Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking - Only 4 Days

Six reasons why you should sit your Azure Infrastructure and Networking course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Azure Infrastructure and Networking trained in just 4 days.
  2. Our Azure Infrastructure and Networking course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more Azure Infrastructure and Networking. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  4. You’ll learn Azure Infrastructure and Networking faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying Azure Infrastructure and Networking with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 65,206 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study Azure Infrastructure and Networking courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65,206 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.56% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"The instructor was very knowledgeable and very accommodating in changing and adding additional content for the course."
Colin Lobo, NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"Instructor was very knowledgeable in his subject. If he did not know the answer to a question he would go off and investigate to provide answers."
C.H.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"It was well spent 4 days understanding the Azure Platform and good pointers for security best practices for deployment, monitoring and assessment."
A.N., NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)

"Intense and knowledge filled, but the rewards are worth it."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (16/10/2017 to 20/10/2017)

"If you are capable of keeping up with intense training you will definitely be qualified by the end of your course!"
Ben Gerrard, Fourteen IP. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12/10/2017 to 15/10/2017)

"Great instructor and course content delivery. Highly recommended."
G.R.. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12/10/2017 to 15/10/2017)

"Really good course, great pace and the instructor was of course very knowledgeable about the subject. I feel like I have a greater understanding of the workings of server 2016, and I am very excited for the next part of the course. Cheers guys! "
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12/10/2017 to 15/10/2017)

"Recommend this course for anyone in the IT industry as Firebrand has a great base of knowledge. "
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12/10/2017 to 15/10/2017)

"Great instructor, and a well lead course."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12/10/2017 to 15/10/2017)

"Have had a good experience at Firebrand. The instructor has been fantastic and has provided all the information needed to pass the exams."
B.R., Halton Borough Council. - Microsoft MCSD: SharePoint 2013 Applications – Developing Server Solutions (6 days) (9/10/2017 to 14/10/2017)

"Firebrand taught me 2 months ago for a networking course and was just as good this time, highly recommend Firebrand. Until next time!"
Jordan Duncan, LSI Architects. - Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2017 to 7/10/2017)

"This is now the 3rd time I have attended a Firebrand course and still cannot fault them. Each instructor I've had has been extremely knowledge and helpful. I have recommended FB to many colleagues."
Laura OConnor, Utilita Energy Limited. - Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals (2 days) (6/10/2017 to 7/10/2017)

"The course was intensive with a lot to take in during a short period but you have every resource you need. Great Staff, great atmosphere and you get well looked after too. I'll be back!"
D.W.. - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (2/10/2017 to 7/10/2017)

"Excellent tutor, all explained clearly and in detail."
Arkadiusz Rycyk, Environ Audio Ltd. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (2/10/2017 to 5/10/2017)

"The teaching was dynamic, engaging, immersive and knowledgeable. The instructor made complex concepts simple. I enjoyed the course very much. "
Richard Barnes, Whale Tankers. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (2/10/2017 to 5/10/2017)

"Intense but very rewarding course, learned a lot in a few days."
S.S.. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (2/10/2017 to 5/10/2017)

"The course was very intense and very informative, real examples were given to concepts hard to understand."
Anonymous - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (4 days) (2/10/2017 to 5/10/2017)

"Training with Firebrand has been a great way to kick-start my IT certifications and to help me aim to progress in my careers. Instructors are knowledgeable and insightful and the learning experience was top notch!"
L.M.. - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (2 days) (2/10/2017 to 3/10/2017)

"Great facilities, good teacher and an enjoyable course."
Adam Batten. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (28/9/2017 to 29/9/2017)

