• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Business analysts and IT pros alike are consistently called upon to assist their organization in determining which cloud service provider(s) to use, what to migrate to the cloud, and when to implement. Collecting and analyzing cloud products and services information is essential when making operational cloud business decisions. The financial and operational impacts covered by Cloud Essentials+ ensure an ability to develop and implement solid cloud strategies.

Learning Objectives

1 – CLOUD CONCEPTS Explain cloud principles. Identify cloud networking concepts. Identify cloud storage technologies. Summarize important aspects of cloud design. 2 – BUSINESS PRINCIPLES OF CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS Given a scenario, use appropriate cloud assessments Summarize the financial aspects of engaging a cloud provider Identify the important business aspects of vendor relations in cloud adoptions Identify the benefits or solutions of utilizing cloud services. Compare and contrast cloud migration approaches 3 – MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICAL OPERATIONS Explain aspects of operating within the cloud. Explain DevOps in cloud environments. Given a scenario, review and report on the financial expenditures related to cloud resources. 4 – GOVERNANCE, RISK, COMPLIANCE, AND SECURITY FOR THE CLOUD Recognize risk management concepts related to cloud services Explain policies or procedures. Identify the importance and impacts of compliance in the cloud Explain security concerns, measures, or concepts of cloud operations

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

  • Training, Education, and Awareness