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

Apply the underlying concepts, standards, and technologies of cloud computing (including virtualization, cloud data management, cloud programming models, cloud analytics applications, interoperability, and portability) to the planning, design, and configuration of a cloud infrastructure. Prepare policies and documents to plan and design a cloud infrastructure successfully, including a policy document, architecture plan, cloud deployment run book, and user training plan. Perform baseline configurations on the cloud environment to satisfy business requirements.

Learning Objectives

Learning outcomes for this course include:       

  • Communication: Students can communicate clearly in writing and speaking, meeting expectations for content, purpose, organization, audience, and format.
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis: Students can apply logical processes to formulate clear, defensible ideas based on the analysis of facts and ethical considerations.
  • Quantitative Reasoning:  Students can use mathematical information, operations, and quantitative analyses to solve problems and inform decision-making.
  • Leadership, Facilitation, and Collaboration: Students can lead, facilitate, and collaborate with individuals and teams to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Organizational Infrastructure Alignment: Students can analyze the organization's infrastructure needs that enhance processes, effectiveness, and strategy.
  • Cloud Technologies: Students can assess cloud technologies, including cloud services, deployment models, virtualization, and other underlying technologies.
  • Cloud Policy: Students can examine legal, regulatory, statutory, and compliance considerations in regard to cloud adoption.
  • Cloud Risk and Security: Students can assess and mitigate the risks and security issues surrounding cloud adoption.
  • Cloud Planning and Design: Students can manage the processes involved in the planning and design of a cloud infrastructure.
  • Cloud Development and Implementation: Students can develop and implement a cloud infrastructure design.
  • Cloud Operation, Maintenance, and Disposition:  Students can manage aspects of a cloud infrastructure operation.

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

  • Systems Architecture
  • Systems Development
  • Systems Requirements Planning