September 2003


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Please read on for information on our September 2003 meeting.

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Meeting Locations for this meeting:
Date:  September 17, 2003, Wednesday
Time:  8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation
Place:  ***** Alternate Location *****  IBM, 3rd Floor, 2900 Charlevoix
Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Date:  September 18, Thursday
Time: 8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation
Place:  KVCC's M-Tec building, Room 1410, Kalamazoo, MI

Presentation details:
Topic:  The IBM WebSphere Brand and the eServer iSeries
Speaker:  Larry Milkovic, Sirius Computer Solutions

The IBM Software Strategy
The WebSphere Brand - Product Overviews
  - Business Integration - (integrate and extend)
  - Foundation and Tools - (leverage the web)
  - Reach and User Experience -  (customer loyalty)
WebSphere product availability on iSeries
Host Transformation Products - Comparison
Deep Dive - WebSphere Application Server on iSeries
Roundtable Discussion

Our speaker, Larry Milkovic, has been involved with the AS/400 iSeries
system for over 11 years including all forms of system administration,
communications and technical support. For the last five years Larry has
focused on delivering IBM e-business solutions to iSeries customers. As a
Software Product Specialist for Sirius Computer Solutions, Larry's
responsibilities include presales support for the WebSphere and Lotus
brands, Solution Services Sales, understanding the customers business needs
and advising on available solutions from IBM, and Passport Advantage
account management for Sirius customers.
iSeries Domino Solution Sales
WebSphere Mastery
IBM e-business Solution Sales
IBM e-server iSeries Solution Sales V5R2
IBM e-business Solution Advisor
IBM e-server iSeries Solution Sales V5R1
AS/400 e-business Infrastructure
AS/400 Solution Sales V4R5
AS/400 Solution Sales V4R4
Domino for AS/400 Technical Solutions
Novell CNE
Prestation Materials: