TrainSignal Releases System Center 2012: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud Training

New videos discuss deploying a Microsoft private cloud and managing virtual solutions using Virtual Machine Manager among other tools.

Feb 05, 2013, 14:07 ET from TrainSignal

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TrainSignal, the global leader in professional computer training, announced the release of their System Center 2012: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud training.

Microsoft's private cloud infrastructure is becoming more attractive to enterprises because of the cost-efficient features and agile solutions. The critical tool in System Center that enhances management of virtual solutions, Virtual Machine Manager, is a main focus of this course in addition to the other robust tools:

  • Orchestrator 2012: used for automation
  • VMM Services: design and deployment
  • Microsoft Azure: integrated for hybrid cloud
  • Microsoft Exam 70-247 preparation

System Center Virtual Machine Manager is used to manage virtual resources, and the version accompanying Server 2012 includes a number of new features for working with virtual machines. Virtualization expert and course instructor, Elias Khnaser, demonstrates how to use VMM with the following tasks:

  • Controlling VM consoles
  • How to create, edit, start and stop VMs
  • Analyzing performance and utilization
  • Using KVM, Xen or QEMU virtual machines

Microsoft also developed their MCSE certification program to incorporate converged skills sets necessary in cloud computing, and verifies them with Exam 70-247: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud. The exam tests the configuration of System Center 2012 infrastructure, and how different services are integrated with the cloud. Microsoft System Center 2012 Training will help prepare viewers studying for their MCSE: Private Cloud certification.

This course is taught by an expert in cross-platform virtualization, Elias Khnaser. Eli has authored many video courses and books on VMware, Citrix and Microsoft technologies. He's written for Virtualization Review, InformationWeek and Forbes, and is sought out as a leading evangelist for cutting edge virtual computing technology.

System Center 2012: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud course contains 21 lessons in over 12 hours of video instruction. Students will receive 3 DVDs of video lessons and additional content. Each lesson is available in several formats, iPod Video, Mp3 Audio, .WMV and high quality AVI, allowing students to use course materials on a variety of devices. Students can view all materials online after signing up for the course, ensuring instant access. The course also includes PDF files of instructor notes to provide convenience while learning core concepts.

System Center 2012: Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud is available for just $297. TrainSignal backs each and every course with their exclusive 90-day Total Experience Guarantee. All courses are shipped worldwide at no charge.

About TrainSignal: Founded in 2002, TrainSignal provides computer-based "Total Experience" training that gives individuals the tools and confidence to tackle real-world challenges, pass their certification exams and succeed in today's competitive global IT market.

TrainSignal offers a wide range of computer training packages covering Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, VMware, and Microsoft Office. In addition to its Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012, and Windows 7 courses, TrainSignal offers training for over fifty different training courses including VMware vSphere training, Cisco CCNA training, Citrix XenDesktop training and more.

A privately-held company, TrainSignal is based in Schaumburg, IL. For more information about TrainSignal, please visit

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