Microsoft Public Cloud Services

Track Room Location: Heritage Hall, room 132


Description

In this training you will get practical instructions and real-world advice for setting up public and private cloud infrastructures creating a hybrid cloud. Best practices and insight will be given on how to extend your on premises datacenter to the cloud securely bringing scale, elasticity and automation leveraging services using Microsoft cloud technologies. With the usage of Microsoft Azure this training course will cover key technical topics to help you gain the knowledge needed to manage and leverage the Azure platform. Microsoft Azure training includes courses focused on learning Azure Virtual Machines and virtual networks. In addition, gain insight into platform as a service (PaaS) implementation for IT Pros, including using PowerShell for automation and management, using Active Directory, migrating from on-premises to cloud infrastructure, and important licensing information. At the end of this training you will be able to identify key Azure solutions and the method of application needed for a successful deployment. Whether it be a cloud only deployment or connecting your on premises environment to Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisites

Attendees should have prior knowledge of Windows Server, Windows XP or Higher, Microsoft PowerShell, C# Coding Language, Networking, Active Directory, DNS, Hyper-V, Microsoft Office 2010 or Higher.

Instructor

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Adnan Cartwright
Twitter - @AdnanCartwright
As CEO of Integrity Solutions Inc., Cartwright works with companies to secure, expand and maintain their networks using the most current technology. He also is the recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in Software Packaging, Deployment and Servicing.


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Jeff Mitchell
Jeff Mitchell is an IT problem solver bringing passion, expertise, and finesse to his work with both people and technology. During his fourteen years in the field, Jeff has identified and implemented IT solutions ranging from home networks for individual clients to enterprise-class deployment of private and hybrid cloud services. In 2009, Jeff became Chief Technology Officer for CRC Data Technologies in Destin, Florida. Thanks to Jeff’s leadership, CRC’s mission evolved from repairing computers and installing SMB networks to providing virtualization and cloud services for a new and larger clientele. As CTO, Jeff helped CRC achieve partnerships with Microsoft, Apple, Cisco, EMC, and VMWare. In 2012, Bit-Wizards needed a Director of Information Technology and Office 365 Practice Manager. Bringing expertise in Office 365 (Exchange, SharePoint, Lync) and Microsoft System Center, Jeff helped Bit-Wizards move its clients’ IT infrastructure to the cloud and automate IT system management. As Director of IT, Jeff deepened established partnerships with Windows Azure and Windows Intune, making an unprecedented range of services available to Bit-Wizards’ customers, including cloud-based networking, storage, and operating system management. Since April 2013, Jeff has been a member of the Pensacola ITT Tech’s Program Advisory Committee, contributing to the school’s degree programs in Information Systems and Cybersecurity and Network Systems Administration. In addition to speaking engagements at IT Gulf Coast, IT Pro Camps, SQL Saturdays and other events throughout southeast United States. Jeff lives in Fort Walton Beach with his two daughters, Wife and one child on the way. He knows more about Batman than you and enjoys New Orleans Saints football and playing the guitar.

Three Objectives

1. Understanding of Microsoft Public Cloud Services
2. Deploying Office 365 and Microsoft Intune
3. Implementing Microsoft Azure IaaS, PaaS

Agenda

Monday
Understanding Microsoft Public Cloud Services
Introducing Microsoft Public Cloud Services
Working with Office 365 and OneDrive for Business
Using Yammer and Microsoft CRM Online

Tuesday
Microsoft Azure and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Implementing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter in Microsoft Azure

Wednesday
Integrating Office 365 with Microsoft Azure
Understanding Windows Intune
Managing Mobile Devices with Windows Intune
Running applications remotely within Microsoft Azure
Backing up your files

Thursday
Microsoft Azure and Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Introducing Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Building a website in Microsoft Azure
Application development using Platform as a Service
Customizing and finalizing your application

Friday
Building your own Windows Phone application
A holistic approach encompassing devices and services
Blending services into a holistic approach

Resources

Instructor Links

Microsoft Virtual Academy – http://aka.ms/go-mva
Microsoft Evaluation – http://aka.ms/msproducts
Microsoft Press eBooks - http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2012/05/04/free-ebooks-great-content-from-microsoft-press-that-won-t-cost-you-a-penny.aspx

Certification Info

Attendees of this class will be one step closer in preparation for the following exams:
70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements
70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services


Please note that content is subject to change or modification based on the unique needs of the track participants in attendance.