Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals - Jump Start (free online training)

The IT Pro Evangelism team, Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft Virtual Academy are pleased to announce the next Jump Start course Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals on Wednesday, January 30th from 8am – 5pm PST.

This live online event is designed for IT Pros that are evaluating different hypervisors or are experienced in VMware looking to get up-to-speed on how Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 SP1 compares with VMware vSphere 5.1 and VMware’s Private Cloud.

Join Microsoft virtualization experts and VMware Certified Professionals Symon Perriman & Matt McSpirit in a demo-rich learning experience with a live Q&A. 

Register here:

Even if you cannot make the live event, sign up so that you receive a notification when the recordings are posted to the Microsoft Virtual Academy in a few weeks.


Topics include

· Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere 5.1

o Introduction & Scalability

o Storage & Resource Management

o Multi-tenancy & Flexibility

o Backup & High-Availability


· System Center 2012 SP1 vs. VMware’s Private Cloud

o Introduction & Overview of System Center 2012

o Application Management

o Cloud on your Terms

o Foundation, Hybrid Clouds & Costs