CompTIA Cloud Essentials (Exam CL0 001) Training

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Course Description

You will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions and meet IT challenges.
Course Length: 2 Days
Course Tuition: $1090 (US)


This course is the first step on a training path that can lead to a technical career dealing with cloud computing. CompTIA recommends that a candidate have at least six months of experience in an IT environment, with direct involvement in IT-related tasks, responsibilities and/or decision-making. It is also recommended that the candidate take the following course: Introduction to Network Design and Management.

Course Outline


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

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

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to the CompTIA Cloud Essentials (Exam CLO- 001) Exam Objectives
Appendix B: CompTIA Cloud Essentials (Exam CLO-001) Acronyms

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