"This course was condensed but covered most of the topics. Will recommend to my colleagues and friends. One has to understand OOP, SDLC, VS, .net +Core. The Dev course was tough for me but the trainer made it understandable for me. "
P.A., kpdsolutions Ltd and contract client - TfL. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"As expected, I had an excellent experience here and the instructor knew the subject matter very well. I will definitely recommend Firebrand anytime and any day."
Ekhorutomwen Asemota, Capgemini. - Microsoft Specialist: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (2 days) (16/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"Excellent and to the point, cannot not praise enough the instructor whose delivery was impeccable. "
P.V.. - Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"The training was well structured and comprehensive. I filled in my Azure knowledge gaps and the instructor prepared me for the exams excellently, and was extremely knowledgeable, patient, and friendly throughout. All hail Lord Chinzilla!"
Chris Smallman. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"Lots of long days paid off - the course was tough but greatly rewarding. The instructor was a brilliant coach and we wouldn't have made it through the 9 days without him. The food wasn't bad either!"
Joseph Ellis, PA Consulting. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"The instructor has been great. Extremely enthusiastic and engaging. Would definitely recommend him to my colleagues. The structure and coverage of the material will definitely help me succeed with Azure, thanks Victor!"
Tarun Julka, Diligent Corporation. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"I always enjoy my courses at Firebrand and would recommend people take their courses here."
Ridhan Romjon, Retail 247. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"Intensive means just that. Long and exhausting training days but the quality of instruction makes the time fly by. Looking forward to part 2!"
C.P.. - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (9/9/2017 to 11/9/2017)

"The instructor was very engaging and knew his stuff! "
Anonymous - Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (3 days) (9/9/2017 to 11/9/2017)

"The quality of the training at Firebrand is perfect for preparing your for the exams!"
Rachel Hillier, Computer-eye2. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 26/8/2017)

"If you need massive amounts of knowledge in a short time, these are the guys to train with. Excellent facility and instructors. "
Darrall Jarman, Dazzle Computer Solutions (Self Employed). - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 26/8/2017)

"Great place to come if like me you cant sit at home and read through a book, as it just does not go in. I came here having read books and have learnt a lot in the 6 days I was here. The classrooms are quite a nice environment and if you get a good trainer then it makes the whole thing better. The days are long and a bit of a slog at times getting in at 8/8.30 and then leaving at 9. Obviously there are breaks in between but still long days and don't sleep much. Overall a great experience and will definitely be using Firebrand for training again. "
Ben Farnath-Jones, OC&C Strategy Consultants. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 26/8/2017)

"Although the course consisted of very long days, the instructor was brilliant, it was a good laugh in the classroom and covered the subject areas very well! "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21/8/2017 to 26/8/2017)

"The trainer was great and very engaging. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and felt that all of the modules were covered clearly and concisely."
Ethan ODonnell. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Identity (4 days) (17/8/2017 to 20/8/2017)

"After finishing the training for the MCSA course, I now feel confident in taking the examination!"
Callum Nocton-Gribben, Onefile ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (14/8/2017 to 19/8/2017)

"Had a great time at Firebrand. Thank you for all your support."
Jacob Johnson, St Johns School. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Networking (3 days) (14/8/2017 to 16/8/2017)

"MCSD - App Builder course experience was great, got to know lot of new stuff like Azure & MVC and information about how to develop/plan enterprise level web application. The instructor was great through out the course explaining lot of modern stuff which goes on and also balancing the course with exam perspective. "
Amit Rathod. - Microsoft MCSD: App Builder (9 days) (5/8/2017 to 13/8/2017)

"The instructor was great and answered all questions in detail as well as making sure everyone understood. I found the course challenging but learning at Firebrand helps beginners get better knowledge of all the courseware covered."
Hannah McEwan. - Microsoft MCSD: App Builder (9 days) (5/8/2017 to 13/8/2017)

"The course was of very high quality and has provided me with the relevant information to allow me to put it into practice. I attended the course with little knowledge of administering SharePoint and I am leaving knowing that I have the relevant knowledge to build and administer a SharePoint farm. This is all thanks to the instructor - he has been fantastic!"
Benjamin Riley, Halton Borough Council. - Microsoft MCSE: SharePoint 2016 (6 days) (7/8/2017 to 12/8/2017)

"Very experienced tutor also allowed flexible learning environment to discuss wider scope of applied knowledge. All In one location (accommodation and self contained classroom building that is 24 hours accessible)."
A.A.. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (7/8/2017 to 12/8/2017)

"The quality of the training experience was excellent! Good facilities, helpful staff and brilliant instructors. This was my first experience of official Microsoft training and Firebrand have definitely made me want more... and with them! I will be Back!"
D.W., Declaro Support Limited. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/8/2017 to 11/8/2017)

