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The World of Cloud Computing *NEW*

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Many people think of ‘The Cloud’ as a place to store things – music, videos, files, and more. But the cloud is actually much more than offsite storage, and its capabilities are changing the way we work, live and communicate. The World of Cloud Computing provides an introduction to cloud computing, helping participants speak the language of cloud computing with confidence. It explores the core concepts likely to arise in conversations about the cloud, and presents them in concise ways. Where appropriate, the course offers real examples of cloud solutions.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:
• Concisely define cloud computing
• Explain the value proposition behind cloud computing
• Discuss the merits and downsides of cloud computing for the consumer and the enterprise
• Describe virtualization and where it fits in the cloud computing space
• Discuss the business and technical considerations for the three predominant flavors of cloud computing: IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS
• Differentiate between public, private, virtual private and hybrid cloud models
• Conversationally address cloud security concerns
• Discuss the future of cloud computing, both in the consumer and enterprise arenas
• Give examples of leading providers of cloud-based solutions

Intended Audience

This solution is designed for executives and B2B account teams; it can also serve as an introduction to cloud computing for sales engineers and architects new to the concepts of the cloud.

Course Length

0.5 day

Course Outlines / Knowledge Knuggets

1. Cloud Computing Overview
1.1. Cloud computing defined
1.2. Cloud Computing models
1.3. Implications of the Cloud

2. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
2.1. Virtualization
2.2. Types of clouds
2.2.1. Public
2.2.2. Private
2.2.3. Virtual private
2.3. Cloudbursting & hybrid strategy
2.4. Example: Amazon Web Services
2.4.1. Growth
2.4.2. Configuration options
2.4.3. Pricing

3. Software as a Service (SaaS)
3.1. SaaS Challenges
3.2. Multi-Instance vs. Multitenancy
3.3. Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
3.4. Synchronization
3.5. Security
3.6. Example:

4. Platform as a Service (PaaS)
4.1. PaaS Benefits
4.2. Platform options
4.3. Industry examples

5. The Cloud and Solutions
5.1. Cloud and Mobility
5.2. Cloud, M2M, and Big Data


- 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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