I’ve recently presented talks at a number of SharePoint-related conferences and events on practical approaches to deploying SharePoint on Windows Server 2012 and our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 enterprise-grade bare-metal hypervisors ( on–premise ) as well as using Windows Azure VMs ( in the cloud ). In this article, I’m including a copy of each deck along with a set of follow-up resources that can be leveraged as next steps in getting your infrastructure platform ready for your next SharePoint deployment …
In this session, I step through the best practices I’ve compiled for leveraging Windows Server 2012 to reduce the cost and complexity of SharePoint deployments and improve overall scale and manageability.
Specific topics include:
In this session, I present best practices for scaling out a lab, pilot or production SharePoint deployment on our Windows Azure IaaS ( Infrastructure as a Service ) Cloud Platform.
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Keith Mayer is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Cloud and Enterprise platforms. Keith has over 20 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT Pros worldwide on design of enterprise technology solutions.
Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including Private Cloud, System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from VMware, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.
You can contact Keith online at http://aka.ms/AskKeith.