Lead the Way with New Cloud Skills
IT pros are now called upon to adapt existing skills and develop new skill sets to meet the demand for emerging cloud job roles.
It’s becoming clear that a move to cloud solutions opens up new opportunities for IT professionals if they are open to adapting their current skills and building new skillsets around managing IT services.
This paper explores the advantages of moving to the cloud and outlines the delta skill sets IT pros will want to acquire. It describes what the cloud offers and how it applies to and impacts existing infrastructure, including such issues as cost, security, data control, and integrity.
The demand for cloud computing skills has exploded, with hiring for cloud computing expertise growing 61 percent year over year, according to a recent report from Wanted Analytics, a talent research firm.
May 10, 2012 -- During the 24 hours of this online event, you will hear from top industry and technical professionals from around the world to help you better understand the Microsoft private cloud technology solutions that are available today. See how other industry organizations view the public cloud and how the role of the IT Professional will evolve as more and more organizations begin a private cloud transformation.
Gain Certifiable Expertise
Cloud technology creates new opportunities and job roles, but it also impacts current ones. We recommend that you start by building skills that apply to both on-premise computing and cloud computing.
To help you get current and get to the cloud Microsoft is offering a limited time "Two for One" priced exam pack. Purchase and take a qualifying exam at full price by June 30, 2012 and you’ll receive a voucher valid for a complimentary MCSA or MCSE exam in the next version of the same technology path when it becomes available.
Learn how to optimize and deploy the private cloud starting at the infrastructure layer.
Gain in-depth knowledge on the new System Center 2012 product, while building the necessary skills to grow in your IT role and career.
Celebrate our first 20 years of Microsoft Certification with 20 Years | 20 Ways, a year-long effort that lets you grow your career and seed opportunity for the next generation.
Download Microsoft System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and start building your Microsoft private cloud today.
Related Technet Features
Microsoft private cloud solutions are built using Windows Server with Hyper-V and System Center – the combination of which provides enterprise class virtualization, end-to-end service management and deep insight into applications.
System Center 2012 is now available as the most cost effective and flexible platform for managing your traditional datacenters, private and public clouds, and client computers and devices.