Special Notices

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Prerequisites

Dietary Requirements

Lunch and refreshments will be provided at this event. Please email marketing@qa.com for any dietary requirements.

GDPR Notice

By registering for this event, you consent to your details (first name, last name, company name, email address and telephone number) being shared with Microsoft for registration and event management purposes. This data will be used for the printing of security badges to allow you access to the venue and event but will not be used by Microsoft for marketing purposes.

Learning Outcomes

Topics covered:

  • What is the 'Cloud'
  • Discuss the differences between IaaS, PaaS & SaaS.
  • Public Cloud, Private Cloud & Hybrid Cloud
  • What is an Azure subscription?
  • Why use Azure? What are the benefits of Azure?
  • Understanding 'Regions' within Azure and what they mean to our services.
  • Look into the Pricing calculator and the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)
  • Core Azure services relating to on-premises current usage. (Virtual machines, Virtual networks, Databases, etc)
  • What services does Azure offer for securing your Azure Tenancy?
  • How can we monitor our Azure services?

Agenda

Time

What

Who

9:30-10:00

Arrival

n/a

10:00-10:20

Welcome & introduction

Microsoft

10:20-12:00

Background to Cloud and Azure

Managing Azure Subscriptions

QA

12:00-12:30

Lunch

n/a

12:30-14:30

Monitoring Azure Subscriptions

Cost management tools

QA

14:30-15:00

Resources available

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