As Julia White recently discussed in the Top Cloud Myths of 2016 blog post, the use of cloud technology has become mainstream. Over 90% of the Fortune 500 companies now use at least one of Microsoft’s enterprise-grade services, and more than 60% are using three or more Microsoft cloud technologies. Azure compute usage has more than doubled year-over-year, and across a variety of industries, companies like Rolls Royce, Uber, and Coca-Cola are using Azure to transform their businesses.
To make sure you have up-to-date technical skills and best practices using Azure, Microsoft is introducing new training resources and discounted access to certification. Announcing today, we have three training offers that combine free access to our library of flexible online courses, discounts on our industry-standard Microsoft Certified Professional exams, and a discount on Linux certification offered through the Linux Foundation.