Omaha Azure User Group Meeting – Sept’2021 – 1

The first bi-weekly meeting for the month of September took place on Wednesday, September 8th, 2021 starting at 6 PM CST. It was an online event.

Topic: Azure Networking, Storage, Backup, and Site Recovery Uncovered
In the session, Rodney will talk about Azure Networking, Storage, Backup, and Site Recovery.

Speaker: Rodney Fournier
Azure Senior Infrastructure Architect/Engineer at Sogeti/Capgemini
Rodney has been in the industry all his professional life focused on Microsoft Technologies.  He started with Microsoft Operating Systems in the DOS days, lived through the first version of Windows and even Windows for Workgroups, then onto something new with NT and now all versions of Windows Server through 2019. Rodney was invited to learn Active Directory in 1998 on NT 5.0 (later renamed to Windows 2000) in Redmond and went on to teach it to thousands of MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainers) and corporate customers in Redmond and around the world. He started supporting Messaging when MS Mail came on a diskette and then moved to Microsoft Exchange 4.2, through 5 and X.400, and then onto all versions of Exchange Server 2000 – 2019.  Rodney started supporting Azure/Microsoft 365 from the start. During all these years, Rodney was an active MVP for 5 years, speaker at TechEd around the world, MEC (Microsoft Exchange Conference), MSFT HQ, Tech Ready (Microsoft’s internal conference), and a tech editor of over two dozen books. Rodney has helped a global accounting/auditing firm create an Azure Landing Zone using Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF). He helped establish governance, naming standards, Azure tagging policy, Azure Policy, Azure Blueprints.  He has worked on Azure Active Directory, High Availability, and Infrastructure Traffic Manager/Application Gateway/Load Balancing all with a Security focus.

Sponsor: Capgemini
Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast-evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering, and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion. Get the Future You Want |

Our sponsor gave away two $50 Amazon gift cards.