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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Introducing Cloud Computing $74.95
Moving Business Services into the Cloud $74.95
Cloud Computing Basics $74.95
Cloud Technology Enablers $74.95

Bundle Price: $169.00
Total Savings: $130.80


Introducing Cloud Computing

This course explores the evolution and definition of cloud computing and cloud services. It provides a look at the key characteristics that make cloud services unique and very valuable to some business scenarios. The course serves as a basic technology overview of the concepts and strategies emerging from the cloud and aims to provide the background needed to determine if and how cloud products and services can improve traditional business processes.
  • identify typical examples of how cloud computing can be used
  • recognize how technological enablers have contributed to the development of cloud computing
  • identify the core characteristics of cloud computing
  • distinguish between service model and deployment model types
  • determine the type of cloud computing service that is being offered
  • determine the type of cloud computing service that is required in a given scenario
  • classify the benefits of cloud computing
  • identify key cloud computing implementation considerations
  • recognize when a cloud computing solution is appropriate
  • determine if a cloud computing scenario is appropriate for a given scenario

Moving Business Services into the Cloud

This course further explores how cloud service offerings affect service-oriented architecture and traditional IT services and how aspects of cloud services can present new opportunities to businesses. It outlines strategic implication and provides tips on how businesses can attempt to measure the value of transitioning to cloud computing. This course presents cloud-enabled business models, an example of a cloud adoption lifecycle, the cloud computing reference model, concerns about cloud governance and security, and a look at cloud services providers – all of which should be considered when planning to move into the cloud.
  • recognize how cloud computing can bridge and broaden the business-IT gap
  • classify common cloud implementation obstacles for a business
  • differentiate between cloud based and cloud enabled business models
  • recognize descriptions of SOA-to-cloud transitions
  • identify the key considerations for cloud service providers
  • determine the best cloud service provider for your organization
  • match the application areas with why they are specifically suited to the cloud
  • describe the high level considerations for any business owner considering adopting cloud computing
  • choose a cloud provider for you organization
  • identify how the cloud can add value to an organization
  • identify factors to consider when implementing a cloud solution
  • match the steps in the Cloud Adoption Lifecycle to their descriptions
  • recognize how Cloud Reference Models aid cloud planning
  • determine if an application is suited or unsuited to a public cloud solution
  • determine the value added to an organization by adopting cloud computing
  • specify how to prepare for cloud adoption

Cloud Computing Basics

This course provides IT professionals with a working definition of cloud computing, explores the technological precursors of today's cloud as well as the current technologies the cloud is dependant on. Also covered are the benefits and drawbacks of cloud computing for the IT department and business as a whole. It then explores in more detail the different types of services that have become available in the cloud with examples of key pioneers in those areas.
  • identify key characteristics of the cloud
  • classify cloud adoption considerations
  • recognize how cloud computing has impacted different types of users
  • describe common barriers to cloud adoption
  • specify the appropriate service offering for a given scenario
  • distinguish between common IT management models
  • identify enterprise-dependent factors surrounding an organization's adoption of the cloud
  • determine whether and application is suited or unsuited to cloud computing
  • describe the key features of cloud computing
  • determine an enterprise's suitability to cloud computing

Cloud Technology Enablers

This course takes a closer look at the main enabling technologies and core components that allow clouds to function. While the cloud is not necessarily dependant on virtualization, it's widely accepted that any competitive cloud will utilize it. Infrastructural and network connectivity considerations of the modern datacenter are greatly influenced by the requirements of the cloud. Datacenter infrastructure and components must be designed to address security, scalability, disaster recovery, and redundant high-speed connectivity needed to provide a successful cloud service.
  • match key virtualization terms to their descriptions
  • describe how virtualization is leveraged by the cloud
  • differentiate between server Virtualization solutions
  • describe virtualization as a solution to a business owner
  • identify how virtualization enhances cloud computing
  • determine the appropriate virtualization solution for a given scenario
  • describe how the cloud has influenced the requirements of modern data center
  • specify which functional area of the datacenter is responsible for a particular application-related task
  • match the domains of the datacenter infrastructure to their function
  • determine the most appropriate connection method for a given scenario
  • identify statements describing key features of modern datacenters
  • determine which domain of a datacenter infrastructure will perform specific tasks
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Cloud Computing Part 1 e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    252752
  • Duration:
    6 hours
  • Price:
    $169