Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing


eAdvising on Cloud Computing

eAdviser explores the evolution and definition of cloud computing and cloud services. It provides a look at the key characteristics that make cloud services unique and very valuable to some business scenarios. The course serves as a basic technology overview of the concepts and strategies emerging from the cloud and aims to provide the background needed to determine if and how cloud products and services can improve traditional business processes.

Use this learning content when eAdvising your clients

1.  Introducing Cloud Computing

  • identify typical examples of how cloud computing can be used
  • recognize how technological enablers have contributed to the development of cloud computing
  • identify the core characteristics of cloud computing
  • distinguish between service model and deployment model types

2.  Cloud Computing Basics

  • identify key characteristics of the cloud
  • classify cloud adoption considerations
  • recognize how cloud computing has impacted different types of users
  • describe common barriers to cloud adoption

3.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Overview

  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • Cloud Pros and Cons
  • Cloud Service Models
  • Business Case for the Cloud

4.  Cloud Concepts and Moving to the Cloud

  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Service Models and Benefits
  • Moving Business Needs to the Cloud
  • Practice: Implement Cloud Computing

5.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Virtualization and Data Centers

  • Understanding Virtualization
  • Server Virtualization Products
  • Server Virtualization Products
  • Cloud Data Centers

6.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Migrating to the Cloud

  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Analyzing Your Infrastructure
  • Migration Candidates
  • Alternatives to Public Clouds
  • Practice: Cloud Migration

7.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Security

  • Cloud Security
  • Security Risks
  • IT Infrastructure Security
  • Securing Cloud Data
  • Practice: Cloud Security

8.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Storing and Managing Cloud Data

  • Cloud Storage Overview
  • Cloud Storage Governance
  • Cloud Standards
  • Open Source and Mobile Cloud
  • Practice: Governance and Standards

9.  Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Identity, Presence, and Privacy

  • Identity and Access Management
  • Federation and Access Control
  • Identity as a Service
  • Cloud Presence
Add To Cart