IT Special Interest Group: October 11, 2017

Oct 11, 2017 -

Everyone welcomed!

SIGs provide a venue to discuss leading-edge topics, the latest tools, industry best practices and builds professional relationships all while educating, motivating and exchanging energizing ideas and perspectives with other professionals.

Presenter: Jimmy Carter, Engineering and DevOps Software
Development Manager at RackspaceJimmy Carter

Join us as Jimmy presents on "Single Sign On: Discussing your company's "sign on" to the Cloud from Kerberos to SAML to Open ID"


Leading teams to build and live in dynamic, scalable, repeatable, secure Hybrid Cloud solutions. Experienced Technology Leader and People Manager. I have been directly involved in a wide array of varying infrastructure and development projects, including leadership and technical roles. Specializing in Automation, Cloud Strategy (Public and Private), Cost Reduction, CI/CD Pipeline, Technical Training and Guidance, Process Improvement and Documentation. I love to present, share, help and enable!

Technical Skill Set: Office 365, Azure, Azure AD, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange and Storage Platforms, Server Architecture, Network new solution design.

  • Agile, Project Management, Microsoft Project, Planner, TrelloRackspace
  • Previous experience at Microsoft, Areva, BWXT and Virginia Tech
  • Interests: Hokie Sports Fan, two children, avid golfer

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Presentation begins at 12:00 p.m.

Location: Rackspace
1691 Innovation Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Please park and enter at the rear entrance closest to the road. The left door enters directly into the "Racker Rally" presentation room.

Complimentary lunch provided, but RSVP required



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