Becoming a Microsoft Virtualization Expert

T01 A Crash Course in Private Cloud: Getting Ready for the New Datacenter

August 23rd, 2012

8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory Intermediate

Yung Chou

Yung Chou

Technology Evangelist

Microsoft Corporation

While assessing cloud computing, private cloud has been perplexing IT professionals. The confusions between virtualization and private cloud, the complexities of transforming a traditional infrastructure-centric deployment model into a cloud-enable environment, the ambiguities and uncertainties among It's roles and responsibilities in cloud computing are all discouraging IT professionals from playing an active role and contributing to cloud computing initiatives. This presentation is to offer clarity by reviewing architecture, examining key technologies, and demonstrating a private cloud deployment process in an enterprise environment. Attendees can gain technical insights of the what and how of private cloud, make a connection with individual's background and experience, and get started in becoming the next private cloud expert in your organization.

You will learn:

  • Know what is and how to construct and deploy a private cloud
  • Become familiar with key enabling technologies
  • Be able to build a test lab