International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners, India West Chapter, organized a Hands On Lab for Azure Fundamentals on 12th May 2017 at Microsoft Mumbai Office. The target audience was the Technical Service Delivery Team of Microsoft Partners.
The Lab was conducted by Rao Rajendra Singh, Global Black Belt for Cloud Infrastructure and Specialist in Business Continuity, Microsoft. Rao is MCSD – Azure Application Architect with experience of development, consulting and pre sales in Microsoft Cloud & Productivity technology stack. In his current role he is Global Black Belt for Cloud Infrastructure India Region and specialist in Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation. He is regular speaker at local & international Cloud events like TechEd, Future Unleashed, Azure Vidyapeeth.
The topics covered included:
1) Azure IaaS – creation of VM, configuring storage, uploading files.
2) Azure Web App – creating and hosting a responsive website in minutes
3) How to use Azure Calculator and how to track your Azure consumption
The Lab started at 10:15 AM and went on till 2:PM. Rao was absolutely on the dot and he also gave many exercises to the attendees.
At the end of the lab, the Vote of Thanks was proposed by Suresh Ramani, President, IAMCP India first for Mandar Kulkarni, Director of Cloud and Datacenter Programs at Microsoft and then for Rao. Suresh mentioned to the audience that IAMCP and Microsoft have teamed up to deliver series of Hands On Labs on different Workloads of Azure. This is a part of what he called as Azurification of the Microsoft Partner Community. He thanked Rao for the insightful and productive workshop.
This was then followed by Group Photos being taken leading to Lunch and another round of Networking. About 23 partners attended the event.
IAMCP is a Worldwide Association of Microsoft Partners whose focus is to enable Partners with Microsoft Technologies and facilitate Collaboration between Partners . The India West Chapter is active in Mumbai and Pune.