Cloud Computing Essentials — A 4-Day Course

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Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Networking page for courses currently available in this subject area.


Explore the potential of cloud computing in this interactive course. Gain clarity about the rapidly developing world of cloud computing and discover its potential in this interactive four-day course. You will learn about the evolution of the cloud and how increases in processing power and bandwidth have made cloud computing possible today. You will also learn who's who in today's world of cloud computing and what products and services they offer. You will explore the financial benefits as well as the security risks, and you will gain a solid understanding of fundamental concepts, deployment, architecture, and design of the fast-growing field of cloud computing.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you will have learnt:

Intended Audience

Those interested in learning the essentials of cloud computing, including an IT manager who is determining whether or not to use cloud services, an implementer who needs to understand the cloud, or sales or marketing professionals who sell cloud services.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Who's Who in Today's Cloud

The Business Case for Going to the Cloud

The Evolution of Cloud Computing

Building Cloud Networks


Federation, Presence, Security, and Privacy in the Cloud

Cloud Computing Standards and Best Practices

End-User Access to Cloud Computing

Mobility and the Cloud