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Introduction to Microsoft Azure Role-Based Certifications
This past September at their Ignite conference, Microsoft announced their new role-based certifications for Azure. This new model alters the Microsoft certification landscape dramatically by moving the focus from the product to the actual tasks that IT professionals perform. Microsoft sees the role-based certification model as a better way to keep pace with today’s business requirements and a better way to strengthen your IT career. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.
The Next Evolution of the Cloud:
Q&A with Kailash Sawant, Enterprise Cloud Architect at Microsoft
Cloud technology has altered nearly every aspect of the IT industry, along with the way we work and the way we live. But what’s next? We sat down with Kailash Sawant, Enterprise Cloud Architect with Microsoft, to discuss the next evolution of the Cloud, the future of Digital Transformation, and how predictability and automation will further shape our world.
Why Some Businesses are Still Reluctant to Transition to the Cloud
There have been many proven advantages to joining the cloud but many still have questions and concerns when it comes to making the switch. Is it secure? Will the IT department be out of a job? How can the migration process even get started?
3 Reasons Why Businesses Are Choosing Microsoft Azure
According to Microsoft, "Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money." Similar to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure can be an extremely attractive service for any size business.
Frequently Asked Questions about Microsoft Azure & the Cloud
Cloud has been one of the biggest trends for 2016 and continues its reign into 2017. The benefits have been stated over and over again but what are some of the new factors that will really push businesses to make the switch? Some of the most common questions that many IT people are asking are:
Microsoft Certification Spotlight - MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
In March of 2017, Microsoft retired its MCSE: Private Cloud credential and replaced it with the MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. Why?
Well, the cadence of change in the Microsoft products and services is much quicker than it was even a few years ago. With some products like Microsoft Azure adding features on a weekly basis, demonstration of continued technical competence requires a much faster pace than every three years.