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Take a Class: CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

Posted by Dan St. Hilaire  /  March 14, 2017  /  KnowledgeWave Courses   —   No Comments ↓

KnowledgeWave is pleased to provide a number of CompTIA courses for IT professionals. The CompTIA Cloud Essentials specialty certification demonstrates that an individual knows what cloud computing means from a business and technical perspective, as well as what is involved in moving to and governing the cloud.

While not required, this course prepares you for the CompTIA’s Cloud Essentials exam.

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam covers the following:

• Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective
• Business value of cloud computing
• Technical perspective/cloud types
• Steps to successful adoption
• Impact and changes on IT service management
• Risks and consequences

Complete Course Outline:

Dates: September 6-8, 2017
             November 20-22, 2017
             December 27-29, 2017

Rate: $1,795
Attend remotely from anywhere in North America

Overview:
Students will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions and meet IT challenges.

Who Should Attend:
The CompTIA Cloud Essential 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.

Lesson 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Overview of Cloud Computing
Evolution of the Cloud
Specialized Cloud Services

Lesson 2: Business Value of Cloud Computing
Business Need for Cloud Computing
Cloud Scalability
Cloud Security
Impact of Cloud Computing on Business

Lesson 3: Technical Perspectives of Cloud Computing
The Cloud Deployment Models
Network Requirements for Cloud Deployment
Automation and Self-Service in Cloud Computing
Federated Cloud Services
Standardization

Lesson 4: Technical Challenges of Cloud Computing
Cloud Storage
Application Performance
Data Integration
Security Risks and Mitigation
Application Architecture and the Development Process

Lesson 5: Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Services
Steps to Adopting Cloud Services
Organizational Capability to Adopt Cloud Services
Cloud Vendor Roles and Capabilities
Migrating Applications to the Cloud

Lesson 6: ITIL and Cloud Computing
Overview of ITIL
Planning Service Strategy
Designing Cloud Service
Transitioning to Live Environment
Running a Cloud Service Operation
Continual Service Improvement with Cloud

Lesson 7: Identifying Risks and Consequences
Organizational Risks
Technical Risks
Legal Risks
Cost Evaluation for Cloud Computing
Identify Maintenance Aspects of Strategic Flexibility

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