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CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002

This course is designed to provide business analysts and IT professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to make strategic Cloud business decisions. The training covers all the objectives required to pass the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 Certification including Cloud Concepts, Business Principles of Cloud Environments, cloud principles, Management, cloud networking concepts, Technical Operations, Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Security for the Cloud.

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10 Hrs 6 Min
Videos
70 On-demand Videos
Closed Captions

Closed Captions

Course Topics
8  Topics
Question & Answers
100 Prep Questions
Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion

Why is exposure to cloud technologies with CLO-002 important?

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Certification Training course is designed to cover the exam objectives and provide business analysts and IT professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to make strategic cloud business decisions and covers all the objectives required to pass the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Certification CLO-002 exam.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ is the only globally recognized, vendor-neutral certification that uses key business principles and basic cloud concepts to validate data-driven cloud solutions and informed cloud service decisions. Its recognition extends far beyond any other available certification, making it an essential addition for anyone looking to increase their knowledge in this domain. Unlike any other certifications in this field, it proves that every staff member – not just IT professionals – comprehends how to maximize effectiveness, control costs and diminish safety threats for businesses when making feasibility studies and decisions about current cloud technology applications.

About the (CLO-002) certification exam

Business analysts and IT professionals are frequently expected to assist their organization in deciding which cloud service providers they should use, what can be migrated to the cloud, and when it is appropriate to do so. A thorough comprehension of Cloud products and services information is essential for making effective operational decisions. CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ will emphasize monetary as well as operational factors that allow you to cultivate a dependable cloud strategy. Successful candidates will have proven through this certification that:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the foundational business and technical components to effectively assess cloud operations.
  • Grasp specific security concerns along with potential measures in order to protect against threats.
  • Gain insight into new technology concepts, solutions, and how they can be applied for maximum benefits within an organization. 

Fundamental cloud concepts

Cloud-based infrastructure is quickly transforming into an indispensable part of any business, providing a wide range of resources available at the push of a button. From pre-installed physical servers to cost-saving software packages, companies can now choose which package best matches their organizational goals and financial limit.

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ is meant to help business managers, cloud services managers and more make educated decisions when it comes to their choice of provider(s), the operations they move to the cloud and even the timing of migrations. Additionally, this knowledge assists in assessing both financial as well as operational consequences that may arise from such moves into cloud computing.

This course flows through the four CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Certification Exam Objectives:

  • Cloud Concepts
  • Business Principles of Cloud Environments
  • Management
  • Technical Operations
  • Governance
  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Security for the cloud

This (CLO-002) exam preparation course in structured in a logical manner where each topic will build on top of the knowledge you learned in the previous one and is designed for:

  • Business analysts
  • IT managers
  • Project managers who are responsible for cloud deployments
  • Technical sales specialists selling cloud services
  • Course provides a solid foundation for IT professionals who want to continue on to complete the Cloud+ Certification.

Frequently Asked Questions About CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002

What is the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 course?

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 course is designed to provide business analysts and IT professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to make strategic Cloud business decisions. The training covers all the objectives required to pass the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 Certification including Cloud Concepts, Business Principles of Cloud Environments, Management, cloud networking concepts, Technical Operations, Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Security for the Cloud.

What does the training include?

The training includes 10 hours of training material, 70 videos, 8 topics, and 100 practice questions​.

Why is CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 certification important?

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ Certification is the only globally recognized, vendor-neutral certification that uses key business principles and basic cloud concepts to validate data-driven cloud solutions and informed cloud service decisions. It is an essential addition for anyone looking to increase their knowledge in the domain of cloud technologies.

What jobs can benefit from the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ certification?

Jobs that can benefit from this certification include business development staff that sell cloud services, technical sales specialists, business analysts, sales and marketing staff in cloud product or service management, business process owners, managed service provider personnel, new data center staff, and technical support staff.

What skills will I learn in the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ course?

The course covers a wide range of skills including understanding cloud principles, identifying cloud networking concepts and storage techniques, identifying and employing appropriate cloud assessments, understanding aspects of operating within the cloud, understanding risk management and response concepts related to cloud services, and identifying the importance and impacts of compliance in the cloud.

What is the format and passing criteria for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ CLO-002 certification exam?

