Volume 13, Issue 11 | May 25, 2011
Explore the Private Cloud Lifecycle by Job Role
Find a clear, definitive, detailed description and reference architecture to allow decision makers, architects, and implementers understand what the potential is, what the implications are, what's involved, and what an appropriate roadmap may look like.
TechNet's Cloud Scenario Hub
Explore three IT as a service scenarios: software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).
How Will My Career Evolve with the Cloud?
As IT organizations move toward the cloud, will your current skills make you a pointless cost? Probably not, and Simon May discusses the top skills that will drive your value going forward.
Video Series: Microsoft's Comprehensive Cloud
Corporate VP Brad Anderson explains Microsoft's cloud offerings, and how to provide choices at every layer of the cloud stack that are familiar to manage and powerful. Check out the other four videos with Brad:
Video: Microsoft Private Cloud Security Overview
Nick Torkington, Security Architect with Microsoft Services, answers the most common security concerns CxOs and other business decision makers have when evaluating the Microsoft platform to build a private infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud.
A TechNet Cloud Flash? Your Call
Welcome to our special edition of TechNet Flash on cloud computing. Why are we doing a special on the cloud? Two reasons: First, the last couple weeks saw a slew of new Microsoft resources and programming, and we wanted to bring them to you in a focused manner. Second, and perhaps more important, we expect the amount of cloud news and new resources for IT pros to continue to increase, so we wanted to get your reaction to a cloud-focused version of TechNet Flash.
Let us know what you think about this idea by taking our
very short survey (just four questions). As always, we want to bring you the latest information in the format(s) that you prefer and you are, quite literally, in a position to call the shots.
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|Training and Books|
Free Training and Certification Resources
During our "spring cleaning," we found many complimentary Microsoft Press e-books and chapters, exam coaching sessions, Leaning Snacks, online training, and much more. Find complimentary resources for Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, Visual Studio, virtualization, and Microsoft Office.
Special Windows 7 Training Offers Still Available
Microsoft Learning Partners are offering specials during the month of May for training on Course 6294, Planning and Managing Windows 7 Desktop Deployments and Environments. This five-day instructor-led course covers how to design, configure, and manage the Windows 7 client environment.