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Immersion: Cloud, Big Data, and the Internet of Things *NEW*

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Technology is transforming the way individuals and organizations operate, and the pace of change continues to increase. A number of technologies are converging to play a significant role in this transformation, from the aggressive march of cloud computing and virtualization to the rapid expansion of Internet of Things and big data analytics. This one-day immersion experience combines several shorter experiences into a comprehensive session that will build confidence in the areas of virtualization and cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data. The session includes in-class exercises and interaction to reinforce the ways in which these elements work together to add value to the customer.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:
• List and describe the fundamental technology concepts within cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data
• Sketch a diagram of how these technologies can work together to form an end-to-end solution
• Set up a virtual server in a public cloud environment
• Install and run applications on a cloud-based server
• Use a sample IoT platform to create a sample IoT application
• Establish an interface between an IoT platform and a ‘corporate’ server
• Collect data from an IoT application
• Analyze and visualize the data using cloud-based analytics tools

Intended Audience

This course is intended to give technical salespeople or sales engineers greater confidence in cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things, so they can speak with conviction as these topics arise.

Suggested Prerequisites

• Participants need to have some exposure to foundational concepts in cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things
• The World of Cloud Computing (Instructor Led)
• The World of Big Data (Instructor Led)
• The World of the Internet of Things (Instructor Led)
• Technology Trends for Business I (Instructor Led)
• Technology Trends for Business II (Instructor Led)

Course Length

1 day

Course Outlines / Knowledge Knuggets

1. The Big Picture
1.1. Technology in tandem
1.2. Why immersion?
1.3. Overview of experience

2. Cloud Computing
2.1. Review: Cloud Computing foundations
2.2. Cloud computing exercise overview
2.3. Exercise: Setting up a virtual server in the public cloud

3. The Internet of Things
3.1. Review: The Internet of Things
3.2. IoT exercise overview
3.3. Exercise: Install an IoT application in the virtual server
3.4. Introduction to the IoT device
3.5. Exercise: Running the IoT application to control devices
3.6. Commercial IoT platforms

4. Big Data and Analytics
4.1. Review
4.1.1. Big Data
4.1.2. Databases
4.1.3. Data science, analytics, and visualization
4.1.4. Hadoop components
4.2. Big Data exercise overview
4.3. Exercise: Collecting data
4.4. Exercise: Analyzing and visualizing data
4.5. Big data and the power of the cloud

5. Bringing it all Together


- Self-paced, animated, and interactive

- $150/each course for 6 month license

- Immediate online access upon purchase

- Flexible way to take training at any hour

- Online training transcript available

- Electronic certificates at completion

- Full list of courses at


For any additional questions,
please contact Mr. Rod Marckese
at +1-972-664-0727 x246 or

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