Managing Microsoft Hybrid Clouds

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  • Understand every aspect of cloud computing, from deployment to service models
  • Deep dive into virtual machines, networks, and Azure storage
  • Create secure connections to Azure
  • Manage virtual machines and networks with Azure
  • Discover how to back up and perform disaster recovery orchestration for on-premise virtual machines using Azure
  • Migrate physical servers, VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon virtual machines to Azure
  • Learn about new and upcoming features of Azure

Hybrid cloud is the number one deployment model for the near future. Microsoft Azure connected to Windows Server and System Center offers benefits such as cost-effective backup, disaster recovery, and agility.

Discover the full power of cloud computing and Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) with this easy-to-follow guide. We take you through each step, all the way from giving you a good understanding of cloud computers to being able to connect Azure with your on-premises data center. Using clearly illustrated examples, you are taken through how to manage a Microsoft Hybrid Cloud.

Beginning with how to set up site to site VPN connections to Azure, we move on to creating virtual machines and networks and automate this. Managing Microsoft Hybrid Clouds will answer all your questions on Azure and how to benefit from a hybrid cloud. This book will teach you how to connect on-premises Windows Server and System Center to Azure. It shows the strength of Azure but also explains that you might expect features that are not yet available.

  • A unique and deep insight into the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services
  • Learn how to securely connect your datacenter to Microsoft Azure
  • A step-by-step guide that explores numerous cloud hybrid scenarios
Page Count 308
Course Length 9 hours 14 minutes
ISBN 9781782177166
Date Of Publication 30 Mar 2015


Marcel van den Berg

Marcel van den Berg is an experienced IT professional with 25 years of experience. He is well known in both the VMware and Hyper-V community for his sharing of knowledge, mainly via his blog. He currently works as a consultant for PQR in the Netherlands, deploying many Microsoft solutions such as Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, Hyper-V, System Center, and StorSimple.

His career started in 1990 as a system administrator for Unix systems. As his career progressed, he was later responsible for managing Windows NT to infrastructures based on Windows Server 2008. About 6 years ago, Marcel focused on server virtualization and moved to the role of a consultant. Marcel designed and built numerous infrastructures based on VMware and Hyper-V for midsized and large organizations. He has experience in working with numerous VDI, SBC, backup, and disaster recovery solutions.

Cloud computing is one of the most exciting shifts we have ever seen in how we use IT. Marcel is really keen to understand new developments in cloud computing, especially on Infrastructure as a Service. In his current job, he has designed several infrastructures hosted on Microsoft Azure. By reading this book, you will learn from his experiences and save hours of work by preventing common mistakes.

He shares a lot of his knowledge on his website, Marcel was awarded VMware vExpert for the help he has been giving the community since 2011.

You can follow Marcel on Twitter at @marcelvandenber.