Melbourne SMBiT Professionals May Meeting

  • 28 May 2014
  • 18:00 - 21:00
  • Parkview Hotel 562 St Kilda Road Melbourne


  • Member of SMBiT Professionals Melbourne
  • Member visiting from another chapter
  • Representative of Vendor Sponsor
  • Prospective member, friend or contact of existing member
  • Representative of Vendor, not a sponsor

Registration is closed

7PM Wednesday 28th May 2014

(SMBiT Professionals Melbourne usually meets on the last Wednesday of the month)


Members who register for the meeting using the link in this invitation will be eligible to enter the draw for the

SPECIAL DOOR PRIZES* - see below for prize details

Got a friend or associate working in IT for SMB? Invite your colleagues to come along too. Members, who invite potential new members, will get an additional entry per guest in the prize draw.


Parkview Hotel 562 St Kilda Road Melbourne

See: Google map

Ample free parking in St Kilda Rd and Roy St after 6PM

Pre-Meeting Dinner in Woods Restaurant from 6PM

Please try to make it – all welcome!

Set menu of 4 choices, cost $25, including 1 drink

Guest Presenter

VMvault - Secure Hosted Virtualisation

Presented by Radek Tkaczyk and Geoff Clarke

Radek and Geoff will demonstrate how VMvault are assisting channel partners leverage private cloud solutions, offsite backup and DR, and the NBN for their end users. This will be a majority technical session where they will demonstrate how a company can remove all server infrastructure from their onsite offices and run in a full private cloud requiring only routers and switches onsite.


They will also show how SMB IT Pro Members can create a Windows Server 2012R2 Essentials + RDS 2012R2 private cloud, with an MPLS private network, coupled along with VMvault’s hosted exchange offering in a post SBS2011 era.


Door Prize - VMvault are giving away an Apple iPad Air 128GB + 4G (the top end model) valued at $1,049 along with their VMvault VCmobile app

Roundtable Discussion

A chance to continue the discussion of cloud services... problems and issues. Radek's perspectives...


Please note:  this month's meeting will not be streamed/recorded.

After Meeting Drinks

Stay awhile and have a drink and a chat with your mates

*This month’s awesome prize:

Prize 1: Logitech Mini Boom Wireless Speaker

To be eligible to win a Door Prize, attendees must:

  • Be paid-up members of SMBiT Professionals
  • Have registered for the event on the membership website
  • Be wearing their SMBiT Professionals name badge
  • Have registered for the event on the membership website by 9AM on the day of the meeting

Members are entitled to an additional chance in the prize draw for each guest who is a membership prospect.

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