Melbourne - SMBiT Professionals February Meeting

  • 26 Feb 2020
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Bells Hotel, Main Hall, Level 2, 157 Moray Street, South Melbourne


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SMBiT Professionals

Melbourne Chapter

Next meeting


26 February 2020

SMBiT Professionals Melbourne Chapter meets on the last Wednesday of the month



6:00pm - 7:00pm

Main Event


Stay a while afterwards and have a drink and a chat



Bells Hotel

Main Hall, Level 2,
157 Moray Street,
South Melbourne

Parking along Tope Street or Coventry Street


Google map



Register NOW using the link below (at left if you're on the Web page)

*** New Venue ***

Bells Hotel

Main Hall, Level 2

157 Moray Street

South Melbourne

Agentless Backup & Recovery with ActiveImage

Richard Giddey Vice President, Asia Pacific and
Sergey Zimin, Sales Engineer


Rich will provide a summary of the ActiveImage Backup & Disaster Recovery solution and their value proposition for SMBiTPro members, followed by a presentation on how their Agentless backup and recovery solutions provide data availability, increase operational efficiency, and reduced cost for Hyper-V and VMware infrastructures.

Sergey will then provide a brief demonstration of agentless backup including automated recovery testing, standby server and instant recovery.

Door prize for members: DJI Mavic Mini drone Value $700

Active Image is a Silver partner of SMBiT Professionals


AUSkey into forced retirement

Member Presentation by Zoe Rickard


AUSkey will be replaced by myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM) at the end of March 2020.

We’ll quickly run through how to set it up and answer any questions you may have.


Threat Landscape and WatchGuard Intro

Luke Skinner – WatchGuard Channel Manager


Not all security vendor channel partner programs are created equal. You may need a partnership that provides the flexibility to adapt to your unique business model and go-to-market strategy. You may need a partnership that is simple to understand and easy to leverage. You may need a partnership that truly values your business.

At WatchGuard, we have built a channel program unlike any other.

In this session, Luke Skinner will share the current security threat landscape and introduce you to WatchGuard award winning partner program.

Door prize for members: WatchGuard goodie bag

WatchGuard is a Gold partner of SMBiT Professionals


Round table discussion

Open forum ...


... issues, ideas, highs, lows, great tools you have found, bring them to the table!



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