• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

CompTIA® Cloud Essentials+ is for both IT and non-technical professionals who require the essential business acumen needed to make informed cloud service decisions. 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. CompTIA® Cloud Essentials+ will show that successful candidates: Have the knowledge and understanding of the foundational business and technical components included in a cloud assessment Understand specific security concerns and measures Comprehend new technology concepts, solutions, and benefits to an organization

Learning Objectives

Cloud Concepts: Explain cloud principles, Identify cloud networking concepts, Identify cloud storage technologies, Summarize important aspects of cloud design. 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. 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. 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

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Risk Management


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