CompTIA Cloud Essentials
Certificate: CompTIA Cloud Essentials Exam
Duration: 2 days
Course Delivery: Classroom
Credits: 11 PDUs, 14 CPEs
The Cloud Essentials Course™ is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. This introductory course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing. It will also explain how to adopt, operate, and govern the cloud. The course enables participants to successfully complete the associated CompTIA® Cloud Essentials Exam to become Cloud Essentials Certified. In addition, the course complements the Virtualization Essentials course, which they can do either before or after they have taken the Cloud Essentials course.
This course has been designated as CompTIA Approved Quality Content.
Cloud Essentials courseware is tested by ProCert Labs.
IT Support Staff
Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
Specialist (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, test, and so on)
Business Process Owners
Learning Objectives | At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Define the common terminology used in cloud computing.
Identify the characteristics of cloud computing and cloud services from a business perspective.
Identify the business value of cloud computing in the given case study.
Explain the different deployment models in cloud computing.
List the steps to successfully adopt cloud computing services.
Identify the organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing cloud benefits.
List the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management.
Identify the issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organization’s existing compliance risk and regulatory framework.
Benefits of Taking This Course | This course will provide the following benefits:
Skills to adopt, operate, and govern cloud computing effectively.
Knowledge to relate cloud computing to the technological and business needs of an organization.
There are no formal prerequisites. However, it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain.
Course Materials | You will receive the following as part of this course:
Copy of the classroom presentation
Course Book, which includes a sample exam
Exam Format: Closed-book. Web-based format.
Questions: 50 multiple choice questions
Passing Score: 80% (720/900)
Exam Duration: 75 minutes. 15 minutes extra time for non-native English speakers
Proctoring: Web proctoring
Internet is required only for downloading the eBook. The eBooks can be read offline.
eBooks can be downloaded and read on the following devices Laptop, tablet, SmartPhone, eReader PDF Reader, recommended Adobe Reader.
1. Course Introduction
2. Introduction to Cloud Computing
3. Business Perspectives
4. Technical Perspectives
5. Adopting Cloud Computing
6. Operating Cloud Computing
7. Governing Cloud Computing
Module 1: Course Introduction
Introduction to PureNRG
PureNRG’s Business Units
Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Definitions and Concepts
Cloud Computing and Virtualization in Context
Suitability to Organizations
Cloud Service Models
Cloud Deployment Models
Module 3: Business Perspectives
Cloud Computing and Outsourcing
Module 4: Technical Perspectives
Public vs Private Cloud
Techniques and Methods
Challenges and Risks
Application Architecture and Development
Module 5: Adopting Cloud Computing
Module 6: Operating Cloud Computing
Impact on Service Management Lifecycle
Cloud Computing and Service Management
Module 7: Governing Cloud Computing
Compliance and Risk Management
Strategic Supplier Management