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EXIN Cloud Computing

EXIN Cloud Computing is not only a technical cloud course, but also focuses on the business and management side of cloud computing as well. These skill-sets are incredibly valuable as the cloud market consistently grows by over 10% per year. With this credential, you will be well prepared for positions requiring high level cloud technology expertise. By taking this course, you will become proficient in all areas of cloud technology, allowing you to have a significant advantage in the marketplace.

This course also prepares you for the EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation Certification exam. Cloud technology has exploded in popularity over the past 5 years, with thousands of companies adopting this type of infrastructure. Since the adoption of cloud computing has happened so rapidly, with cloud certifications you stand to benefit greatly in marketability for high level positions.

In addition to learning how to implement and maintain the technology, you will become well versed in all security measures to protect a corporate infrastructure from any security liabilities in using cloud technology. If you are looking for advancement or entry in the IT field you will find this certification extremely valuable in assisting in finding employment and/or increasing your marketability, due to the massive demand for cloud certified professionals.

6 Months / 25 Course Hrs
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Iowa Lakes Community College

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES369

What You Will Learn
  • Understand cloud security and compliance
  • Master the use of VPN's within cloud infrastructure
  • Know how to use a thin cloud
  • Mitigate security risks
  • Evaluate cloud computing migrations
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 25 course hours
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 6 months to complete
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for a career as a cloud technology specialist, system analyst, network administrator, system administrator, or networking engineer
  • Understand how cloud technology works with hardware, software, processes, OS and application licenses, people, power, and backups and use this knowledge in a variety of roles
  • Master the business and management aspects of cloud computing
  • Become well-versed in security practices that reduce the risk of attacks on corporate infrastructures


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The Principles of Cloud Computing

The Principles of Cloud Computing: Dive into the concept of cloud computing. Compare the four main deployment models, master the main service models, and study the evolution of cloud computing.

Cloud Computing Fundamentals Continued

Cloud Computing Fundamentals Continued: Learn about virtualization in cloud computing, study cloud computing architectures, understand service-oriented architecture, drivers, and limitations.

Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing

Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing: Discuss the building of a local cloud environment, the main components of a local cloud environment, access VPNs and LANs, risks of connecting to local clouds, and cloud service management.

Using the Cloud

Using the Cloud: Understand how users access the cloud, cloud web access architecture, thin clients, mobile device involvement, standard application in collaboration, service providers, and the benefits of cloud based services.

Security and Compliance

Security and Compliance: Learn about the cloud as it pertains to security risks, identify management, privacy, compliance issues, and safeguards.

Evaluation of Cloud Computing

Evaluation of Cloud Computing: Explore the business case for cloud computing, including costs and possible savings, operational and staff benefits, implementations, performance factors, management requirements, and service providers.

  1. The Principles of Cloud Computing
    1. The concept of Cloud Computing
    2. Explain Cloud Computing
    3. Compare the four main Deployment Models
    4. Three main Service Models
    5. Evolution toward Cloud Computing
    6. Concepts from which Cloud Computing developed
    7. Role of Virtualization in Cloud Computing
    8. Role of managed services in Cloud Computing
    9. Cloud Computing architectures
    10. Difference between a single purpose and multipurpose architecture
    11. Service Oriented Architecture
    12. Drivers and limitations of Cloud Computing
    13. Drivers
    14. Limitations
  2. Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing
    1. Building of Local Cloud environment
    2. Main components of a local cloud environment and how they are interconnected
    3. Use of Virtual Private Network access to a Local Area Network
    4. Risks of connecting a local cloud network to the public internet
    5. Principles of managing Cloud services
    6. Use of IT Service Management principles in a Cloud environment
    7. Management of service levels in a Cloud environment
  3. Using the Cloud
    1. How users can access the Cloud
    2. How to access Web Applications through a Web Browser
    3. Cloud Web Access Architecture
    4. Use of a Thin Client
    5. Use of mobile devices in accessing the cloud
    6. How Cloud Computing can be used for business processes
    7. Impact of Cloud Computing on the primary processes of an organization
    8. Role of standard applications in collaboration
    9. How Service Providers can use the Cloud
    10. How using Cloud Computing changes the relation between vendors and customers
    11. Benefits and risks of providing Cloud based services
  4. Security and Compliance
    1. Security risks of Cloud Computing and knows mitigating measures
    2. Security risks in the cloud
    3. Mitigating security risks
    4. Managing identity and privacy in the Cloud
    5. Identity management
    6. Privacy and Compliance issues and safeguards in Cloud Computing
  5. Evaluation of Cloud Computing
    1. Business case for Cloud Computing
    2. Costs and possible savings of Cloud Computing
    3. Operational and staffing benefits of Cloud Computing
    4. Evaluation of Cloud Computing implementations
    5. Evaluation of performance factors, management requirements and satisfaction factors
    6. Evaluation of service providers and their services in Cloud Computing
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Instructors & Support

Dean R. Bushmiller

Dean R. Bushmiller has had fun for the past 20 years learning and teaching everything he can in technology and security. His consulting experience in accounting systems, inventory control, migrations, and patch management has breathed life into his 12 years in the classroom. Dean is a courseware developer who specializes in the CISSP and security training. He is the lead instructor for Expanding Security and teaches online as his main job. As a non-military person, he is a proud recipient of six mission coins. Dean has taught more than 1000 classes with a lifetime approval rating of +90% on topics of: CISSP, including: SOX, PCI-DSS, digital rights management, data loss prevention, incident handling, auditing for compliance, penetration testing, patch management, networking, architecture, migration, certification, and administration.




There are no prerequisites to take this course. You can take this course without any prior IT experience or certifications.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 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 Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


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

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, this course prepares for the EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation Certification exam.

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 when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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?

This course is non-credit, so it does 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:

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.

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About Certification


EXIN is an international organization that seeks to advance the information technology (IT) industry through certifications and continuing education. It develops exams in-house to ensure it can keep up with the rapidly changing field of IT. EXIN also acts as an accrediting body, working with partners to offer exams through many channels. EXIN has certified more than two million professionals in its 30 years, and you could be one of them when you enroll in a certified course.