Microsoft Virtual Academy: Upcoming Live and On-Demand trainings

Upcoming Live Events:

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Microsoft engineers how to configure, manage, and run software-defined networking in large organizations using Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. Discover best practices and deep technical guidance aimed at architects, networking engineers, virtualization specialists, IT generalists, and data center managers.  Still time to sign up! 

On March 19, experts Steven Borg and Andrew Clear, of Northwest Cadence, deliver an engaging Jump Start, complete with exercises you can take back to your team. “Fundamentals of Lean Software Delivery,” the third of our series, “ALM Wednesdays.” If you’re looking for fundamental theorems and how they apply, don’t miss this event.

The fourth course in the “ALM Wednesdays” series from MVA, scheduled for March 26, is designed to help those in leadership roles (over one or multiple teams) within medium to large organizations, who want to understand the benefits of agility in the enterprise and who are looking for practical ideas they can use right away to begin the transition. Experts Steven Borg and Cheryl Hammond share their valuable and practical insights. 

  • “Building Blocks” Jump Start series starts March 26

Get ready for the //build conference with a free series from MVA.  We start the series on March 26 with “Initialize(),” which focuses on various paradigms comparing JavaScript and C# side by side on the Microsoft platform.  Next up on March 27 is “Construct(),” where you learn how to create great layout and style with XAML and HTML5. And we wrap on March 28 with “Extend(),” a session on successful mobile app and smart device strategies.  Gear up for the conference with these great “Building Blocks” courses.


Courses Available On-Demand:

  • Windows Azure IaaS Deep Dive: If you’re an experienced IT pro but you haven’t spent much time with Windows Azure, you’ll appreciate these real-world examples on Windows Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Watch this Jump Start on-demand to learn the basics of virtual machines (VMs) and virtual networks. Our expert instructor will teach you how to configure good network communication to get things up and running in the cloud. 
  • Virtualizing Your Data Center with Hyper-V and System Center: IT Pros new to virtualization or with some experience who are looking for best practices will appreciate this on-demand Jump Start for a demo-rich drilldown into the latest in virtualization technology. Learn from the Microsoft experts who are also VMware certified, and see what your organization needs to embrace the cloud.
  • SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines Jump Start: Find out how you can cut IT costs with a temporary cloud solution, popular for dev/test environments and in enterprise settings for BI and data warehousing. Our experts will show how you can get the full functionality and features of your data center, in the cloud, in just 10 minutes, in this on-demand Jump Start.

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