Azure IaaS 10-Day Workshop


Whether you are new to the cloud, looking to enhance productivity, or streamline costs, our 10 day workshop will help you understand what Azure IaaS can provide you.

Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment. Stakeholders from your company's operations team, security team, dev team and management team should and can all be involved!

Agenda: Days 1-3: Assist customer in setting up an Enterprise Agreement or Trial Azure subscription for the project Lead customer through the Discovery step; document customer’s environment and goals Windows Azure deployment planning Perform initial Windows Azure IaaS implementation Perform AD DS implementation, either by using Windows Azure Active Directory or integrating with the customer’s on-premise AD DS Windows Azure Virtual Machines planning and deployment Windows Azure Virtual Machines backup and restore planning and deployment (Linux) Support customer in creating and managing Linux VMs

Days 4-5: Work with customer to plan and deploy a basic System Center Deployment, including Orchestrator and App Controller 2012 SP1 Work with customer to create and install a management certificate in the Windows Azure Management Portal Confgure App Controller 2012 SP1

Days 6-10: Install the Windows Azure Integration Pack for Orchestrator 2012 SP1 Co-author sample run books with the customer to demonstrate automated deployment and deletion of IaaS Virtual Machines Work with customer to plan and implement advanced automation scenarios Verify and test advanced automation scenarios


  • Document existing “As Is” Architecture
  • Map Out “To Be” Architecture
  • Project plan to achieve “To Be” Architecture *Customer education and hands-on training