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CCC Cloud Technology Associate (CTA)

Cloud computing is not just a technology, but also a new model for organizing, contracting and delivering information technology systems. This model has great potential…

Certificate Cloud Technology Associate
Duration 2 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor Cloud Credential Council
Languages English

What is included in CCC Cloud Technology Associate (CTA)

Course Description

Cloud computing is not just a technology, but also a new model for organizing, contracting and delivering information technology systems. This model has great potential for benefits but also new risks.

The Cloud Technology Associate (CTA) course defines cloud computing and virtualization, and explains the benefits and applications. The course is vendor-neutral, providing an objective view on cloud technologies, benefits, risks and approaches to manage these risks. The latest cloud technologies and applications are introduced, for example, SDN, NFV, Big Data, and IoT. An overview of the cloud adoption process, evaluation and choices are explained. Cloud service management considerations are detailed. This course is an excellent way to prepare professionals who are considering cloud computing in their organizations.

Course Information

Certification: Cloud Technology Associate

Duration: 2 Days

Domain: Emerging Technologies

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: Cloud Credential Council

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


  • IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testing, etc.)
  • IT Administrators (System, Database, etc.)
  • IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)
  • IT Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Others (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal, etc.)

Learning Objectives

When you have acquired the required knowledge from this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization. This will also include business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Understand the latest digitization trends associated with cloud computing.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Let’s Get to Know Each Other
  • Overview
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Agenda
  • Type of Activities
  • Exam
  • Course Book

Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Services Model

  • Module Objectives
  • Review Traditional Computing Challenges and Concerns                                                                 
  • Cloud Computing Concepts, History, and Definitions                                                                       
  • Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges                                                                                        
  • Cloud Reference Architecture and Common Terminologies
  • Activity – Identifying Cloud Service/Deployment Model


Module 3: Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing

  • Module Objectives
  • Virtualization: Definition, Concepts, History, and Relationship to Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization: Benefits, Challenges, Risks, and Suitability to Organizations
  • Hypervisor: Role and Purpose in Virtualization and Various Types of Hypervisor
  • Virtualization: Terminologies/Features
  • Virtualization: Different Types of Virtualization
  • Activity – Identifying Virtual Machines and Containers


Module 4: The Role of Cloud and Other Technologies in Digital Transformation

  • Module Objectives
  • Big Data Analytics, Hadoop, and NoSQL
  • Internet of Things
  • Activity – Internet of Things (Simulated Hands-on Lab
  • DevOps
  • Activity – DevOps Culture – Patterns and Anti-Patterns
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Activity – Machine Learning

Module 5: Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance


  • Module Objectives
  • Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance Definitions
  • Impact of Cloud Essential Characteristics
  • Impact of Cloud Service Models
  • Impact of Cloud Deployment Models
  • Best Practices and General Cloud Security Recommendations


  • Activity – Identifying Cloud Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 6: Preparing for Cloud Adoption

  • Module Objectives
  • Cloud Strategy and Roadmap Preparation
  • Solution Architectures: For Various Service Models, Deployment Models, and Organizational Capabilities
  • Cloud Service Provider, SLA, and Cloud Migration

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