"Excellent facility with excellent trainers."
Owen Heaume . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (7/8/2017 to 11/8/2017)

"It has been a great course, the instructor takes a fast-paced & information dense course, yet somehow makes it feel relaxed. Its been a great 3 days."
Anonymous - Microsoft Developing ASP.NET MVC Web 4 Applications (3 days) (8/8/2017 to 10/8/2017)

"Very good course, enjoyable under many aspects. The instructor was very friendly, knowledgeable and patient (I ask many questions). Thank you"
Christian Dornetto, CRM Dynamics Ltd. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (5/8/2017 to 7/8/2017)

"Firebrands intensive courses are great for achieving qualifications fast!"
Muhammed Haque. - Microsoft Specialist: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (5/8/2017 to 7/8/2017)

"The training was very helpful and puts a lot of things into perspective and real life. It is explained in a way that makes sense, which isn't always captured from a book."
M.J., Knauf Insulation. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"Really enjoyed my short time here. I've made lots of new friends and learned a lot of new stuff within the 6 days that I've been here. Gareth has been great and has helped us through every section of the course."
James Laird, Jmfinn & Co. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"It was a great course, relevant information and a knowledgeable instructor. It helped to make a good bond with other attendees, helping with the evening revision and practice exams together in the hotel bar, or purely just moral support! Be prepared for a lot of intense information, take notes and use whatever vice you need; coffee, sugar, fizzy drinks to keep you alert! I had a great time and would definitely recommend."
KAYLEA REED, UTILITA ENERGY. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"My journey at Firebrand has been great. First course with them, it was extremely informative and I learnt more than I ever would in my own time. The course duration was just right, 6 days to cover 3 modules was perfect. The practice exams are priceless, you can never prepare yourself for the real thing however they got you ready for the daunting aspect of exam conditions. The level of help, support and enthusiasm for us to succeed drives you to do your best (and the failure is not an option T-shirt helps!). Thank you - I will be back!"
Leah Hunt, Scientifica. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"I have learnt a lot this week with Firebrand, their instructors were all friendly and experienced, and have the experience they have in the real world has significantly contributed to my passing this course."
James Gunn, Softwerx. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

"The course was great; fast paced enough to keep you interested and the instructors will give you excellent insight the books wont."
R.W., 3T RPD Ltd. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (31/7/2017 to 5/8/2017)

Get a deeper understanding of Azure Infrastructure and Networking in this Azure Academy programme. Firebrand has been working with Microsoft and partners to bring together three deep-dive Azure courses, which include more than 80% in-depth technical content not found in Microsoft Official Curriculum.

During the four days you'll be immersed in Azure, covering all current Infrastructure and Networking components as well as taking a detailed look at security. The course will focus on a core set of Azure features, so you have the time to learn the detail you need:

  • Cloud computing environments
  • Networking
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) Virtual Machines
  • Azure Storage, Backup and Recovery
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Working with a Hybrid Azure AD infrastructure
  • Securing your Azure Environment
  • Monitoring your Azure Infrastructure
  • Automation, PowerShell and the Azure CLI
  • Microsoft Cloud Estate

Click the Curriculum tab to see a detailed break-down of the modules included. The other two Azure Academy deep-dive programmes are Azure Data Platform and Azure Cloud Application Development.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module 1 Cloud Computing Environments

  • Comparing on Premise Virtualisation with Cloud Virtualisation: In this topic we will look at on premise virtualisation, we will look at Hyper-V and talk about the characteristics of Hyper-V virtual machines we will give an overview of Vmware environments.
  • Comparing Microsoft Azure with AWS and Google: In this topic we will compare Microsoft Azure with two of the other marketing leading cloud environments Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud. We will compare feature sets, administration options and the scale of each environment.
  • Microsoft Azure Security and Compliance: In this topic we will look at the security that Microsoft has in place to protect your Azure subscription from attack. We will discuss the Network protection in place to help prevent external attacks, we will discuss the how data is stored securely and we will discuss the internal Data and Security standards that Azure is certified to support.

