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 March 16, 2017:

Topic – Trends in Enterprise Mobility

If your company is using scanners or other mobility products then you don’t want to miss this meeting.

Mark Laatz from Ciber will be discussing the changes and new trends in Enterprise Mobility and demonstrating new technology in barcode scanning and mobile computing.

The focus will be on the current shift from Windows to Android OS and why this is happening.  There will also be demonstrations of the new scanning technology and hardware form factors.

Mark will also discuss the latest in interface modernization and device management in the enterprise.

Speaker Mark Laatz, Ciber, Inc.
                          Business Development Manager
                          Enterprise Mobility Solutions

Future Topics:

     April 20, 2017:  IBM i Managed Services
     May 18, 2017:   IBM App Connect               

Important information if you are still running V5R4 or V6R1!

Support for V6R1 ended on September 30, 2015!
·   Service Extension for V6R1 is available at an additional cost.  Software Maintenance is a required pre-requisite for Service Extension.

Extended support for V5R4 has been extended to September 30, 2017
Support for V5R4 ended on September 30, 2013.
·   IBM rcently announced that Service Extension for V5R4 wil be extended until 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