Microsoft MTA Cloud Fundamentals - Only 2 Days

Why

Four reasons why you should sit your Cloud Fundamentals course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Cloud Fundamentals trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your Cloud Fundamentals course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass Cloud Fundamentals first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study Cloud Fundamentals with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 68.075 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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What

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

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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

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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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

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

Exam 98-369: Cloud Fundamentals

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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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 - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 68.075 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.68% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"Firebrand is a great bootcamp, where you can learn a lot and get very useful certifications. "
Adela Toma, Bearing Point. - Microsoft MCSE: Business Intelligence (SQL Server) (6 days) (19.3.2018 to 24.3.2018)

"Perfect training!"
P. E.. - Microsoft Upgrading your skills to MCSA Windows Server 2016 (3 days) (4.12.2017 to 6.12.2017)

"A high tempo and lots to learn from a great instructor. Thanks for helping me pass the exam in a quick tempo."
Seth Lindholm, Advitum AB (SWEDEN). - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"The trainer is an excellent instructor who manages to clearly elucidate even the more arcane aspects of Windows Powershell and the infrastructure required for the higher level concepts of the subject matter, e.g. federation services and active directory synchronization. His enthusiasm as an instructor and his humor helped to make the long and intense days go by more quickly. I would definitely work with him again."
Oliver Whisonant, GECO Deutschland GmbH. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"It was really great experience."
Saurabh Jain, Cognizant. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Good!"
Anand Bhopale. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"GOOD!"
Amit Tripathi, Software Architect . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Very good."
Parikshit Kulkarni. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Firebrand Training is very good training, it has good instructor, also good planning, materials and location."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (26.5.2014 to 2.6.2014)

"The training with Firebrand is quick, detailed and helpful. Everything is covered in detail and the training is done in a walk through style with completed examples also available."
J.K, IBM. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (4.7.2018 to 5.7.2018)

"Firebrand training was great! An excellent learning environment, I am amazed how much I have learnt in such a small space of time."
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2.7.2018 to 3.7.2018)

"Good fast training, plenty of breaks and practical work with relatable instructors. "
S.C. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2.7.2018 to 3.7.2018)

"Great course, fast past but all course material covered in great detail and extra time to cover problem topics and peoples queries."
Rhys Jupp, Hilton Foods. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2.7.2018 to 3.7.2018)

"Good informative 2 days of training, made light work of a lot of information."
J.S. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2.7.2018 to 3.7.2018)

"Never a dull time with Firebrand. I always leave with new knowledge and new friends."
M.D. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Identity (4 days) (21.6.2018 to 24.6.2018)

"Wow! The class was incredible! Long days and intense but our instructor, kept if fun and lively. It was very informative and provided real world examples whilst still preparing students for the exams. I would recommend the course and instructor! Thank you!"
E.S. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14.6.2018 to 24.6.2018)

"I really enjoyed to be in Wyboston lakes for MCSA: Windows Server 2016 training course and I learnt a lot of important stuff in 11 days only. With my busy schedule it was impossible for me to focus and cover all this topics without attending this boot camp. Thanks Firebrand team!"
Arash Goudarzi, Atlas Copco Support Services NV (Belgium). - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14.6.2018 to 24.6.2018)

"Overall I've been very impressed with the company. I have found the training facility to be very good and all equipment to deliver the training was substantive. The instructor had a breadth and depth of knowledge that has abled me to revisit old skills and develop them to a new level, providing me with a strong foundation to get back to work hitting the ground running. Would highly recommend to my colleagues and peers."
Tim Edwards, Hexegic. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (14.6.2018 to 24.6.2018)

"Our tutor was very thorough, entertaining and funny."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14.6.2018 to 17.6.2018)

"Our tutor was very entertaining and funny."
Anonymous, Jolly IT Solutions - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14.6.2018 to 17.6.2018)

"Great training, great instructor!"
Kyle Parsons, Fidelity. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14.6.2018 to 17.6.2018)

"Really good training, I was really happy with it."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (14.6.2018 to 17.6.2018)

"It is intense and certainly not for the feint hearted! We had a fantastic tutor who was dubbed "The Queen of SQL" forevermore. She made this course incredibly interesting and her enthusiasm was needed to push us through the course in its entirety! "
Jack Buchanan, NA. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (11.6.2018 to 16.6.2018)

"The instructor defiantly have excellent knowledge of the course subject. She is also a natural trainer who can keep all skill levels in mind while training."
Izak Potgieter, Convergint technologies. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration (6 days) (11.6.2018 to 16.6.2018)

"I recommend Firabrand Training to anyone who wants to extend their knowledge on any of the courses that they teach because it is fast track and it is well organised."
David Coleto, CityWest Homes. - Microsoft MTA Database Fundamentals (2 days) (11.6.2018 to 12.6.2018)

"The accelerated training provided good knowledge in able to obtain the certification."
Michael Howard. - Microsoft MCSA: BI Reporting (4 days) (7.6.2018 to 10.6.2018)

