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 August 18, 2016:

Topic - A presentation on Conn-Selmer’s IT Systems

Conn-Selmer has recently migrated to all SSD drives on a Power8. They have also installed a redundant network backbone switching system using 10Gb switches. An overview of the Conn-Selmer network and virtual tour of the equipment will be included.

Speaker – Joe Shore

Joe Shore is Manager of Networks and Infrastructure for Conn-Selmer.

Joe started his career in IT on the IBM System/3 Model 12 in 1978 as a programmer/analyst. He’s worked thru the System/38 and all variations of the AS/400. Joe has taught RPG programming and general MIS courses at the University of Wisconsin as well as being guest lecturer at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, WI.

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 Spetember 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