TMH08 The Real-World Guide to Upgrading Your IT Skills AND Your Infrastructure, Part 2


11:00am - 12:15pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Rick Claus

Senior Technology Evangelist


Join Rick for Part 2 of the real-world guide to upgrading your IT skills and infrastructure.

Self-proclaimed "Server Hugger" Rick Claus will take you along his journey of how he overcame his apprehension of Cloud technologies to level up his IT Skills. In other words, bringing clarity to the role of the IT Professional in a cloud world. This two part, demo heavy session provides practical real world examples of how to replicate and extend an existing on-premise infrastructure to the next generation of Server and Cloud - opening the door to simple, predictable and scalable IT solutions that put the IT Professional back in control.

Find out the real world difference between using your own big room of blinky lights or extending to the cloud.

You will learn:
  • How to create a Hybrid Environment to connect your on-premises infrastructure to Microsoft Azure
  • Evolve out of traditional VMs on IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) to PaaS (Platform as a Service) for key workloads
  • Transition your on premises identity to a federated or synchronized PaaS offering in order to extend to other cloud services