Cloud computing is about providing IT related services through the internet. Cloud Computing allows flexible IT solutions to support the business, based on clear service arrangements. Content The Cloud computing Foundation certificate requires an overview of the field and its relationship with other areas of information management. Such an overview is based on knowledge of the fundamental concepts of Cloud computing and understanding of deployment, architecture and design of the Cloud computing Platform.
Candidates are tested on five categories:
The principles of Cloud Computing. This chapter deals with definitions, types of clouds (Public, Private and Hybrid) and cloud services (IAAS, PAAS, SAAS);
Using the Cloud. This part is about accessing the cloud and mobility in the cloud ;
Security and Compliance. Is about the risks of cloud computing and the measures you can take;
Implementing and managing Cloud Computing. You learn about local cloud networks and how to support the use of cloud computing,
Evaluation of Cloud Computing. Examples of the subjects here are cost aspects, (dis)advantages and SLA’s.
Cloud computing Foundation is intended for everyone playing a role or having an interest in the use and management of internet based IT services. This includes staff from internal and external service providers, their customers, and their managers.
Contact hours The minimum number of contact hours for this training course is 15. This includes group assignments, exam preparation and short breaks. This number of hours does not include homework, logistics for exam preparation and lunch breaks.