Posted by: kurtsh | March 25, 2011

TRAINING: Microsoft Virtual Academy i.e. Windows Azure eLearning for IT Pros

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We’ve released a brand new means for IT Professionals specifically to learn about our Cloud platform, “Windows Azure”.

Most people associated our Windows Azure cloud platform with developers exclusively as it’s designed to allow businesses to develop & host applications in Microsoft’s datacenter, i.e. our cloud.

But there are numerous concerns that business IT organizations have about hosting company applications in Microsoft’s facilities.  That’s what Microsoft Virtual Academy addresses:

Microsoft Virtual Academy
Improve your IT skill set and help advance your career with a free, easy to access training portal. Learn at your own pace, focusing on Microsoft technologies, gain points and get recognition.

The MVA guides you through real-life deployment scenarios and the latest cloud computing technologies and tools. By selecting the training modules that match your needs, you can use valuable new skills that help take your career to the next level.

The learning modules ensure that you acquire essential skills and gain credibility as a cloud computing specialist.

You can assess your skills on these modules that are currently available:
Planning, Building and Managing a Private Cloud
Introduction to Windows Azure
Windows Azure Security Overview
Introduction to SQL Azure

LINK:  Microsoft Virtual Academy
http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/Home.aspx


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