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We’re glad you’re here! IT Pro Career Center is now a part of Microsoft Azure Essentials. Your membership has been upgraded and you are entitled to all of the additional benefits of Azure Essentials. Sign in now and you’ll see your Career Center profile and course history is all saved in the Career Essentials section. While you’re at it, don’t forget to check out the exclusive demo videos, hands-on training experiences, videos, and more available through Azure Essentials.

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  • Master the skills you need for cloud roles

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Azure Essentials is the best place to get started with Azure and learn new skills. Get comfortable with the basics here, then dive deeper into Azure through access to free Pluralsight courses, Hands-on Labs, and Azure certifications.

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