About Azure Certification Course

  • Who should take this Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago?

    The Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago covers all the bases for professionals considering jumping into the exciting world of cloud computing. This course is an ideal fit for:

    • Fresh graduates who want to join the world of cloud computing.
    • Professionals working in either technical or non-technical job roles and want to switch to cloud computing.

    The only things an aspiring cloud professionals require needs to enroll in the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago is an interest in learning more about cloud computing and a desire to grow their career. a

  • What should I expect from this Azure certification course in Chicago?

    Expect the following when you take up the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago

    • Industry-recognized Certification: Once students complete the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago, they'll get an official certificate signifying their expertise in cloud computing.
    • Learning from the Experts: All the cloud computing concepts are taught by the leading industry experts coupled with content structured that guarantees industry-specific relevance. 
    • Career and Projects: You will be placed through our various industry partners.
    • Job assistance services: With the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago, you can gain access to  job assistance services, such as career fairs,  interview preparation courses and more.

  • Is Microsoft Azure certification worth it?

    The tech industry has seen a huge shift in recent years and mostly towards cloud computing. Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform and it is one of the company's fastest growing divisions. Azure is well-positioned for long-term growth in one of the most promising areas in technology. Microsoft Azure figures in all credible lists of top cloud computing platforms widely-used anywhere in the world. Once the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago course is completed, you will have the training you need to excel in cloud computing.

  • What are the course objectives?

    The Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago offers expert-backed training that will help you understand the key principles of cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure has implemented those principles. Moreover, you will learn how to manage billings, subscriptions, and role-based access control with respect to Azure groups and users; implement configuration options and use cases for Azure application services and application service environments; design and create an Azure app service Web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools; and handle identity and security for Azure solutions. This Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago offers learners a comprehensive immersion into the application of Azure infrastructure.

  • What is the difference between Azure and AWS?

    Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are both leading cloud service providers. Both provide a variety of cloud services, such as hosting, storage, computing services or also services related to advanced technologies, such as AI, ML, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Business requirements dictate the choice between the two, for example, some companies may choose Azure for PaaS while some may choose AWS for IaaS

  • Which Certification is best for Azure?

    Because this is a role-based Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago course, learners have the option to select an area of interest that best meets their interests and desired career path. Following are a few of the other most popular Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago:

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator – Associate Exam AZ-104
    • Microsoft Azure Security Engineer (Associate Exam AZ-500)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Architect Technologies AZ-303
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer – Associate Exam AZ-204
    • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (Exam AZ-900)

  • Which Azure Certification is best for beginners?

    To better attract different technical proficiencies, Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago is divided into three tiers: Foundational, Associate, and Expert. If you are looking for a beginner’s certification for Microsoft Azure, then the answer seems quite simple and straightforward. Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification is the right way to move up the ladder. The Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago has a lot to offer.

  • How much time does it take to get Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-303 certification?

    People learn at different rates and have different levels of experience in Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago course. Therefore, each learner requires a different amount of time to get ready to take the Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-303 certification. The time taken also depends on other factors, such as one’s previous knowledge and the dedication towards studying for the exam. If you have prepared well, then it should take you anywhere between 3-6 months to get your Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-303 certification. The Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago will ensure that you are well prepared.

  • How Many Attempts Required for Azure Certification?

    If one does not clear the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago certification exam the first time, then a second attempt can be made after 24 hours. However, if one does not clear the second attempt either, then a 14-day gap is applicable on subsequent attempts. Each student is given five opportunities a year to achieve a passing score on the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago.

  • Do Azure Certifications Expire?

    From June 2021 onwards, the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Training in Chicago certification expires after one year. Earlier the Azure Cloud Architect Certification Course in Chicago was valid for two years.

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Azure Certification Learning Path

  • Course 1

    Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Training Course will familiarize you with the main principles of cloud computing and how they have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. This course will get you up to speed on Azure services, security, privacy, compliance, trust, pricing, and support.

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  • Course 2Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: AZ:303

    This Microsoft Azure certification training will establish you as an expert Azure Solutions Architect and help you ace the AZ-303: Azure Architect Technologies Exam. You will learn to deploy and configure infrastructure, implement workloads and security, create and deploy apps, and develop for the cloud and Azure storage.

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  • Course 3Online Classroom Flexi Pass

    Microsoft Azure Architect Design: AZ:304

    This Microsoft Azure certification training establishes you as an expert Azure Solutions Architect and helps you ace the AZ-301 exam. You will learn how to determine workload requirements, design for identity and security, architect data platform, create continuity, migration, and API integration.

