New Virtual Training Series Gives IT Professionals an Edge on Virtualization Technologies

Virtualization Community Page Launches an Online Virtual Academy to Round-Out Educational Offerings.
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Dec. 31, 2010 - PRLog -- Boston, MA – January 1, 2011, an online user-focused virtualization community and Wiki announced the launch of a new online training series “Virtual Academy,” beginning Wednesday, January 20th.   Virtual Academy will offer two-day online courses focused on topics and specific technologies relevant to Virtualization.
The academy was created to round out the education aspect of, a website dedicated to the virtualization community and offers a non-biased, vendor-neutral, information and education resource for virtualization topics.    
With an aggressive course release schedule, users can expect new Academy classes on a monthly or bi-monthly basis.  Topics ranging from implementing VMware, Hyper-V, disaster recovery for Virtual environments to cloud computing- virtual security, among others, will be offered.  
Virtual Academy will launch with a two-day class Acronis Backup and Recovery 101 .  The initial course, focused on Acronis, will arm participants with an advanced level of knowledge and hands-on experience in understanding, designing and implementing a complete disaster recovery strategy for virtual environments.   Users are given the opportunity to work within a live lab environment with an Acronis Certified Engineer.  

The “Virtual Academy - Acronis” course will provide students with current industry techniques and methodologies, outline future DR challenges, install, configure, and deploy Acronis in a virtual environment.  Through the exploration of several different configurations, participants will build a sound understanding of disaster recovery models with Acronis technology.  

“With eleven plus years working for a variety of organizations as well as owning my own virtualization consulting business, I understand the reluctance to investigate new disaster recovery strategies,” says Peter Heigis, course instructor and Chief Architect at Sublime Solution.  “The participation in this online course will enable students to fully and confidently understand the complexities of configuring, managing, and deploying a solid disaster recovery strategy within their unique environment.”    
Virtual Academy – Acronis starts on January 20th, at 1:00pm ET and ends on January 21st, at 3:00pm ET.  The class will allow for 25 participant and costs $599.00 USD per student.   Visit to register or for more information.

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It’s a Virtual World is an online community portal, knowledgebase and training resource for IT professionals and those interested in Virtualization business and technologies. The site offers a wealth of real-world information contributed by everyone, from industry mavens to everyday users, with content carefully managed by an editorial board of domain experts. A highlight of It's a Virtual World is the recently launched Virtual Academy, an independent provider of IT training delivered by experts on the most in-demand Virtualization topics today. It’s a Virtual World is the only online community that offers a truly platform-neutral resource, with content applicable to both major and niche virtualization related technologies. Find out more at
Source:Kimberly Schuerhoff
Tags:Virtualization, Technology, It Education
Industry:Computers, Technology
Location:Boston - Massachusetts - United States
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