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 (2017) with David Elfassy
Get started with Azure Active Directory. Explore its feature set and discover how to manage user accounts, join client computers, implement multi-factor authentication, and more.
2h 6m • 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 backups.
1h 50m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to deploy and manage Azure virtual machines—key skills tested on the Azure Administrator certification exam.
2h 3m • 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
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
Azure Administration: Manage Identities with Sharon Bennett
Get an overview of Azure Active Directory (AD), focused on identity management—managing users, groups, guests, hybrid identities, and multifactor settings.
1h 15m • 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.