Module 2 Networking

  • A Look on Premise Networking in a Virtualised Environment: In this topic we will talk about on premise virtual networks and network virtualisation. We will then compare on premise virtualisation with cloud virtualisation
  • Azure Virtual Network: This lesson covers a detailed look at Azure Virtual Networks. We will talk about Classic and ARM virtual networks and how we connect the two, we will look at IP Addressing in Azure. We will look at how to use the Network config file to create point-to-multipoint connections and how we use json files to deploy virtual networks
  • A Detailed look at Virtual Network Connectivity: In this section we will look at connecting Classic and ARM virtual networks, we will look at Vnet-Vnet connectivity as well as Point-to-site and Site-to-Site connectivity. We will look at deploying VMs to virtual networks and we will take a first look at protecting access to our virtual networks.
  • A Closer look at Express Route: In this topic we will discuss what Express Route is, we will talk about some of the telecoms companies offering Express route connectivity in the UK and in Europe, we will discuss Express Route Premium and the its benefits. We will also discuss Express route pricing and using BGP across express route to propagate our routing information.

Module 3 Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) Virtual Machines

  • Moving Microsoft VMs from on Premise to Azure: In this topic we will take a Microsoft VM from an on premise Hyper-V server and move it to Azure, this will involve preparing the VM before moving it to Azure. We will discuss creating an Image on premise to use to create multiple VMs in Azure.
  • Moving Linux based VMs from on Premise to Azure: In this topic we will take a Linux VM from an on premise Hyper-V server and move it to Azure, this will involve preparing the VM before moving it to Azure.
  • Moving Physical Machines and VMware Virtual Machine to Azure: In this topic we will discuss using Azure Recovery services to move both physical machines and VMware virtual machines in to the Azure cloud.
  • A Closer look at Gallery Images and Azure Virtual Machine Families: In this topic we will look at the gallery images and the Virtual machine families that are available to deploy them. We will discuss specialist high performance, high memory and SSD SKUs. We will also look at the VM depot and how we can interact with it. We will also look at scaling up and scaling out our deployed VMs with Auto-Scaling and Scale sets.

Module 4 Azure Storage, Backup and Recovery

  • An In-depth look at Azure Recovery Services: In this topic we will take a closer look at Azure Recovery Services first seen in Module 3 . We will discuss using Azure recovery services to protect both virtual and physical machines between two of our datacentres and between our datacentre and Azure.
  • An In-depth look at Azure Backup: In this topic we will use Azure Backup to protect both files and Virtual machines on premise and how to restore these. We will also look at using Azure Backup to protect our Virtual machines deployed to Azure.
  • Comparing Azure Standard and Premium Storage: In this topic we will look at both standard and premium storage accounts, we will discuss using cool storage. We will talk about pricing for both standard and premium storage. We will also discuss the different redundancy options available for our storage accounts
  • How Data is Stored Accessed and Secured: In this topic we will talk about how our stored data can be accessed and how it is protected at rest and in transit. we will discuss Store simple and how we can use it to replace our traditional SAN solutions.

Module 5 Azure Active Directory

  • Working with Azure AD to Manage Multiple Microsoft Cloud Services: In this topic we will look at using a single Azure AD partition to manage our Azure subscription and our O365 Tennent and our Intune account.
  • Working with Azure B2C and B2B: In this topic we will look at the new B2C feature that allows us to use providers like Facebook, Linkedin etc. to authenticate users against out Azure AD integrated applications. We will then look at Azure B2B that will allow you to invite business partner to access your applications without the need for Active Directory Federation Services.
  • Working with Azure Active Directory Domain Services: In this topic we will look at the new Azure Active Directory Domain Services feature, we look at deploying the feature and how we enable both Classic and ARM VMs to join our Azure AD Domain Services domain and how we can then use GPOs to manage those domains joined VMs
  • Deploying your Domain Controllers to Azure: In this topic we will look at deploying one of your on premise forests domain controllers to Azure, we will look at why you might want to do this, what is needed for high availability and what we can do to make sure that in the event that there is a disaster your Azure deploy infrastructure still functions.

