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This CCC Cloud Solutions Architect Certification training course is designed for technology professionals who architect the technology solutions that support the changing requirements due to the adoption of cloud computing, and help organizations leverage the opportunities that cloud is creating. Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security architecture and be very familiar with the topology and ecosystems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models.

 

What is the CCC Professional Cloud Solutions Architect certification?

This Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA) certification enables candidates to successfully navigate and support the adoption, development and performance optimization of cloud solutions and services in the enterprise and IT ecosystem. Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security. They must be equally familiar with the topology and ecosystems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models.

The PCSA certification is designed for senior technology professionals who are designing the next generation of IT solutions and infrastructure. The training covers critical concepts and supplements this with hands-on, practical, exercises and case studies. The certification refers to leading technologies, platforms and cloud standards to provide a real-world context and cement these concepts.

 

Learning Objectives:

  •     Explain the history of Cloud Computing and its impact on business and IT Architecture
  •     Demonstrate the key engineering concepts of operating “as a Service”
  •     Explain the impact of Cloud Computing on Service Management
  •     Understand Consumer & Provider Perspectives on Setting Up Cloud Environments
  •     Evaluating a Cloud Solution Architecture
  •     Migrating and transitioning to a Cloud environment

 

Did you know…

In June 2018, cio.com listed the Cloud Credential Council certifications as one of the most valuable Cloud certifications in the market today (report available on these links einpresswire and cio.com).  A core value of the CCC is to enable digital-ready professionals and organisations.

GuruTeam is Ireland’s CCC Accredited Training Partner, offering public and private instructor-led courses in Ireland, UK and Europe.

CCC Cloud Solutions Architect Certification

Course Code

GTC11

Duration

3 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

Cloud Solutions Architect Certification

 

Successfully passing (65%) the 75-minute exam, consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Professional Cloud Solutions Architect Certificate by Cloud Credential Council (CCC). The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) is an international member-based organization mandated to drive cloud readiness through effective competence development. The CCC has established critical cloud certifications for key IT roles in order to cultivate cloud-ready IT professionals.

Target Audience

  • Technology Architects
  • Application Architects
  • System Architects    
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Cloud Strategy Consultants
  • Senior Developers

Attendee Requirements

  • The CCC Professional level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended that participants have achieved the Cloud Technology Associate certification (or its equivalent) from the Cloud Credential Council (and that participants are conversant with cloud concepts and vocabulary). It is further recommended that participants are TOGAF Certified (or its equivalent).

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Course Description

This CCC Cloud Solutions Architect Certification training course is designed for technology professionals who architect the technology solutions that support the changing requirements due to the adoption of cloud computing, and help organizations leverage the opportunities that cloud is creating. Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security architecture and be very familiar with the topology and ecosystems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models.

 

What is the CCC Professional Cloud Solutions Architect certification?

This Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA) certification enables candidates to successfully navigate and support the adoption, development and performance optimization of cloud solutions and services in the enterprise and IT ecosystem. Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management, and security. They must be equally familiar with the topology and ecosystems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models.

The PCSA certification is designed for senior technology professionals who are designing the next generation of IT solutions and infrastructure. The training covers critical concepts and supplements this with hands-on, practical, exercises and case studies. The certification refers to leading technologies, platforms and cloud standards to provide a real-world context and cement these concepts.

 

Learning Objectives:

  •     Explain the history of Cloud Computing and its impact on business and IT Architecture
  •     Demonstrate the key engineering concepts of operating “as a Service”
  •     Explain the impact of Cloud Computing on Service Management
  •     Understand Consumer & Provider Perspectives on Setting Up Cloud Environments
  •     Evaluating a Cloud Solution Architecture
  •     Migrating and transitioning to a Cloud environment

 

Did you know…

In June 2018, cio.com listed the Cloud Credential Council certifications as one of the most valuable Cloud certifications in the market today (report available on these links einpresswire and cio.com).  A core value of the CCC is to enable digital-ready professionals and organisations.

GuruTeam is Ireland’s CCC Accredited Training Partner, offering public and private instructor-led courses in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Course Outline

Module 1. History of Cloud Computing

  • Why Cloud - Shift from Computing to Cloud Computing
  • Basics of Cloud Computing
  • SOA and Cloud

Module 2. Impact of Cloud Computing

  • Impact on Business and IT Models
  • Impact on Change – Business, IT Transition, and Transformational Drivers
  • New Business Models – Custom Versus Product
  • Comparison of Make, Buy, and Rent
  • Value and Monetization Impact
  • Security, Risk, and Compliance Impact

Module 3. Technology Engineering of Cloud Computing

  • Protocols, Interfaces, and Frameworks
  • Web of Devices and Web of Services
  • Internet, Internetworking, and Telecommunications
  • Data Centers, Facilities, and Fabric
  • Cloud Technology Components

Module 4. Cloud Computing Solution Architectures

  • The Architecture Layers
  • Cloud Solution Architectures: XaaS
  • Cloud Reference Architecture Principles
  • Consumer and Provider Reference Architecture
  • Cloud Security Reference Architectures
  • Industry Reference Architecture Standards

Module 5. Cloud Service Lifecycle

  • Key Concepts of Cloud Service Lifecycle
  • Key Cloud Computing Lifecycle
  • Sourcing and Provisioning Lifecycle
  • Product and Custom Service Lifecycle
  • DevOps Lifecycle
  • Service Management Lifecycle
  • Cloud Governance Lifecycle

Module 6. Service Transition and Service Transformation

  • Benefits, Challenges, Opportunities, and Barriers
  • Investors’ and Stakeholders’ Expectations
  • TCO Models
  • Impact of Cloud on Business Operating Models
  • Impact of Cloud on Legacy IT
  • Impact of Cloud on Migration and Transformation
  • Cloud Transformation and Innovation

Module 7. Consumer Perspective on Setting Up Cloud Environments

  • Key Consumer Processes for Cloud
  • Consumer Usage Models and Scenarios
  • Key Consumer Solution Architecture Features

Module 8. Provider Perspective on Setting Up Cloud Environments

  • Cloud provider processes to set up a cloud environment
  • Cloud provider usage models and scenarios
  • Cloud provider solution architecture features

Module 9. Cloud Ecosystem

  • Cloud Ecosystem – Introduction
  • Internet of Things
  • Business and Technology Ecosystems and Drivers
  • Entities and Ecosystems – Cloud Interactive Ecosystem Language

Module 10. Types of XaaS Solutions

  • XaaS Solutions and the Architecture Landscape
  • XaaS Solution Definitions
  • Make, Buy, Subscribe, and Reuse Options Analysis
  • Cloud ROI and TCO Models

Module 11. Targeting the Right Solution Architecture

  • Cloud Solution Requirements
  • Cloud Fit Selection
  • Cloud Solution Architecture Specification
  • Cloud Business Case
  • Cloud Implementation Roadmap
Exam

Successfully passing (65%) the 75-minute exam, consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Professional Cloud Solutions Architect Certificate.

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