ATCLOU - CompTIA Cloud Essentials+

Students will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions and meet IT challenges.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing.
Learn the business aspects and impact of cloud computing.
Differentiate the types of cloud solutions and the adoption measures needed for each.
Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing.
Identify the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
Identify the basic concepts of ITIL and describe how the ITIL framework is useful in the implementation of cloud computing in an organization.
Identify the possible risks involved in cloud computing and the risk mitigation measures, and you will also identify the potential cost considerations for the implementation of cloud and its strategic benefits.

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The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Specialty certification is relevant to IT specialists, IT technical services specialists, IT relationship managers, IT architects, consultants, business and IT management, business process owners, and analysts.
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Detailed Class Syllabus

1 - Understanding Cloud Computing Concepts

Understand Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms
Identify Cloud Network and Cloud Storage Technologies
Recognize Cloud Design Aspects

2 - Applying Cloud Business Principles

Relate Cloud Concepts to Business Principles
Establish Cloud Vendor Relations
Distinguish the Financial Aspects of Engaging a Cloud Service Provider
Report Financial Expenditures

3 - Advising a Cloud Design and Migration

Relate Cloud Concepts to Cloud Design and Migration
Use Cloud Assessments
Manage Cloud Design
Compare Cloud Migration Approaches
Identify Benefits and Solutions of Cloud Services

4 - Operating in the Cloud

Relate Cloud Concepts to Technical Operations
Identify the Technical Aspects of Cloud Operations
Understand DevOps in the Cloud
Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts

5 - Managing Cloud Governance

Relate Cloud Concepts to Governance
Apply Risk Management Concepts
Understand Compliance and the Cloud
Manage Policies and Procedures for Cloud Services