 16, 2012 at 7PM
HP - Presenting their new line of servers and laptops.
September 19, 2012 at 7PM
Paul Asadoorian - How to Get a Good Penetration Test & Become a Security Jedi in the Process.
October 17, 2012 at 7PM
The Exchange Guy, Lee Benjamin - Here Comes 2013... Exchange 2013, Outlook/Office 2013, and Office 365 2013 Update.
Jason Dover, KEMP Technologies - Microsoft Exchange and Load Balancing – Why Do I Care???
November 14, 2012 at 7PM (2nd Wednesday)
SE Neal Condon from Veeam
He will doing a Veeam Software overview of all products, Veeam Backup and Replication, Veeam ONE, and monitoring with Microsoft SCOM and HP Ops Manager followed up with demos of the software. Most of his presentation will be demo based as to not kill ppl with PPT.
December 19, 2012 at 7PM
Dan Stolts from Microsoft - Rhode Island Windows Server 2012 Launch
Inside Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V + Shared Nothing Live Migration + + +
Come to this session to learn about Microsoft’s virtualization platform. We will introduce you to the Hypervisor and then dive into some of the coolest features that pushes Hyper-V to the top of every virtualization administrators wish list. This is a demo heavy session delivered by a local technology community leader and Microsoft virtualization expert Dan Stolts. He has been working with Hyper-V for years and encourages audience participation so bring your questions and a notebook so you can get all the answers. He also has several giveaways to be handed out in his session. If you want to play with the new product so you can come prepared with your questions, you can download it from http://aka.ms/GetWin2012 After this session, you will certainly want to play with it. Don’t have a Server? Get a free Cloud server http://aka.ms/IaaS
Pizza to be provided by Veeam
Jan 19, 2011 at 7PM
Dan Stolts on client Security with the Microsoft Stack with the focus on client not server.
A bit about
Feb 16, 2011 at 7PM
March 16, 2011 at 7PM
tools for wireless networks, network analysis, and voip
Barracuda Networks, Inc - Firewalls, email archiving.
April 20, 2011 at 7PM
May 18, 2011 at 7PM
Thomas Donahue channel Training Specialist for Hewlett Packard will be joining us on Wednesday May 18th . Tom will provide technical information regarding some of the new technical changes to the HP server and storage lineup. Recent advancements in server technology is built in to the new models which are slated for release right around the May 18th meeting date so be sure to join us to learn about the latest in HP's server technology.
We may also have the HP person that does all their tablets,
notebooks, etc with hands on samples
June 15, 2011 at 7PM
Luther Moen , a Microsoft expert in Sharepoint 2010 with 14 years with MS
September 21, 2011 at 7PM
Paul Thurrott - Windows Home Server and a Windows 8 Beta preview.
Oct 19, 2011
ADTran switches and security appliances (repackaged SonicWalls)
With an Alworx phone system available for perusal and questions if time.
will be provided so try to come early.
Nov 16, 2011
SNENUG is going to host the International SMB MVP Community Roadshow
Please go and register for this if there is the slightest chance you might
attend. It is a major tour that is finally stopping in RI. I know we
never register for our meetings but the tour people want to see that we will
Bring your laptops and you will be able to test as you learn!!
will also be food
provided (most likely sandwiches/wraps or Chinese).
Please register online at:
This is a chance to learn about the new Small Business Server and to hear
first-hand from our peers in the field how they are implementing the New SMB
Stack from Microsoft and see it actually demoed on current shipping HP
Hardware. This is not a canned sales pitch, this is a live demo by some of
the Microsoft SMB MVP's on real world scenarios they are deploying today.
Each stop on the tour will be a little different as the presenters change as
the tour progresses and they also have to flexibility to shape the
discussion to fit the local audience.
Dec 21, 2011 at 7PM
Sergeant Bell of the RI State Police computer crimes division will show how
they do forensics on computers and explain best practices for administrators
to make their computers easier to perform forensics on.
Jan 20, 2010 Susan Bradley, www.sbsdiva.com , will present SBS 2008
February 17, 2010 Paul Asadoorian
"Embedded Device Hacking And My Plot To Take Over The World"
March 17, 2010 Come learn how to use PowerShell better. Ferdinand Rios, CEO of SAPIEN Technologies , will be presenting PrimalForms 2009 and how it relates to PowerShell, PowerShell Help and other PowerShell tools, and the IPowerShell app.
April 21, 2010
Dell presenting servers and storage to help you learn how your IT environment can:
They will be bringing in demonstration units
June 16, 2010
Lee Benjamin - Moving to Exchange 2010 and highlights of TechEd
July and August break
September 15, 2010 7 PM
Paul Thurrott – Will introduce us to the new Windows phone with its completely new OS (huge change over Windows CE) and will have the phone itself available for demonstration.
October 20th 7PM
Microsoft SQL Server MVP
SQL best practices such as backups, basic maintenance, standard troubleshooting, etc
November 17, 2010 7PM
Scott Helmers - Visualizing Your Network – featuring Visio 2010
Dec 15th 7PM
SonicWALL New England System's Engineer
"Malware, Fake AV, and other threats: Detecting and protecting your
trusted and remote users against dynamic threats."
Wed Jan 21, 2009 - Pete Stagman Media Center MVP on Home server
Wed Feb 18, 2009 - Dan Sullivan, Territory Manager - New England | VMware
Mar. 18, 2009 - Deep dive into Disk Shadow and Volume Shadow Copy Service & Data Protection Server - John Kelbley | Microsoft
Apr. 15, 2009 - Jack Daniel - 201CMR17.00, the new Massachusetts data protection law, applies to anyone who keeps private information on a citizen or business of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and 2011CMR17.00 will likely be a model for other states as they draft their own data protection laws. This presentation will start with some history and background information on breach disclosure and data protection, then examine the details and practical implications of the new law.
May. 20, 2009 - Tips, tricks, and how to sessions by members [This is the stuff you need to know in your day to day work] * * a n d * * Tips and tricks on getting a job by a top recruiter Heidi Boulay
Jun. 17, 2009 - Dan Stolts - Terminal Services 2008
Sept. 16, 2009
Paul Thurrott will be presenting Windows 7 Secrets which will focus on the information he discovered while writing his book of the same name.
Paul has been an editor for WIndows IT Pro magazine since the days it was called NT magazine. http://windowsitpro.com/
He runs the SuperSite for Windows, which has been described by Microsoft as the most influential Windows-oriented Web site in the world. He is also the author of more than 20 books about technology.
Oct. 21, 2009
Dan Stolts of Microsoft will be presenting
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 which is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Office SharePoint Server 2007 supports all intranet, extranet, and Web applications across an enterprise within one integrated platform, instead of relying on separate fragmented systems.
Nov. 18, 2009 - we are getting swag to raffle for the launch
SNENUG is proud to run the RI Exchange 2010 launch featuring Lee Benjamin, MVP, ExchangeGuy Consulting Services www.ExchangeGuy.com, and Chairman of the ExchangeServerBoston.com User Group, presents: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. This new version of Exchange will slightly precede the next wave of Microsoft Office-related products (Outlook, SharePoint, etc.), and is the first server in a new generation of Microsoft server technology built from the ground up to work on-premises and as an online service. This release of Exchange 2010 includes capabilities for availability that are both more accessible and highly scalable, integrated functionality for information protection, and features to help reduce costs and improve the user experience.
Dec 16, 2009 - Symantec engineer will be presenting Backup Exec System Recovery 2010, and may provide information on Backup Exec 2010.
Wed Jan 16th – End Point security
by Dave Bourgoin
Wed Feb 20th - Paul Asadorian - Intro to Penetration testing
Wed Mar 19th – Home Server- Steve Carbone
Wed Apr 16th – Symantec Backup Exec by Dave Bourgoin
Wed May 21st – Windows XP Service Pack3 Integration
Wed June 18th – Exchange and Unified Communications - Best of TechEd Edition. Lee Benjamin, ExchangeGuy, MVP
Wed Sept 17 - Larry Pesce packet sniffing tutorial
Wed Oct 15 - Lee Benjamin (the Exchange Guy) : Certificates on Exchange, Forefront on Exchange and a bit more.
Wed Nov 19 - David Hanna of microsoft.com on HyperV
Wed Dec 17 2008 - Astaro