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Educational Resources for Beginners

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.


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.



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.


The Giacom Azure 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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