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

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
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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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3 Exams You Need To Become A Microsoft Azure Specialist


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Cloud technology is giving organizations around the world, a platform that enables them to deliver client and internal-facing solutions accessible from from multiple devices and multiple operating systems at a fraction of the cost, and a much reduced risk. Having a cloud specialist in your organization, gives you the leading edge. For organizations using Microsoft’s cloud solution, Microsoft Azure, the following are the 3 Microsoft exams a Microsoft Azure Specialist must sit for and pass. Continue reading

The OneDrive API Is Now Available


Now Developers Can integrate OneDrive Into Their Apps

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According to Cisco there will be about 11 billion mobile connected devices in the next 5 years. Another report notes that ” YouTube users upload more than 300 hours of video every minute.”  As more devices connect to the web every day, they bring along with them gigabytes of photos, videos and files that need a secure and reliable cloud backup solution. That’s where OneDrive comes in!

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Visual Studio 2015 Preview : Connected Cloud Services


Built From The Cloud Up!

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Microsoft recently released a Preview version of Visual Studio 2015, the next-generation software development platform. With this iteration, Microsoft once again leads the way in mapping out the future of software development. In my previous posts I highlighted that one key area that will drive the future of Microsoft’e efforts will the be the cloud, and Visual Studio 2015 underscores that push for the cloud! Continue reading