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Next Meeting - Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - IBM Power 9 Systems Update


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Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 Sign in 5:30PM Dinner to Follow

Place: Red Stone Grill, 120 Chestnut Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760 
Topic: IBM Power 9 Systems Update
Speaker: Rick Cowles - IBM
Dinner: Beef Tenderloin Tips - Bourbon marinated beef tenderloin tips grilled to order and served with rice and seasonal vegetables

Chicken Pappardelle - Pan seared chicken breast topped with melted mozzarella, sautéed with portobello mushrooms and cherry tomatoes in a white wine and roasted garlic reduction; Tossed with fresh pappardelle pasta

Jambalaya- Gulf Shrimp, grilled chicken, and chorizo sautéed in a creole style tomato broth with bell peppers and Spanish onions; Served over rice

Vegan or Vegetarian – available on request

Cost: NEMUG Members $30, Guests $40, Students $10. Make check payable to: NEMUG.
Mail to: NEMUG, c/o Eileen Newell, 455 Smith Street, N. Attleboro, MA 02760 or
Please REGISTER on the NEMUG web site,, and pay at the door.

We must receive your reply no later than Friday, September 14, 2018.
** No shows will be billed, unless cancellation is received by Tuesday, September 18, 2018. **

If your company has not registered yet, go to the website to download the annual invoice for membership (on left side of the home page). Bring a check (payable to NEMUG) and the form with you to get the member prices at the meeting. IBM POWER9

IBM POWER9 Systems Update
Join NEMUG on September 19th to hear the latest news and announcements on the POWER platform and IBM i Operating System.

IBM Power Systems with POWER9® processors are built for the most demanding, data intensive, computing on earth. Our cloud-ready servers help clients unleash insight from their data pipeline – from managing mission critical data, to managing their operational data stores and data lakes, to delivering the best server for cognitive computing.

Rick Cowles has been with IBM for 20 years, all spent in technical support on the AS/400, iSeries, System i, POWER platform. In his current role as POWER CTS (Client Technical Sales Specialist) he works with clients in the industrial sector across the US, specializing in server consolidation and virtualization on POWER Systems.

NEMUG Officers

Dawn Dawson, The Moore Company (401) 315-6351

Vice President
Chip DiFolco,Callico (774) 227-7373

Rick Marcotte, iTech Solutions (508) 243-3508

Eileen Newell, FGX International (401) 719-2337

Jerry Perreault (401) 949-2613

NE Conference Liaison
Chip DiFolco, Callico (774) 227-7373

Message from the Board:

We hope everyone is enjoying the very warm weather this summer. This season always goes by too fast every year!

We had an informative Planning Meeting in July and have some great topics for the 2018 - 2019 year including RDi, SQL, IBM connectivityand Security, POWER 9, system management and monitoring and others!

It is that time of the year to renew or start your company's Annual Membership to get discounted member pricing for all NEMUG meetings. The Invoice form is downloadable on the NEMUG website.

To kick-off our 2018-2019 year we have Rick Cowles from IBM discussing POWER 9 on September 19th. We look forward to seeing everyone at the meeting.

Dawn Dawson
NEMUG President

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