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CompTIA - Cloud Essentials

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

26/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

Firebrand Training CompTIA Cloud Essentials

Courseware for this course is provided digitally. Students will require a device to access their course material. If they do not have one, we can provide this upon their arrival at the Training Centre

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials course is a vendor-neutral technical qualification. It proves that you have the knowledge and understanding of Cloud Computing concepts. You will learn how to move your business to the Cloud. Understand what cloud computing means from a business and technical point of view.

Topics include:

  • Cloud services from a business perspective
  • The business value of Cloud computing
  • Types of Cloud
  • Steps to successful adoption and implementation
  • Impact and changes on IT service management
  • Risks and consequences

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam:

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials - CLO-001

Curriculum

Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspective

  • Common cloud computing terms and definitions
  • Relationship between cloud computing and virtualisation
  • Early examples of cloud computing
  • Common definitions of cloud computing
  • Organisations that benefit from cloud computing
  • Organisations that may not benefit from cloud computing
  • Different types of cloud: XaaS, IaaS, PaaS

Cloud Computing and Business Value

  • Similarities and differences between cloud computing and outsourcing
  • Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective:
    • Scalability
    • Security
    • Hardware independence
    • Costs
    • Time to market
    • Distribution over the Internet
  • How the characteristics of cloud computing enhance business value

Technical Perspectives and Cloud Types

  • Difference between private and public cloud from a technical perspective
  • Techniques and methods for deploying cloud computing:
    • Networking
    • Automation and Self Service
    • Federation
    • Standardisation
  • Challenges and risks for cloud computing, and how to tackle them:
    • Cloud storage
    • Application performance
    • Data integration
    • Security
  • Impact of cloud computing on application architecture and the application-development process

Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud

  • Steps that lead to a successful adoption of cloud computing services:
    • Understand selection criteria for a pilot
    • Relate SaaS, PaaS, IaaS deployment to organisational goals
  • Roles and capabilities of cloud computing vendors
  • Organisational capabilities that are relevant for realising cloud benefits:
    • Skills required in an organisation adopting cloud computing
    • Critical success factors
  • Approaches for migrating applications

Impact and Changes of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management

  • Impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management:
    • Service Strategy
    • Service Design
    • Service Operation
    • Service Transition
  • A structured approach - based on ITIL - to explore the potential impact of cloud computing

Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing

  • Issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organisation’s existing compliance risk and regulatory framework:
    • Security
    • Legal
    • Compliance
    • Privacy risks
  • Implications for direct cost and cost allocations
  • How to maintain strategic flexibility

Prerequisites

It's recommended - though not required - that you have at least six months' experience in an IT environment. With direct involvement in IT-related tasks, responsibilities and / or decision-making.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

What's Included

Included:

  • Cloud Essentials: (CompTIA Authorized Courseware for Exam CLO-001) - ISBN 978-1118408735

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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