Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Course Description:

     Course overview
Learn how your IT infrastructure could benefit from a Cloud Computing solution. Discussions will delve into an overview of Cloud concepts, including attributes, characteristics, delivery models, and cloud types. In addition, we will discuss the pros and cons of cloud computing, benefits and risks, basic architecture, and how to get started conceptualizing a cloud environment. 
Target audience
This is a general introduction course for architects, system integrators, security administrators, network administrators, software engineers, technical support individuals, and/or Business Partners who are responsible for elements of an existing IT infrastructure.

Objectives
⦁    Understand the cloud computing business advantages 
⦁    Identify the cloud environment attributes 
⦁    Define service catalog in a cloud computing setting 
⦁    Differentiate between the different types of clouds 
⦁    Distinguish between the different service delivery models 
⦁    Differentiate between cloud computing and grid computing 
⦁    Recognize cloud characteristics and architecture 
⦁    Explain Cloud networking principles 
⦁    Summarize cloud data and user security strategies 
⦁    Understand Web service utilization of cloud computing
Pre-requisites    You should have basic understanding of a computer operating system and virtualization would be beneficial.