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Cloud Essentials

The Cloud Essentials Course™ is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. This introductory course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives…

Certificate CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam
Duration 2 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Accreditor Cloud Credential Council, CompTIA
Languages English

What is included in Cloud Essentials

Course Description

The Cloud Essentials Course™ is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. This introductory course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing.

It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course complements the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after they have taken the Cloud Essentials course.

  • This course has been designated as CompTIA Approved Quality Content.
  • Cloud Essentials courseware is tested by ProCert Labs
  • Cloud Essentials Courseware is accredited by the Cloud Credential Council.

Course Information

Certification: CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam

Duration: 2 Days

Domain: Emerging Technologies

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom

Accreditor: Cloud Credential Council, CompTIA

Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


This course is best suited to following audience:

  • IT Support Staff
  • IT Consultants
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
  • Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on)
  • Business Process Owners
  • IT Developers
  • Service Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • IT Management

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the common terminology used in cloud computing.
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud computing and cloud services from a business perspective.
  • Identify the business value of cloud computing in the given case study.
  • Explain the different deployment models in cloud computing.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud computing services.
  • Identify the organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing cloud benefits.
  • List the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management.
  • Identify the issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organization’s existing compliance risk and regulatory framework.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Course Agenda
  • Case Study
  • Introduction to PureNRG
  • Organizational Chart
  • PureNRG’s CIO
  • PureNRG’s Business Units
  • Closing
  • Course Portfolio
  • Acknowledgements

Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Definitions and Concepts
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization in Context
  • Suitability to Organizations
  • Cloud Service Models
  • Cloud Deployment Models

Module 3: Business Perspectives

  • Cloud Computing and Outsourcing
  • Business Value
  • Case Study

Module 4: Technical Perspectives

  • Public vs Private Cloud
  • Techniques and Methods
  • Challenges and Risks
  • Application Architecture and Development
  • Case Study

Module 5: Adopting Cloud Computing

  • Roadmaps
  • Vendor Relations
  • Cloud Readiness
  • Migration Applications

Module 6: Operating Cloud Computing

  • Impact on Service Management Lifecycle
  • Cloud Computing and Service Management

Module 7: Governing Cloud Computing

  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Supplier Management

Delivery is subject to EdCast Marketplace terms and conditions.

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