“Get Your Geek On” and learn all about Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 from our very distinguished guests:
Kevin Royalty, Managing Partner, MCSE & SBS-MVP, Total Care Computer Consulting
Steven Banks, Banks Consulting Northwest, SBS-MVP
Our regular meeting this month won’t be regular at all. Just a quick reminder that our February Technology Wizards meeting will be an all-day meeting on Friday, February 15th. (NOT on Wednesday.) Block out the entire day on Friday, February 15th. We’ll start promptly at 9 AM ending at 4 PM. Location is at our regular meeting place: Microsoft’s PacWest Office, 1414 NW Northrup St., Suite 900, Portland, OR 97209-2790.
Bring your own hardware and get really Hands On! Build your own box for your lab and take it home with you! Kevin and Steven worked with Microsoft during the beta and have sites running WMS 2012 and will be sharing tips/tricks with you. You must bring your own server and media (ISOs are fine) with you. you can do this on physical or virtual (Hyper-V) for the class. we will be bringing some “Zero” clients you can test with. Feel free to bring a thin client if you have one.
Additional details coming soon. Mark Your Calendar and We’ll See You There! This Special Event is for Technology Wizards Members Only. Aren’t you glad you joined? Please Contact Us if you aren’t a member and would like to attend.
Bio for Kevin Royalty, firstname.lastname@example.org
Managing Partner, MCSE & SBS MVP, Total Care Computer Consulting
Since 1986, Kevin has been satisfying the needs of clients as an IT professional. He is a Computer Science graduate, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and is certified by Microsoft for support of their Small Business Server products.
He is the Managing Partner of Total Care Computer Consulting, a leading Cincinnati-based consulting firm that serves the IT needs of small and medium businesses in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Since 1986, he’s held programming and network engineering positions in large companies including but not limited to Chiquita Brands, Computer Sciences Corp, Kroger, Anthem, Nationwide, and Great American Insurance. He currently serves as President of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners – Cincinnati Chapter (www.iamcp-us.org), President Emeritus of Cincinnati Network Professional Association (www.cinpa.org); President of the Cincinnati Small Business Server Users Group; Member Emeritus of Microsoft’s Small Business Specialist Advisory Board; Board Member Emeritus of the Information Technology Advisory Team for the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and CincyTechUSA. Eight year member of Business Network International.
He has been recognized by Microsoft as a leading expert on their influential Small Business Server product line for the 8th year. The “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) designation is a rare honor that is bestowed on a small number of people each year worldwide. It recognizes product expertise, community leadership, and willingness to help others. He is a nationally known Small Business Server expert, author, and regular speaker at industry conferences throughout the United States.
For the 3rd year in a row, he’s been named to the SMB 150 Worldwide IT Channel Influencers at www.smb150.com
Known as “The other steveb”, Steve has over thirteen years hands on experience in the Internet and twenty years in computer technology fields. Steve is also the founder of the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group and President of Banks Consulting Northwest Inc., and also works for Third Tier, LLC.
Steve holds Microsoft Certifications in Windows Client and Server products, including Small Business Server, and has been a Microsoft MVP Awardee for Small Business Server since January, 2004.