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CompTIA Cloud+

Are you an IT professional looking to enhance your knowledge of secure cloud environments? You may work as a consultant, technical services provider, or cloud architect today. Our CompTIA Cloud+ Essential IT training program is for you if you are. Our program is a great starting point to jumpstart your IT training and enhance your cloud computing skills.

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Course Description for CompTIA Cloud Overview

The “CompTIA Cloud Overview” course provides a comprehensive understanding of cloud services from a business perspective. This course delves into the history, architecture, and delivery models of cloud services, with a particular focus on SaaS (Software as a Service). It covers essential concepts such as confidentiality, availability, on-demand self-service, and broad network access. Additionally, the course discusses the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) guidelines and how they apply to cloud computing.

This course also addresses the business value of cloud computing, highlighting the agility it offers and the new business opportunities it presents. Technical perspectives and various cloud types are examined, along with the associated security risks and technical solutions. Learners will gain insights into the steps necessary for successful cloud adoption and the impact of cloud computing on IT service management. Furthermore, the course explores the risks and consequences of cloud computing, focusing on information security, data protection, risk management, and governance.

What You Will Learn in the CompTIA Cloud Overview Course

By taking this course, you will gain a solid foundation in cloud computing and its business implications. You will learn about:

  • The characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective
  • The history and evolution of cloud computing
  • The three main delivery models: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
  • Justification for adopting cloud services
  • Key concepts such as confidentiality, availability, and NIST guidelines
  • On-demand self-service and broad network access
  • Resource pooling and measured services
  • Terms of service and service models
  • Recommendations for cloud service usage
  • The business value of cloud computing and its agility
  • Technical perspectives and types of clouds
  • Security risks and technical solutions
  • Steps to successful cloud adoption
  • The impact of cloud computing on IT service management
  • Risks and consequences, including data security and governance

Exam Objectives for CompTIA Cloud Overview Certification

The “CompTIA Cloud Overview” course aligns with the objectives established by CompTIA for cloud computing certification. Key objectives include:

  • Understanding the characteristics of cloud services
  • Identifying the business value of cloud computing
  • Analyzing technical perspectives and cloud types
  • Learning the steps for successful cloud adoption
  • Assessing the impact of cloud computing on IT service management
  • Evaluating risks and consequences related to cloud computing

Who This CompTIA Cloud Overview Course is For

This course is designed for a diverse audience, including:

  • IT professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of cloud computing
  • Business managers seeking to understand the benefits of cloud services
  • Aspiring cloud computing specialists and consultants
  • Students and individuals new to cloud computing who want a solid foundational course
  • Decision-makers evaluating cloud adoption for their organizations

Possible Jobs You Can Get With This Knowledge

With the knowledge gained from this course, you can pursue various career opportunities, including:

  • Cloud Solutions Architect
  • Cloud Services Developer
  • Cloud Consultant
  • IT Project Manager
  • Cloud Security Specialist
  • Cloud Systems Engineer
  • Business Analyst for Cloud Solutions
  • Technical Support Specialist for Cloud Services

Average Industry Salaries for People with These Skills

Investing in cloud computing skills can significantly enhance your earning potential. Here are some average salary ranges for relevant roles:

  • Cloud Solutions Architect: $120,000 – $160,000
  • Cloud Services Developer: $100,000 – $140,000
  • Cloud Consultant: $90,000 – $130,000
  • IT Project Manager: $80,000 – $120,000
  • Cloud Security Specialist: $110,000 – $150,000
  • Cloud Systems Engineer: $95,000 – $135,000
  • Business Analyst for Cloud Solutions: $75,000 – $105,000
  • Technical Support Specialist for Cloud Services: $60,000 – $90,000

Get Started Today with the CompTIA Cloud Overview Course

Take the first step towards mastering cloud computing by enrolling in the “CompTIA Cloud Overview” course today. This course offers a thorough exploration of cloud services, their business value, and technical perspectives. Whether you’re an IT professional, a business manager, or someone new to cloud computing, this course will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the evolving world of cloud technology. Enroll now and transform your career with the power of cloud computing!

