I received this info from a colleague a few days ago.  Looks like an interesting event.

 

Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals
Free Online Classes
March 29 – 31

One week after Microsoft Management Summit 2011 (MMS), Microsoft Learning will be hosting an exclusive three-day Jump Start class specially tailored for VMware and Microsoft virtualization technology pros.  Registration for Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals is open now and will be delivered as a FREE online class on March 29-31, 2010 from 10:00am-4:00pm PDT.

This cutting edge course will feature expert instruction and real-world demonstrations of Hyper-V and brand new releases from System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Beta (many of which will be announced just one week earlier at MMS).  Register Now!

·         Day 1 will focus on “Platform” (Hyper-V, virtualization architecture, high availability & clustering)

o   10:00am – 10:30pm PDT:  Virtualization 360 Overview

o   10:30am – 12:00pm:  Microsoft Hyper-V Deployment Options & Architecture

o   1:00pm –   2:00pm:  Differentiating Microsoft and VMware (terminology, etc.)

o   2:00pm –   4:00pm:  High Availability & Clustering

·         Day 2 will focus on “Management” (System Center Suite, SCVMM 2012 Beta, Opalis, Private Cloud solutions)

o   10:00am – 11:00pm PDT:  System Center Suite Overview w/ focus on DPM

o   11:00am – 12:00pm:  Virtual Machine Manager 2012 | Part 1

o   1:00pm –   1:30pm:  Virtual Machine Manager 2012 | Part 2

o   1:30pm –   2:30pm:  Automation with System Center Opalis & PowerShell

o   2:30pm –   4:00pm:  Private Cloud Solutions, Architecture & VMM SSP 2.0

·         Day 3 will focus on “VDI” (VDI Infrastructure/architecture, v-Alliance, application delivery via VDI)

o   10:00am – 11:00pm PDT:  Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Architecture | Part 1

o   11:00am – 12:00pm:  Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Architecture | Part 2

o   1:00pm –   2:30pm:  v-Alliance Solution Overview

o   2:30pm –   4:00pm:  Application Delivery for VDI

Every section will be team-taught by two of the most respected authorities on virtualization technologies: Microsoft Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and leading Hyper-V, VMware, and XEN infrastructure consultant, Corey Hynes

MORE INFO:

Blog: Learn more from the Microsoft Learning Blog

Twitter: Here are a few posts you can retweet:

o   Mar. 29-31 "Microsoft #Virtualization for VMware Pros" @SymonPerriman Corey Hynes http://bit.ly/JS-Hyper-V @MSLearning #Hyper-V

o   @SysCtrOpalis Mar. 29-31 "Microsoft #Virtualization for VMware Pros" @SymonPerriman Corey Hynes http://bit.ly/JS-Hyper-V #Hyper-V

o   Learn all the cool new features in Hyper-V & System Center 2012! SCVMM, Self-Service Portal 2.0, http://bit.ly/JS-Hyper-V #Hyper-V #Opalis

 

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