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

Register for the meetings you plan to attend

The next MRMUG meeting will be:

Thursday August 16, 2018:

Topic: Nutanix

Brett Murphy will be presenting an overview of Nutanix.  Come an find out what the buzz is all about.

Nutanix can simplify IT management  of datacenter and applications and helps eliminate the need for specialized IT teams.  It utilizes an advanced machine learning technology that can reduce complex tasks to a single click.

Nutanix has a full cloud stack than can integrate all compute, storage, and virtualization resources to run nearly any application.

Brett is an Executive Architect with Ciber, Inc.  He is an IBM Champion and specializes in IBM Power Systems.

Looking Forward - Here are the topics that we plan to cover for the next few months:
July, 19, 2018 -  IBM Private Cloud
August 16, 2018 -
September 20, 2018 - IBM Watson
October 18, 2018 - Modernization Lab
November 15, 2018 - Modernization for Mobile Devices

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V7R1 was withdrawn from marketing on September 30, 2017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         
Jim Manuszak      
Kathy Rogina          
Vicki Pawloski      
Stephanie Thomas