Rolf McLaughlin

Information & Communications Technology

Microsoft Azure Azure Cloud Computing on the Azure Platform Azure Governance Azure Active Directory Azure IaaS Azure Security

Rolf McLaughlin

Founder & Director

Experienced Cloud Solutions Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Azure Cloud Architecture, Server & Enterprise Architecture, and Azure Active Directory. Former PowerShell MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer in the 25th year as well as MCT Regional Lead and Co-Author of the Azure Strategy and Implementation Guide from Microsoft.

Current sessions

Microsoft Certification - the good, the bad and the ugly

When it comes to Microsoft Certification a lot of rumours, uncertainties and also a lot of good things are existing. This session will try to shed some light on the actual state of certifications, how to prepare for it (and no, there will be no brain dump sources revealed), how to actually survive a test and what it can do for your career. At the end of this session you will have learned how to get yourself certified the Microsoft way and hopefully feel prepared better for your next certification test, may it be online or in a test center.


From licenses to subscriptions

Follow the evolution of licensing models from traditional on-premises licenses to cloud-based subscriptions.


Azure Governance – Why You Should Care About This

What is Governance to you and what is it to your customers? And what has it got to do with Cloud technologies like Azure and Office 365?
Join a session given by a Cloud Solution Architect from Microsoft who works on this topics with large enterprise customers all over Europe. Get Microsoft's definition of Azure Governance, the different phases that you need to be aware of and which tools are available today to support you on this quest.
So if you ever wanted to drink from this chalice of wisdom (and I know you do) come to this session and take away a new way of looking at the world uhmmm Cloud...
(Chalices not included.)


Azure Governance - How to master "your" slice of Azure

Learn what you should tell your customers and students about the pitfalls of cloud adoption and how to avoid them. Get to know the difference between designing and executing governance as well as all the Lego blocks that you can use to put a powerful governance into Azure. What is Governance to you and what is it to your customers? And what has it got to do with Cloud technologies like Azure and Office 365?
Join a session given by a Cloud Solution Architect who works on this topics with large enterprise customers all over Europe. Understand how to define Azure Governance, the different phases that you need to be aware of and which tools are available today to support you on this quest. So if you ever wanted to drink from this chalice of wisdom (and I know you do) come to this session and take away a new way of looking at the world uhmmm cloud…
(Chalices not included.)