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This foundational CBT Nuggets cloud computing course prepares learners to develop the most essential skills for the most modern IT infrastructures using cloud computing to lower costs and increase effectiveness.
It often seems like the omnipresence of "the cloud" is rivaled only by uncertainty and confusion about what exactly the cloud is and what it does. For many years, it was a buzzword that a lot of people took to mean a better internet, or just a physical repository of information somewhere. But gradually, more organizations and people have come to recognize the cloud and cloud computing for what it is: an opportunity to offload all the physical hardware that goes into storing data and running programs and applications that only charges you for what you use. Cloud computing is an avenue for organizations to lower costs, increase flexibility and flourish — this training can help show the way.
After finishing this Intro to Cloud Computing training, you'll know how to develop the most essential skills for the most modern IT infrastructures using cloud computing to lower costs and increase effectiveness.
For anyone who manages IT training, this CBT Nuggets training can be used to onboard new IT professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a CBT Nuggets reference resource.
Intro to Cloud Computing: What You Need to Know
This Intro to Cloud Computing training has videos that cover topics including:
- Different service providers, models, services and prices
- Understanding cloud computing technologies and their uses
- Identifying the skills and certifications necessary for future cloud careers
- Using automation and virtualization
- Cloud deployment and cloud service models and why they matter
Who Should Take Cloud Computing Training?
This cloud computing training is considered foundational-level CBT Nuggets training, which means it was designed for new IT professionals with 6 months of experience — or no experience at all. This cloud computing course is valuable for new or aspiring IT professionals, experienced new IT professionals looking to validate foundational skills, and non-technical professionals.
Cloud infrastructure user training. The array of services available through cloud computing can save money and time for an organization. But a word of caution: the wrong provider or service can end up costing you the entire investment and whatever it costs to return to the old way of doing things. Learning the fundamentals of cloud computing with this training can help make sure you make the wisest, most business-savvy decisions about cloud computing.
New or aspiring IT professionals. Cloud computing holds a host of options for professionals just starting out in IT. There are careers devoted to developing cloud solutions, different careers that do nothing but connect existing solutions to their cloud counterparts, and entirely different careers for building solutions that connect different cloud services into single coherent products. Whatever the case, with this training, you'll know the fundamentals to starting an IT career whether it depends on cloud computing or is just adjacent to it.
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