Frequently Asked Questions About CompTIA Cloud

What is the objective of the CompTIA Cloud+ training program offered by ITU Online?

The CompTIA Cloud+ training program offered by ITU Online is aimed at IT professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of secure cloud environments. The program covers the fundamentals of cloud concepts and provides a deep understanding of all cloud essentials. By successfully completing this course, learners will understand cloud service models, cloud security implications, potential risks associated with different types of clouds, and how to develop intelligent data-driven cloud recommendations for the cloud environments they manage.

Who is the target audience for this training program?

The course is suitable for IT professionals, consultants, technical services providers, and cloud architects who are interested in boosting their cloud computing skills. It’s a great starting point for those looking to jumpstart their IT training and enhance their cloud computing skills.

What is the CompTIA Cloud+ certification, and why is it important?

CompTIA Cloud+ is a mid-level career certification designed for the technical professional filling a multi-disciplinary role. It assures employers that the professional has the theoretical and practical technical knowledge to ensure a safe, efficient, and secure cloud environment. This certification is performance and job-role-based and covers cloud technologies across all vendors and solutions.

What are the prerequisites for getting the CompTIA Cloud+ certification?

CompTIA recommends having the Network+ or Server+ certification before attempting the Cloud+ exam, but this is not a requirement. Candidates should also be familiar with hypervisor technologies and have two to three years of system administration experience.

What does the CompTIA Cloud+ exam involve?

The CompTIA Cloud+ exam challenges candidates with 90 performance-based and multiple-choice questions to be answered in 90 minutes. The exam covers five domains: cloud deployment, cloud security, cloud architecture and design, operations and support, and troubleshooting​.

How can I take the CompTIA Cloud+ exam?

To attempt the exam, either online or in-person, you will need to purchase a voucher followed by scheduling your test on the Pearson VUE website.

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CompTIA Cloud Overview Course Content

Domain 1 - Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspect

  •    Overview
  •    History
  •    The Three Delivery Model Architecture
  •    SaaS
  •    Justification For Cloud
  •    Confidentiality And Availability
  •    Concepts From NIST
  •    On Demand Self-Service
  •    Broad Network Access
  •    Resource Pooling
  •    Measured Service
  •    Service Models
  •    Terms Of Service
  •    Recommendations

Domain 2 - Cloud Computing and Business Value

  •    Reasons For Cloud-Agility-Part1
  •    Reasons For Cloud-Agility-Part2
  •    New Business Opportunities

Domain 3 - Technical Perspectives/Cloud Types

  •    Technical Perspectives Cloud Types
  •    Sources
  •    Security Risk
  •    Technical Risk And Solutions

Domain 4 - Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud

  •    Steps To Adopting Cloud-Part1
  •    Steps To Adopting Cloud-Part2
  •    Steps To Adopting Cloud-Part3

Domain 5 - Impact and Changes of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management

  •    Information Security Management System-Part1
  •    Information Security Management System-Part2

Domain 6 - Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing

  •    Information Management And Security-Part1
  •    Information Management And Security-Part2
  •    The Data Security LifeCycle
  •    Governance
  •    Data Loss Prevention-Part1
  •    Data Loss Prevention-Part2
  •    Protecting Data
  •    Risk Management-Part1
  •    Risk Management-Part2
  •    Risk Management-Part3
  •    Risk Management-Part4
  •    Risk Management-Part5
  •    Recommendations-Part1
  •    Recommendations-Part2
  •    IT Governance
  •    Audit
  •    Recommendations For Audit-Part1
  •    Recommendations For Audit-Part2
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Dean has had fun for the past 20 years learning and teaching everything he can in technology and security. His consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management has breathed life into his 12 years in the class room. Dean is a courseware developer who specializes in CISSP and security training. He is the lead instructor for Expanding Security and teaches online as his main job. As a non-military person, he is a proud recipient of six mission coins.

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