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Georgia IBM Power Systems User Group



Georgia IBM Power Systems User Group


Georgia IBM Power Systems User Group

The objective of the Georgia IBM Power Systems User Group is to foster the sharing of experience and expertise among the community of IBM POWER Systems users.

Coverage Area - All customers willing to attend.

To be added to the e-mail distribution list for information on upcoming user group events, please contact Victor Threatt at

Meeting Schedule

The Georgia IBM Power Systems User Group meets on the third Thursday of January, April, July and October from 3pm to 5pm.

Contact the user group liaison Victor Threatt for additional details.

Upcoming and Past Meetings:

April 18, 2024 - 2pm to 5pm - 
           Subject:        Cloud Management Console (CMC) Deep Dive
Presenter:    Michael Quaranta
                        Senior Managing Consultant, Atomization and Optimization
                        IBM Technology Expert Labs
            Subject:        Capacity Planning Tool (CPT) for Shared Utility Capacity (PEP 2.0)
 Presenter:    Michael Quaranta
                        Senior Managing Consultant, Atomization and Optimization
                        IBM Technology Expert Labs

January 25, 2024 - 2pm to 5pm - 

              Subject:        Instana on Power Systems
              Presenter:    Nick Gann
Senior Technical Specialist, Instana & Turbonomic

              Subject:        Quantum-Safe on Power Systems
              Presenter:     Dimitrios Pendarakis
                       IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Security Officer, IBM Power

October 19, 2023 - 2pm to 5pm - 

               Subject:        IBM Power Private Cloud
              Presenter:    George Gaylord
Program Director, Product Management - Power Private Cloud
                                        IBM Power Private Cloud Solution with Shared Utility Capacity delivers enhanced multisystem resource sharing                                                                    and by-the-minute consumption of on-premises compute resources across for IT teams tasked with deploying a                                                                        cost-effective and responsive private cloud infrastructure on Power Systems.

    This session will overview the advantages and unique flexibility that Elastic, Base and Metered Capacity offer to deliver cloud            economics and pay-per-use capacity across a collection of on-premises systems deployed in a Power Enterprise Pool. The IBM            Product Management team will highlight how pool resources are easily tracked and monitored by the IBM Cloud Management            Console and will provide perspective on how clients are leveraging this solution as they migrate Power10 systems.

July 27, 2023 - IBM Regional TechXchange Workshop
                              In lieu of our regular July meeting, members were asked to register for and attend the 
                              IBM Regional TechXchange Workshop in Atlanta on July 27, 2023.
April 20, 2023 - 2pm to 5pm - IBM PowerSC Overview including the new Virus Scan Feature, ClamAV/// Stephen Dominguez,

                        AIX and Linux Security Consultant, IBM Power Systems Expert Labs

January 19, 2023 - 2pm to 5pm - Administration of the Red Hat OpenShift Platform on Power Systems /// Christy Norman,

                        Senior Software Engineer, Container Ecosystem & OpenShift Development /// POWER Systems Hybrid Cloud Development

July 21, 2022 - 2pm to 5pm - Power10 Power Systems Family Overview
Ron Arroyo, Distinguished Engineer
                                             POWER Systems Architecture and Design Systems

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