MS Private CloudGetting hands on with Private Cloud technologies and one of its key technical elements – virtualization – is turning out to be pretty popular with many of you out there.  When I first announced the IT Virtualization Boot Camps we kicked off in Toronto on January 20 and 21 those events sold out within days.  Immediately we heard from many of you asking for IT Virtualization Boot Camps in your area and we are delivering.  We have managed to organize additional IT Virtualization Boot Camps in Vancouver on February 10 and 11, as well as Ottawa on February 17 and 18, and Calgary on March 12.  We are also looking to organize dates in Winnipeg and Montreal and will announce those once we have them firmed up.

For Vancouver, the response was so phenomenal that within a few days of getting a blog post up, the Vancouver IT Virtualization Boot Camps both sold out!!  Wow!!  Thanks for the great interest shown!!  Maybe we need to schedule a second set in Vancouver sometime in April?  If you are interested, let the folks at VANTUG know.

There is still plenty of room for those in the National Capital Region to attend the IT Virtualization Boot Camps there on February 17 & 18 so sign up today to reserve your seat.  It’s a great value for $25 and proceeds from the event help the Ottawa Windows Server user Group (OWSUG) organize other activities to benefit you and your peers.  If the Toronto and Vancouver events are any indicator, these events will sell out pretty quickly.

For those in Calgary, looks like the event is selling out fast with the number of seats dwindling quickly.  Register today to reserve your spot and also help Calgary IT Pro Community (CIC) to continue to put on other great activities for you in the future. 

Remember, IT Virtualization Boot Camps provide a hands-on experience with the Microsoft Virtualization Platform where you will gain skills allowing you to learn how to implement a highly-available fault-tolerant virtualization infrastructure with software you already are licensed for or available for free!!  This means that organizations of all sizes can start to take advantage of Private Cloud technologies to gain greater efficiencies from their technology investments.   Well worth the investment in time – whether during the work week or on a weekend since most events will be run on a Friday and a Saturday.

Look forward to seeing you there!