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  • Master's Program Certificate

  • Electives

    Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104

  • Electives

    Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate: AZ:204

Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

Azure Training FAQs

  • How can I learn more about this Azure training course in Chicago?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chatbot. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • How should I prepare for the Azure Certification exam in Chicago?

    The recommended steps are as follows:
    Step 1: Complete the Azure Cloud Architect training to enhance your technical skills with Azure. 
    Step 2: Take a practice test on our online platform.
    Step 3: Schedule and pass your Azure Certification Exams at an exam center of your choice to become certified.

  • How much does Microsoft Azure certification cost in Chicago?

    Almost all the Microsoft Certification exams cost $165 USD.

  • How many times can you take a Microsoft Azure Certification exam in Chicago?

    You can take a given Azure exam only five times in a year. After you have exhausted five attempts, you can retake only after 12 months from the date of exhaustion of the fifth attempt.

  • What is Microsoft Azure?

    Microsoft Azure is a cloud service by Microsoft which is used for building, deploying, testing, monitoring, and managing applications and services.

  • Who is an Azure cloud architect?

    An Azure cloud architect is the one who analyzes and evaluates the requirements of an organization and make architectural recommendations for implementing and deploying applications on Azure.

  • Is exam voucher included in this Azure Course?

    Yes, one exam voucher is included in this Azure Course. You can choose the course under this program for which you want to avail the voucher for.

  • 6 Reasons a Microsoft Azure Certification is the Secret to a Great Cloud Computing Career

    In the recent past, the entire concept of computing has seen a paradigm shift towards cloud computing. This internet-based computing model provides data and shared computer processing to computers and other devices on demand.

    Cloud computing facilitates universal access to a shared pool of computing resources, enabling information to be transferred effortlessly and with minimal effort. With cloud computing, users and enterprises can now store and process data in third-party data storage centers. It is cost-effective for companies as they don’t have to invest an excessive amount on IT infrastructure.

    With the vast majority of organizations, across the world are adopting the cloud, the demand for skilled professionals in this field is high. High salaries and a broad range of options for cloud computing experts have made it a sought-after industry for IT professionals.

    Why Azure?

    One skill that can significantly increase a candidate’s chances of getting hired in the cloud computing domain is a certification in Microsoft Azure

    The opportunities for Microsoft Azure certified aspirants have drastically multiplied in recent years, owing to the growing demand:

    • As per reports from Microsoft, over 1,000 new customers sign up to Azure daily. That’s 365,000 new companies adopting MS Azure every year!
    • MS Azure is being used by over 57% of Fortune 500 companies.
    • Through Azure, Microsoft’s commercial cloud revenue has increased by 104%, with an annual run rate of $6.3 billion in revenue.
    • Microsoft Azure has received official accreditation from the UK government.
    • There is even a Microsoft Azure Government offering, backed by the US Government.

    Cloud Computing in Different Industries

    The field of Cloud Computing and related technologies are drastically changing the way business is done across all industry sectors. Cloud computing has gained immense traction in the past years, bringing about transformational changes, and faster processes across sectors.

    • Banking

      Cloud computing opens up an opportunity for banking professionals to connect with their users and customers directly. The various digital services can help them maintain and build customer relations anytime and anywhere through the cloud. Services like storing, managing and accessing the information have become easier for both the bankers and the customers. Deploying and integrating bank systems and services have become seamless with cloud computing, resulting in a decrease in the time and effort of users.
    • Healthcare

      The healthcare industry has highly sensitive, personalized information, which makes it even more challenging to control, access, and handle such data. This is where the power of the cloud comes in: Cloud computing is changing the way medical practitioners, hospitals, and clinics deliver quality, cost-effective services to their patients. The cloud has revolutionized healthcare, making it efficient through a decentralized approach, and improving the patient experience by providing services at significantly lower costs.
    • Education

      The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and educational institutions across the board, with more and more organizations currently using some kind of cloud-based application. The immediate benefits: cloud-based applications reduce infrastructure and IT costs, increase accessibility, enable collaboration. Cloud computing has potentially changed how education works, both in online courses and in traditional classrooms, and has given students the opportunity to study by connecting to a virtual classroom anytime, anywhere, and with any device.

