Happy and healthy New Year to you all!
Looking forward to seeing you all at our next meeting, Sat Jan 8
The presentation will give an overview of tape backup technologies,
products, and strategies, with a special emphasis on VXA technology
and its advantages for Linux users.
There will be a nice luncheon as well as a give away of a Ecrix VXA-1
You can find out more about this exciting backup
technology at their web site -> http://www.ecrix.com/
More info and directions to meeting over at http:/www.linuxatlax.org
Here is a bio on Dr. Saab who will be presenting.
"Frank Saab is the Internet Business Manager for Ecrix,. He has been
the company since June of 1998. He is responsible for Ecrix's websites,
e-commerce, and Web marketing initiatives. Before joining Ecrix he had
nearly fifteen years of engineering and technology management experience
with organizations such as the Avery-Dennison Research Center, in
Pasadana, CA and the Colorado Venture Centers, in Lakewood, CO.
While Frank is a relative newcomer to the tape storage world, he is an
hand at open systems and high-performance computing. In 1987, while at
Avery, he orchestrated the transition from DEC VAX to multi-vendor
Unix for the company's Engineering Computation Network, and he led the
development of client/server applications for engineering computation
Frank had his introduction to Linux in 1996, while working as Web
Marketing Manager for Visual Numerics Inc.(VNI) in Boulder, CO. His Web
development team used Linux on Macintosh PowerPC computers as a
development and staging platform for the company's websites, hosted on
Solaris. He has been a Linux fan ever since.
Frank holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin and a BS from the
University of Utah."
Looking forward to seeing you all. Good luck on the draw for the free
tape drive !