"Great training and additional extras, thanks very much."
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft MCSA: Web Applications (6 days) (1.6.2018 to 6.6.2018)

"I gained more knowledge and improved my technical skills!"
Maria Vig, Engie. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018)

"Good class - the instructor was great and I feel I have learned a lot from the way he taught."
Anonymous - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018)

"A highly enjoyable and thorough course, taught in a manner that made the subject both interesting and understandable."
A.C.. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018)

"Really enjoyed the course and content from the instructor. Lots of little extras, which will help in the real world. Thanks!"
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018)

"Really enjoyed the course and content - lots of little extras which will help in the real world. "
Edward Williams, Lucid Partnership. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (1.6.2018 to 3.6.2018)

"Although the days were long, I found that the training was very useful and I learned a lot. Overall a great experience and couldn't fault my experience here!"
Regan Walsh , GB Railfreight. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (21.5.2018 to 26.5.2018)

"Ask for 007! If you know.. you know - Hes a fantastic trainer, thank you so much!"
Reece Isles. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14.5.2018 to 19.5.2018)

"My personal experience at Firebrand has been good as I have learnt a lot about server, networking and security. "
K.H., VolkerWessels UK LTD. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14.5.2018 to 19.5.2018)

"I had an enjoyable time considering the amount of content that was required to be learnt. Personally i found it frustrating that measure-up had not been updated to correspond with the exam, this was not the instructor's fault -he's a good trainer. "
Laurence chalk. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14.5.2018 to 19.5.2018)

"My experience has been good, lot of learning and intense sessions to get you to know the fundamentals. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14.5.2018 to 19.5.2018)

"I think Firebrand goes the extra mile when providing students with learning exercises and the overall experience was a very pleasant and I would recommend it to my friends. "
N.F.. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (14.5.2018 to 19.5.2018)

"Found the course very useful to gain insight into the challenges developing solutions across multiple Dev teams both in the UK and off-shore. Using Dynamics 365 Online will allow ICAEW to deploy solutions across multiple platforms including mobile and tablet without needing to continue developing our dedicated iOS or Android aps. "
Tim Greaves, ICAEW. - Microsoft Specialist: Dynamics 365 Customisation and Configuration (4 days) (14.5.2018 to 17.5.2018)

"Great experience and learned quite a bit. What I did already know was also reinforced."
Reuben Phillips , Transport for London. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10.5.2018 to 11.5.2018)

"Training - intense but we had a knowledgeable trainer and a lot of time for questions if required Accommodation - personally, I find excellent and the food is very welcome after a long day Staff - all staff are very helpful and on hand for any concerns/queries. Instructor - excellent and although the course was accelerated, he applied knowledge well and had a lot of time for candidates whether groups or face to face. "
Dod Frieslick, Firebrand Training. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10.5.2018 to 11.5.2018)

"I feel that although the learning was quick paced, there was sufficient time and materials or extra online resources given to self study in areas of knowledge that I needed more development in."
Venessa Cox, Firebrand. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (10.5.2018 to 11.5.2018)

"Great facilities to study, a lot easier to concentrate with food, bed and drinks right around the corner."
Peter Van Ginkel, VWPFS. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19.4.2018 to 29.4.2018)

"Totally brutal but completely do-able."
Dominic Hogg, Brightsolid. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19.4.2018 to 29.4.2018)

"I attended the MCSA Server 2016 course with the view of taking the exams to gain the qualification, which would be my second MCSA at Firebrand. I feel I have the resources and knowledge to attain this soon, thanks to the course."
Mason Goddard, Redriff Primary. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (19.4.2018 to 29.4.2018)

"The course was very well presented. The instructor took the class at the speed of the class instead of trying to rush through everything. He was always willing to stay late and offer support on any areas required. Great course and great tutor."
Rhys Jupp, Hilton Foods UK. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (9.4.2018 to 14.4.2018)

"Training was a nice mix of theory and practical in the form of labs, instructor humorous but very knowledgeable making the experience more enjoyable with plenty of resources available. "
S.C.. - Microsoft Windows 10 (6 days) (9.4.2018 to 14.4.2018)

"The instructor goes over and beyond with with his students whatever there skill set is. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate. His energy has rubbed off on me and makes me want to continue studying."
N.B., NDBIT. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9.4.2018 to 13.4.2018)

"Firebrand provides fast track IT education paired with high skilled teachers with real life experience in the areas they teach. This gives another dimension to the courses substance and validity. Highly recommended if you are looking at expanding your knowledge and career possibilities."
Anton Viberg, Enzure AB. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (9.4.2018 to 13.4.2018)

"It is definitely intense and quite hard but its worth it. "
Mohammed Saeed, Joseph Chamberlain College birmingham. - Microsoft MTA Networking, Security & Windows Server Administration (6 days) (9.4.2018 to 14.4.2018)

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