Orange County

MARCH 15, 2017

This event is over. Please email solve@rackspace.com for any questions.

Put your cloud acumen to the test and register for a complimentary Rackspace::Solve Azure Workshop in Orange County on March 15, 2017.

During this half-day event, Rackspace and Microsoft certified experts will help you gain a deeper, more technical understanding of the Azure Cloud. Learn about the growing features powering Azure Active Directory, explore Containers on Azure, and streamline your operations with Azure Automation.

Following the workshop, we encourage you to stick around for a networking reception with your peers and industry experts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to elevate your skills, transform your business objectives, and put the cloud to work for you. Register today while seats last!

“THIS WAS A GREAT EVENT AS IT ANSWERED MY QUESTIONS ON THE FUTURE OF IT AND HOW I CAN PREPARE MYSELF TO HANDLE THE CHALLENGES.”

MARIA LEO, RACKSPACE::SOLVE ATTENDEE

AGENDA

01:00 PM - 01:15 PM
Welcome & Introductions
01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
Preparing Active Directory for Azure
Learn the differences between Windows Server Active Directory and the growing list of services and features behind Azure Active Directory. Understand what your organization needs to begin doing to prepare for federation and or migration of your Active Directory to Azure and best practices once you move.
Rackspace – Kent Kingery, Sr. Manager – Cloud Engineering
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Demystifying Containers in Azure
Join us for a tour of Containers on Azure where we will explore the options for hosting and scaling your workloads, and where these fit in Azure's portfolio of IaaS and PaaS services. We will also discuss and demonstrate Azure Container Service and its support for the three main orchestrators, Docker Swarm, DC/OS and, most recently, Kubernetes.
Rackspace – Aaron Wislang, Sr. Architect – Azure Product & Engineering
02:45 PM - 03:00 PM
Break
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Automating Azure to Streamline Operations
Learn the fundamentals of Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC to get yourself started on the journey of freeing yourself from the mundane tasks and allowing you to spend more time innovating and growing your business. Start working towards the utopian goal of zero-touch configuration for deploying your workloads.
Rackspace – Gary Porter, Azure Cloud Solution Architect
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Defense in Depth, Securing Azure Workloads
Understand the security features enabled by the Azure cloud platform and how to leverage them to protect your cloud enabled workloads from the perimeter to your core infrastructure. Understand the different constructs of Azure security and network services vs. traditional point solutions and learn how to deploy them to meet your security needs.
Rackspace – Ed Ray, Azure Cloud Solution ArchitectRackspace – Gerry Le Canu, Azure Cloud Solution Architect
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Networking Reception

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686 Anton Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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