Member Discounts

LOPSA is pleased to make the following discounts from our sponsors and partners available to our members. Please be sure to thank our partners and sponsors!

Interested in providing a member discount? Send mail to us (board@lopsa.org) and let us know.

Conferences

Data Storage Innovation Conference (DSI)

SNIA and LOPSA have partnered to provide LOPSA members a special rate of $495 (versus list of $695) for a pass to DSI which entitles you to all sessions, meals, refreshments, and receptions for any or all THREE days of the conference.

To take advantage of the discount, enter the code (the code is visible to you only as a logged-in paid member) into the Discount code field on the DSI registration form at http://bit.ly/1ftAmwF

The DSI conference will take place in Santa Clara, CA on April 22- 24, 2014. It offers a substantially rich learning experience that is designed for systems administrators, technical managers, systems engineers, and implementers from both the enterprise customer and vendor communities.

Services and Goods

Training

Puppet Labs

Puppet Labs develops IT automation software that helps system administrators manage infrastructure throughout its lifecycle, from provisioning and configuration to patch management and compliance. With our software, system administrators can easily automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy critical applications, and proactively manage change, scaling from 10s of servers to 1000s, on-premise or in the cloud.

Vertical Sysadmin offers a 15% discount on training to LOPSA members and their companies. Training from Vertical Sysadmin improves sysadmin efficiency, productivity and happiness. VSA offers classes on CFEngine 3, vi, and time management for system administrators. Contact Aleksey Tsalolikhin (aleksey at verticalsysadmin.com) for more details.Books

BeAnywhere Support Express cuts down 30% for LOPSA members. We want to give you access to our full-on remote support, system monitoring and management business solution! Custom-fitting our standard solution is a “thing” around here… We would like you to bite on more features than what you can chew. Click here to download the trial. or contact pedro.rebelo@beanywhere.com for more information

LOPSA members get a 30-35% discount at O'Reilly online store and a free ebook each each year at User Group Form
Pearson Education offers LOPSA members discounts up to 40% on some titles from Que, Sams, Peachpit, Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, New Riders, Cisco Press, and more.

Technology


op5 creates IT monitoring software based on open source. The op5 Monitor helps you to monitor your network, servers, virtualization, operating systems, databases, software applications and more. It comes integrated with Business Service Management as well extensive reporting and an easy to use GUI. The op5 Monitor is Nagios compatible so that you can import your Nagios configuration and use your favorite Nagios plugins in addition to those provided by op5. Op5 offers great discounts on licenses and support to LOPSA members and their companies.


Example: op5 Monitor Enterprise, 200 monitored device license (unlimited checks/device) with one year support and upgrades contract included: 1500 USD You can use it as long as you would like even if you do not renew the support and upgrades contracts after the 1:st year.

Please contact op5 US Sales, Chris Foran:

Email: cforan@op5.com

Phone: +1 617 933 9726

Recognizing that our websites are important business, sales, and communications tools, it has become critical that we gauge the online experiences of our end users. Global NetWatch provides a robust and cost effective tool to externally measure performance and availability of web sites, click-stream applications, and network infrastructure.

This partnership offers great discounts to all LOPSA members. Also, for any member that takes advantage of Global NetWatch's discounts, Global NetWatch is making a donation back to LOPSA. Enjoy amazing discounts on an excellent solution and help LOPSA with donations at the same time!
  • Website Monitoring for $10/month for your first URL
  • 30% Discount on all additional monitoring services

See what your customers are experiencing… For more information, go to: http://www.globalnetwatch.com/
Since Circonus was built in response to the frustrations our own operations team had with existing monitoring tools, we understand the hard work and demanding hours of Systems Administrators. To help make your lives a little bit easier, Circonus offers special enterprise discounts to LOPSA members. Please contact sales at circonus.com for details, referencing the LOPSA discount in the subject line.
Get up to 10% off a StoneFly IP SAN when you support LOPSA. For every dollar you donate to LOPSA, StoneFly will match up to 10% of your purchasing price (up to $1000)! Call a StoneFly sales representative at (510) 265-1616 for more detail and visit www.iSCSI.com.
AC&NC offers a 15% discount on SAN and direct attach RAID storage hardware to LOPSA members and their companies. Contact Gene Leyzarovich (gene at acnc.com) for more details.
Advistor offers various discounts on vendor storage hardware and software solutions (Nexsan, Jetstor, EMC, Hitachi, Veritas, McData, Brocade, Emulex, etc) to LOPSA members. Contact Nancy Middleton (nmiddleton at advistor.com) for more details.
BitPusher BitPusher offers LOPSA members and sponsors a 25% discount on BitPusher's managed colocation offering. Contact Michael Halligan (mhalligan at bitpusher.com) for more details.
All of us at Vibrant appreciate the work of System Administrators and would like to offer a special discount for LOPSA members. We offer $200 off of any server, networking or storage hardware purchase of $1000 or more.
Silicon Mechanics is now offering to all LOPSA members and their companies, a discount on their line of rackmount servers and storage solutions. Please contact Art Mann (artm at siliconmechanics.com) for the specific details. (members login to see password on this page).
As a token of appreciation for the hard work performed by System Administrators around the world, ServersCheck is pleased to offer all LOPSA members a 10% discount in our online store on our Monitoring Software and environmental sensors.
prgmr.com is offering a special LOPSA discount on Xen VPS service. $8/month, a LOPSA member now gets 512MiB Ram, 12GiB disk and 80GiB transfer.
Rove offers 10% off the purchase of Rove Mobile Admin and the first year of maintenance. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility that comes with secure IT administration from BlackBerry, iPhone or Android devices. Access hundreds of IT functions and controls within the IT environment and take action directly from smartphones to reduce downtime and provide exceptional customer service.

Misc

MOO.com – MOO is a printing company that print Business Cards, MiniCards, Stickers, Postcards, Greeting Cards and much more online. MOO offer their own templates, or you can upload your own designs and images using their ‘printfinity’ technology. MOO are offering a 10% discount on all their products for new customers, for the first order, excluding shipping. To receive the discount, simply enter MOOLOPSA upon checkout.