Overview

This one-day instructor-led course provides delegates with a technical overview of cloud computing.

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for engineering, technical management and sales/marketing staff who have no prior knowledge of the cloud.

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Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of the architecture and technologies that support the internet is required.

  • Delegates should have familiarity with technical IT, data storage and/or the provision of software or services.

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Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand what the cloud is and the different types of cloud
  • What are the considerations and drivers for organisations moving to the cloud?
  • Appreciate different cloud architectures and best practices for cloud Architecture
  • Who are the big three public cloud vendors
  • Appreciate the different cloud storage options and how we secure data and services stored in the cloud
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Outline

What is the cloud?
In this module we’ll discuss exactly what is the cloud, what it offers and where is cloud technology used
Cloud types
What are public, private, hybrid and community clouds and when are they used
Cloud concerns
Cloud is fairly new, in this module we’ll discuss the concerns organisation have when they are looking at moving to the cloud
Cloud architecture
What are Infrastructure, Platform and Software as a Service (IaaS, PaaS & SaaS) and when is each used and for what reasons
“The big three” Infrastructure and Responsibility
Amazon, Microsoft and Google dominate the cloud market, but what infrastructure do they offer and what are their responsibilities as cloud providers
Cloud storage
How cloud storage works and what levels of protection, security and governance is offered with cloud storage
Architecture best practices
When looking to implement a cloud solution, what architectural features and designs should be considered
Security and governance
What security offerings are provided with cloud and how do you ensure it meets all governance requirments
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