Mid-Range Michiana Users Group


The Michiana Mid-Range Users Group meets on the third Thursday of every month except December for presentations and round table discussions related to IBM System i and other mid-range systems.  Watch this page for topic and location information.

Meetings will be held at noon at

CIBER Innovation and Technology Center
4100 Edison Lakes Parkway, Suite 240
Mishawaka, IN  46545

Lunch will be provided

Lunch for the Thanksgiving meeting is sponsored by Zebra and catered by Ruth's Chris!

   Turkey, Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Dessert

Register for the meetings you plan to attend

The next MRMUG meeting will be:

Thursday November 15, 2018:

TOPIC: The Latest in Mobility Trends and Modernization

The November MRMUG meeting will present the latest information on enterprise mobility trends.

Mark Laatz from Ciber will talk about the current status of Android OS adaptation on rugged devices that interface with you Warehouse Management and Supply Chain Management system along with a preview of current devices and new features and functions.

Scott Skelton from Ivanti will show us the Ivanti (Wavelink) solution set which is used for interface migration, modernization, and even to add voice-capability to the user interfaces on your mobile devices attached to your IBM i system. 
This presentation will include a demonstration of the product capability including a high level overview of the design and configuration utility used to manage the interface for Android based mobile devices.

Ivanti’s host connectivity platforms accelerate mobile productivity while eliminating the costs to develop mobile clients for host-interface applications. Compatible with and recommended by all leading Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems, Ivanti makes it easy to access and update information on these systems through Telnet and browser-based clients available for Android and Windows Mobile/CE. Mobile enablement without modification to your enterprise systems accelerates deployment and minimizes the costs, risks, and effort involved in implementation.

Scott Skelton (Ivanti) has 25 years in mobile computing, distribution, managed warehouse, field service, retail, and voice customer relationships.

Please note the following important information

V7R1 was withdrawn from marketing on September 30, 2017

Support for V7R1 will end on April 30, 2018
·   Service Extension for V7R1 is available at an additional cost.  Software Maintenance is a required pre-requisite for Service Extension.

Support for V6R1 ended on September 30, 2015

·   Service Extension for V6R1 was available at an additional cost through September 30, 2018.  Software  Maintenance is a required pre-requisite for Service Extension.

Extended support for V5R4 ended September 30, 2017

   Support for V5R4 ended on September 30, 2013.
   Service Extension ended September 30, 2017.

MRMUG Membership

  • Corporate Membership (unlimited)    $100 per year
  • Individual Membership                     $50 per year

If you would like to join MRMUG, send an e-mail with your name, company name, and contact information to one of the following board members, or just sign up for a meeting and show up!

Craig Nelson                   cnelson@ciber.com
Jim Manuszak                JAManuszak@hotmail.com
Kathy Rogina                 
Vicki Pawloski                vpawloski@ciber.com
Stephanie Thomas          mrmugug@gmail.com