    Six Reasons to Get a Microsoft Azure Certification

    1. Focus on the Public Cloud

      The cloud is being adopted in increasing numbers for business, and cloud computing is expected to become a $300 billion business by 2021 globally. As the world of technology and computing develops, more and more careers are emerging to suit the needs of the evolving computing landscape. The data is impressive and quite convincing as to why you could consider learning cloud technologies like MS Azure.
    2. MS Azure Has the Lion’s Share

      Azure is catching up at an astounding rate with its competitors. As per a survey conducted by David Ziembicki, a Senior Architect in Microsoft Consulting Services – Azure’s userbase is comparable to that of AWS, and that customer discussions have also moved from Hyper-V to Azure.
    3. The Technology of the Future

      Cloud technologies like Azure are evolving at a rapid clip, outpacing the average rate of growth in the IT sector as a whole.
    4. Easy to Adapt and Learn

      With Microsoft enjoying an effective monopoly in the personal computer OS market, most users will be familiar with the Windows operating system. This makes the Microsoft Azure learning curve flatter than it is for other platforms. Having an awareness of the working principles of Azure is a huge advantage since concepts like Azure Automation and Operational Insights are quite easy to learn if you have an exposure to Microsoft’s tools at work. 
    5. Tremendous Potential

      Cloud infrastructure is set to dominate the IT space. Microsoft Azure is growing faster than any other cloud services provider with an incredible 154% YOY growth rate.
    6. Highly Efficient Tool

      Azure is equipped to handle most of the traditional tasks of design, deployment, and management of platforms. According to Ziembicki, the efficiency of a cloud platform like Azure is best gauged by answering the following questions -
    • Does it add value to a large app development project in Azure?
    • Does it assist the Ops side of Dev/Ops?
    • Does it come with PowerShell console integration?

    MS Azure meets each of these needs to the satisfaction of millions of users around the world.

    Azure Certifications Path

    Microsoft Azure Architect Training

    This Microsoft Azure certification training will establish you as an expert Azure Solutions Architect and help you ace the AZ-300 exam. You will learn how to deploy and configure infrastructure, implement workloads and security, create and deploy apps, and develop the cloud and Azure storage.

    Microsoft Azure Developer Associate Training

    This Azure Developer Certification training aligns with the latest (2019) edition of Azure Developer Certified Associate exam AZ-203. A combination of AZ-200 and AZ-201, announced by Microsoft, the exam verifies your ability to select, develop, and implement Azure cloud technology solutions.

    Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate

    Become a part of the Azure revolution with our Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate training course. Aligned with the 2019 edition of Exam AZ-103 Microsoft Azure Administrator, this Azure course is best suited for professionals wishing to be successful as an Azure Administrator.

    Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Training

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Training Course will familiarize you with the main principles of cloud computing and how they have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. This Azure course will get you up to speed on Azure services, security, privacy, compliance, trust, pricing, and support.

    The Prime Certification: Cloud Architect Master’s Program

    Simplilearn’s Cloud Architect Master’s Program will build your Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud expertise from the ground up. You’ll learn to master the architectural principles and services of two of the top cloud platforms, design and deploy highly scalable, fault-tolerant applications and develop skills to transform yourself into an AWS and Azure cloud architect.

  • What comes after Azure Certification Training course?

    We recommend you upgrade your knowledge after you have completed this Azure Certification Training course. Consider taking a Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing to become an expert and take your career to new heights.

  • What is the future of Microsoft Azure?

    Cloud computing is one of the technologies dominating the fourth industrial revolution. Microsoft Azure is giving cut-throat competition to AWS in the overall cloud services market. Many organizations are reaping the benefits of using cloud services offered by Azure and many are planning to adopt it. The worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will increase significantly over the next few years and Azure seems to have a bright future.

  • How do I start a career in Azure?

    Starting a career in cloud computing requires technical expertise. If you are interested in learning about Microsoft Azure, then you should have a basic understanding of how it works and what services it offers. Next, you can take this Microsoft Azure course to learn everything from scratch.

  • Does Microsoft Azure require coding?

    You can start using the Azure platform even without programming knowledge. However, to use some specific services or developing applications on the platform, you would need expertise in at least one of the programming languages.

  • Why become an Azure Cloud Architect?

