Eric Berg

Information & Communications Technology

Media & Information

Azure Azure IaaS Azure BCDR Azure Security Azure Active Directory Azure Stack Azure PaaS Windows 10 Windows Server System Center DevOps & Automation IT Security Enterprise Mobility and Security Enterprise Security Cloud Governance Cloud Architecture Cloud Adoption Framework Cloud Advisory

Weimar, Thuringia, Germany

Eric Berg

MVP Azure and CDM | Vice President Consulting Expert @CGI

Eric is Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Azure and for Cloud and Datacenter Management. He works as Vice President Consulting Expert at CGI and is the Global Alliance Manager for Microsoft. His main areas are: Microsoft Azure, Cloud Governance, Automation, Hybrid Infrastructure, Windows Server and Management Solutions.

Eric is an active member of the Microsoft community. He is blogging on his website on a regular basis. He produces the GeekSprech Podcast and the GeekSchau Webcast. He runs the Azure Thüringen Meetup in Germany, with more than 350 members and monthly meetups. He is a well known and high rated speaker at conferences like Microsoft Ignite, MVP Summit, Microsoft Ignite The Tour, ExpertsLive, Azure Saturday, Cloud and Datacenter Conference, and many more.

Eric is also a trainer on LinkedIn Learning, providing video trainings around Microsoft Azure.

His motto:
"The community lives from the community and only those who participate keep it alive.!"

Current sessions

Service Principals, App Registrations and other Azure Myths

If you are reading the title of this session and your first thought is: "WHAAAT?" ... this is your session!
In this, demo driven, session we will dive into the world of identities and authentication for apps and other use cases. The goal is to finally sort out what Service Principals, App Registrations, Managed Identities and Enterprise Apps are, and what they are used for. Also we will make sure that everybody knows when to use what supported by live demos!
So let's stop wondering ... let's start working ...

It's a match! - How Logic Apps support your Azure Admin life

Logic Apps are often used in business processes, to connect APIs or to transform and modify data. But besides this Logic Apps can be a great help for every Azure Admin!
In this session I will show you different scenarios to leverage Logic Apps to support your day to day admin life. We will be talking about replacing PowerShell scripts, connecting Azure Services for operations and much more. All scenarios will be demoed life and made available to the audience of the sessions for their own use. So don't miss that!

Azure Policy, DevOps and GitHub - Better together?!

Infrastructure as Code is commonly used these days, and many companies claim to be DevOps enabled. At the same time Azure Policy features are getting extended to keep control over your environment. But how to ensure the compliance and control of your Azure environment while maintaining the agility of DevOps? And how does GitHub fit into the picture?
This session will teach you how to combine the power of Azure Policy, the methods of DevOps, and the tools of GitHub. In a live environment we will follow and end-to-end approach to ensure compliance in a everything-as-code world.
Let us dive into to opportunities to get the best out your Azure environment!

Azure Networking vNext - How to build modern connectivity for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS

When you are working with Microsoft Azure Services you will come across the topic of Network Integration. But is a classical VPN the right solution? Do I always need ExpressRoute? Should I adopt VirtualWAN? And what about my APIs in the Cloud?
This session will help you to understand the available options to build modern Azure Networks. We will figure out how a solution-design could look like and which limitations apply. Also we will have a look into services that do not have options to integrate into a classical network and how you could mitigate this.
Let's figure out how to modernize networking in Azure!

Past and future events

CloudBrew 2019 - A two-day Microsoft Azure event

13 Dec 2019 - 14 Dec 2019
Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium

Experts Live Europe 2019

20 Nov 2019 - 22 Nov 2019
Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

Microsoft Ignite 2019

My session:
Hold my beer while I optimize your Azure
4 Nov 2019 - 8 Nov 2019
Orlando, Florida, United States


6 Jun 2019

Cloud & Datacenter Conference Germany 2019

21 May 2019 - 22 May 2019
Hanau am Main, Hesse, Germany

Azure Saturday 2019

17 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Intelligent Cloud Conference 2019

8 Apr 2019 - 10 Apr 2019
Copenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour

My Sessions:
From On-Premises to Azure – 10 Tips for your successful migration
How Taekwon-Do helped me understand community better
2 Apr 2019 - 5 Apr 2019
Seoul, South Korea

Microsoft MVP Summit 2019

Community Session
17 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019
Redmond, Washington, United States

Microsoft Ignite 2018

My sessions:
What you should know before your first date with Azure
From on-premises to Azure: Ten tips for your successful migration
24 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
Orlando, Florida, United States

Microsoft Ignite 2017

My Session:
Azure – Do’s and Don’ts
25 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Orlando, Florida, United States

Microsoft Ignite 2016

My Sessions:
Hold my beer while I migrate your datacenter to Azure
Use server-based personal desktops in Server 2016
Hubtalk: Find out how to implement Azure Backup into your datacenter strategies
Use the File Classification Infrastructure in Windows Server 2016
26 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
Atlanta, Georgia, United States