Duration: 2 Days

Course Overview

Sycom Solutions CompTIA Cloud Essentials Course materials for this course are available in digital format. Students will need a device to access their course material. If they do not have one, we can provide this upon their arrival at the Training Centre.

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The CompTIA Cloud Essentials course is a vendor-neutral technical certification. It demonstrates your knowledge and comprehension of cloud computing concepts. You will gain insights into transitioning your business to the cloud and understanding cloud computing from both a business and technical perspective.

Topics covered include:

  • Cloud services from a business perspective
  • The business value of Cloud computing
  • Types of Cloud
  • Steps for successful adoption and implementation
  • Impact and changes on IT service management
  • Risks and consequences

Benefits Seven compelling reasons to choose Sycom Solutions for your course:

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A typical day with a traditional training provider typically runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a generous lunch break. With Sycom Solutions, you'll enjoy at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time with your instructor.

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Exam Track You'll take the following exam:

CompTIA Cloud Essentials - CLO-001


Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspective

  • Common cloud computing terms and definitions
  • Relationship between cloud computing and virtualisation
  • Early examples of cloud computing
  • Common definitions of cloud computing
  • Organisations that benefit from cloud computing
  • Organisations that may not benefit from cloud computing
  • Different types of cloud: XaaS, IaaS, PaaS

Cloud Computing and Business Value

  • Similarities and differences between cloud computing and outsourcing
  • Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective:
    • Scalability
    • Security
    • Hardware independence
    • Costs
    • Time to market
    • Distribution over the Internet
  • How the characteristics of cloud computing enhance business value

Technical Perspectives and Cloud Types

  • Difference between private and public cloud from a technical perspective
  • Techniques and methods for deploying cloud computing:
    • Networking
    • Automation and Self Service
    • Federation
    • Standardisation
  • Challenges and risks for cloud computing, and how to tackle them:
    • Cloud storage
    • Application performance
    • Data integration
    • Security
  • Impact of cloud computing on application architecture and the application-development process


It is recommended, though not required - that you have at least six months of experience in an IT environment, with direct involvement in IT-related tasks, responsibilities, and decision-making.

Not sure if you meet the prerequisites? No worries. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to assess if this course is right for you.

What's Included Included: Cloud Essentials: (CompTIA Authorized Courseware for Exam CLO-001) - ISBN 978-1118408735

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