National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course introduces students to an overview of cloud computing. The course addresses cloud computing from a business perspective and from a technical perspective. Exam tips and practice questions will be provided to prepare for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification.

Learning Objectives

  • A. discuss the characteristics of cloud computing;
  • B. describe the business view of cloud computing;
  • C. compare cloud types;
  • D. explain adoption of cloud computing;
  • E. describe changes to an organization’s IT service management with the adoption of cloud computing; and
  • F. discuss risks and challenges of cloud computing.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.