Migrating Legacy Windows Server to 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure

If you were unable to watch “Migrating Legacy Windows Server” on July 24, we will be rebroadcasting the course with a live Q&A session hosted by the instructors.

Join us on August 14, find out what you missed, and get your questions answered!

Out with the old! IT Pros, you're probably aware that July 2014 marks the one-year countdown to end of support for Windows Server 2003. If you're gearing up to migrate from Windows Server 2003/2008 to Windows Server 2012 R2 (on-premises and in Microsoft Azure), this Jump Start has a ton of helpful information for you.

Windows Server 2012 R2 provides many options to help ensure seamless transition to the new server platform. This course explores these tools and shows you how Windows Server 2012 R2 can ease your transition, not merely to upgrade earlier versions but also to migrate your key services efficiently, safely, and cost effectively. In these demo-rich sessions, industry experts also examine how to migrate your on-premises workloads to Microsoft Azure virtual machines (VMs) to create a truly hybrid cloud environment.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Windows Server On-Premises Migration Tools​
  • Active Directory Migration
  • Migrating Windows Server 2003 Workloads to Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Migrating WSUS to Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Migrating Clustering to Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Migrating Hyper-V VMs to Microsoft Azure
Instructor Team
​Andrew McMurray | Microsoft IT Evangelist | @MaccaMSOz

​Andrew "Macca" McMurray is an IT Evangelist for Microsoft Australia, based in Melbourne, who focuses on Microsoft Management technologies, Windows client, MDOP, and System Center. Previously, he worked with a number of Microsoft partners as a technical instructor. Andrew leads the System Center evangelism business in Australia from a technical standpoint, and he is extremely passionate about management technologies and how they can fit into the IT landscape of leading companies.

Kyle Rosenthal | MTC, ​Spider Consulting Technical Lead | @windowspcguy

With more than 20 years of IT experience, Kyle Rosenthal is the technical lead at Spider Consulting and has been an MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) and consultant for the past 15 years. He has been deploying and managing Windows environments since Windows 3.11 and Windows NT 4.0.

Kyle has presented at both TechEd US and TechEd Australia and is regularly seen at Microsoft events around the world. Kyle's courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy have been downloaded more than 50,000 times. He has been awarded a Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional) six years in a row for his work with the Windows ecosystem.

Live Event Details
August 14, 2014
9:00am–1:00pm PDT
What: Recorded broadcast with live Q&A
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros

Experience with Windows Server