Most customers that have any kind of significant server count typically have a “Gold” virtual machine or “sysprepped” server image to quickly and easily deploy Windows Servers in an automated fashion to their highly virtualized or private cloud environments.  Well, that’s exactly what my colleague Keith Mayer is helping you learn how to set up inside of Windows Azure as the latest addition to the 31 Days of Windows Servers (VMs) in the Cloud Series.  Check out today’s post and learn for yourself!

STEP 1 – Sign up for a FREE 90 Day Trial Windows Azure account and start your journey to learning

STEP 2 – Download an evaluation copy of System Center 2012 SP1 for your lab to get familiar with App Controller and the other components of System Center 2012

STEP 3 – Sign up for a FREE Microsoft Virtual Academy eLearning account to take FREE TRAINING on Windows Azure and System Center 2012 SP1 at your own pace

STEP 4 – Catch up on this blog series on Windows Azure IaaS by remembering the shortened URL http://aka.ms/IaaSSeries and come back at your leisure

The direct link to this blog article is here

Enjoy!