[sf-lug] NEXT WEEK: PenLUG meeting 10/27/2010

bill at wards.net bill at wards.net
Wed Oct 20 12:00:06 PDT 2010


   |Date:    |Wednesday, October 27, 2010                                   |
   |Time:    |6:00 - 8:00 PM                                                |
   |         |Bayshore Technology Park                                      |
   |Location:|1300 Island Drive                                             |
   |         |Redwood City, CA 94065                                        |
   |         |Suite 106 - Training Room                                     |
   |         |Facebook:                                                     |
   |RSVP:    |http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=100117706721502         |
   |         |or mail rsvp at penlug.org                                       |

   Note we are now meeting on Wednesdays! Since March 2010, we moved to the
   fourth Wednesday of each month (except in November and December, when we
   will meet on the second Wednesday to avoid holiday conflicts). The meeting
   is hosted by NewlineNoosh. There is no sponsor for food/drinks, so please
   bring a potluck item to share.


     * 6:00 PM Potluck snacks
     * 6:15 PM Free book giveaways or other prizes
     * 6:30 PM Presentation begins
     * 8:00 PM Meeting ends

  Easy SMB Server Solutions Using the eBox Platform

    1. Introduction

          * Current SMB Server Choices * Open Source / Proprietary
          * Background of eBox Technologies / eBox Platform
          * Current version and road map

    2. Key Features of the eBox Platform

          * Gateway
          * Network Infrastructure
          * Office/Domain Controller
          * Communications

    3. Under the Hood

          * Built on top of Ubuntu LTS
          * Uses common Open Source applications
          * Documented API (Perl)

    4. Support

          * eBox Subscription Services
          * Community Updates / Forum

    5. Live Demo
    6. Q&A

  Presented by Michael Paric * CEO Computer Business Solutions

   Michael Paric is owner and CEO of Computer Business Solutions based in
   Benicia, California. With a degree in Industrial Design and continued
   training in computer technology he has been working with Linux and Open
   Source software since 2001, creating web applications and providing
   network consulting to small businesses. After a successful pilot program
   installing and maintaining a Linux thin-client network for 120 students at
   a local continuation High School, he refined the system and created
   Canopi, a fully-managed, turn-key computer network based on Open Source
   software and stateless workstations for schools, libraries and community
   centers. When Michael is not attending East Bay LUG meetings or helping
   local Sustainability projects, he can usually be found pedaling away the
   miles on his blue road bike.

   Contact Information:

     * Michael Paric
     * Computer Business Solutions
     * mparic at compbizsolutions.com
     * 888-859-9799 x501


  Although it is not required, we like to have an idea of how many
  people to expect, so if possible please email rsvp at penlug.org if you
  are planning to attend.


  For information on getting to the meeting, please see:

  Traffic on 101 can be pretty bad in the evening, so we encourage you
  to check traffic conditions before driving by dialing 5-1-1 on your
  phone or visiting www.511.org, and if possible to take public transit
  (best bet: bicycle via Caltrain) or carpool to this meeting.


  See www.penlug.org for more information.

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