imageMicrosoft Corp. has launched a new virtual training portal aimed at IT professionals who want to learn new skills and enhance existing ones for cloud computing environment.  The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) offers no-cost training for IT professionals with 100 and 200-level content. It takes you right to the heart of the latest advances in cloud computing, guides you through real-life deployment scenarios and the latest technologies and tools. By selecting the courses that match your needs, you can get up to speed quickly without wasting time on areas you are not interested in.

MVA modules include:

  • Introduction to SCVMM, Architecture & setup
  • Creating VMs, Template & Resources in VMM
  • Managing Windows Azure
  • SQL Azure Security
  • Identity & Access
  • Data security and cryptography

Each module also consists of a self-assessment to help reinforce the materials allow you to check your progress.

As you take modules and assessments you gain points enabling you for future offers and benefits. You can also opt into the league tables and compare your points tally to others in the Academy and your locale. Register now for free

Here are some courses:

Introduction To SQL Azure

Introduction To Windows Azure

Windows Azure Security Overview

Planning, Building and Managing a Private Cloud