1E - Ultimate Windows 7 Deployments - Sept. 5, 2012

Using Configuration Manager 2012 and 1E - Ed Aldrich

Windows 7 migration can be difficult. This session shows how to address your most challenging scenarios, using ConfigMgr 2012 and 1E technologies. Learn how to delegate to a low rights coordinator with no need for pre-created collections or console access. Deploy a refresh or bare metal build with a single task sequence, using cached content saving user data locally, all without a server and zero impact to business traffic on your network. Discover how one customer migrated 90,000 systems in four months, 39,000 of which were done in one month alone!

Keith Mayer, MSFT - Aug 1, 2012

What’s New in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012
and Office 2013 for IT Pros

Session Description:  Over the next 12 months, Microsoft will be refreshing every major product across desktop, datacenter, cloud and phone!  Attend this session for an early preview of the new technical features that every IT Pro should know to begin planning for the next versions of Windows, Windows Server and Office! 

Presenter Bio:  Keith Mayer is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 17 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT professionals worldwide on the design and implementation of enterprise technology solutions.  Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including Private Cloud, System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.  You can learn more about Keith at http://about.me/KeithMayer and connect with Keith on his blog at http://KeithMayer.com

Storage Craft @ SBS SIG 6/20/12 w Mark Crall


It’s not about backup - it’s about recovery, and how fast can you get there.   Come join us as we demonstrate the power, simplicity and recovery speed of StorageCraft’s backup, recovery and off-site replication technologies.

StorageCraft Technology Corporation provides best-in-class backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft delivers software products that reduce downtime, improve security and stability for systems and data and lower the total cost of ownership. For more information, visit www.storagecraft.com.

Mark Crall, Senior Channel Account Manager for StroageCraft, is a veteran business executive with 14 years of experience in the computer, software and services industry. From running his own successful IT Services company, to managing the business development and channel community programs for a large SaaS company.  In 2011 and 2012 Mark was named one of the top 150 most influential people in IT SMB by SMBNation.com, and separately honored as one of CRN Magazine’s 2011 Channel Chiefs. He has also been tapped as both an expert panelists and keynote speaker at scores of live and broadcast industry events.

Meet Keith Meyer, MSFT - Windows Server 2012 - June 6, 2012

What’s New in Managing Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 makes single and multi-server management a breeze with huge advances in OS, GUI Management and PowerShell features!  Attend this session at our next meeting with our new IT Evangelist, Keith Mayer, to learn and see what’s new in managing servers with Standards-based Management, Robust Automation and Multi-machine Management Experience.  We’ll explore the new Server Management tool, PowerShell 3.0, Server Core and the new Remote Server Admin Tools for Server 2012.

Keith Mayer is our new IT Pro Evangelist at Microsoft, supporting Heartland. Keith has over 17 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, ranging in roles from Network Engineer, IT Manager, Senior Technical Instructor and Enterprise Consultant. Most recently, Keith has spent the past 4 years working at Microsoft Corporate HQ in Redmond WA as a consultant in the Enterprise & Partner Group where he led the development and delivery of global training programs for Microsoft’s 30 largest World-wide System Integration and Consulting partners. Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including System Center, Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008, SharePoint and Exchange, as well as holding certifications from IBM, Cisco, HP and CheckPoint. After relocating to the Heartland district in May, Keith will be based in Columbus Ohio.

Come for a special Meet and Greet. It will an especially informative meeting with Keith’s recent arrival from Redmond. I’m sure he has a lot to tell us and we’ll have just as many questions.

Identity Management - CINPA May 2, 2012 - Extreme Networks

May 2, 2012 CINPA Monthly Meeting -

The IT and network organizations within enterprises are challenged more than ever to serve users with a diverse set of application and network access requirements based on user or device profiles, location and presence.  IT and network organizations play a critical role in aligning with core business processes and goals to expand mobility, improve productivity and maintain application availability, all while adhering to corporate and perhaps outside compliance guidelines.

Extreme Networks in conjunction with our partner Centracomm is pleased to provide a demonstration of our Identity Management solution.  This capability extends policies, user authentication and device authentication to edge of the network.  In this era of BYOD (bring your own device) Extreme Networks offers a simple means to authenticate users and devices at the network edge.  Our capability provides seamless access from wired   and wireless allowing users to access the applications they are authorized to use regardless of the device they are using.

Please join us for dinner and our IDM demonstration provided Paul Russo of Extreme Networks.  Q&A to follow the presentation and representatives from Extreme Networks and Centracomm will be on hand to address any inquiries you may have.

