Azure Active Directory Core Skills Jump Start

Can't make it at this time? Register for the rebroadcast at 11pm–3am PDT.

Constantly resetting customer passwords? Want to extend your on-premises Active Directory? Join us to explore Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as we kick off our "Enterprise Mobility Core Skills" series, arming you with key knowledge to enable enterprise mobility management and to prepare your environment for Windows 10.

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson and Microsoft Technical Evangelist Simon May dive into Identity and Access Management (IAM) in Azure AD, with hands-on labs and powerful demos. Learn how to configure single sign-on, provide user self-service management, and set up multifactor authentication. Get what you need to master identity management, resolve password reset issues, and much more, in today's BYOD world of constantly connected, highly mobile identities!

Course Outline:

  • Instructor-Led v-Lab, Solution Demo
  • Azure AD Users, Groups, Authentication
  • Sync Service
  • Azure AD Apps (including Proxy)
  • Multifactor Authentication
Instructor Team
Brad Anderson | Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM) | @InTheCloudMSFT

Brad Anderson is the Corporate Vice President of the Microsoft Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM) team, which is focused on supporting a modern workforce that operates in a world of continuously connected devices. The ECM team is a key pillar of the Microsoft Mobile-First, Cloud-First focus.

Brad leads the effort to enable enterprises to be productive on the devices they love, while keeping the company secure. Since joining Microsoft in 2003, Brad has had many significant accomplishments, such as functioning as the Corporate Vice President of Program Management for the Windows Server & System Center business, leading the System Center product team on a path of continual growth in market share, and supporting the innovation of virtualized and online management technologies.

His passion for technology and business intelligence has been instrumental in forming key partnerships with customers throughout the tech industry, and Brad has driven a number of strategic acquisitions during his time with the company. Brad writes regularly on his blog, In the Cloud, and he is the focus of this Microsoft feature article.

Simon May | Microsoft Technical Evangelist: Infrastructure, IT Pro, Technical, Client, and Cloud | @simonster
​Simon May has more than 10 years of experience in IT for financial institutions, utility, and the healthcare sector. He has done everything from helpdesk support, desktop and server support and deployment, critical issue recovery and service, and process management. He has been an Evangelist with Microsoft for four years, concentrating on how IT Professionals can embrace the enterprise mobility management and the latest devices. Simon can be found writing for Microsoft TechNet and non-Microsoft publications, on the Channel 9 Edge show, and speaking around the world.
Live Event Details
March 26, 2015
8am–12pm (or watch from 11pm–3am PDT)
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros looking at enterprise mobility, Windows 10, and Azure Active Directory

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