Prepare for the Azure Fundamentals Certification (AZ-900)
Intended for those without a technical background, the Azure Fundamentals exam serves as an ideal launchpad for furthering your understanding of cloud computing as well as foundational Azure services. With these courses, you can build your expertise as you prepare for the AZ-900 certification exam.
Strengthen your understanding of cloud services and cloud models.
Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts with David Linthicum
Migrating to the cloud? Get a general overview of cloud computing, including cloud security, operations, and services such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Office 365.
1h 44m • COURSE
Introduction to Cloud Computing for IT Pros with David Rivers
Learn what cloud computing is and what it can do for your business. Explore a variety of cloud services—from G Suite to Office 365—and techniques to migrate to the cloud.
1h 40m • COURSE
Azure Active Directory: Basics with Kunal D Mehta
Get up and running with Azure Active Directory, a cloud-based identity and access management service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.
1h 30m • COURSE
Learning Azure Management Tools with Gary Grudzinskas
Learn how to deploy and configure resources using the four key management tools in Microsoft Azure: the Azure portal, Azure CLI, PowerShell, and JSON templates.
1h 45m • COURSE
Exam Prep: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) with Sharon Bennett
Explore the logistics of the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) exam. Learn who it's for, what objectives exam takers should focus on, and which resources can be used to prepare.
1h 33m • COURSE
You'll learn fundamental Azure skills with these experts.
David Linthicum is the chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting.
David was just named the #1 cloud influencer via a recent major report by Apollo Research. David is a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author, and speaker. He has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies, and a CEO three times in the last 25 years. Few individuals are true giants of cloud computing, but David's achievements, reputation, and stellar leadership has earned him a lofty position within the industry. It's not just that he is a top thought leader in the cloud computing universe, but he is often the visionary that the wider media invites to offer its readers, listeners, and viewers a peek inside the technology that is reshaping businesses every day. With more than 13 books on computing, more than 5,000 published articles, more than 500 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 20 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly. He has expanded the vision of both startups and established corporations as to what is possible and achievable.
David is a Gigaom research analyst and writes prolifically for InfoWorld as a cloud computing blogger. David is also a contributor to IEEE Cloud Computing, as well as SearchCloudComputing and SearchAWS from Tech Target. He is quoted in major business publications, including Forbes, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and the LA Times. David has appeared on NPR several times as a computing industry commentator, and does a weekly podcast on cloud computing.
David Rivers specializes in elearning and productivity. His clients include Microsoft and Corel.
Author, trainer, and learning and development expert David Rivers has over 20 years experience helping government, hi-tech, and healthcare businesses increase their efficiency and productivity by integrating technology tools. With deep experience in Microsoft Office, elearning tools, and assorted productivity tools such as FrameMaker and RoboHelp, David is passionate about helping people improve their workflows to recover time in their schedules. His clients include Microsoft, Corel Corporation, Halogen Software, and the City of Ottawa. David is also a published book author on topics ranging from Photoshop to Acrobat and the Microsoft Digital Image Suite.
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.
Gary Grudzinskas delivers high-quality training and elearning content for the IT industry.
Gary has been working in information technology for over 15 years. He has worked with Exchange Server since version 5.5 and has experience in both training and hands on implementations. His energetic delivery and passion for technology makes him a popular trainer. He has developed many online courses and delivers training all over the world.
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.
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