Cloud & IoT
Cloud & IoT

"If you think that the internet has changed your life, think again. The Internet of Things is about to change it all over again!"
–Brendan O’Brien | Chief Architect & Co-founder of Aria Systems


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Cloud & the IoT

Join us for a series of Cloud & the IoT seminars, presented by industry experts and top trainers from  New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.
Choose from a variety of topics covering Cloud & the IoT best practices for your organization. Learn about the confluence between software development and software operations.

8:30am - 9:30am CST: What is Internet of Things (IOT)
The term Internet of Things has been given a lot of attention, but many may not understand what it means and how it will impact their daily lives. Because connected devices are playing a bigger and bigger role in homes—devices like Nest and Ecobee thermostats, the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and the Apple Home Pod, to connected refrigerators and door locks-- security is now more important than ever. In this webinar, we will discuss the origin of and the use of Internet of Things devices and what one needs to do to remain secure in an increasingly connected world.
9:45am - 10:45am CST: Migrating to Microsoft 365
Migrating to Microsoft 365 - finding "greener" pastures in the Cloud!Typewriters, File Cabinets, Terminals, PCs, Data Centers, Virtualization and now the Cloud. Through the years we keep coming up with better ways to do "IT". What is Microsoft 365 and how will I benefit? We will look at the opportunities and obstacles to moving your information into the cloud, and touch on Microsoft's tools and techniques to help ease the transition into your future.
11:00am - 12:00pm CST: Stop Sucking at IoT

Do you think that “edge” and “fog” are only used on a Halloween movie set? Think sensors are only things that you discuss with your mechanic? Do you assume that your IT department has IoT covered? Don’t get caught implementing traditional IT solutions with IoT products and processes. Christine Harper, VP of Sales for CertNexus, will show you easy ways to identify IoT weak points in your business and maximize the effectiveness of your connected environment.


12:15pm – 1:15pm CST: Developing IoT devices for the Cloud - An Introduction
Imagine a world in which everything is connected, a world where your coffee begins to brew when the alarm goes off, a cardiac monitor is tied to the hospital, gaming environments are superimposed onto the real world around you. What if you could search for items by simply asking "Where are my keys?", "Where is my food?", "Where is my child?". Although in its infancy, IoT promises to bring these features and far more by integrating our world with its myriad of devices into one large Internet of Things. Join me in a live presentation that shows, in laymen's terms, how to graphically develop thw next generation of IoT devices and integrate them with the Cloud.
1:30pm - 2:30pm CST: Cloud automation with Ansible
Learn the basics of Ansible automation and configuration management, and more.
In this Session we will discuss the Essentials of Ansible and the Simplicity in Automation. This Technical Overview is introduces you to Ansible automation and configuration management, provisioning, deploying, and managing compute infrastructure across cloud, virtual, and physical environments with Ansible.
2:45pm - 3:45pm CST: Planning for Success in SharePoint
There are a lot of amazing tools and options in SharePoint, but where should companies start when it comes to deploying and using SharePoint in their environment? In order to maximize the odds of success, a well-laid plan for your SharePoint environment is vital. The number of tools and parts in SharePoint can be overwhelming for those new to the environment. So, where does one begin? In this webinar we will explore what tools and best practices every organization should plan for in order to maximize SharePoint's potential.
4:00pm - 5:00pm CST: Office 365 Security Best Practices
Security Features in Office 365 - User and Data Security in the Cloud.Unfortunately, the weakest link in any security scheme is the human and putting users and data out on the Internet is a daunting challenge for security professionals. What are the tools and features that Microsoft has provided to help you help yourself when utilizing Office 365 services. We will look at MFA, the Security Center and Advanced Threat Protection.
Cloud & the IOT
Enroll in a Cloud & the IoT Class

Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure.

During this course, students will be introduced to the principles of cloud computing and will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure.

DO285 combines the content from Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat® OpenShift (DO180) and Red Hat OpenShift Administration I (DO280).

Cloud & the IOT

This five-day course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 6.7...

This course builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present the fundamental skills and concepts that you will need to use on the job in any type of networking career.

Students will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions and meet IT challenges.