DC VMUG – Connect with your Community!

Your DC VMUG leadership team is working hard on a couple events this spring, with a local meeting sponsored by PernixData on Feb 19th and an all day regional (DC, MD, VA) VMUG UserCon on April 16, 2015, with more events coming later in the year.  We want to make sure that you, our community, stay up to date with our events!  We have several ways to engage with the community – pick the ones that you like best!

vmug-heads-125The DC VMUG Workspace on the VMUG website is where we share files (presentations from meetings), updates on events and notes from your leaders.  If you’re a VMUG member, you should make sure you have an account on the Workspace – the same account is used to subscribe to the VMUG Advantage program (which now includes a ton of software for you to use in your lab through the new EVALExperience!)

dcvmuglogo1The DCVMUG.com website links you to all of our resources and social media sites.  It also provides links to our generous sponsors and information on how to sponsor a local DC VMUG meeting.  The site has an RSS feed if you like to keep tabs on info through a feed reader.

 

twitter_square-125Our Twitter account @DCVMUG is the most frequently updated source of information – event updates, industry news, local VMware events.  We RT our tweets to minimize the chance of you missing an update, but tweets are coming fast and furious these days so make sure you keep an eye on another source of information.  Note that there is also a @NoVAVMUG account left over from years ago when we were talking about splitting the group into smaller DC and VA groups so our members didn’t have to deal with the mess that is DC traffic!  Stick with the @DCVMUG account for updates!

linkedin-iconFor those of you who like to keep your professional world separate from your personal, there’s a LinkedIn group for the DC VMUG.  Join the group for discussions, event updates and virtualization related job leads.  Please note that this is a new group on LinkedIn (as of February 2015) – if you’re a member of the old group make sure you switch over to this new official one!

 

We have a Facebook page and a Facebook group.  The page is where the real action is, so make sure you like it, but feel free to join the group too as it is a place to have more personal conversations with your local VMware community!  The DC VMUG website feeds the page, so you’ll get all of our updates there.

 

googleplusiconThere’s a Google+ Page too.  The content here is also fed from the DC VMUG website, so just like the Facebook page you’ll get all our updates by +’ing us (and Google likes it when you have a G+ account for search engine optimization).

 

We look forward to connecting with you!

Save the Date: 2015 Potomac Regional VMware User Conference

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The 4rd annual Potomac Regional VMware User Group (VMUG) User Conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 8:00am – 5:00pm.  The Potomac Regional VMUG User Conference is an all-day event hosted by the DC VMUG (DC and NoVA), the Maryland VMUG, and the Federal VMUG.

The Potomac Regional VMUG User Conference will include:

  •  Keynote Sessions Presented by VMware Experts
  •  Sponsor Breakout Sessions
  •  VMware Educational Sessions
  •  Interactive Discussion Sessions Such as Focus Groups and Panels
  •  Exhibitor Area with VMware Partners
  •  Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch

The 2015 location is:
Renaissance Arlington Capitol View
2800 South Potomac Avenue
Arlington, VA 22202

For more information,  visit the VMUG Event details page.

Registration will open soon!  Be sure register to reserve your spot at the conference.

Interested in sponsoring this event? Please visit our Sponsorship Opportunities page or contact us at sponsors@vmug.com.

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Feb 19th Meeting with PernixData!

DC VMUG Meeting February 19th with Pernix Data

Join us for the upcoming Washington, D.C. VMUG meeting, sponsored by PernixData! This is a great opportunity to come together with your fellow VMware users to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, beer and the latest technology!  And did we mention beer?

Date:
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Time:
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location:
Capitol City Brewing Company
1100 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Click here for directions

Special thanks to our sponsor:

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Be sure to visit the Washington, D.C. VMUG Workspace and subscribe to our listserv!  Connect with your fellow VMUG members in the forum, ask and answer questions about VMware, and get involved in your VMUG community.

Registration is open and included as part of member benefits for all VMUG members. Registration for this event will close on Wednesday, February 18.

Meeting Highlights:

  • VMware Update – vSphere 6
  • PernixData FVP
  • Networking and Giveaways

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Agenda Now Live for the 2014 Potomac Regional VMUG User Conference

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The agenda is being set for the June 19th 2014 Potomac Regional VMUG User Conference!  With so many exciting and educational technical sessions, keynotes, demonstrations, exhibits, and networking opportunities scheduled, you’ll have a hard time making your selections.

Select from the Following Event Offerings to Customize Your Experience:

  • VMware Presentations on Virtual SAN, vCenter Operations Manager, Network Virtualization, Horizon 6, and much more
  • Technical Sessions on Software-Defined Networking, Architecting for Flash, and more
  • Learn about the latest products and technologies from over 35 VMware Partners
  • Enjoy longer, more in-depth VMware Sessions

You can review the full agenda, as well as submit your registration for this FREE event through the Potomac Regional event details page.

We hope to see you there!

Thursday, June 19, 2014
7:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jeffereson David Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
Click here for directions
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May 15, 2014 DC VMUG with SimpliVity

Registration Now Open: Washington, D.C. VMUG Meeting

Join us for the upcoming Washington, D.C. VMUG meeting taking place on Thursday, May 15, 2014, sponsored by SimpliVity

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Registration is now open and available to all VMUG members. This is a great opportunity to meet with your peers to discuss virtualization trends, best practices, and the latest technology!

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Meeting Agenda

  • 4:00 p.m. Welcome, Registration, and Networking
  • 4:30 p.m. VMware Update – Horizon 6 and vCHS DRaaS
  • 5:05 p.m. Break
  • 5:15 p.m. SimpliVity OmniCube
  • 5:45 p.m. Break
  • 5:55 p.m. SDDC Vision: How a Local Partner is Implementing VMware’s SDDC Vision on SimpliVity OmniCube
  • 6:30 p.m. Ask the Experts, Giveaways, and Networking

Thursday, May 15, 2014
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Spider Kelly’s
3181 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 20191
Click here for directions

Space is limited – please be sure to register now!

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Be sure to share this meeting information with your colleagues.

Visit the Washington, D.C. VMUG Workspace and subscribe to our listserv!  Connect with your fellow VMUG members in the forum, ask and answer questions about VMware, and get involved in your VMUG community.

For questions, please contact memberservices@vmug.com.