Houston Cloud Computing User Group

… since 2008 …

Celebrating our 10th year (2008 to 2018) … with 900+ members & counting … by:

~ launching NEW Google Cloud (& Developer) focused User Group on Meetup www.meetup.com/Houston-Google-Cloud-User-Group ... sponsored by Google & run by HCCUG.org

~ launching new sponsorship program … SPONSOR registration/sign-up click-here … and we will send you the info

~ launching new site (this one) and new member benefits … MEMBER registration/sign-up click- here

… and more …

Limited 2018 Speaker|Session slots available … click-here to sign-up

Session content guidelines:

(1) something non/pre-mainstream/different/new/fresh

(2) welcome Non-Microsoft/Open-Source with mention of similar Microsoft offerings (if available),

(3) with some Cloud tie-in, e.g., Azure, Google Cloud, AWS, etc.

(4) addressing some specific need/function

some examples: <function/need> | focus <products>

~ 2018: Productivity/GTD with Cloud Suites | focus New Google G-Suite ... Zane {Tex} Moreign

~ 2017: Adoption of IoT | focus on $2 computing with various options ... Phil Wheat

~ 2015: Intro BigData | focus Hadoop ... John Hellman

~ 2010: Leveraging the Cloud | focus on little/no-cost options, Office Live, Google Apps, Azure ... Anthony {Tex} Moreign

NOTE: Vendors wishing to Spotlight Products, either via the 10min slot are addressed differ

Next Meeting … Feb–28

the sessionIT Resiliency Strategy | focus is Zerto a single platform for disaster recovery, data protection and workload mobility to, from or between multiple clouds, such as, Azure, IBM Cloud, AWS, and 350+ cloud service providers.

the speakerGreg Kucher (Linkedin Profile)

the sponsor — This Event Sponsor: Zerto

Last Meeting … Jan-24 Session Info:

the session Productivity/GTD with Cloud Suites | focus is Google's NEW G-Suite … the NEW Google Sites

the speaker — Zane {Tex} Moreign … see recent Linkedin article on Priceless Personal Privacy | Protection

the sponsor — This Event Sponsor was Google

Agenda — for every 4th Wed of every month:

6pm to 8pm ... if you arrive and the doors seem locked, just text/call (281) 671-4228 (NOTE: this # will not work at other times)

6:00 — meet/greet/network/connect ... with PIZZA :-)

6:30 — a brief word about/from our Sponsor(s) … and some latest news/trends regarding Cloud & Cloud related "stuff"

6:45 — main talk on topic (see session info above)

7:45 — Q&A and Peer-to-Peer discussions

8:00 — continue chats/conversation/discussion outside the building :-)

Meeting Location:

Microsoft Technology Center, 750 Town and Country Blvd #1000, Houston, TX 77024 (click here to open the map).

Key Sponsors:

Microsoft Houston & Redmond

~ for helping us get started (in 2008) with venue (and even free parking at their old/previous Houston location)


~ for Google Apps/G-Suite (e.g., website, email, YouTube with live-stream, and even phone number)

~ for more support in 2018, resulting in us launching/running the new www.meetup.com/Houston-Google-Cloud-User-Group ...

Hybrid Decisions Corp

~ for being our founding and sole sponsor for everything else since 2008 …

We support the following Community efforts


Houston TechFest — (2018 registration not yet open)

Houston SQL Saturday — (2018 registration not yet open)

Houston SharePoint Saturday — (2018 registration not yet open)


The Houston C++ Group

The Houston .NET User Group

The Houston SQL Server User Group

The Houston SharePoint User Group