​Announcement for WMSUG & i-94 User Group Meeting - Apr 22nd  
*** Note: Special date - Wednesday, April 22nd **** 

​"IBM i Cloud Hosting", 
by Guy Cunningham, Regional Director, Connectria Hosting 
April showers bring May flowers... and you can't have April showers without a Cloud. 
This presentation will discuss the move towards the ubiquitous "cloud", including answering the following questions: 

 - Why would you move your IBM i infrastructure to the cloud? 
 - How do you choose a cloud services partner? 

The presentation will include a discussion of available cloud hosting options and case studies focusing on customers that have already made the transition to the cloud. 

Visit Via the Web  - You can join the meeting via the web 

Go to:  https://hthackney.webex.com/hthackney/j.php?MTID=me700447866d533693001181809f1ffaa 

- Click "Join". 

Audio is alternatively available by telephone If you can't establish an audio connection through your computer. Long distance charges may apply. 

Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 
Access code: 800 892 956

​About the Presenter: 

Guy Cunningham is a Regional Director with Connectria Hosting, one of the nation’s largest privately held hosting companies. Guy’s responsibilities include management of customer relationships, and the development of partnerships with hardware resellers and ISV’s. With a career spanning managed services, infrastructure hardware and software, and enterprise application and programming services, Guy is uniquely positioned to provide a broad-ranging perspective on today’s move towards cloud services. 

April concludes Executive Committee member nomination month. 
Complete a nomination form 

Mail or (e-mail administrator@wmsug.net) completed nomination forms to the Secretary/Treasurer. Nomination forms will also be available, and collected, at the April meeting. 

A list of confirmed nominations will be presented at the April meeting for acceptance from the membership present. 

Following the April meeting, ballots will be distributed. Voting members will complete ballots and return them for counting during the May meeting. 

There are 3 Executive Committee officers... 
Chairperson - Principal executive officer. 
Program Director - Coordinates the planning of all meetings. 
Secretary/Treasurer - Record keeping, banking duties, and correspondence. 

For a more detailed description of these positions, please contact an Executive Committee member. 

Nomination forms are available in the side bar. 

Roundtable discussion will follow

Meeting ends at Noon.

Date / Location 
Date:  Apr 22nd, 2015, Wednesday 
Time:  8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation 
Place: The H.T. Hackney Co., 1180 58th Street SW, Wyoming MI, 49509. Ph: 616-261-6656 

Directions coming from the South: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 76 (68th street). Turn Left (West) onto 68th street (up and over the 68th Street hill.) Go 0.3 miles to Clyde Park Ave. Turn Right (North) onto Clyde Park. Go 1.1 miles to 58th Street and turn Left (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 

Directions coming from the North: 
Take US-131 to EXIT 78 (54th street). Turn Right (West) on 54th street. Go 0.1 miles to Clyde Park Ave, moving into the left turn lane. Turn Left (South) onto Clyde Park. Go 0.6 miles to 58th Street and turn Right (West). Go 0.5 miles. Look for The H.T. Hackney sign on the left. 

Map:  
(CLICK HERE)

Parking is available in front of the building. Enter at the center doors. Members will be directed to the Mulch-Purpose Conference Room. 

Reminder:  Please pay your User Group dues. $60 covers our meeting year of September through May. 

Need an invoice?  Need an address for mailing? Go to our website and click on Membership. 
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April 2015 Meeting
Executive Committee Nomination FORM
Executive Committee Nomination FORM