Providence VMUG By the Bay

When:  Jun 22, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Providence VMUG
Kick off your summer right! Join us upstairs at Chelo's on the Waterfront in Warwick for the Providence VMUG Summer Event. This should be a great afternoon of tech talk and chillaxing by the Bay! We're excited to have Paul Braren of VMWare and presenting TWO topics, and Mike Foley of VMWare has signed on to talk vSphere 6.5 Security. Check-in and networking starts at 1:00PM with talks beginning at 1:30. Appetizers, refreshments and a cash bar will be open throughout with drawings and #vBeers immediately following the meeting. 

1:00 PM - Check In and Networking
1:30 PM  - How All-Flash vSAN 6.6 can work for your company, with VxRail or vSAN Ready Nodes from your favorite vendor - Paul Braren, VMWare
2:30 PM - vSphere 6.5 Security - Mike Foley, VMWare
3:30 PM - Intel Xeon D Home Datacenter, featuring a Supermicro SuperServer live M.2 NVMe live demo with practical vSphere 6.5 tips - Paul Braren,
4:30 PM - Drawing and Closing

About our speakers:

Paul Braren is an IT Professional living in Wethersfield Connecticut. He created 6 years ago, featuring over 800 technical articles that have helped home virtualization lab enthusiasts globally. Paul worked at IBM for 21 adventure-filled years, teaching and deploying x86 Server, virtualization, and enterprise storage technology. Taking on a new VMware Systems Engineer role in January of 2017, Paul is now focusing his energy on helping customers understand the benefits of implementing vSAN. Follow him on Twitter @paulbraren

Mike Foley is a Senior Technical Marketing Manager at VMware. His primary focus is on security of the core platform (vSphere). He is the current keeper of the vSphere Hardening Guide. His primary goal is to help IT/VI Admins build more secure platforms that stand up to scrutiny from security teams. Previously, Mike was on the evangelist team at RSA where he concentrated on virtualization and cloud security and contributed as a member of the product architect team. Mike has a blog at and contributes to the VMware vSphere and Security blogs as well. Follow him on Twitter @vSphereSecurity



Chelo's on the Waterfront
1 Masthead Dr
Warwick, RI 02886

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