As an Azure beginner, the ever-expanding set of cloud services may be a little overwhelming. While you may be aware of Microsoft Azure and understand some if its capabilities, you may need that extra bit of help with sales tools and marketing guidance to gain the confidence you need to pitch the cloud platform to your customers.

First Conversation Guide

As an Azure beginner, you may be wondering how to initiate the first conversation around cloud services with your customers. With this informative ‘Azure: First Conversation Guide’, you can discover why Azure is good for business and how to manage the first Azure workload.

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Case Studies

Seeing really is believing. Take a look at our recent case studies to find out how resellers like you have benefited from using Azure.

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End of support migration video

With end of support meaning the end of security updates, now is the perfect time for your customers to migrate. This 10 minute video will take you through the migration journey and provide useful hints, tips and resources.

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The Giacom blog

We’ve collated a variety of our Azure blog posts for beginners for you to get your teeth stuck into. From the ‘4 ways to pitch’ Azure to finding out which Azure storage is best for your customers, find out more here.

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Understanding Azure Whitepaper

Our Understanding Azure whitepaper is the perfect tool for Azure beginners. Equipped with the basics on what Azure is and how to use it - this is the perfect guide to increasing your Azure knowledge.

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Azure Dan Videos

If you’re more of a visual learner, the famous ‘Azure Dan’ has a YouTube channel filled with relevant and helpful videos. From stripping back to basics by answering ‘what is the cloud’, to how to build a company in Azure, you’ll find answers to your questions from Azure Dan.

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Azure Learning Guide

With our tailored Azure learning guide, you can explore our recommended learning paths, watch our suggested Azure videos, and discover which exams are available to you in the Microsoft Learning Portal to help you on your next step to becoming an Azure professional.

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Migration Guide for Windows Server

With Windows Server 2008 and 2008 RS reaching end of life, this migration guide is the perfect tool to help you move your existing Windows Server Environment, services and applications to Azure.

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Migrating to Azure - Microsoft Campaign

With a variety of campaign content to help you get a better understanding of Azure migration, this learning path shows you how to use the Azure Migrate service to assess on-premises workloads for migration to Azure.

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Preparing for Windows Server End of Life

With Windows Server and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 RS coming to end of support, this blog post highlights just what that means for you and your customers and the next steps to take.

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Latest news & articles

The case for the cloud

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Digital transformation, particularly cloud migration, is a long term commitment for any organisation – one that can fundamentally shift not just a company’s capabilities, but also how it operates.

Azure Cost Reporting Template

Friday, August 28, 2020

It’s common knowledge that while Azure is secure and flexible, it’s not the easiest to manage. Our specialists here at Giacom recognised this and put our heads together to think about how we could make this easier.

Video: Everything you need to know about Cloud Server

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Exclusive to Giacom and powered by Azure, Cloud Server is an out-of-the-box, fixed cost server solution. As a secure, flexible and reliable solution that’s available with optional VPN and Backup, Cloud Server includes everything you need to go to market quickly. Plus, there’s no need to be an expert in Azure as it’s provisioned quickly and easily in the Giacom Cloud Market.

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Related products & services

We offer a range of products and solutions that are hosted and powered by Azure.

Cloud Server

Cloud Server

Exclusive to Giacom and powered by Azure, Cloud Server is an out-of-the-box, fixed cost server solution. As a secure, flexible and reliable solution that’s available with optional VPN and Backup, Cloud Server includes everything you need to go to market quickly.

Cloud Network Drive

Cloud Network Drive

Hosted in Azure, Cloud Network Drive is a scalable, secure and resilient network drive that can be accessed anytime and anywhere for easy file sharing and storage – all for a fixed monthly price per drive and with free backup as standard.

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