Hands-on Windows Azure Workshop in New York City on June 19th Sponsored by NetCom Learning

Unique opportunity to see Windows Azure in action at full day complimentary workshop at Microsoft New York City headquarters

May 22, 2013, 11:47 ET from NetCom Learning

NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetCom Learning is extending an invitation to attend a one day Hands-on Windows Azure Workshop to be held at Microsoft's New York City office. The presentation will be provided by Gil Isaacs, a Microsoft Architect Evangelist. The workshop will take place at 1290 Avenue of the Americas, on the 6th floor on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. The workshop will be hosted by Gil Isaacs, Architect Evangelist, and member of Microsoft's Partner Evangelism Team.

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IT professionals, project leaders, company directors, and senior management will be interested in attending this workshop which will provide an overview of Microsoft's Windows Azure platform, a cloud infrastructure, and how it can help companies to create, deploy, and manage applications through a network of datacenters. The platform supports a variety of programming languages, and tools. Using Windows Azure, IT professionals and network administrators can build multiple applications using Microsoft datacenters. In the Cloud computing environment Windows Azure can be used to create or extend enterprise applications.

"This one day complimentary workshop is the perfect opportunity for organizations to truly understand the capabilities of Microsoft's Windows Azure platform," said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning. "Being able to experience the platform in a hands on environment can help attendees see the potential of using Windows Azure to move toward a cloud based infrastructure model that is transformational," said Sarder.

The agenda for the workshop is as follows:

08:30 am - Registration and Breakfast Coffee
09:00 am - Windows Azure Platform Detailed Overview
10:30 am - Break
10:45 am - Windows Azure Compute Services Lab
12:15 pm - Lunch
01:15 pm - Windows Azure Storage Lab
02:15 pm - Break
02:30 pm - SQL Server on Windows Azure Lab
03:30 pm - Break
03:45 pm - Windows Azure Value Add Services Lab(s)

In order to participate in the lab exercises, attendees must provide their own laptop with a Remote Desktop connection capability and it must have Windows PC, Windows XP SP3 or better and be able to support Remote Desktop.

The featured speaker for the workshop is Olaf Cames, a Microsoft Certified Trainer with more 27 years of experience as developer and an overall enterprise experience of 21 years. Olaf holds numerous Microsoft certifications including MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCSD, MCAD, and more.

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As spaces are limited attendees are required to pre-register for the workshop. To pre-register go to http://mkt.netcomlearning.com/AzureWorkshop.html or call NetCom Learning at 212 245-2100.

About NetCom Learning
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