In-Depth Training for IT Pros

Looking for intense training to help you take your career to a new level? TechMentor brings full day training seminars to you in an intimate virtual setting with an industry expert as your guide. Keep up-to-date on some of the hottest trends in the IT world to drive your career forward with the latest technology. These TechMentor Training Seminars provide in-depth training and knowledge-share, networking with fellow peers, and dedicated interaction with a skilled instructor to take what you have learned back to your office.

Who Should Attend?

This is a technical TechMentor hands-on training seminar, but is appropriate for, and designed to be accessible by, those in technical decision-making roles as well. As such, it's geared to information technology professionals (IT PROS), cloud administrators, and architects, but also to technology product management, IT leaders, Chief Data Officers, Chief Analytics Officers, and Chief Technology Officers.

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TechMentor 2-Day Hands-On Training Seminar: Migrating to Server 2022 and Azure
May 21-22, 2024
9:00AM – 5:00PM (Central)
Level: Intermediate

The conclusion of support for Windows Server 2016 and 2012 in 2024 has heightened the urgency for organizations to maintain current and updated infrastructure. The persistence of outdated legacy systems is no longer acceptable merely due to uncertainty about their management. This intensive 2-day hands-on lab seminar addresses the need to modernize critical IT infrastructure assets.

Participants will delve into essential topics such as the migration to Microsoft's latest flagship server operating system, Windows Server 2022, and the core infrastructure roles of Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Print Services, File Services, Web Services (IIS), and in-place upgrades of application servers.

But the learning doesn't stop there; the seminar also covers Windows Software Update Services, Storage Spaces, Storage Spaces Direct, Azure Stack HCI (Hybrid), Azure Arc, and the migration of critical workloads to Azure using Azure Migrate and Azure Files.

This unparalleled training opportunity spans a 2-day period, promising to be a highlight of the year. The agenda includes valuable insights into certification preparation, aligning directly with the new Azure Hybrid Exams - AZ800 and AZ801.

During this hands-on seminar, participants will gain expertise in:

  • Upgrading key infrastructure roles such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS.
  • The process of upgrading Web Application Servers (IIS).
  • Upgrading both physical and virtual servers are running earlier Windows versions.
  • Engaging in hands-on demos for migrating a data center to the Cloud.
  • Understanding the migration of workloads to Azure and associated requirements.
  • For those considering certification, this HOL Seminar offers a direct pathway to the new Azure Hybrid Exams - AZ800 and AZ801, significantly aiding exam preparation.

To ensure active participation, attendees must bring their own computer (Windows or Mac) equipped with a camera, Internet connection, speakers, and a microphone. All labs will be conducted through Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Don't miss out on this comprehensive training opportunity – we anticipate your presence at the seminar.

Attendee Workstation Requirements:
You must provide your own computer (Windows or Mac) for this hands-on lab workshop with a camera, Internet connection, speakers, and a microphone; and all labs will be run through RDP.

Meet Our Speaker

Dave Kawula
Principal Consultant, TriCon Elite Consulting

Dave Kawula is an Enterprise Consultant, Technology Evangelist, Best Selling Author, and all around geek. He loves Microsoft Technology and is considered one of the best in his field. He holds over 50 + Microsoft Certifications and is also a Microsoft MVP. Dave is also a Veeam Vanguard, Alumni Cisco Champion, and Nutanix NTC.

Dave is the Conference Co-Chair for TechMentor and in 2017 was a top 5 speaker in his track at Microsoft Ignite. In 2018 Dave tied for #1 top session at Microsoft Ignite. He can be followed on twitter @davekawula

Top Reasons To Join Us

In-Depth Training.

If you are an IT professional looking for intense training, TechMentor Training Seminars provide focused in-depth training with one of the top experts in the field. Attend this 2-Day virtual, Hands-On training seminar and learn how to modernize your critical IT infrastructure assets.


With small classes and expert instructors, the intimate setting of these TechMentor virtual courses allows for networking with your peers to learn from their experiences, problem-solve, and brings solutions back to your office.

Get the Most Out of Your Time.

If you don't have time for a full 4, 5 or 6-day conference, look no further. Get in-depth, actionable training that fits in with your busy schedule in this two-day virtual TechMentor seminar.

Looking For More? If you are interested in more IT Pro training offerings, check out and to explore the events, sessions, workshops and hands-on training options we offer.

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  • Extended Early Bird Registration through May 10th
  • Standard Registration through May 20th
  • 2-Day Seminar
    (Price per attendee)
  • $1,400
  • $1,550
  • Team - 2-Day for Groups of 3 or More
    (Price per attendee)
  • $1,350
  • $1,500

Discounts are available for alumni, government employees, and educators. For more information, contact us at, or 949.296.9840.

Part of a team of 3 or more? Contact us at, or 949.296.9840 for more information and pricing.

Please make checks payable to: 1105 Media

Send checks to: 1105 Media Inc. General Lockbox, File 2273, 1801 W Olympic Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91199-2273

Questions? Contact Sara Ross at, or 949.296.9840

REFUND AND CANCELLATION: You may substitute one person in your place by contacting at least five business days prior to the event. If you must cancel all or part of your registration, your refund request must be sent no later than 20 business days prior. Your fee will be returned, less a $250 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued within 20 days of the event.

Why TechMentor

TechMentor was created for IT Managers and Professionals seeking real-world, in-depth technical training. During TechMentor seminars and conferences, expert instructors, leading analysts and Microsoft technology leaders conduct tactical and strategic how-to sessions and technical information on deploying, managing and supporting Microsoft products and technologies.

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