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CompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification Training

The best time to pursue CompTIA Cloud+ training is right now. Cloud computing is a growing field as experts create innovative ways to store, manage, access, and protect some of the world’s most important data. The global cloud computing market is projected to reach $270 billion by 2020. This impressive industry growth is increasing the demand for professionals with cloud computing skills. Our CompTIA Cloud+ certification training course is designed for individuals who are just starting out in information technology.

Curious how difficult CompTIA cloud essentials training is? It’s actually ideal for those who have limited experience. You’ll learn everything you need to pass the certification exam and pursue a career in cloud computing, starting with the basics of cloud service environments. This course covers key concepts and skills, including virtualization, infrastructure, troubleshooting, resource management, security, systems management, and business continuity.

Incorporating visual, auditory, and hands-on learning, our course is aligned with the highly regarded CompTIA Cloud+ certification. We include applied learning activities to ensure you gain a working knowledge of the concepts taught, as well as the ability to implement them in real-life situations. After completing our CompTIA Cloud+ training, you can sit for the certification exam with confidence. This course offers enrollment with or without a voucher. The voucher is pre paid access to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility.

6 Months / 75 Course Hrs
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George Mason University

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Course Code: GES335

What You Will Learn
  • A solid foundation in key cloud concepts, models, and computing skills
  • How to implement and maintain virtualization, infrastructure, troubleshooting, resource management, security, systems management, and business continuity
  • How to assess and establish network and storage security concepts and best practices in cloud environments
  • How to diagnose and optimize cloud computing performance
  • How to deploy and maintain hardware resources and enable virtual environments
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 75 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Lay a foundation for your career as a cloud computing specialist, cloud support technician, cloud consultant, or cloud support associate
  • Get a strong start on your CompTIA Cloud+ certification path and prepare for the exam
  • Complete the course in a way that’s best for you, as it caters to a variety of learning styles by incorporating visual, auditory, and hands-on learning
  • Gain confidence in your new skills through real-life application activities and hands-on labs

Outline

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Cloud Concepts

Understand contrasting cloud services, cloud delivery models, cloud characteristics and terms, and object storage concepts.

Virtualization

Learn about differences in hypervisor roles, virtual resource migration, the benefits of virtualization in a cloud environment, and the virtual components needed to construct a cloud environment.

Infrastructure

Explore storage technologies, storage configuration concepts, storage provisioning, network configuration, network optimization, and troubleshooting practices.

Resource Management

Understand resource monitoring techniques, best practice for appropriate allocation of physical host and virtual guest resources, and appropriate remote access tools.

Security

Learn about network security concepts, storage security concepts, encryption technologies, and how to identify access control methods.

Systems Management and Business Continuity

Complete the course by learning about policies and procedures in a cloud environment, how to optimize physical host performance, disaster recovery methods, and how to deploy solutions to meet availability requirements.

Details

CompTIA™ Cloud+ Certification Training

I.    Cloud Concepts and Models
            A.    Contrasting Cloud Services
            B.    Contrasting Cloud Delivery Models
            C.    Cloud Characteristics and Terms
            D.    Object Storage Concepts
II.    Virtualization
            A.    Differences in Hypervisor Roles
            B.    Install, Configure, and Manage Virtual Machines and Devices
            C.    Virtual Resource Migration
            D.    Benefits of Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
            E.    Virtual Components Used to Construct Cloud Environments
III.    Infrastructure
            A.    Storage Technologies
            B.    Storage Configuration Concepts
            C.    Storage Provisioning
            D.    Network Configuration
            E.    Network Optimization
            F.    Troubleshooting Basic Network Connectivity Issues
            G.    Common Network Protocols, Ports, and Topologies
            H.    Hardware Resources and Features Used to Enable Virtual Environments
IV.    Resource Management
            A.    Resource Monitoring Techniques
            B.    Best Practice for Appropriate Allocation of Physical Host Resources
            C.    Best Practice for Appropriate Allocation of Virtual Guest Resources
            D.    Appropriate Remote Access Tools
V.    Security
            A.    Network Security Concepts, Tools and Best Practices
            B.    Storage Security Concepts, Tools and Best Practices
            C.    Encryption Technologies and Methods
            D.    Identifying Access Control Methods
            E.    Implementing Guest and Host Hardening Techniques
VI.    Systems Management
            A.    Policies and Procedures in a Cloud Environment
            B.    Diagnose Remediate, and Optimize Physical Host Performance
            C.    Host and Guest Performance Concepts
            D.    Implement Appropriate Testing Techniques when Deploying Cloud Services
VII.    Business Continuity in the Cloud
            A.    Disaster Recovery Methods and Concepts
            B.    Deploying Solutions to Meet Availability Requirements

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Instructors & Support

David Grimes

David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

CompTIA™ A+ and CompTIA™ Network+ certifications, or comparable training, or equivalent industry experience is strongly recommended prior to taking this course.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment.

This course will prepare you to obtain a CompTIA™ Cloud+ CV0-001 Certification designation. After completing the course, you're encouraged to set up your own exam dates and times at a testing center close to you. An exam voucher is included in the cost of tuition.

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes. The ed2go CompTIA Online Training courses give you the training for the exam. Once you complete your online course work, you can move forward to take the certification exam. CompTIA certification testing is administered by third-party vendors such as Prometric and Virtual University Enterprises (VUE), two leading providers of technology-based testing. Both offer a network of computer-based testing centers with thousands of locations worldwide. An exam voucher is included in the cost of tuition.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens what I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. You will also receive a voucher for the CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-001 certification exam.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

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