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Microsoft - MTA Cloud Fundamentals

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

8/2/2021 (Monday)

Overview

Your accelerated MTA Cloud Fundamentals course will develop the core skills to implement, improve and maintain cloud services.

Learn to unlock the benefits of cloud technology saving your business money and energy as well as increasing flexibility, security and potential for collaboration. During your accelerated 2 day course you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify and operate the different types of cloud services
  • Secure data stored in the cloud
  • Ensure security requirements are met
  • Integrate cloud services with on-premises services to create hybrid scenarios

The Microsoft MTA Cloud Fundamentals course is your first step on the ladder towards an MCSA. Get MTA certified, and you'll soon have the confidence and knowledge to build your technology career.

You'll benefit from official Microsoft courseware, instructors and exams as well as Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review technique. You'll also train at our distraction free training centre allowing you to be fully immersed in MTA Cloud Fundamentals

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online Cloud Fundamentals courses
  2. You'll be Cloud Fundamentals certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Cloud Fundamentals trained in record time
  3. Our Cloud Fundamentals course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass Cloud Fundamentals first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn Cloud Fundamentals faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying Cloud Fundamentals with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 77,136 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

Benefits

Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Understand the cloud

Describe cloud principles and delivery mechanisms

  • Differentiate between on-premises IT service models; differentiate between subscription or pay-as-you-go versus upfront CapEx/OpEx funding model; use cloud services to expand capacity (elasticity of the cloud), scalability, redundancy and availability; differentiate between cloud services that are configurable versus on-premises services that are customisable

Describe cloud security requirements and policies

  • Describe how cloud services manage privacy, how compliance goals are met, how data is secured at rest or on-the-wire, and how data and operations transparency requirements are met

Describe how a cloud service stays up to date and available

  • Describe the service/feature improvement process; monitor service health, service maintenance and future roadmap publishing; identify guarantees, service level agreements (SLA) and capping of liability of the cloud service provider

Describe the different types of cloud services

  • Differentiate between types of cloud services and their characteristics, including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS); integrate the cloud with on-premises services in hybrid scenarios

Enable Microsoft cloud services

Identify the requirements and dependencies for using Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Plan networking and domains, firewall rule, client requirements, bandwidth implications and DNS

Select a cloud service plan

  • Understand the different options and plans available for Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

Sign up for cloud services

  • Name your tenant, set up your first administrator, determine tenant location

Set up the initial configuration of cloud services

  • Register domains, verify domains, choose the domain purpose; identify required DNS record types

Administer Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

Create users and groups, and assign services and licences

  • Differentiate between cloud identities (Online identity, Synchronised identities, Federated identities), create and manage users and identities, delete and restore users (soft delete), create and manage groups, assign and revoke licences, determine user locations

Assign permissions in Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Assign or revoke administrative roles; manage delegated admins; manage password policies, subscriptions and licences

Monitor service health in Office 365 and Microsoft Intune

  • Monitor the Service Health dashboard, subscribe to RSS feeds, monitor the maintenance schedule, monitor the message centre, log service support requests, configure alerts

Use and configure Microsoft cloud services

Configure Exchange Online

  • Manage recipients (mailboxes, shared mailboxes, resources, contacts, groups), manage anti-spam and antivirus settings

Configure SharePoint Online, including OneDrive

  • Create SharePoint team sites, configure external sharing, set up social features using newsfeeds or Yammer, apply themes, set storage and resource limits

Configure Lync Online

  • Manage Lync user options, manage external communication settings, configure dial-in settings and meeting invitation options, configure Lync Online DNS

Configure Microsoft Intune

  • Install Microsoft Intune client management software, create and deploy policies, automate installations, identify software requirements, set up notifications, identify mobile device management policies

Support cloud users

Resolve sign-in and Office application installation issues

  • Troubleshoot sign-in issues, forgotten passwords, connection problems, difficulty activating Office applications and difficulty connecting mobile devices to Office 365 or Microsoft Intune; choose between 32-bit and 64-bit; identify when an Office repair is required; identify operating system requirements for Office 365 ProPlus; browser requirements and specific versions of Internet Explorer

Resolve email and calendar issues

  • Troubleshoot issues receiving and sending email, troubleshoot issues accessing a delegated mailbox

Resolve SharePoint and OneDrive issues

  • Identify storage limits, troubleshoot "Open with Explorer" not working and OneDrive not syncing, recover deleted files

Resolve Lync issues

  • Troubleshoot Lync sign-in issues, troubleshoot connection issues to Lync Online, troubleshoot communicating to Skype users and users in other companies using Lync

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Candidates are expected to have some hands-on experience with Office 365, Microsoft Intune, firewalls, network topologies and devices and network ports.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"Excellent setup. By far the most intensive way to study."
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"I was a little dubious to begin with, but I was soon pleasantly surprised. The trainer was excellent and the facilities were great, which made the experience really good."
John Fry. (21/9/2020 (Monday) to 23/9/2020 (Wednesday))

"Really good course. The trainer was very knowledgeable. Good experience doing the remote sessions, labs were really helpful too."
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