Cloud and Virtualization Essentials

Course:  CLOUDE
Duration:  4 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

The course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing and the closely related subject of virtualization technologies. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern both types of technology. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA Cloud Essentials and Virtualization Foundation Exams.

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Topics Covered In This Course

Cloud Computing Essentials

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Business Perspective
  • Technical Perspective
  • Adopting the Cloud
  • Operating in the Cloud
  • Governing the Cloud
  • Exam Preparation (optional)

Virtualization Essentials

  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Business Perspective
  • The Virtual Data Center: Server Virtualization
  • The Virtual Data Center: Storage Networks, and Applications
  • Workplace Virtualization Technologies
  • Adopting Virtualization
  • Operating Virtualization
  • Governing Virtualization
  • Exam Preparation (optional)
What You Can Expect

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the common terms and definitions of cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Understand the business benefits and business considerations of cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Understand various approaches to server virtualization, its relevance to the modern data center, available platforms and important features.
  • Understand the implications of virtualization on storage, networks, and applications, and recognize issues, challenges, and opportunities for managing this.
  • Comprehend the implications of virtualization on the modern workplace, and recognize challenges and opportunities for managing this.
  • Understand the impact and changes of virtualization on IT service management.
  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of virtualization techniques, and understand the implications for an organization.
  • Recognize the compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of virtualization and its financial and strategic impact on an organization.
Who Should Take This Course
  • IT Support Staff
  • IT Consultants
  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Small and Midsized Business Owners
  • Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on)
  • Business Process Owners
  • IT Developers
  • Service Providers
  • System Integrators
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • IT Management
Recommended Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites; it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain

Training Style

Scenario-driven learning puts participants in the right mind-set to apply the principles in a realistic setting. Three role-play activities included in this course present a real-word connect using situations that can occur in the day-to-day life of participants. Moreover, interactivities such as brainstorms, quizzes, and discussions add to the interactive nature of this course.

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