Recommended Microsoft Blogs


Need to stay on top of Microsoft Technologies?  Herewith a collection of recommended Microsoft Blogs to bookmark.

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Microsoft to build Cloud Data Centers in Africa


In big news coming from Microsoft, Microsoft has revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacenters located in Africa. These datacenters located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, with initial availability in 2018. Continue reading

Free online course: Windows Server 2016 – First Look Clinic


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Windows Server 2016 – First Look Clinic

Offer valid until 30 July 2017

This Microsoft First Look Clinic introduces IT Pros to the new features and capabilities of Windows Server 2016. It’s designed to provide a broad range of knowledge across a broad array of technologies focusing on the pillars Identity, Compute & Networking.

People who are key influencers and technology decision makers in an IT organization will also be interested in attending this online clinic. Continue reading

Microsoft CEO reveals the future of technology


The 2017 Microsoft Build conference held this week in Seattle, is arguably the most important yet for Microsoft and for the rest of the global technology industry. The conference, targeting software developers, paints an accurate picture of the latest tech trends and a clear indication of the path that technology is going. The keynote by Microsoft Chief, Satya Nadella was a highlight of the event.

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Free online course: Cloud Computing Fundamentals


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Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Offer valid until 30 July 2017

Take the first step toward learning about the fundamental principles and concepts of cloud computing as you consider a career in IT, or seek to add to your existing knowledge and experience. This course provides a primer to help you understand the business benefits of cloud computing solutions, become familiar with “cloud terminology,”  and explore the basic concepts behind the cloud. Continue reading

Free online course: Microsoft Azure – First Look Clinic


Free Microsoft On Demand Course

Microsoft Azure – First Look Clinic

Offer valid until 30 July 2017

Take the first step toward learning about how to successfully manage and administer a Microsoft Azure cloud solution. This course will help you to become familiar with the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure including the web-based portals for deploying resources and managing Azure subscriptions. You’ll learn about Azure Resource Manager and how to use templates to manage resources. This course also introduces PowerShell as a key tool to manage and automate Azure resources. Continue reading