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Course spotlight — Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104

The Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate certification is very popular in the world of IT, especially now, with the increasing move towards cloud. But, what is it all about?

A Microsoft Azure Administrator implements, manages, and monitors identity, governance, storage, compute, and virtual networks in a cloud environment.

Before attending the Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate course, professionals should have working knowledge of PowerShell and the Command Line Interface.

What does the course cover?

At Firebrand, we specialise in accelerated training. Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner, so learners have access to the latest Microsoft courseware and practice papers.

This four-day accelerated course helps learners develop the skills they need to implement, monitor and maintain Azure solutions, from storage to security and networking.

The course is led by an expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and covers the following areas:

  • Module 1: Identity
  • Module 2: Governance and Compliance
  • Module 3: Azure Administration
  • Module 4: Virtual Networking
  • Module 5: Intersite Connectivity
  • Module 6: Network Traffic Management
  • Module 7: Azure Storage
  • Module 8: Azure Virtual Machines
  • Module 9: PaaS Compute Options
  • Module 10: Data Protection
  • Module 11: Monitoring

What's the exam like?

At the end of the course, learners take the AZ-104 exam at our training centre in Wyboston Lakes, Bedfordshire, and become Microsoft certified!


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