About the Book
Are you interested in build lab, proof of concept, or development environments in Microsoft Azure. If so, this book is for you. You will start by setting up your first Microsoft Azure Subscription. Then, configure a Virtual Machine that will be used as a Nested Hyper-V Host. Further advanced configurations will see you enable external NAT Configurations and multiple real-world scenarios.
About the Authors
Dave is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. His background includes data communications networks within multi-server environments, and he has led architecture teams for virtualization, System Center, Exchange, Active Directory, and Internet gateways. Very active within the Microsoft technical and consulting teams, Dave has provided deep-dive technical knowledge and subject matter expertise on various System Center and operating system topics.
Dave is well-known in the community as an evangelist for Microsoft, 1E, and Veeam technologies. Locating Dave is easy as he speaks at several conferences and sessions each year, including TechEd, Ignite, MVP Days Community Roadshow, and VeeamOn.
Recently Dave has been honored to take on the role of Conference Co-Chair of TechMentor with fellow MVP Sami Laiho. The lineup of speakers and attendees that have been to this conference over the past 20 years is really amazing. Come down to Redmond or Orlando in 2018 and you can meet him in person.
As the founder and Managing Principal Consultant at TriCon Elite Consulting, Dave is a leading technology expert for both local customers and large international enterprises, providing optimal guidance and methodologies to achieve and maintain an efficient infrastructure.
Cristal Kawula is the co-founder of MVPDays Community Roadshow and #MVPHour live Twitter Chat. She is the President of TriCon Elite Consulting where she manages the day to day operations of the field consulting and sales teams.
Cristal is also only the 2nd Woman in the world to receive the prestigious Veeam Vanguard Community excellence award. In July of 2017 she was awarded the designation of Microsoft MVP.
Early in her career Cristal worked as a consultant with Microsoft authoring content for internal SMSGR and GTR teams. This content was used to train internal support engineers and global escalation engineering teams.
Cristal can be found speaking at Microsoft Ignite, MVPDays, and other local user groups. She is extremely active in the community and has recently helped publish a book for other Women MVP’s called Voices from the Data Platform.
Cary Sun is an Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent many years performing infrastructure analyses and solution implementations for organizations ranging from 20 to over 600,00 employees. He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999 , Cisco Champion 2018-2019 and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Cary is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, technical editors/reviewer for many books, including Master Storage Space Direct Volume 1.
Personal Website: carysun.com
Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA
Émile is a six-time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) who started in the industry during the mid-90s working at an ISP and designing web sites for celebrities. He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent many years performing infrastructure analyses and solution implementations for organizations around the world.
Émile organizes the Calgary Microsoft User Group, blogs on CheckYourLogs.net, and has presented at several conferences, including Ignite, VeeamOn, TechMentor, TechReady, and MVPDays.
Angus is the youngest Son (11) of Cary Sun and is a kid who loves coding. He manages his own blog www.gooddealmart.com and is excited to learn as much as he can about Microsoft and other technologies. He works hard in school and always tries to do his best in all of his subjects. The one thing he likes is computer programming and technical writing. He also likes playing video games whenever he has spare time. Otherwise, he is just a kid who's just chilling and writing blogs. For this book, Angus helped write some of the content for automating Routing and Remote Access with PowerShell.