09 September


Please join the West Michigan Cisco Users Group for our September 24th event! Be sure to forward this information to anyone who may be interested in learning more about technology, all are welcome!

Martin Roesch, the creator of open source intrusion detection code Snort, founded SourceFire in 2001, and continues to transform the way mid- to large-size organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. Sourcefire has garnered significant recognition with its intrusion detection/prevention and antimalware solutions; as datacenters have evolved with virtualization platforms, SDN and converged networking, SourceFire has created solutions that maintain visibility and security for their clients.

Join us this month to learn more about this very interesting technology.

Guest Speaker: Mike Davis

Mike is a bright and innovative systems integrator and solutions architect with a profound passion for datacenter tech. He leverages years of experience in large enterprise datacenters to help his clients optimize how they process, store and protect the data they use to drive their business. Mike has demonstrated prowess in the industry by benchmark testing several compute and storage platforms, both burgeoning and established, for large software providers for POC and analysis means. Mike has both implemented and designed large scale solutions across the country, and has sharp focus on what IT means to business.


5:30 - 5:45: Registration and Networking

5:45 - 6:00: Sponsor

6:00 - 7:00: Main Presentation

7:15 - Room closes, After-Meeting Social


Sentinel Technologies

Mike Davis

Advanced Solutions Architect


Sentinel Technologies, Inc.

4101 40th Street SE, Suite 1

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Founded in 1982, Sentinel Technologies understands the role of technology in business and the value of reliable IT solutions for complex and mission critical operations. Strategic relationships with industry leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, EMC, and Net App enables Sentinel to be a proactive partner in meeting business goals and maximizing IT investments. Highly skilled Sentinel teams excel in assessing, designing, supplying, deploying, and supporting customized solutions in three core areas; Communications Technologies, Data Center and Outsourced/Managed Services.

Sentinel is a Cisco Gold Partner and has 2 locations in Michigan- one in Kentwood and one in Ann Arbor.


Davenport University

6191 Kraft Ave SE

Caledonia, MI

Sneden Hall Meeting Room 1/2/3 (Across from Auditorium)

Please remember to park in an E (Event) parking lot. We suggest section F, as identified on our Location page