I've been on the fringes too long. I want to jump in here.
I'm a non-networking engineer based in San Jose / Santa Clara, My main interest is virtualization (VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, KVM, etc.). But I became facinated with networking many years ago, and started the Academy curriculum at Mission College in Santa Clara, met some cool people, and started the process of building my own lab.
Of course, I started by getting all the wrong equipment, but that's another story. : )
I have family members in Cisco, but that's no big deal. Mainly, I want to find interesting people to learn from, and to possibly contribute to this community.
What we do as a group.
The SVCUG hosts Saturday Labs at the Cisco campus where members have:
Access to racks of Cisco equipment
A study environment filled with like-minded & Cisco knowledgeable peers
The opportunity to network with o...
SVCUG Saturday Labs fall into three categories:
Open Labs - No specific agenda; work on what you like (i.e., equipment open use).
Event Lab - The Saturday Lab "time" is being used for a specific event (i.e., presentations, designed lab, etc...
The SVCUG Mailing List is a great way to stay connected between SVCUG meetings and a great place to post network related questions. Anyone that's been on the list for a while knows that this list is a great place to solve problems, se...