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: Cloud Computing Fundamentals


Free Microsoft On Demand Course

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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

Microsoft Certifications for IT Pros


MCSA Cloud Platform

MCSA – Cloud Platform

Earning an MCSA: Cloud Platform provides the foundation for a position as a cloud administrator or architect and is the first step on your path to becoming a MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.
Pass any 2 of the following exams: 70-532  |  70-533  |  70-534  |  70-473  |  70-475

 

Azure Development

Course 20532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
Start Anytime  |  90 days  |    Exam 70-532   |   Level 300
Course Outline  |  More info on Cloud Courses

Azure Infrastructure

Course 20533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
Start Anytime  |  90 days  |   Exam 70-533   |   Level 300
Course Outline  |  More info on Cloud Courses  

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Office 365 Admins Get Free Azure AD Access


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The marriage between Office 365 and Azure continues

One of the ways that Microsoft is now providing extra value to its customers is by giving Office 365 subscribers a free Azure AD subscription. Through this feature Office 365 admins can now use Azure AD to create and manage user accounts.

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Microsoft Developer Certifications


Get your Microsoft Developer Certification in 2017!

I know you want to!

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There have been a few changes to the Microsoft Developer Certifications.  A brand new MCSA Web Apps certification and a MCSD App Builder.

Many developers cannot be out of the office for classroom training.  Some might find self-paced virtual learning more suited to their schedule and personality.  Whatever your reason, LGIT can offer most Microsoft certification courses online.  You’ll get 3 months to complete each course, at your own pace, anywhere on the planet (as long as you have a reasonable internet connection).

Lets look at the Dev Certs:

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