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Are you looking to learn more about cloud computing and Azure? New Horizons is offering you the opportunity to access two FREE On-Demand courses from Microsoft. These four-hour On-Demand videos will allow you to learn at your own pace.

The two free courses are:

Cloud Computing Fundamentals - 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.

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.

 

Lesson 1

Cloud Computing Concepts

Introducing the Cloud

Introducing Cloud Services

Describe what a Cloud is

Understand evolving IT operations models

Understand business drivers for the Cloud

Lesson 2

Cloud Services Basics

Implementation: Cloud Service Usage Models

Identify the different types of cloud services models, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service, (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS)

Learn how the different types of cloud services function through public, private, and hybrid implementations

Outline the challenges in moving from a traditional on-premises model to a cloud model

Describe several Microsoft options for managing a cloud infrastructure

Azure First Look - This course will help you to become familiar with the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure, including 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.

 

Lesson 1

Microsoft Azure Lessons

Overview of Microsoft Azure

Azure Data Centers and Services

Classic Azure Portal

New Azure Portal

Azure Subscriptions

Lesson 2

Infrastructure Overview and Labs

Virtual Machines, Networks, and Storage

Introduction to Resource Manager

Azure PowerShell Modules

Azure PowerShell Cmdlets

Start with Cloud Computing Fundamentals and progress to Azure First Look as you learn new skill and practice in hands-on lab experience.

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers offers comprehensive training for every expertise level. View all Microsoft Azure courses today!