Partners,

I wanted to make sure you were aware of the following technical learning opportunity to help you prepare to sell and deploy on the Windows Azure Infrastructure.   The first 4 session recordings are available on-demand and the final 4 are being delivered in April.  I attended the first 4 and they are extremely useful for those of us who are hands-on with Azure.

Partner Practice Enablement: Windows Azure Technical Training

This training will be available via on-demand webcasts for self-study or upcoming live webcasts.

The training starts with an introduction to Windows Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks (Infrastructure Services).  It delivers the foundational knowledge needed for users intending to run new workloads in Windows Azure or migrate existing workloads from on-premises.

Students will be introduced to the rich features of Windows Azure Active Directory and see how it can be used to achieve single sign-on across cloud applications, protect application access, enforce multi-factor authentication, and integrate with Windows Server Active Directory.

Module

Title

1/8

Introduction to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

2/8

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services Networking

3/8

Windows Azure Active Directory

4/8

Windows Azure Active Directory Integration

5/8

Cloud Services, Websites and Infrastructure Services

6/8

Development and Test

7/8

SQL Server and SharePoint Server in Windows Azure

8/8

Management and Monitoring of Virtual Machines

Click here to see the schedule and registration options for the live webcasts.

COST:

The self-study content of the Learning Path is provided at no cost.

For the live webcasts, two Partner Advisory Hours will be deducted from your organization's balance per session independent of the number of attendees from your organization.

Who is this training for?

This training is for IT Professionals targeting Windows Azure for enterprise workloads.

PREREQUISITES:

For the best training experience, we recommend to sign up for a Windows Azure account. This is required if you want to do the hands on labs.

QUESTIONS:

If you have any questions, please send an email to

ppebootcamp@microsoft.com

NOTE: The capacity of the Live webcasts is limited, and seats are confirmed on a first come, first served bases.

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CLICK HERE TO EXPLORE THE LEARNING PATH

LIVE WEBCASTS

SCHEDULE

(all webcasts are offered at 7AM and 5PM Pacific Standard Time)

Part 1/8: March 4

Part 2/8: March 11

Part 3/8: March 18

Part 4/8: March 25

Part 5/8: April 8

Part 6/8: April 15

Part 7/8: April 17

Part 8/8: April 24

Delivery Language

English

Level

200 to 300

Costs Webcasts:

Two Advisory hours will be deducted per attended Webcast.

Advisory hours are included as part of the benefits to the Gold / Silver partners or Microsoft Network Members with a Microsoft Action Pack Development and Design subscription. Information on and purchase of Advisory hours can be obtained by mailing apssinfo@microsoft.com.

 

Thank you,

Michael Kophs

 

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