About Azure Certification Course

  • Who should take this Azure certification course in Herndon?

    This Azure certification course in Herndon caters to those who are hoping to enter the cloud industry. The following roles and disciplines are ideal for this course:

    • Fresh graduates who are intent on taking the plunge into the job market
    • Professionals with less than 2 years of experience who are working in either technical or non-technical job roles and want to shift to cloud
       

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

    • Industry-recognized certification: Upon successful completion of the Azure training program, you will earn an industry-recognized course completion certificate
    • Learn from the best in the industry: Learn core cloud computing concepts from leading industry experts with content structured to ensure industry-specific relevance 
    • Projects and career services: Available through industry partners 
    • Job assist services: Access job assistance services such as personalized CV, career fairs, and interview preparation for different job profiles 
       

  • Is Microsoft Azure certification worth it?

    A Microsoft Azure certification validates your cloud skills and demonstrates your expertise for a given role. It can help you improve your earning potential and stay ahead of your peers. It is predicted that around 80% of all enterprise workloads will move to the cloud by 2025. This means that there will be high demand for professionals who can develop cloud applications and manage cloud infrastructures, and a Microsoft Azure certification will help you gain these skills.

  • What are the course objectives?

    This Azure certification course will make you an expert in Azure applications and architecture. Through this Azure training, you will understand the main principles of cloud computing and how they have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. Additionally, you will learn how to manage subscriptions, billing, and role-based access control regarding Azure users and groups; implement use cases and configuration options for Azure app services and app service environments; design an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools; and manage security and identity for Azure solutions.

  • What is the difference between Azure and AWS?

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are the leading cloud service providers today. Both of them offer a range of cloud services whether we want storage, hosting, compute services or those related to advanced technologies like AI, machine learning, or the Internet of Things (IoT). A choice between the two depends more on business requirements, for example, organizations prefer Azure for PaaS and AWS for IaaS. 

  • Which certification is the best for Azure?

    Microsoft Azure certifications are role based and you can choose the one best matches your career interests. Here are some of the most sought-after Azure certifications:

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

  • Which Azure certification is the best for beginners?

    Microsoft Azure certifications are divided into three levels - Foundational, Associate, and Expert. If you are a beginner, you can start with a Foundational level certification like Microsoft Azure Fundamental AZ-900 Exam. 
    How much time does it take to get Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-303 certification?
    The time taken to prepare for Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-303 certification is different for every individual. It depends on one’s prior knowledge and the intensity of preparation for the exam. If you are dedicated enough, it can take you 3 to 6 months for proper preparation. 

  • How many attempts are required for Azure certification?

    If you do not pass the Azure certification exam the first time, you can retake it after 24 hours. A 14 days gap is applicable on all the attempts following the second one. Overall, a total of 5 attempts are allowed per year to pass the Azure exams. 

  • Do Azure certifications expire?

    Starting from June 2021, any role-based or specialty certification that you earn will expire after one year. Previously, these certifications had two years of validity.

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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 Herndon?

    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 Herndon?

    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 Herndon?

    Almost all the Microsoft Certification exams cost $165 USD.

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

    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.

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