The Microsoft Virtual Academy team would like to announce the release of the Microsoft Virtualization for the VMware Professional–The Platform course.

Virtualization is a key component of any modern datacenter, offering such advantages as easier deployment, resource pooling, server consolidation, application compatibility, high-availability, reduced costs and centralized management. This first course, in a series of 3 relating to Microsoft Virtualization solution,  offers a deep-dive into the important technologies that contribute to the core virtualization infrastructure.

The course covers Microsoft’s virtualization offerings and strategy, datacenter planning, Hyper-V architecture, VM management, virtualized networking and storage, numerous other Hyper-V features, as well as advanced management with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2. Also cover are the high-availability and disaster recovery considerations to keep your VMs up and running using Windows Server Failover Clustering.

The course is aimed at IT Pro’s who use VMware technology today and would like to compare the Microsoft offering. Throughout the course you will see how Hyper-V is both different and similar to VMware virtualization through technical and terminology comparisons. 

By the end of this course you will have the tools you need to plan, design and deploy your virtualized datacenter or Private Cloud infrastructure.

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