55065 Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals


This course is designed for IT professionals looking to understand the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure components, including virtual machines, virtual networks, migrating, extending, running, managing and monitoring common workloads in the cloud.


After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Deploy Azure Virtual Machines
  • Deploy Azure Web Sites
  • Deploy Azure Cloud Services
  • Understand Azure Active Directory
  • Manage Azure Storage
  • Migrate on-premises Virtual Machines and VHDs to Microsoft Azure
  • Configure Virtual Networks
  • Configure cross-premises communication
  • Understand Azure SQL Database
  • Understand Azure Recovery
  • Understand the Windows Azure Pack


This course is intended for IT professionals looking to evaluate or deploy Microsoft Azure.


Introduction to Microsoft Azure

  • What is cloud computing
  • Overview of Microsoft cloud computing
  • Azure Overview and Services
  • Lab: Planning for Cloud Computing

Azure Services

  • Data Services
  • Network Services
  • Compute Services
  • App Services
  • Lab: Planning for Microsoft Azure

Azure Data Services

  • Storage
  • Azure Cache
  • Azure Marketplace and Tools
  • Lab: Configuring Azure Data Services

Azure Network Services

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Configuration of Virtual Networks
  • Traffic Manager
  • Lab: Create and Configure Virtual Networks
  • Lab: Configure Traffic Manager

Azure Compute Services

  • Web Sites
  • Virtual Machines
  • Cloud Services
  • Lab: Create a Web Site in Microsoft Azure
  • Lab: Create and Manage Azure Virtual Machines
  • Lab: Create and Manage Azure Cloud Services

Azure Active Directory

  • Introduction to Azure Active Directory
  • Administering Azure Active Directory
  • Managing Azure Active Directory
  • Lab: Managing Azure Active Directory

Azure Data Management

  • HDInsight Service
  • Recovery Services
  • Lab: Introduction to Azure HDInsight
  • Lab: Configure Azure Backup

Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server

  • Deploying Windows Azure Pack
  • Provision and Configure Services
  • Administer Windows Azure Pack
  • Lab: Install Windows Azure Pack Express

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 3 days
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