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Cloud Computing Essentials
IT & Software
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The emergence of cloud technologies is disruptive across multiple sectors such as Information Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Engineering, Information Architecture, Education, Data Management, Sales and Business Development. Many organisations have now gone so far as to dip their toes into the shallow end of Cloud Computing and many more are thinking about testing the waters. Cloud Technology Professional deals with intrinsic details of assessing the cloud, selecting the right cloud provider and other decision alternatives. Learners will have an understanding of the best practices involved in cloud computing and provide a framework to choose the right cloud technology provider. Location, legal and commercial aspects are also covered as part of this programme. It addresses the need of governance in the Cloud industry, various aspects to be considered in cloud governance, various delivery models and its respective solutions in cloud governance, and data privacy and security issues on the cloud.


Module 1: Cloud Computing Concepts

Introduction to Cloud Computing, History and Evolution of Cloud Computing, Types of Clouds, Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds, Cloud Computing Architecture, Cloud Computing Infrastructure, Merits of Cloud Computing

Module 2: Cloud Computing Delivery Models

Cloud Computing delivery Models and Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), Obstacles for Cloud Technology, Cloud Vulnerabilities, Cloud Challenges, Practical Applications of Cloud Computing.

Module 3: Migrating to Cloud

Web-based Business Services, Delivering Business Processes from the Cloud: Business Process Examples, Broad Approaches to Migrating into the Cloud, The Seven-Step Model of Migration into a Cloud, Efficient Steps for Migrating to Cloud.

Module 4: Assessing the Cloud

Software Evaluation, System Testing, Seasonal or peak loading, Cost cutting and Cost-benefit Analysis, Selecting the Right Scalable Application

Module 5: Selecting Cloud Provider

Considerations for Selecting Cloud Solutions, Understanding Best Practices used in Selection of Cloud Service and Providers.

Module 6: Clouding the Standards and Best Practices Issue

Interoperability, Portability, Integration, Security, Standards Organisations and Groups Associated with Cloud Computing, Commercial and Business Consideration

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply cloud computing concepts in practical situations
  • Identify best practices for risk management in cloud
  • Analyse the right scalable option for cost management in cloud
  • Explain the impact of Cloud Computing on corporate IT governance
  • Review the contract terms with a cloud service provider
  • Summarise the importance of Cloud governance solution, legal risks and considerations in Cloud.

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineering and IT students
  • Graduates with a programming background

Job Prospects

  • System Engineers
  • Cloud Solution Architect
  • System Engineer
  • Cloud Applications Architect
  • Technical Specialist
  • Certification

After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the “Cloud Computing Essentials” certification.

If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'

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