MOD 40390: Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts


Duration: 3 days

During this 3-day course, students will receive an in-depth discussion and practical hands-on training in Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) including Azure Virtual Machines, Storage, Virtual Networking, and deployment options. In addition, students will participate in architecture design sessions to help them prepare for real-world scenarios. This course was specifically designed to relate technologies and scenarios used in both AWS and Microsoft Azure.

This course was designed for IT Professionals, Developers, and Enterprise Architects with cloud computing experience using Amazon Web Services

Upon course completion, students will have the ability to:

  • Introduction to Azure
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Introduction to Azure AD
  • Architecture Session

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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Module 1: Introduction to Azure

Introduction to Azure
Accessing Azure
Azure Availability
Mapping Azure Terminology to Amazon Web Services
Subscription Planning
Pricing and Licensing Virtual Machines

Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines

Virtual Machines Overview
Virtual Machine Storage
Virtual Machine Connectivity
Virtual Machine Connectivity and Availability
Azure Dev/Test Labs
Lab: Creating a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
Lab: Attaching additional storage using the Portal
Lab: Managing Azure Storage

Module 3: Azure Networking

The big (network) picture
Core Networking
Virtual Networks
Network Security Groups
Azure Load Balancer
Hybrid Cloud Networking
Application Gateway
Traffic Manager and Azure DNS
Lab: Setting up the Lab Environment
Lab: Configuring User-Defined Routes
Lab: Configuring Virtual Network to Virtual Network
Lab: Deploying a Geo-Redundant Solution with Traffic Manager

Module 4: Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts

Azure Resource Manager
Authoring and Deploying Templates
Controlling Access
Command Line Tools
Lab: Automating Workloads with a Template
Lab: Using the Azure Command Line Tools

Module 5: Backup and Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery
Lab: Protecting a Virtual Machine with Azure Backup

Module 6: Introduction to Azure AD

Microsoft Azure Active Directory Introduction
Application Access using Microsoft Azure AD
Azure AD Application Proxy
Multi-Factor Authentication
Company Branding

Module 7: Architecture Session

Lift and Shift Attendee Guide
Backup and Disaster Recovery