Feb UG – Overview of Windows Azure IaaS

Overview of Windows Azure IaaS

When Windows Azure first released a few years ago, it was our Platform as a Service offering in the public cloud space.  This too, has matured and we recently released a preview of Infrastructure as a Service offering in Windows Azure.  This new offering allows an organization to host a Virtual Machine with various Operating Systems (including Linux) and different applications such as Active Directory Domain Controllers or SharePoint Server as an example.  These VMs in Azure can also be connected with PaaS instances in Azure or on-premises infrastructure.  This session will provide an overview of this new capability and how to get started. 


Matt Hester is a seasoned Information Technology Professional Evangelist for Microsoft.  Matt has been involved in the IT Pro community for over 15 years.  Matt is a skilled and experienced evangelist presenting to audiences nationally and internationally.  Prior to joining Microsoft Matt was a highly successful Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 8 years.  After joining Microsoft, Matt has continued to be heavily involved in IT Pro community as an IT Pro Evangelist.  In his role at Microsoft Matt has presented to audiences in excess of 5000 and as small as 10. Matt has written 4 articles for TechNet magazine.  In addition Matt has published 2 books:


Take a test drive with Microsoft Products and technologies here:


6:00-6:30: Dinner and Networking

6:30-6:45: Announcements, and Business meeting

6:45 – 8:30: Presentation and wrap up


Register/RSVP – http://feb13dfwitproug.eventbrite.com/

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