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Overview

Conference Topics

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Welcome to the Conference!

We are thrilled to invite you to the Azure A-to-Z Virtual Conference! This two-day event brings together Business Leaders, Developers, Data Specialists, and other IT Professionals to discuss the core capabilities of the Azure ecosystem and how it can drive profitability in your business!

Our cast of Microsoft Azure MVPs and Microsoft Certified Trainers will equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to design an effective cloud strategy. In addition, globally recognized experts will explain how to leverage the cloud to accelerate solution development, enhance operations, and secure data!

Conference Topics

Why Move to the Cloud?
Azure Migration 101
App Modernization
Building a Cloud Center of Excellence
Azure Infrastructure as a Service
Azure Web Apps
Data in the Cloud
AI and Machine Learning
Security and Threat Prevention
Integrating Services into Azure
Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework

Register to Win!

Register for the live event to access session recordings on-demand and a chance to win free exam vouchers, certification courses, and exclusive training!

Featured Speakers!

   Alex Mang, CEO KeyTicket Systems

As a passionate Azure MVP, trainer, consultant and regular presence at conferences and user groups, Alex is mostly focusing on helping fellow developers better understand the cloud-computing paradigm. Recently, he was invited as a speaker at Microsoft Ignite for the second time in a row, Microsoft’s largest and most important technical conference, gathering nearly 30,000 attendees.​

For the past 10, he has worked as a software developer, database architect, and cloud architect and always focused on making the systems we were developing more secure, robust, easily recoverable from a disaster, and always available no matter what. Using the “No Time For Downtime” phrase as a motto of my work, He has gained lots of experience developing desktop, web, and mobile applications written in C#, using .NET Framework, .NET Compact Framework, .NET Micro Framework, and .NET Core, along with the experience gathered from various development projects of UWP applications. From the smallest device possible up to hundreds of virtual machines in various Azure regions throughout the world, I’ve pretty much done them all. ​

 

   Dwayne Natwick, Senior Product Manager

Dwayne is a Microsoft Azure MVP and Cloud Training Architect Lead at Opsgility where he author content and provide live training. He am 18x certified in multiple Azure and M365 roles, including Microsoft 365 Fundamentals, Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate, Azure Solution Architect Expert, Azure Administrator Associate, and Azure Security Engineer Associate.​

In addition to creating curriculum, training, and blog writing, he am also a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Regional Lead.​

 

   Brian Gorman, Senior Cloud Training Architect

Brian is a Microsoft Azure MVP, and an experienced speaker, author, trainer, and .Net developer. Brian has a masters of science degree in computer information systems, and a bachelor of science degree in computer science. Additionally, Brian has over ten years of experience instructing college courses online in SQL databases, C#/VB .Net programming, Java programming, and Microsoft Office.​

Brian has also created many online video courses, available on various platforms.  Recently, Brian published his first book: Practical Entity Framework with APress.  The second edition for EFCore6 and .Net 6 is in final edit.​

 

   Kit Skinner, Senior Cloud Training Architect

Kit is responsible for delivering instructor-led training​ and creating on-demand & hands-on training​.  In addition, he is an Infrastructure/Security SME for Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365​.​

Prior to joining Opsgility, he spent over 6 years in Azure cloud consulting for various industries including manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and government sectors, and over 15 years in direct IT roles designing, running, and managing infrastructure & security.​

Kit has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, in roles spanning networking, infrastructure, technical pre-sales and system architecture.​

 

   Brian Nielsen, Senior Cloud Training Architect

Brian is a Senior Cloud Training Architect at Opsgility and has spent the last 11 years as a consultant with Microsoft Partners. He has worked with cloud solutions & migrations for small businesses and Fortune 1000 companies. ​
Brian has 26 years of professional IT experience. He has exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and Open-Source software. As a consultant, he is used to solving highly visible and complex problems. Brian is an excellent communicator and public speaker, well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. He can meet ever-changing technology needs with innovative and up-to-date solutions.​

About Organizer

Embracing modern technologies is essential for organizations to compete in this digital age. Enterprise cloud adoption requires knowledge developed through years of practice. As Microsoft Gold Partners, with over 30 years of IT experience, we are certified experts in Azure and Microsoft 365.

We facilitate cloud migration, governance, and operations to empower organizations to realize the full potential of the Microsoft Cloud through a unique blend of SaaS solutions. We support organizations throughout their cloud journey, from strategic planning to licensing and workforce enablement.

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