CCC Cloud Technology Associate

Cloud computing is not just a technology, but also a new model for organizing, contracting and delivering information technology systems. This model has great potential for benefits but also new risks.

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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.


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • 2 - Introduction to Cloud Services Model
  • Review Traditional Computing Challenges and Concerns
  • Cloud Computing Concepts, History, and Definitions (Characteristics, Service Models, and Deployment Models)
  • Activity Time: Cloud Services Values
  • Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges, Best and Least Suited Application Profiles and APIs
  • Activity Time: Case Study Assignment
  • Cloud Reference Architecture and Common Terminologies
  • Activity Time: Comparison of On-Premise and Cloud-Based Cost Analysis
  • 3 - Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization: Definition, Concepts, History, and Relationship to Cloud Computing
  • Virtualization: Benefits, Challenges, Risks, and Suitability to Organizations
  • Hypervisor: Role and Purpose in Virtualization and the Various Types of Hypervisor
  • Virtualization: Terminologies/Features
  • Activity Time: High Availability Calculation
  • Virtualization: Different Types of Virtualization
  • Activity Time: Demo: Create, Manage, and Access Virtual Resources in the Cloud
  • 4 - Overview of Cloud Technologies and Applications
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and MDM + EMM
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Big Data Analytics, NoSQL, NewSQL, and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Activity Time: Comparison of RDBMS, NoSQL, and NewSQL
  • Activity Time: Case Study Assignment
  • 5 - Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance
  • Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance Definitions
  • Impact of Cloud Essential Characteristics
  • Activity Time: Impact of Cloud Essential Characteristics
  • Impact of Cloud Service Models
  • Impact of Cloud Deployment Models
  • Activity Time: Impact of Cloud Deployment Models
  • Best Practices and General Cloud Security Recommendations
  • 6 - Preparing for Cloud Adoption
  • Cloud Strategy and Roadmap Preparation
  • Solution Architectures: For Various Services, Deployment Models, and Organizational Capabilities
  • Cloud Service Provider, SLA, and Cloud Migration
  • Activity Time: Cloud Adoption Strategy
  • Activity Time: Case Study Assignment
  • 7 - Cloud Service Management
  • CSM Overview: Definition, Architecture, Lifecycle, Actors
  • CSM: Business Support
  • CSM: Provisioning and Configuration
  • CSM: Portability and Interoperability
  • Cloud Management Platforms
  • Activity Time: Identify Cloud Service Management Features of an Organization
  • Activity Time: Case Study Assignment
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Primary audience:

    IT Managers and Solution Consultants

    IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testing, etc.)

    IT Administrators (System, Database, etc.)

    IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)

    Secondary audience includes Sales, Purchase, Audit, and Legal professionals.

    CCC Cloud Technology Associate

    Course Length : 3 Days

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