Windows workloads on AWS – Migration and Modernization – Complimentary Virtual Training for Texas

​Amazon and Carahsoft, in partnership with Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), is providing free virtual Windows workloads on AWS – Migration and Modernization training class. Anyone from public sector can participate. See below for details. 

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Location & Hours

Start Time:
Jan 28 2021
9:00 AM
End Time:
Jan 28 2021
5:00 PM

 In this one-day training, AWS experts will discuss migrating windows workloads to AWS, dive deep into best practices and design considerations for running Microsoft SQL Server on AWS, and go over steps to modernize windows workloads. 

Training Landing Page

Training Registration Link


How to register:

  1. Click the training registration link for Windows workloads on AWS – Migration and Modernization  
  2. Provide contact Information: Complete First Name, Last Name, Organization, Job Title and Email (please use your work email to register for this course). Once you have completed filling out the information click on Register
  3. Check your email for a registration confirmation email. This email will have instructions for how to log into the course the day of the event 

Launch on Day of Delivery Instructions:

 You have been invited to an online meeting, powered by Amazon Chime.

Click to join the meeting:
Meeting ID: 1260 65 3621
A headset is recommended, or you may use your computer's microphone and speakers.

Call in using your phone:
United States Toll-Free (1): +1 855-552-4463
Meeting ID: 1260 65 3621
One-click Mobile Dial-in (United States (1)): +1 206-462-5569,,,1260653621#
United States (1): +1 206-462-5569
Dial-in attendees must enter *7 to mute or unmute themselves.

To connect from an in-room video system, use one of the following Amazon Chime bridges:
SIP video system: or
H.323 system: or
If prompted enter the Meeting PIN: 1260653621#

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 If you encounter any issues, please email: Hina Siddiqui

Additional Notes

  • A calendar file will be sent to the registered email with instructions on how to join the training.
  • If you do not receive the email, either you mistyped your email address when registering or (more likely) spam filters are preventing delivery.  Check your "Other" or "junk" folders. If still cannot find, consult with your IT staff. They may need to whitelist the sender.   
  • Each attendee will require a laptop or PC, with wired or wireless internet access.


DIR thanks Carahsoft and Amazon for this generous training!