Course: Cloud Computing for IT professionals training

$313.39 incl. vat


duration: 12 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


Cloud Computing voor IT professionals

(English version)

Target audience

Helpdesk Operator, Project Manager


Cloud Computing for IT professionals

12 hours

Cloud Computing Basics

  • 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

  • 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

Enterprise Data and Cloud Interaction

  • describe the advantages of the Storage-as-a-Service model
  • identify the key considerations for cloud storage
  • match the cloud related issue with the governance domain that deals with it
  • determine the security related cloud regulatory considerations that apply in a given scenario
  • determine if Storage-as-a-Service should be use in a given scenario
  • describe the characteristics of cloud governance
  • specify the security related cloud regulatory considerations that apply in a given scenario
  • match the standardization organization it's description
  • categorize common cloud standards and protocols
  • describe the role of APIs in accessing the cloud
  • describe the role of open-source software in cloud computing
  • match the client type to its description
  • describe key considerations for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure implementation
  • describe how APIs facilitate cloud access
  • specify where open-source software is used in cloud computing
  • identify some of the key considerations involved when interacting with the cloud

Migrating Infrastructure to the Cloud

  • describe the importance of SOA to cloud computing
  • differentiate between grid and cloud computing
  • describe the importance of data analysis to any migration to the cloud
  • describe the process for determining the areas or domains in your architecture that may be good candidates for cloud computing
  • identify examples of either tightly or loosely coupled architectural areas
  • identify the factors that make a service, data or process suited to the cloud
  • identify the key enterprise barriers to entering a public cloud
  • classify the characteristics of public cloud alternatives
  • describe the relationship between SOA and cloud computing
  • assess the cloud suitability of an enterprise
  • determine if an application is suited to the cloud
  • propose an alternative to a public cloud solution for a given scenario

Identity, Presence, and Privacy

  • recognize the need for identity and access management
  • match the key operational areas involved in identity and access management to their descriptions
  • recognize examples of cloud use cases that require IAM support from cloud service providers
  • identify some key cloud federation considerations
  • describe the characteristics of Single Sign-On
  • match the challenges associated with the use Identity as a Service to the user group to which they apply
  • classify the pros and cons of using IDaaS as an identity management solution
  • specify the need for identity and access management in a given scenario
  • propose an access solution for a given scenario
  • describe the considerations involved in using IDaaS
  • describe the technical requirements a business must meet to take advantage of presence information
  • match the main components of a presence service to its description
  • identify the security requirements for presence
  • describe the key privacy concerns in a cloud computing environment
  • match the security measures to the phases of the data life cycle
  • describe the technical and security factors involved in leveraging presence in the cloud
  • specify the key security and privacy considerations involved in operation in the cloud

Providing Cloud Security

  • identify methods of providing security for data moving to the cloud or residing in the cloud
  • match the means by which CSPs provide security assurances to their descriptions
  • identify the key risk areas in cloud computing
  • describe the basic security practices that should be implemented in a SaaS environment
  • describe the security considerations involved in connecting your network infrastructure to the cloud
  • distinguish between the security responsibilities of client and CSP for different cloud deployments at the host level
  • match the cloud service delivery model to who is responsible for it's application security
  • describe the key challenges related to securing data in the cloud
  • identify the questions a potential user of cloud data storage needs to ask when conducting a risk assessment
  • determine if a CSP can provide the required security assurances in a given scenario
  • define the cloud data security challenges for a given scenario

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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