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Sep 3, 2021
1h 27m
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To come up with an effective IT strategy in your organization virtualization and cloud computing can be the key. In this course, IT Professional Fundamentals: Virtualization and Cloud Computing, you will learn foundational knowledge on how to successfully use both virtualization and cloud computing in practice. First, you will discover what virtualization is and what the benefits are. Next, you'll explore how cloud computing works and why more and more enterprises are using it. Finally, you will learn the different types of cloud deployments models that are available and learn which one is the best for each scenario. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing needed before specializing in a certain product or cloud provider.

About the author
About the author

Vlad is an Office 365 consultant helping organizations get the most out their Microsoft 365 Digital Workplace. IT Professional at heart, Vlad focuses on helping administrators deploy, manage, automate, and configure governance across services such as SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. As an author, Microsoft Certified Trainer and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped over a million IT Professionals and end-users across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of Office 365 and the greater Microsoft 365 platform. Vlad is the author of three SharePoint books published by Apress and over 25 courses on Pluralsight covering Microsoft 365, Azure, and the Power Platform.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and welcome to my course, Virtualization and Cloud Computing, part of the IT Professional Fundamentals series. I'm a Microsoft MVP and independent consultant from Montreal, Canada. Virtualization and cloud computing are at the core of every enterprise's IT strategy and a key part to their digital transformation. As you start your career in information technology, it's important to understand the basics of both virtualization and cloud computing before diving deeper into specific vendors and technologies. In this course, we are going to learn the concepts and benefits of virtualization and cloud computing. Some of the major topics that we will cover include benefits of virtualization and cloud computing, common cloud models, and desktop virtualization. By the end of this course, you'll know what virtualization and cloud computing really are, as well as the different types of services and options you have to get the most out of those technologies. As this course is part of the IT Professional Fundamentals series, there are no prerequisites before listening. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about virtualization and cloud computing with the IT Professional Fundamentals Virtualization and Cloud Computing course at Pluralsight.