Infrastructure builds can be a big job. Especially when it comes to environments like SharePoint, which not only require you to provision the server itself, but also plan for Active Directory for identity and SQL server for backend data storage. With Windows Azure IaaS you can quickly provision and scale your SharePoint farm environment in hours versus weeks or months. Hear from Matt Hester, Senior IT Evangelist for Microsoft about key items to consider and how to get started.
Matt Hester is a Senior Information Technology Professional Evangelist for Microsoft. Matt has been involved in the IT Pro community for over 20 years. Matt is a skilled and experienced evangelist presenting to audiences nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Microsoft Matt was a highly successful Microsoft Certified Trainer for over 8 years. After joining Microsoft, Matt has continued to be heavily involved in IT Pro community as an IT Pro Evangelist. In his role at Microsoft Matt has presented to audiences in excess of 5000 and as small as 10. Matt has written 4 articles for TechNet magazine. In addition Matt has published 3 books:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference by Sybex, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference
- Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0 by Sybex, Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference by Sybex, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference