• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Classroom
Course Description

In this course, students examine key considerations in migrating to cloud computing. They investigate cloud deployment, service models, and cloud infrastructure. Students analyze technologies required to build classic (traditional), virtualized, and cloud data center environments. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to make informed decisions about migrating to the cloud infrastructure and choosing the best deployment model for an organization.

Learning Objectives

Analyze Cloud computing and its benefits.
Explain current cloud computing models and services.
Identify various infrastructure components.
Explain cloud deployment models.
Investigate cloud networks.
Identify cloud core services.
Summarize available support plans.
Identify cloud storage types.
Explain the tools available to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO).
Explain database options in the cloud.
Compare available pricing policies.
Identify Industry best practices for securing a cloud environment.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Targets


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