Moving to Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Get the best of both worlds! With Microsoft Azure and System Center 2012 R2, IT Pros who manage infrastructure can easily extend on-premises networks to embrace the power and scale of the cloud—securely and seamlessly. Solve pressing IT issues with hybrid cloud solutions that you can implement today. In these Jump Start sessions with live Q&A, we explore how to manage more data without more hardware, protect data with off-site backups, and prepare for disaster recovery.

This IT Camp features field-experienced Technical Evangelists who focus on Microsoft Azure storage, virtual machines, and virtual networking. Complete the hands-on labs, and walk away with a fully functional Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux cloud-based test lab running Microsoft Azure. Be sure to sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the sessions. Don't miss them!

Course Outline

Day one:

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud Storage and Virtual Networks


Day two:

  • Virtual Machines
  • Monitoring Public and Hybrid Clouds
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory
Instructor Team
​Keith Mayer | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist | @KeithMayer

​Keith Mayer is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows infrastructure, data center virtualization, systems management, and private cloud. Keith has more than 17 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 Professionals worldwide on the design and implementation of enterprise technology solutions. Follow Keith on his blog.

Brian Lewis | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist | @BrianLewis_

Brian Lewis is an IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft Corporation in the Midwest, where he focuses on the IT Pro audience in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. He is very passionate about technology and has more than 18 years of enterprise IT experience. Brian enjoys working with all computer and networking technologies—from programming and scripting to all types of infrastructure. There just isn't a technology that isn't interesting to him. Follow him on his blog.

Live Event Details
May 21-22, 2014
9:00am-11:30am PDT
What: Jump Start sessions with live Q&A
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pro

For IT Pros who manage infrastructure.