Microsoft Azure for Enterprises: What and Why
by David Chappell
How should enterprises start using Microsoft Azure? And more importantly, why? This course takes a broad look at the scenarios and the rationale for adopting Azure.
What you'll learn
The world is changing, and public cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure are a big part of that change. But where should enterprises start adopting this new technology? What are the business reasons for doing this? And how can you mitigate the risks? Whether you're an IT leader, an IT pro, or a developer, watch this course for a survey of the scenarios and the reasons for using each one.
About the author
David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology.
David has been the keynote speaker for more than a hundred conferences and events on five continents, and his seminars have been attended by tens of thousands of IT leaders, architects, and developers in forty-five countries. His books have been published in a dozen lang... moreuages and used regularly in courses at MIT, ETH Zurich, and many other universities. David has also been a Series Editor for Addison-Wesley and a columnist for several publications. In his consulting practice, he has helped clients such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Stanford University, and Target Corporation adopt new technologies, market new products, and educate their customers and staff.
David's comments have appeared in The New York Times, CNN.com, and many other publications. Earlier in his career, he wrote networking software, chaired a U.S. national standardization working group, and played keyboards with the Peabody-award-winning Children's Radio Theater. David holds a B.S. in Economics and an M.S. in Computer Science, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.