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1760 E. Pecos Rd, Suite 432
Gilbert, Arizona 85295

Phone: 480-558-2400

May 22-23, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time - note that Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time)

Registration is closed

Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time.

Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt Place Phoenix Gilbert
3275 S. Market Street
Gilbert, Arizona, 85297
Tel: +1 480 899 5900
Distance to Unicon: 0.6 mi (13 minutes walking)
Rooms: King or Double Queen, $105 per night - Use coupon code

The Hyatt Place Phoenix Gilbert is offering a room rate of $105 per night (plus tax) for either a king room or a room with two queen beds. You must reserve no later than April 24, 2018. Reserve this rate by:

    1. Calling 1-888-867-4009 and asking for the Unicon Group (group code G-UNIC)
    2. Going online and using this link:
    3. Or going to then to Make a Reservation, then enter G-UNIC in the Corporate or Group Code under the Special Rates selection

The hotel offers shuttle service within a five-mile radius, which includes Unicon headquarters and a number of restaurants.

Hampton Inn & Suites Phoenix/Gilbert
3265 S Market St, Gilbert, AZ 85297
Distance to Unicon: 0.6 mi (12 minutes walking)

DoubleTree by Hilton
1800 S Santan Village Pkwy, Gilbert, AZ 85295
Distance to Unicon: 1.9 mi (26 minutes walking, 5 minutes driving)

Air and Ground Transportation

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Distance to Unicon: 27 mi

Transportation to and from airport

Ride share services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Supershuttle vans operate 24 hours on a scheduled basis, with vans departing every 15 minutes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For the telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call (602) 243-7786. Super Shuttle provides a customer service counter in Terminal 4 at Door 8.

Rates are zone based and typically range from $12 to $46 for the first passenger. Each additional residential passenger per reservation is $8 regardless of zone. Wheelchair-accessible vans are available by request. All major credit cards are accepted.


The following taxis are contracted to pick up passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor:

  •  Apache Taxi
  •  AAA/Yellow Cab
  •  Mayflower Cab

Rates remain the same regardless of company, number of passengers and number of bags. The first mile is $5. Each additional mile is $2.30. Each hour of a traffic delay is $23. The minimum fare is $15.

Alternative airport

Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport
Distance to Unicon: 7 mi

Book a Flight

Allegiant (

Transportation to and from Airport:

Public Transportation

Not recommended

Getting to Gilbert

Unicon, Inc.

(Google Maps)

1760 E Pecos Rd., Ste 432
Gilbert, AZ 85295
Located on the fourth floor of Rome Towers. 

A parking garage is connected to Rome Towers.  Guests are welcome to park on any floor, but Unicon is located on the 4th level.

Things to Do

Discover Gilbert

Outdoor enthusiast

Fun and Entertainment

Food and Beverage


Average High: 94 degrees F

Average Low: 62 degrees F

Before You Arrive

  1. Read and follow the preparation instructions:
    1. Windows operating system
    2. Linux operating system
  2. We use VMs hosted at Amazon Web Services - these will be available the day of the class, so there is nothing you need download ahead of time.
  3. Please note that the training requires you to bring a laptop.

    1. You will need to have either an RDP client (for Windows) or SSH client (for Linux), plus root access to modify your etc/host files, depending on your choice of operating system for this class.

    2. The training makes use of Virtual Machines (VMs), in this case derived from Amazon Marketplace Images (AMI) loaded on Amazon Web Services. The training team will provide access instructions when you arrive for the first day of the training.

    3. You will need root/administrator access on the computer you will be bringing to class so that you can modify the local hosts file.

    4. Your VM will be available during the training and for two weeks after the training. After two weeks, the VM will no longer exist, so be sure to save anything you need within two weeks of the end of the training.


Tuesday and Wednesday, May 22-23, 2018

NOTE: All times are Mountain Standard Time (note - Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time)



8:00 a.m.

Check-in opens

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Background, Begin install

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.


10:45 a.m. - Noon


Noon - 1 p.m.


1 - 3 p.m.


3 - 3:15 p.m.


3:15 - 5 p.m.


5 p.m.

Workshop Ends

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