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Course #:WA2956

Azure for Managers Training

This one day course is an introductory course to Azure for the Managers.

Audience

Managers, Business Analysts and Sales.

Duration

One day

Outline of Azure for Managers Training

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Microsoft Azure and Cloud Computing

  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • What is Microsoft Azure
  • Cloud Multi-Tenancy Model
  • The NIST Perspective
  • Five Characteristics (NIST)
  • Cloud Service (Delivery) Models: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • IaaS
  • PaaS
  • SaaS
  • Cloud Service Type Comparison
  • Shared Responsibility Model
  • The Four Cloud Deployment Models (NIST)
  • Microsoft Azure Delivery Model
  • The NIST Cloud Definition Framework
  • Advantages of Cloud Computing
  • Coping with Computing Demand the Traditional Way
  • Coping with Computing Demand the Cloud Way
  • Disadvantages of Cloud Computing
  • Overview of Azure IaaS Services:
  • Overview of Azure PaaS Services:
  • Overview of Azure Storage Services:
  • Overview of Azure Cognitive Services:
  • Summary

Chapter 2 - Operational Transformation

  • Beginning the Cloud Transition
  • Virtualization
  • Virtualization (Contd.)
  • Automation
  • Application Performance
  • Request Management
  • Incident Management
  • Change Management
  • IT Asset Management
  • Service Desk Function
  • Service-Level Management
  • Microsoft Azure SLA
  • Microsoft Azure Regions
  • IT Service Continuity
  • Financial Management
  • Security Management
  • Technical Support
  • Microsoft Azure Technical Support
  • Using Existing Operational Staff
  • Operational Staff - Teams/Roles
  • Best Practices
  • Best Practices (Contd.)
  • Summary

Chapter 3 - Deploying your Cloud

  • Consume or Build
  • Deciding to Consume or Build
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates
  • Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Datacenters
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Internet Services
  • Compute Infrastructure
  • Storage Systems
  • Backup and Recovery Systems
  • Software Systems
  • Cloud Management System
  • Redundancy, Availability, Continuity, and Disaster Recovery
  • Managing Scope, Releases, and Customer Expectations
  • Best Practices
  • Summary

Chapter 4 - Moving your application to the cloud

  • Application Transformation
  • Evolving Your Applications for the Cloud
  • Application Categories
  • Application Characteristics
  • Application Characteristics (Contd.)
  • Application Development and Delivery
  • Application Transformation Methodology
  • Application Modernization Strategies
  • Operational Considerations for Applications
  • Operational Considerations for Applications (Contd.)
  • Assess Legacy Applications
  • Cloud Architectures for New Applications
  • Replace Components and Legacy Licensing Agreements
  • Deployment using Microsoft Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps Demo
  • Summary

Chapter 5 - Billing and Procurement

  • Billing and Procurement
  • Capital Versus Operational Expenses
  • Billing and Procurement - Planning
  • Online Ordering and Approval Workflow
  • Financial Tracking and Billing
  • Metered versus Allocated Resources
  • Billing Reports
  • Draw-Down Accounts
  • Implementing Grace Periods and Service Shutdowns
  • Cloud Billing versus Accounting and Invoicing Systems
  • Legal and Contract Agreements
  • Licensing
  • Microsoft Azure Pricing Calculator
  • Demo: Azure Pricing Calculator
  • Best Practices
  • Best Practices (Contd.)
  • Optional: Hands-On
  • Summary

Chapter 6 - Securing your Cloud

  • Cloud Security Planning and Design
  • Cloud Security Planning
  • Consider Cloud Model(s)
  • Governance
  • Multitenant Security
  • Multitenant Security (Contd.)
  • Microsoft Azure AD
  • Demo: Azure AD
  • On-Premises vs Cloud Security
  • Security in an Automated Cloud Environment
  • Identity Management and Federation - SSO
  • Identity Management and Federation - Federation
  • Data Sovereignty and On-Shore Support Operations
  • Data Sovereignty and On-Shore Support Operations (Contd.)
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Cloud Security Best Practices
  • Azure Security Center
  • Summary

Chapter 7 - Cloud Best Practices

  • How are Enterprises using Cloud?
  • The Cloud Journey
  • Impact of Cloud on Careers
  • The Dos and Don’ts of Cloud
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
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