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Date/Time: January 30, 2013
8:00am-5:00pm PST
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     ▪  Where: Live online
     ▪  What: Engaging, demo-rich virtual class!
     ▪  Cost: FREE! 
     ▪  Target audience: IT Pros with expertise using VMware
         for Virtualization.
     ▪  Prerequisites: While specific experience with Hyper-V
         is not required, students should have proficiency
         with Windows Server 2012, networking and
         experienced with virtualization technologies.

         Please visit the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) for
         free access to a variety of Windows Server 2012,
         System Center and Windows 8 video-based,
         expert-led courses.

Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals Jump Start

The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) team is excited to announce the second Jump Start in a three-course virtualization series. This course is designed for VMware professionals looking to get up-to-speed with how Microsoft virtualization and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V works and compares with VMware vSphere 5.1. This one-day event will feature Microsoft Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and Technical Product Manager Matt McSpirit (both VMware Certified Professionals) delivering an engaging, demo-rich, live learning experience.  



AM | Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere 5.1
(01) Introduction & Scalability
(02) Storage & Resource Management
(03) Multi-tenancy & Flexibility
(04) Backup & High-Availability
**Meal Break**
PM | System Center 2012 SP1 vs. VMware’s Private Cloud
(05) Introduction & Overview of System Center 2012
(06) Application Management
(07) Cloud on your Terms
(08) Foundation, Hybrid Clouds & Costs

Check out all the courses in this series:
- Introduction to Hyper-V Jump Start | Jan. 24, 2013
- Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals | Jan. 30, 2013
- Microsoft Tools for VMware Migration and Integration | Late February


Symon Perriman | Technical Evangelist | @SymonPerriman
As a Microsoft corporate Technical Evangelist covering Private Cloud, System Center & Hyper-V, Symon Perriman is a recognized industry expert in datacenter management, cloud, virtualization, high-availability, disaster recovery, mobile technologies and social media. Previously he spent four years as a Program Manager on the Server Clustering & High-Availability team and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. Symon holds several patents and certifications, including MCSE Private Cloud, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Additionally, he has contributed to four technical books for virtualization, server, clustering and SQL; co-hosts the ‘Edge Show’ for IT Professionals; and has had technologies featured in PC Magazine. Symon also serves as President & Founder of FanWide Technologies LLC and graduated from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science, Economics and Film & Digital Studies.

Matt McSpirit | Technical Product Manager | @mattmcspirit
Matt McSpirit is the Compete Technical Product Manager in the Server and Tools business, with a focus on analyzing competitive technologies within the virtualization, systems management and private cloud spaces. A Microsoft employee since January 2006, Matt’s also an MCSE, MCITP: Virtualization Administrator and a VMware VCP and has extensive experience across a broad portfolio of both Microsoft, and non-Microsoft technologies. Matt has delivered a number of high-profile events, including, TechEd, MMS, the launches of Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, along with Private Cloud Roadshows and many more!