Microsoft Azure is one of the leading enterprise-grade cloud computing platforms. This learning path provides IT professionals who have an existing knowledge of Azure with the skills they need to successfully manage infrastructure on Azure.
Planning a Microsoft Cloud Solution with Sharon Bennett
Move to the cloud. Get a quick introduction to the cloud-based services—including storage and identity management—available in Microsoft Azure.
2h 16m • COURSE
Microsoft Azure: Active Directory with David Elfassy
Get an overview of Azure Active Directory. Learn how to manage users and groups, join client computers, and implement single sign-on and multi-factor authentication.
1h 47m • COURSE
Planning for Azure Active Directory with Kunal D Mehta
Learn how to establish a hybrid identity infrastructure by integrating your on-premises infrastructure with Azure Active Directory using Azure AD Connect.
1h 35m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Manage Subscriptions and Resources with Sharon Bennett
Learn the technical skills you need to successfully manage Azure subscriptions and resource groups, as well as analyze resource utilization and consumption.
1h 26m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Implement and Manage Storage with Sharon Bennett
Get started in Azure administration. Learn how to manage Azure storage, including Blob storage and file shares, and study for Microsoft Azure Administrator exam (AZ-104).
1h 33m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Deploy and Manage Compute Resources with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to successfully deploy and manage Azure compute resources, including virtual machines, containers, and web apps.
2h 16m • COURSE
Microsoft Azure: Networking Concepts with David Elfassy
Learn about configuring networking in a Microsoft Azure environment. Dig deep into networking concepts, VPNs, virtual machines, and network security groups.
1h 54m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Configure and Manage Virtual Networks with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to configure and manage virtual networks (VNETs) on Azure.
1h 25m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Load Balancers and Application Gateways with David Carrasco López
Learn how to effectively implement Azure load balancers and Azure Application Gateway for the distribution of web apps.
1h 8m • COURSE
Microsoft Azure: Security Concepts with David Elfassy
Learn how to secure your Microsoft Azure deployment and Azure services such as Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
2h 9m • COURSE
Microsoft Azure: Backup and Disaster Recovery with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to back up and restore servers, virtual machines, files and folders, workloads, and databases with Microsoft Azure services such as Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery.
2h 26m • COURSE
You'll learn advanced Azure IT administration with these experts
Sharon Bennett is a staff author at LinkedIn who creates courses focusing on Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
Previously, Sharon worked with Microsoft Partners, providing technical and business development advice to help them build their cloud offerings. Sharon is a certified Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and holds several other Microsoft certifications. Additionally, Sharon has taught Azure and other Microsoft technologies to Microsoft Partners. Sharon brings 20+ years of technical experience and her own entrepreneurial lessons to her position.
David Elfassy is a Microsoft consultant and trainer, specializing in Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.
David began his career in IT in the early 90s, delivering Microsoft Official Curriculum, and has specialized in Microsoft Exchange Server since 1997. He worked as a project lead on many migrations and implementations of Microsoft infrastructure technologies for governmental and corporate organizations, helping these groups migrate to the new versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. He has also been working closely with Microsoft Learning teams on various marketing and certification projects, particularly on curriculum development for multiple arms of Microsoft Corp. David is a co-owner and senior technical adviser for two Microsoft Gold Certified Partners—Netlogon Technologies (specializing in large-enterprise consulting) and Kalleo (specializing in small-business network management)—overseeing teams of consultants and network technicians.
Kunal D Mehta is an IT consultant, speaker, author, and trainer.
Kunal is passionate about consulting and teaching IT content. A geek, IT guy next door, and datacenter enthusiast, he loves working with all manner of IT infrastructure technologies: servers, networking, storage, virtualization, and the cloud. He's developed expertise in Azure Active Directory, Windows Server, Hyper-V, System Center, and Office 365, and has designed and deployed major projects based on the aforementioned technologies. In addition, he's trained thousands of IT professionals throughout the world through in-person events, webinars, conferences, and online courses.
David Carrasco López is a senior consultant, specialized trainer, and cloud technology enthusiast.
David has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for over 10 years. As an MCT, he's amassed thousands of hours of experience teaching others about Microsoft technologies. In addition to having worked in technological multinationals in Spain and the United States, he's participated as a presenter and collaborator in dozens of events worldwide. He's proficient in project management—having executed hundreds of projects with a focus on Microsoft products—and has expertise in the video game industry.