Mar 212012

TSS Redmond, a Microsoft Learning Solutions Partner for 12 years, solves training needs for clients who want to learn or to upgrade skills in the Microsoft technical and Office products. Facilitated by a Microsoft Certified Trainer, TSS’s courses are SA eligible and customizable, with optional venues for convenient training.

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Mar 152012

Admin Arsenal provides systems management tools for Windows administrators, including PDQ Deploy and PDQ Inventory. Deploy applications and patches to your Windows environment with PDQ Deploy. Cascadia IT attendees receive one complimentary license ($249 value) to the Pro mode of PDQ Deploy, which unlocks all the advanced features, including scheduling, multi-step installations, WOL, bandwidth throttling, and more. Know what’s installed on your Windows workstations and servers with PDQ Inventory. Cascadia IT attendees receive one complimentary license ($249 value) to the Pro mode of PDQ Inventory, which unlocks all the advanced features, including customized reports, Active Directory syncing, File & Registry scanners, and more.

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Mar 152012

Three of our tutorials have filled to capacity:

S1 – Powershell Fundamentals
F7 – Using opensource tools to trouble shoot your network
F4 – Deep Packet Inspection Using Wireshark

If you wish to be added to a waiting list, please email

Go ahead and register for other Tutorials and/or Talks in order to lock in the Early Bird discount. Just hours left!

 Posted by at 3:23 AM
Mar 142012

CASIT 2012 is proud to announce our new silver sponsor Stoneware.



Stoneware enables IT to create a Unified Cloud for organizations and deliver secure, browser-based access to files, applications and services whether those resources reside in the public cloud, the private cloud or on any device. More than 10,000 corporations and schools trust Stoneware to make it easier for end users, simplify IT and lower technology costs in their organizations. Visit to learn more about creating your Unified Cloud.

 Posted by at 3:18 PM
Mar 132012

CASIT 2012 is proud to announce our new silver sponsor F5.

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F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), helps the world’s largest companies realize the full value of virtualization, cloud computing, and on-demand IT. F5® solutions help integrate disparate technologies to provide greater control of the infrastructure, improve application delivery and data management, and give users seamless, secure, and accelerated access to applications from their corporate desktops and smart devices. Enterprises worldwide rely on F5 to optimize their IT investments and drive business forward.

 Posted by at 7:27 PM
Mar 082012

By special request, the Early Bird Discount for Cascadia IT Conference 2012 has been extended through Wednesday March 14. Get a discounted rate to see top speakers in Information Technology including:

  • Expert trainer Don Crawley on “The Compassionate Geek: Mastering Customer Service for I.T. Professionals”
  • LOPSA Board member Nadine Miller on “Technical Resume Writing”
  • Leon Towns-von Stauber of Bigfish Games on “Centralized Logging: Distilling information from Data”
  • Author and Sysadmin luminary Tom Limoncelli on “Time Management for Systems Administrators,” “The Limoncelli Test” and “Ganeti”

Register now! This discount will not last:

 Posted by at 4:05 PM
Feb 092012
Registration is now open for Cascadia IT Conference 2012 on March 23 & 24.

Deadline for Early Bird discount: Wednesday March 7th.

The full conference schedule is available now:

Featuring great tutorials such as:

        Tom Limoncelli: Time management for System Administrators

        Mike Pennacchi: Deep Packet Inspection using Wireshark

        Nadine Miller: Technical Resume Writing

        Aleksey Tsalolikhin: Sysadmin Basics: Power Editing with vi

        and many more.

Register early!
We expect sessions to fill up as rooms have limited capacity.
 Posted by at 5:25 AM
Jan 312012

CASIT 2012 is proud to announce our new sponsor Google.



Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s targeted advertising program provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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