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Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 16:26:11 -0400
From: "InformIT User Groups"
Subject: Pearson Education User Group Program Newsletter -- September 2009

Pearson Education User Group Program Newsletter
Issue 20 -- September 2009

Thank you for reading the Pearson Education User Group Program monthly
newsletter for official group members. Please pass this along to your
colleagues and share our news and offers.

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== NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS ==

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Green Data Center Titles Released From Pearson
Cisco Press and Prentice Hall recently announced the release of two
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Alger, and "Foundations of Green IT," by Marty Poniatowski -- focusing on
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  Alger: http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=1587058138
  Poniatowski: http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0137043759

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== USER GROUPS OF THE MONTH ==

Florida: Tampa Bay Area ASP.NET MVC Developers is a monthly developer
group in Tampa, Florida focusing on building skill and confidence at
developing web applications using the ASP.NET MVC Framework. Learn more at
http://www.tampadev.org


Ohio: North East Ohio Cisco Users Group is comprised of technicians,
experts, network administrators and engineers in the greater Cleveland, Ohio
area. Members have a passion for learning and executing technologies based
around the Cisco principles of networking, IP telephony, Telepresence,
firewalls, switches, and routers. Learn more at
http://neociscoug.blogspot.com

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== USER GROUP OFFERS ==
http://www.informit.com/usergroupwelcome

Early Bird Pricing Ends Sept. 12 for VTM: iPhone Developers Conference
Use the special User Group Priority Code PHNABCD to save $100 off the Early
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   Early Bird Price until Sept. 12: $495
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Listen to interviews with featured conference speakers:

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Citizen Engineer
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CompTIA A+ Certification Guide
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Essential Silverlight 3
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I/O Consolidation in the Data Center
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Microsoft Windows 7 on Demand
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Be sure you're logged in when shopping and have entered your membership code
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== AUTHORS & EVENTS: SEPTEMBER ==

[Note from Bill @ LUGOD - removed non-local stuff]

September 24 -- Safari Books Online: Grow a Greener Data Center Webcast
http://www.safaribooksonline.com/events/greenerdatacenter.html
Cisco Press author Doug Alger makes the business case for greening data
centers,  and presents technologies, design strategies and operational
approaches  to  help  any  company  improve  the energy efficiency and
"eco-friendliness" of their IT facilities.

September 25-27 -- Virtual Worlds at Sun Microsystems Author Chat
http://blogs.sun.com/vw/entry/next_author_chat_clara_shih
Join _The Facebook Era_ author Clara Shih in the Sun Second Life Theatre
to discuss the radical business transformation taking place and what sales,
marketers, and professionals must do to thrive in social media.

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