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Special Event – Azure A-Z: IoT Workshop

Written by Doug Spindler
Friday, 01 December 2017 13:41

Join us for a hackathon on December 7 to design and build a complete Azure IoT solution. Attendees will be provided with a detailed instruction set, and after completing the hackathon, the attendees will have learned how to work with technologies such as: IoT Hub Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) Power BI The solution will cover […]

Special event invitation Azure Service Fabric on Linux – Thursday, December 7, 2017

Written by Doug Spindler
Friday, 01 December 2017 13:35

Pac IT Pro members you are invited to a Microsoft special even Azure Service Fabric on Linux Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform used to build scalable, reliable, and easily-managed applications for the cloud. The Service Fabric platform provides orchestration of microservices and containers with fault resiliency and rapid failover and dynamic resource […]

Azure Service Fabric on Linux – December 7, 2017

Written by Doug Spindler
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 21:55

Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform used to build scalable, reliable, and easily-managed applications for the cloud. The Service Fabric platform provides orchestration of microservices and containers with fault resiliency and rapid failover and dynamic resource balancing. Using Service Fabric, developers and administrators can avoid solving complex infrastructure problems and focus instead on […]

December 6 – Holiday Party

Written by Doug Spindler
Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:25

Join your fellow IT Pros and members of other IT professional groups for a festive Holliday Party at Microsoft’s reactor from 6-9 pm on Wednesday December 6th. It is mandatory to RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-party-for-sf-meetups-azure-net-po wershell-it-pro-f-microsoft-data-platform-c-tickets-40191887016

November 7 – Balancing data security risk with usability and productivity

Written by Doug Spindler
Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:03

Egnyte  https://www.egnyte.com/  will be presenting on  Balancing data security risk with usability and productivity Even with almost weekly data breaches in the headlines, for the past 20 years, many organizations still struggle with locating and protecting their sensitive data. And although the average global cost of a data breach decreased to $3.6M this year from […]

October 3 – Disaster planning and recovery

Written by Doug Spindler
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 23:43

With 2, now 3 hurricanes disrupting business it’s time we talk about being prepared for disasters and how IT departments need to be prepared to recover from them.  Scientists are telling us Join us for our October meeting. This meeting will take place at Microsoft’s offices at 555 California Street at 6:30.  Building security requires […]

September 5 – Practical Malware Analysis and Passwords on a Phone – 555 California St. RSVP

Written by Doug Spindler
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 14:47

This month Sam Bowne will give two workshop demonstrations – Practical Malware Analysis and Passwords on a Phone created by and presented by Sam Bowne. Meeting will be at Microsoft at 555 California Street, start time 6:30.  Be sure to RSVP for building security http://www.pacitpros.org/meeting-rsvp/ 1. Practical Malware Analysis Sam will demonstrate the CTF-style hands-on […]

August 1 – HoloLens – Meeting at 555 California Street – be sure to RSVP

Written by Doug Spindler
Monday, 12 June 2017 11:46

This month is all about Microsoft’s HoloLens. At this month’s meeting Microsoft will be showing off the HoloLens.  Ever wanted to put one on and give it a try?  At this month’s meeting you will be able to do just that and talk to Microsoft HoloLens app creators and learn about the HoloLens. How you […]

July 4 – No meeting–Fourth of July holiday

Written by Doug Spindler
Monday, 12 June 2017 11:45

May – St. Anthony Tech Fair on May 13th

Written by Doug Spindler
Monday, 01 May 2017 14:07

In May Pac IT Pros will be supporting our community and the St. Anthony Tech Fair on May 13th.  Your IT skills or  retired computers are needed. You can find out more about the Tech Fair page and details about the event. Links to Repair and Workshop sign-up forms. Links to electronic materials are social […]

April 4 – Introduction to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Administration for IT Pros

Written by Doug Spindler
Sunday, 19 March 2017 11:49

THIS MEETING WILL BE TAKING PLACE AT MICROSOFT”S OFFICE AT 555 CALIFORNIA STREET.  YOU MUST RSVP TO ATTEND. How much do in you know Azure Resource Manager (ARM) administration and SaaS, PaaS and IaaS?  As an IT Professional you have been managing and administrating on prem Microsoft servers, Active Directory, disk storages, the networks, firewalls […]

February 24 TechDays: Training on Containers

Written by Doug Spindler
Friday, 13 January 2017 14:23

Pac IT Pros together with Learn iT! are proud to present TechDays: Training on Containers – Windows Server 2016 containers Docker containers. Whether you are a developer or devops, IT Manager you containers is where the IT is headed. This is a must know technology. Docker has already revolutionized virtualization in areas of scalability, portability, […]

Janurary 10 – HACK DAY AT THE REACTOR

Written by Doug Spindler
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 11:28

Start the New Year off right by learning how you can improve your company’s workflow. Sit down with Microsoft technical experts who will help you automate your most repetitive tasks through open source technology. Spend the afternoon with us coding side by side where we will show you how you could automate your build process, […]

Dec 13 – Holiday Party and Lightning Talks

Written by Doug Spindler
Friday, 04 November 2016 12:50

Note the date, December 13 which is the second Tuesday.  Festivities begin at 6:00 at Microsoft’s Reactor/Community Space at 680 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA. RSVP to attend at https://www.meetup.com/bayazure/events/236029924/?rv=ea1&_af=event&_af _eid=236029924&https=on Pac IT Pros members join your fellow IT Professionals and the members of other Bay Area IT groups for a holiday party and five […]

Nov 1 – Azure Workshop

Written by Doug Spindler
Monday, 31 October 2016 12:17

Bring your for more hands on training on Azure.

Oct 4 – News from Ignite @! This meeting will be at 555 California Street

Written by Doug Spindler
Thursday, 29 September 2016 17:56

October meeting will be at 555 California Street.  (This meeting only)  Building security requires RSVPing (see link above) to attend. Meeting topic – News from Microsoft’s Ignite.  Did you get Windows 10 Anniversary edition?  How did the update go?

Sept 6 – GPG keys and local encryption

Written by Doug Spindler
Friday, 02 September 2016 14:54

In our next meeting, our presenter will be speaking about GPG keys and local encryption. He will go through the processes of using a Raspberry Pi with a true RNG in order to generate a GPG key pair, properly storing the keypair, generating subkeys to be used with multiple Yubikeys, and if time permits, he […]

July 5 – Free hands-on Azure traning for Pac IT Pro memebers

Written by Doug Spindler
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:18

Starting in July at our regular Pac IT Pros meetings will be offering Azure training for IT Pros.  To participate bring a laptop.  You’ll need an free Azure account.  (Don’t know how to create an Azure account?  No problem come at 6:00 and will help you create an account.)  Every month we will cover a […]

June 7 – Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Written by Doug Spindler
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 14:29

Join us as we discuss the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).  No new news from Microsoft since the release of TP5 last month.  In addition to discussing IoT and security of IoT devices and what that means to us as IT Pros this will be an open form meeting for […]

May 3 – What’s new in Server 2016 TP5

Written by Doug Spindler
Monday, 02 May 2016 22:01

IT Pros, last week Microsoft released the fifth and final test-preview for Server 2016.  In this meeting we will take a look at the new features and functionally that’s in Server 2016. Release date for Server 2016 should be in the next four of five months.