The exam is composed of a maximum of 75 multiple-choice questions, to be completed in 60 minutes. The passing score is 720 on a scale of 100-900. It is recommended that the candidate have between six months to a year of work experience as a business analyst in an IT environment with some exposure to cloud technologies.

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CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) Course Content

Module 1: Understanding Cloud Computing Concepts

  •    Course Intro
  •    Understand Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms Pt 1
  •    Understand Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms Pt 2
  •    Understand Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms Activity
  •    Identify Cloud Network and Cloud Storage Technologies
  •    Identify Cloud Network and Cloud Storage Technologies Activity
  •    Recognize Cloud Design Aspects
  •    Recognize Cloud Design Aspects Activity

Module 2: Applying Cloud Business Principles

  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Business Principles
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Business Principles Activity
  •    Establish Cloud Vendor Relations
  •    Establish Cloud Vendor Relations Activity
  •    Distinguish the Financial Aspects of Engaging a Cloud Service Provider
  •    Distinguish the Financial Aspects of Engaging a Cloud Service Provider Activity
  •    Report Financial Expenditures
  •    Report Financial Expenditures Activity

Module 3: Advising a Cloud Design and Migration

  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Cloud Design and Migration
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Cloud Design and Migration Activity
  •    Use Cloud Assessments
  •    Use Cloud Assessments Activity
  •    Manage Cloud Design
  •    Manage Cloud Design Activity
  •    Compare Cloud Migration Approaches
  •    Compare Cloud Migration Approaches Activity
  •    Identity Benefits and Solutions of Cloud Services
  •    Identity Benefits and Solutions of Cloud Services Activity

Module 4: Operating in the Cloud

  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Technical Operations
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Technical Operations Activity
  •    Identify the Technical Aspects of Cloud Operations
  •    Identify the Technical Aspects of Cloud Operations Activity
  •    Understand DevOps in the Cloud
  •    Understand DevOps in the Cloud Activity
  •    Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts Part 1
  •    Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts Part 2
  •    Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts Activity

Module 5: Managing Cloud Governance

  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Governance
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Governance Activity
  •    Apply Risk Management Concepts
  •    Apply Risk Management Concepts Activity
  •    Understand Compliance and the Cloud
  •    Understand Compliance and the Cloud Activity
  •    Manage Policies and Procedures for Cloud Services
  •    Manage Policies and Procedures for Cloud Services Activity

Module 6: Exam Information, Review and Summary

  •    Exam Information
  •    Exam Review Pt 1
  •    Exam Review Pt 2
  •    Exam Review Pt 3
  •    Exam Review Pt 4

Module 7: Activities

  •    Apply Risk Management Concepts Activity
  •    Compare Cloud Migration Approaches Activity
  •    Distinguish the Financial Aspects of Engaging a Cloud Service Provider Activity
  •    Establish Cloud Vendor Relations Activity
  •    Explain Cloud Security Concerns, Measures, and Concepts Activity
  •    Identify Cloud Network and Cloud Storage Technologies Activity
  •    Identify the Technical Aspects of Cloud Operations Activity
  •    Identity Benefits and Solutions of Cloud Services Activity
  •    Manage Cloud Design Activity
  •    Manage Policies and Procedures for Cloud Services Activity
  •    Recognize Cloud Design Aspects Activity
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Business Principles Activity
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Cloud Design and Migration Activity
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Governance Activity
  •    Relate Cloud Concepts to Technical Operations Activity
  •    Report Financial Expenditures Activity
  •    Understand Basic Cloud Concepts and Terms Activity
  •    Understand Compliance and the Cloud Activity
  •    Understand DevOps in the Cloud Activity
  •    Use Cloud Assessments Activity

Module 8: Tools and Resources

  •    AWS Tools and Resources
  •    Azure Tools and Resources
  •    GCP Tools and Resources
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Dawn Briggs

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Dawn Briggs is an information technology professional with more than 20 years of experience in directing IT departments, leading technical implementations, managing personnel, ensuring the security of information, and establishing high customer service standards. Although she has a broad range of experience across the IT industry that includes everything from pc repair to database management, her career has primarily focused on training technical personnel to plan, implement, and maintain IT infrastructure and web-based technologies. Dawn has been instructing students in IT courses, and mentoring students in skills that allow them to obtain jobs in information technology career fields, for over seven years.

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