Thursday, March 24, 2011

Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) provides free Microsoft Cloud Tech training

Jeff Alexander's Weblog - Check out the Microsoft Virtual Academy!

"Cloud computing is the biggest change to hit IT professionals in recent years. Everyone is talking about the Cloud and this makes figuring out what you need to be successful in your role hard.
Wouldn't it be great if there was a simple, effective way to get the skills and training you needed to take advantage of the opportunity Cloud computing offers IT professionals - and get the recognition and rewards you deserve?

The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing.


Microsoft Virtual Academy - FAQ

"What does MVA stand for?

Microsoft Virtual Academy – MVA is a fully cloud-based learning experience focusing on Microsoft Cloud Technologies. You can access a variety of training content online and become one of the renowned experts in the IT Pro community around the world. MVA provides its users with a virtual university experience: the student can select a course and study the material and then do the self-assessment. By doing so, he will collect points that will promote him to a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Level. Students on MVA can get access to all the information, statistics and advancements of their training career, allowing them to maintain a long-term relationship with Microsoft. Learning through MVA is free of charge, and you can study the contents at any time and at your own pace.

The MVA platform is hosted on the latest Microsoft Azure technology, which guarantees that your learning experience will flow uninterruptedly for the best online learning experience ever!

Who is eligible to participate in the MVA?

Anybody wishing to grow professionally and to follow along in a training environment completely free of charge can take part in the MVA. There is no prerequisite for access to the training resources, nor is there a minimum level of technical expertise required.


Will it cost money to study at this academy?

No, there is no cost for this service. Students can use any of the resources available on the cloud without restrictions.


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Looks kind of interesting... Now just need to find the time to do it. :P

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