Private Cloud Is The Future of IT, Free Training Coming Soon–Registration Open

Private Cloud is the future of IT, and the future is now. Spend the day at our IT Camp and learn about Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V, the first step on your path to mastering Private Cloud.

You’ll embark on an interactive journey as you learn the foundation of cloud services, Hyper-V, through architecture, networking, virtual hard drives, and virtual machines.

We are doing something new with this event.  We are bringing “camp style” content to you.  Camp Style means the audience gets to choose the content they want to have delivered for a portion of the show.  This is going to be so good!  See below for proposed agenda

You will get a full day of lecture, demo and hands-on labs free.  IT Camp will give you the jumpstart you need on Private Cloud. Seating is limited so reserve your place now!

CAMP HANDS-ON LAB REQUIREMENTS: If you want to participate in Hands-On please bring your laptop with the following minimum requirements:

  • 4GB RAM
  • 20 GB of free disk space
  • x64 compatible processor with Intel VT or AMD-V technology
  • Basic install of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with the Hyper-V Role enabled – Free download here
  • Step-By-Step Instructions for Installing OS Using Boot2VHD 
  • Make sure you have the network drivers installed and bring them with you (just in case)
  • Backup you computer before coming! (Just in case)

We also highly recommend all attendees download and familiarize yourself with System Center 2012 to facilitate your learning on the many scenarios that we will walk through in our technical demos and hands-on labs throughout "The Future of IT" series of events. Free download here.

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Baltimore, MD Mar. 13
Chevy Chase, MD Mar. 15
Tampa, FL Mar. 21
Orlando, FL Mar. 22
Cambridge, MA Mar. 26
Reston, VA Mar. 26
Malvern, PA Mar. 29
Charlotte, NC Apr. 3
Durham, NC Apr. 5
New York, NY Apr. 13
Ft. Lauderdale, FL Apr. 24
Alpharetta, GA May 1

Each city link above takes you to the registration page for that city

Events run from  9:00am – 5:00pm you might want to get there a bit early to get the best seat and setup your machine for the labs

Seating is limited, so register today.

Agenda is subject to change but as it stands now, it may look something like:


Session 1 – 09:00 AM-10:15 AM: Deep Dive into Cloud Foundation


Session 2 – 10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Building a virtual test lab – Hands On Lab – Bring Your Machine and ISO’s

Install the OS before coming so you get the most out of the session.  If need help check out Native Boot To VHD Part III – Load OS on VHD with OS already Installed On Metal

Lunch is served!!  Finish setting up your lab during lunch


Afternoon  – Camp Style: You Pick The Topics

Topic(s) 1 – 12:30 PM – 01:15 PM  – Camp Style – You Pick The Topic(s)

Topic(s) 2 – 01:15 PM – 02:00 PM – Camp Style – You Pick The Topic(s)


Topic(s) 3 – 02:15 PM – 03:00 PM – Camp Style – You Pick The Topic(s)

Topic 4 – 03:00 PM – 03:45 PM – What’s Next – Windows 8

Wrap-Up – 03:45 PM – 04:00 PM


Sample Camp Topic Options:

·         Configure iSCSI

·         Configure Remote Server Administration

·         Virtual Network Management

·         Configure Hyper-V User Settings

·         Manage the Virtual Machine Connection Application

·         Create VHDs with the Virtual Disk Wizard

·         System Center VMM 2008 R2

·         Speaker choice topics may be available depending on your event speaker …

o   Deploy Hyper-V on Server Core

o   Get out of Dodge: Server Migration …

o   Advanced Virtualization Management …

o   Monitoring Critical Infrastructure …

o   More likely added on event day …

o   Private Cloud…

o   System Center 2012 …

o   SCVMM 2012 ….

o   Office 365 …

o   Deployment …

o   Windows 8 …

§  Hyper-V 3.0

§  Other?


Topics subject to change without notice

Comments (1)

  1. Like this sentence: Backup you computer before coming! (Just in case)