Tony Maddin on Sharepoint - April 4, 2012

Tony Maddin is a Senior Practice Consultant with Ascendum Solutions in Blue Ash, Ohio.  Tony has 15 years of experience as a web developer, web administrator, web applications administrator, and 6 years as a SharePoint administrator.

He serves on many local boards such as the University of Dayton MIS Advisory board, Dayton Technology First, and the Dayton Business Leaders and Mangers group.

Tony's passion is technology and his view on  SharePoint administration encompasses: installation, automation, workflows, power user items, disaster recovery, performance tuning.  He especially enjoys achieving quality results working with myriad business entities to leverage SharePoint as a platform to meet not only their needs, but also those for their customers.

Tony is also the founder and owner of the Dayton SharePoint User Group (DAYSPUG).

VOIP - March 7, 2012

Allen Miller, of Allen Miller Computer Consulting, will give a presentation on IP Telephony and how it can tie in with your IT data structure, leveraging both to yield improved workflow and value. Allen is the president of CINPA and a 3CX VOIP Certified Phone System dealer.

You can learn about this space and decide if it is something you want to take advantage of either for your consulting practice or for your own company. If you have friends that are thinking about mondernizing their Telephone technology, be sure and invite them to come.

Allen will be giving this presentation 3/7 at CINPA and 3/1 at CINPA's sister organization DANPA in Dayton. Check the DANPA website for details.

There will be a special GIVEAWAY at these presentations to one lucky attendee each night. Through sponsorship by AMCC and its partners - 3CX, 888VOIP,  and NexVortex - someone will win a bundle of the best of the breed -


3CX VOIP Software - 4 Simultaneous Call License

Yealink T22 IP Telephone

NexVortex SIP Trunk Service - 3 months

AMCC - Installation/Configuration Assistance - 1 Hour Consulting (maybe more if you are nice <g>)

Be there, tell your friends to come. We look forward to seeing you.


And the winners are:

- Windows 7 Administrator Pocket Consultant - Greg Beckmeyer
- Windows Server 2008 Trial - Larry Robinson
- Build A Program Now - Visual Basic 2005 - Klaus Grismeier
- VOIP Phone System - Ron Schuermann see http://millermanor.net/blog

Annual Hackers Night - December 7, 2011

This meeting promises to be a real treat for you.  Our very own Eric Kornau will be presenting for our Annual Hackers Night.  The topic will be Blended Attacks using Social Engineering, including some demos.  You won't want to miss this one.

Also this month will be the Annual Election of CiNPA Officers and Board Members for the 2012 year.

Follow-up:  Winners of 12/7/2011 Meeting Giveaways

Robert Childers - Windows 7 Secrets

Nick Kroger - Office Business Applications

Kevin Royalty - Windows 2008 R2 Administrator Handbook

Ron Schuermann - Hand Painted Chocolates

???? - $25 Gift Card to Olive Garden

Systemax - November 2, 2011

Presentation:  Systemax – How much processor, power and memory do your applications need?  Systemax will be reviewing their server and desktop hardware as well as how to right size a system for your environment.

This will be an open forum and questions are welcome!

 Please Use the Click to Attend link below to register. We are using this ONLY as a tool to manage headcount and the food order.



Trend Micro - August 3, 2011 - Jim Smith

CiNPA Presentation Topics

Threat Landscape – What’s new in the world of malware that can keep us awake at night?

  1. Consumerization and the loss of control – How to protect our data from devices we’ve never seen (or ever heard of)?
  2. Virtualization and VDI – How to secure Virtual servers without bringing them to their knees; Is VDI for real?
  3. The march to the cloud – How to secure the “cloud”, whatever that is?
  4. What’s next ? – A look at the Trend(s) through the crystal ball

Jim Smith – Trend Micro

As the Global Product Marketing Manager for Endpoint Security at Trend Micro, Jim is an evangelist who delivers impactful and pertinent information to audiences around the world.  Trend Micro’s new cloud-client strategy - Smart Protection Network – combined with converging anti-malware technologies with systems management has resulted in unprecedented growth of Trend’s Endpoint Security Solutions.

Jim’s expertise, experience, and humor result in compelling presentations and proactive consulting to customers and partners alike.  Jim views the security world from the inside out and delivers a new and refreshing look at the race to stay ahead of, and safe from emerging malware threats. Jim has a master level certification from Trend Micro. Jim’s past experiences include: Bell Canada, IBM, and BroadJump.