Cloud technology has been emerging since the last decade and is considered to be one of the "hot areas" of interest for organisations. A lot of research has been going on and many new applications have been designed, developed and launched at periodic intervals. 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. Advanced 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.
Module1: 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
Module2: 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.
Module3: 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.
Module4: Assessing the Cloud
Software Evaluation, System Testing, Seasonal or peak loading, Cost cutting and Cost-benefit Analysis, Selecting the Right Scalable Application
Module5: Selecting Cloud Provider
Considerations for Selecting Cloud Solutions, Understanding Best Practices used in Selection of Cloud Service and Providers.
Module6: Clouding the Standards and Best Practices Issue
Interoperability, Portability, Integration, Security, Standards Organisations and Groups Associated with Cloud Computing, Commercial and Business Consideration
After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the “Certificate in Cloud Administration”.
If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'.