Over 90% of the Fortune 500 companies use at least one Microsoft cloud service. In this day and age, it’s important for any IT or Business Professional to know what Microsoft offers from a cloud computing perspective. In this course, Microsoft Azure Cloud Concepts, you will focus on the basics of cloud computing by defining at a more general level what the cloud is, why it’s useful, and examine how Microsoft fits in each type of cloud offering. First, you will learn about what the cloud is and why it is important. Next, you will discover the different types of cloud computing. Finally, you will explore the different cloud computing deployment models. When you are finished with this course, you will gain an understanding of why the cloud is so important to today's businesses and know the differences between, public, private, and community clouds.
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.
Course Overview Hello everyone. My name is Vlad Catrinescu, and welcome to my course, Microsoft Azure Cloud Concepts. I'm a Microsoft MVP in Office Apps and Services from Montreal, Canada. Microsoft is one of the most popular cloud providers in the world, and Azure is being used by over 85% of the Fortune 500 companies. Today, it's important for any IT professional, and even business users and developers, to understand the basics of cloud computing. This course will focus on the basics of cloud computing by defining at a general level what the cloud is, why it's useful, and examine how the different Microsoft offerings fit in each type of cloud offering. Some of the major topics that we will cover include introduction to cloud computing, types of computing services, and cloud computing deployment models. By the end of this course, you'll know why the cloud is so important to today's businesses, as well as noted differences between public, private, and community clouds. We will also learn the different types of cloud computing services, such as Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, and Software as a Service. Lastly, we will really focus on Microsoft and learn what services Microsoft offers in each cloud category. This course is a beginner‑level course, so there are no specific prerequisites before listening. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into other Microsoft cloud topics with courses on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, as well as the Microsoft Power Platform. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn the basics of cloud computing with the Microsoft Azure Cloud Concepts course, at Pluralsight.