Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service Jump Start

IT Pros, you know that enterprises desire the flexibility and affordability of the cloud, and service providers want the ability to support more enterprise customers. Join us for an exploration of Windows Azure Pack's (WAP's) infrastructure services (IaaS), which bring Microsoft Azure technologies to your data center (on your hardware) and build on the power of Windows Server and System Center to deliver an enterprise-class, cost-effective solution for self-service, multitenant cloud infrastructure and application services.

Join Microsoft’s leading experts as they focus on the infrastructure services from WAP, including self-service and automation of virtual machine roles, virtual networking, clouds, plans, and more. See helpful demos, and hear examples that will help speed up your journey to the cloud. Bring your questions for the live Q&A!

Course Outline:

Day One

  • Introduction to the Windows Azure Pack
  • Install and Configure WAP
  • Integrate the Fabric
  • Deliver Self-Service

Day Two

  • Automate Services
  • Extend Services with Third Parties
  • Create Tenant Experiences
  • Real-World WAP Deployments
Instructor Team
Andrew Zeller | Microsoft Senior Technical Program Manager

Andrew Zeller is a Technical Program Manager at Microsoft, focusing on service delivery and automation with Windows Server, System Center, and the Windows Azure Pack.

​Symon Perriman | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist | @SymonPerriman

As Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist and worldwide technical lead covering virtualization (Hyper-V), infrastructure (Windows Server), management (System Center), and cloud (Microsoft Azure), Symon Perriman is an internationally recognized industry expert, author, keynote presenter, executive briefing specialist, and technology personality. He started in the technology industry in 2002 and has been at Microsoft for seven years, working with multiple teams, including engineering, evangelism, and technical marketing. Symon holds several patents and more than two dozen industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCSE Private Cloud, and VMware Certified Professional (VCP). In 2013, he co-authored Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 for IT Professionals (Microsoft Press) and he has contributed to five other technical books. Symon co-hosts the weekly Edge Show for IT Professionals, and his technologies have been featured in PC Magazine, Reuters News, and The Wall Street Journal. He graduated from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science, Economics, and Film & Digital Studies, and he also serves as the technical lead for several startups and entertainment production companies.​ ​

Joe Levy | Microsoft Program Manager | @Jodoglevy

Joe Levy is a Program Manager on the Automation and Integration team of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise division. He has expertise in PowerShell, PowerShell Workflow, System Center, Windows Azure, and Windows Azure Pack. He is a graduate of Duke University, with a degree in Computer Science. ​

Shriram Natarajan | Microsoft Program Manager | @shriramnat

Shriram Natarajan is a Program Manager with Windows Azure Pack, focusing on Authentication, Authorization, PowerShell, and Security.

John Ballard | Microsoft Principal Program Manager

​John is a Principal Program Manager with the System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management engineering team. His areas of responsibility include System Center’s IaaS API (Service Provider Foundation) and end-to-end service provider administration, which is unique to the use of Windows Azure Pack IaaS services based on System Center’s management capabilities. Prior to System Center, John also worked in Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise division, as part of the program management team that created and produced four major releases of the BizTalk Server product. John has been with Microsoft for 18 years as a developer and program manager, in a mix of product development and IT/operations roles.

​Vybava Ramadoss | Microsoft ​Program Manager | @vybava
Vybava is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure Pack Engineering team. Her responsibilities include Windows Azure Pack Deployment, DBaaS, and Usage & Billing.
​Anshuman Nangia | Microsoft Program Manager
​Anshuman Nangia is a Program Manager in the Service Manager team for Windows Server and System Center. He has been working in the area of client and datacenter management at Microsoft for two years.
Live Event Details
July 16–17, 2014
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros

This course is open to anyone interested in establishing cloud-style architecture in the data center.