Module 6 Working with a Hybrid Azure AD infrastructure

  • Azure AD Connect Deep Dive: In this topic we will look at preparing your On premise Active Directory forest for directory synchronisation, we will then look at install Azure AD connect and discuss how it can be used to configure Hybrid and Single sign on environments. We will also discuss filtering of AD objects and attributes.
  • Active Directory Federation Service Deep Dive: In this topic we will be installing an Active Directory Federations Service farm, we will also install a web application proxy to act as a proxy for your newly installed Federation Service farm, we will then see how to configure a registered domain for single sign on.

Module 7 Securing your Azure Environment

  • Working with Network Security Groups: In this topic we will be looking how network security groups can be used to manage traffic flowing through subnets, virtual machines and Network interface cards. We will discuss design best practices for Network Security groups and we will look at comparisons between Network Security Groups and Endpoint ACLs
  • Working with Virtual Appliances: In this topic we will look at some of the virtual appliances available in Azure, we will look at some of the way we can deploy virtual appliances into Azure and how these Virtual Appliances are licenced.
  • Working with User Defined Routes: In this topic we will see how User Defined Routes can be used to route traffic leaving a subnet to a virtual appliance for inspection before the traffic is passed on to its destination.
  • Building DMZs in Azure: Building on lessons 1, 2 and 3 we will see how Network Security Groups, Virtual Appliances and User defined routes can be used to build DMZ’s (perimeter networks) in Azure. This lesson will discuss network design in Azure.

Module 8 Monitoring your Azure Infrastructure

  • Microsoft’s Operations Management Suite (OMS): In this topic we will look at operational insights in Azure and how we work with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) we will see how OMS can be used to monitor and offer best practice advice to both Azure and on premise environments and how we can use OMS in conduction with System Centre Operations Manager and Amazon Web Services.
  • Azure Security Centre: In this less we will look at Azure Security Centre and see how it offer both protection of our Azure subscription and detection of threatens to our Azure subscription.
  • Logging and Monitoring of IAAS machines: In this topic we will be look at some of the built-in logging and monitor options we have in Azure while also showing how we can use external tools to monitor our Azure environment,

Module 9 Automation, PowerShell and the Azure CLI

  • Azure Automation Workflows: In this topic we will look at Azure Automation using PowerShell, PowerShell workflows and Graphical workflows to automate tasks in Azure, we will also discuss monitoring Azure automation and how we can use Azure Automation to automate tasks on premise.
  • Managing Azure from PowerShell: In this topic we will take a detailed look at PowerShell focusing on the Azure and Azure AD PowerShell modules. We will look at creating PowerShell scrips and PowerShell modules to manage Azure.
  • Managing Azure from the Azure CLI: In this topic we will look and managing Azure using the Azure cross platform Command Line Interface (X-plat)
  • PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC): Building on the knowledge gained in in this module we will look at PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and how we can use it to automate the configuration of Azure and on premise resources, we will be looking at DSC push and pull modes and discuss how we use DSC to prevent configuration drift.
  • Infrastructure as Code using Json to Deploy your Azure Infrastructure: In this topic we will take a look at Json scripting language, we will look at how we can use Json to deploy Azure Resource Manager recourses from ARM templates. We will use Visual studios and the Azure portal to author and deploy ARM templates and how we can use json to manage other features such as ARM Policies.

Module 10 Microsoft Cloud Estate

  • Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS): In this less we will introduce Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) and how we can use it to manage mobile devices, applications and Security.
  • Office 365 Overview: In this topic we will introduce Office 365, we will talk about Office 365s new features as well as long existing applications and we will show how Office 365 and Azure work together to offer a complete cloud experiences (IAAS, PAAS and SAAS)
  • Azure Stack Overview: In this topic we will introduce Azure Stack and see how it can be used to bring an Azure like environment to your datacentre and how it can be used to integrate with the Azure cloud.
  • Windows Server 2016 and the Cloud: In this topic we will be looking at Windows Server 2016 and how it can be used to integrate your on premise environment with the Cloud. We will see what makes Server 2016 a cloud ready platform and we will take a look at some of the exciting new features provided by Server 2016.

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

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We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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It is recommended that you have already gained the Microsoft MCSD: Azure Solutions Architect certification, or have the equivalent knowledge.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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