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Course Description

CompTIA Cloud Essentials addresses real-world issues and practical solutions of cloud computing in business and IT. It’s the preferred cloud certification for business professionals and non-IT staff. While not a technical-heavy certification, its coverage of cloud computing principles is anything but superficial.

This course prepares students for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials CLO-001 certification exam.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: What Is Cloud Computing?

  • Defining Cloud Computing
  • Understanding Distributed Application Design
  • Understanding Resource Management Automation
  • Understanding Virtualized Computing Environments
  • Understanding High-Performance Computing Models
  • Understanding Cloud Computing Technologies
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Cloud Models

  • Evolving from Virtualization to the Cloud
  • Planning Organizational Roles in the Cloud
  • Identifying Cloud Deployment Models and Scope Modifiers
  • Including Future Cloud Models
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Service Models

  • Categorizing Cloud Services
  • Examining Software as a Service
  • Examining Platform as a Service
  • Examining Infrastructure as a Service
  • Identifying Emerging Cloud Database Capabilities
  • Defining Everything as a Service
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Current Cloud Technologies

  • Comparing Traditional Technologies and Cloud Alternatives
  • Accessing the Cloud
  • Leveraging Software as a Service
  • Developing Within Platform as a Service
  • Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
  • Empowering Mobile Computing
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Cloud Business Value

  • Identifying Business Drivers for Cloud Computing
  • Examining the Business Impact
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Cloud Infrastructure Planning

  • Understanding Cloud Networks
  • Leveraging Automation and Self-Service
  • Understanding Federated Cloud Services
  • Achieving Interoperability
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Strategies for Cloud Adoption

  • Aligning Cloud Deployments with Organizational Goals
  • Identifying the Impact of Cloud Adoption to Business Processes
  • Understanding the Importance of Service-Level Agreements
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Applications in the Cloud

  • Understanding the Role of Standard Applications
  • Developing Cloud-Ready Applications
  • Migrating Applications to the Cloud
  • Preparing for Technical Challenges
  • Identifying and Mitigating Risks
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Cloud Service Rollout

  • Identifying Vendor Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Organizational Skill Requirements
  • Transitioning to Live Environments
  • Preparing for Incident Management
  • Review Questions

Lesson 10: Cloud Service-Level Management

  • Understanding ITIL Service Management
  • Applying ITIL to Cloud Computing
  • Developing and Utilizing Performance Metrics
  • Implementing Continual Process Improvement
  • Review Questions

Lesson 11: Security in the Cloud

  • Understanding Security and Risk
  • Reviewing Security Standards
  • Exploring Common Security Risks and Mitigations
  • Implementing an ISMS
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Recognizing Security Benefits
  • Review Questions

Lesson 12: Privacy and Compliance

  • Identifying Legal Risks
  • Identifying Privacy Risks
  • Managing Identity in the Cloud
  • Review Questions

Learner Outcomes

This course prepares students for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials CLO-001 certification exam.

Notes

Participants will have 12 months to complete this self-paced online course.

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable and DSL internet connections recommended.

Hardware Requirements:

  • Minimum Pentium 400 Mhz CPU or G3 Macintosh. 1 GHz or greater CPU recommended.
  • 256MB RAM minimum. 1 GB RAM recommended.
  • 800x600 video resolution minimum. 1025x768 recommended.
  • Speakers/Headphones to listen to Dialogue streaming audio sessions.
  • A microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 9, 10
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • OpenSUSE Linux 9.2 or higher.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Google Chrome is recommended.
  • Firefox 13.x or greater.
  • Internet Explorer 6.x or greater.
  • Safari 3.2.2 or greater.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player 6 or greater.
  • Oracle Java 7 or greater.
  • Adobe Reader 7 or greater.

Web Browser Settings:

  • Accept cookies
  • Disable pop-up blocker.
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Section Title
CompTIA Cloud Essentials (Online)
Type
Online
Dates
Jul 01, 2019 to Jun 30, 2020
Contact Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $599.00