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The Cloud Technology Associate Certification training course defines cloud computing and virtualization, and explains the benefits and applications. The course provides a basic introduction to cloud technologies. Participants are also introduced to the risks of cloud computing and methods for managing these risks. The final part of the course enables participants to analytically form a decision making process for the adoption of cloud, breaking down cloud service management in detail. This certification enables IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment, demonstrating an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. Furthermore, it provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent technical training/certification programs. The CTA also acts as a baseline for the subsequent CCC Professional level certifications though it is not a requirement.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization including business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud applications.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the factors involved for implementation of different cloud models.

 

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 Technology Associate Certification

Price €1,375.00

Course Code

GTC23

Duration

2 Days

Accreditation

Cloud Technology Associate Certification

 

Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Cloud Technology Associate 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

  •     IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testers, etc.)
  •     IT Administrators (Network, System, Database, etc.)
  •     IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)
  •     IT Managers
  •     IT Project Managers
  •     Other functions affected by cloud (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal, etc.)

Attendee Requirements

The CCC Associate level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended participants possess intermediate knowledge (6+ months of experience) in internet/web technologies. Basic knowledge of storage and network technologies is a plus.

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Course Description

The Cloud Technology Associate Certification training course defines cloud computing and virtualization, and explains the benefits and applications. The course provides a basic introduction to cloud technologies. Participants are also introduced to the risks of cloud computing and methods for managing these risks. The final part of the course enables participants to analytically form a decision making process for the adoption of cloud, breaking down cloud service management in detail. This certification enables IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment, demonstrating an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. Furthermore, it provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent technical training/certification programs. The CTA also acts as a baseline for the subsequent CCC Professional level certifications though it is not a requirement.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization including business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud applications.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the factors involved for implementation of different cloud models.

 

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: Introduction

  • Fundamental Concepts of Cloud Computing and Virtualization. Business Benefits of Cloud Computing and (high-level) Technical Aspects of Virtualization
  • Technical Challenges and Mitigation Measures in Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Characteristics of Cloud Applications
  • Steps to Successfully Adopt Cloud Services
  • Cloud Security, Risks and Mitigation Measures
  • Factors in Implementation of Cloud Models

Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Service Models

  • Challenges and Concerns of Traditional Computing Methodologies
  • NIST, Gartner and ISO Definitions of Cloud Computing
  • Evolution of Cloud Computing and Early Examples
  • Cloud Characteristics, Service Models and Deployment Models
  • NIST’s Cloud Taxonomy (Service Providers, Consumers, Auditors, Carriers, Brokers), Service Provider vs Consumer Responsibility Model
  • Business Value, Challenges and Limitations of Traditional and Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges
  • Application Profile Types and Compatibility with Cloud Computing
  • Common Cloud Terminologies and Examples

Module 3: Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing

  • Definition, History, and Fundamental Concepts of Virtualization and the Relationship with Cloud Computing
  • Benefits, Challenges, Risks, and Suitability of Virtualization to Organizations
  • Hypervisors Role in Virtualization and Types
  • Leading Hypervisor Manufacturers and Service Providers Who Use Them
  • Virtualization Terminologies
  • Types of Virtualization (Server, Storage, Network, Desktop)

Module 4: Overview of Cloud Technologies and Applications

  • Concepts, Benefits, Challenges and Strategies of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) at the Workplace
  • Concepts, Components, Benefits, Challenges and Growth of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Concepts, Approach and Architecture of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and its relation to Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Big Data, Big Data Analytics and Non-relational
  • Databases (NoSQL, NewSQL) Concepts, Characteristics and Types
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Types

Module 5: Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance

  • IT Security, Risk and Risk Management
  • Role of IT Compliance and Audits
  • Impact of Cloud Characteristics on Business Value and Risk
  • Impact of Cloud Service Models on Business Value and Risk
  • Impact of Cloud Deployment Models on Business Value and Risk
  • Common Cloud Attack Vectors and Remediating Controls

Module 6: Preparing for Cloud Adoption

  • Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing Services
  • Solution Architectures for Service and Deployment Models
  • Organizational Capabilities for Realizing Cloud Benefits
  • Roles, Capabilities and Dependencies on Cloud Computing Providers and Vendors
  • Approaches for Migrating Applications

Module 7: Cloud Service Management (CSM)

  • CSM Fundamentals
  • CSM Reference Architecture, Lifecycle and Actors
  • CSM Business Support
  • CSM Provisioning and Configuration
  • CSM Portability and Interoperability
  • CSM Products
Exam
  • Exam Type: Multiple Choice
  • No. of Questions: 40
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Additional Time Provisions: 15 minutes additional time for candidates who speak English as a second language.
  • Prerequisite: The CCC Associate level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended participants possess intermediate knowledge (6+ months of experience) in internet/web technologies. Basic knowledge of storage and network technologies is a plus.
  • Pass Score: 65%
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