    Whether small or large, companies are trying to shift data online and produce services on the cloud to gain speed, flexibility, and scalability. In fact, as per Oracle’s Cloud Predictions, about 80% of the enterprises will move to cloud-based platforms by the end of 2025. Presently, the world is facing a substantial demand-supply gap when it comes to skilled cloud professionals. According to one of the reports by Indeed, by the end of 2022, the world will be witnessing nearly 1,000,000 computing job vacancies. Coming to the pay, Azure cloud architects are paid well, earning an average salary of $119487 in a year. Considering all this, having an Azure certification will help you have a highly flourishing career.

  • What are the prerequisites for pursuing this Azure Cloud Architect course?

    There is no such prerequisite for pursuing this Azure course.

  • What are the job opportunities after completing this Azure Cloud Architect course?

    With an Azure certification, you can seek job opportunities as:

    • Azure Cloud architect
    • Azure solutions architect
    • Enterprise architect
    • Principal architect
    • Deputy General Manager (Cloud computing)
    • IT director

  • What industries use Azure Cloud Architecture most?

    Azure Cloud Architecture is widely used in IT, retail, finance & capital market, energy, health & life sciences, and manufacturing. Upon seeking this Azure training, you can effortlessly seek employment in one of these industries.

  • Which companies hire for Azure Cloud Architect?

    Upon completing this Azure training course, you can seek employment with companies like Microsoft, Accenture, Mindtree, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini, HCL Technologies, and ITC.

  • Will this Azure Cloud Architect course help me to become an Azure Cloud Architect?

    This Azure certification course will help you to become an Azure because it allows you to:

    • Develop an understanding of fundamental principles of cloud computing and their implementation in Microsoft Azure
    • Overall manage billing, subscription, and role-based access control of Azure users and groups
    • Implement configuration options for Azure App Services and App Service environments
    • Develop an Azure app service web app with the help of Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
    • Manage security and identity for Azure solutions

  • What major skills do you need to become an Azure Cloud Architect?

    To become a cloud architect, you need to have technical skills like understanding of programming language, the basic idea of cloud computing and management fundamentals, expertise in computing, networking, storing, and security, and non-technical skills like time management, good communication skills, ability to take decisions, business knowledge and potential to learn new concepts. With Simplilearn’s Azure certification, you can easily acquire these skills and experience a rewarding career ahead.

  • What kind of careers can you pursue with a background in Azure Cloud Architecture?

    With azure certification, you can pursue a career as:

    • Azure Cloud Architect
    • Cloud Administrator
    • Cloud Developer
    • Cloud Sales and Purchase Manager
    • Cloud DevOps Engineer
    • Azure Big Data Specialist
    • Azure Networking Specialist
    • Key Account Manager, Cloud

  • What does Azure Cloud Architect do?

    The roles and responsibilities of an Azure cloud architect involve:

    • Monitor the designing and deployment of Azure solutions at the enterprise level.
    • Head technical discussions with senior customer executives to make decisions aligned with company objectives and oversee their implementation.
    • Assess and manage technical and business requirements for establishing the latest cloud platforms
    • Design and develop architectures with Microsoft Azure for meeting the requirements of clients and businesses.
    • Executing implementation of Azure infrastructure and manage workload using Azure
    • Help in internal Service Delivery Framework and IP development. Upon completing this Azure cloud architect course, you will get a better insight into what a cloud architect does and the skills required to perform this role.

  • Can a fresh graduate seek employment after completing this Azure Cloud Architect course?

    This Azure architect course has been designed to help fresh graduates and experienced individuals fulfill their learning objectives and have a flourishing career as an Azure Cloud architect. This Azure certification course comes up with Simplilearn’s JobAssist program, through which you can seek 6-month assistance with job search, resume building, interview preparation, and professional networking.

  • What book do you suggest reading for Azure Cloud Architecture?

    While taking this online Azure training, you can look into the following books for additional reference:

    • Microsoft Azure For Dummies 1st Edition by Timothy L. Warner
    • Hands-On Cloud Administration in Azure by Mustafa Toroman
    • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Exam Ref AZ-900 by Jim Cheshire
    • Mastering Azure Serverless Computing by Abhishek Mishra
    • Mastering Azure Security by Mustafa Toroman and Tom Janetscheck

  • What is the pay scale of Azure Cloud Architects across the world?

    With Azure certification, professionals can earn an average salary of $119487 in a year.

  • What are the eligibility criteria for the Azure Cloud Architect course?

    There is no such eligibility criteria for this Azure course, however, having a basic idea of Azure administration, Azure development, or DevOps will be helpful.

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