Curso: Cloud Technology Associate  

Certificación: Cloud Technology Associate 

Acreditador: Cloud Credential Council

Duración: 2 días 

Idioma del material: Inglés 

Formato: Presencial

Créditos: N/A


Cloud computing is not just a technology, but also a new model for organizing, contracting and delivering information technology systems. This model has great potential for benefits but also new risks.

Professional Cloud Technology Associate starts with proper definitions of cloud computing and virtualization, and explains the benefits and applications. Technology is explained, but mostly in a vendor neutral way. A lab activity is included which enables participants to understand the cloud in a practical manner. Besides, the course is contemporary with the inclusion of latest cloud technologies and applications.

Subsequently, the risks of cloud computing are pointed out as well as ways of managing these risks. In the final part of the course the process of making choices in the adoption process of cloud is explained and cloud service management is broken down into details.

The course is an excellent way to prepare professionals who are considering cloud computing in their organizations.


This course will be of interest to:

Primary audience:

  • IT Managers and solution consultants
  • IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testing, etc.)
  • IT Administrators (System, Database, etc.)
  • IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)

Secondary audience includes Sales, Purchase, Audit, and Legal


At the end of this course, the participant will gain competencies in and be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization. This will also include business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Understand the latest digitization trends associated with cloud computing.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.

Beneficios a obtener:

The course allows IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment as they can demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. It furthermore provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent vendor-specific training/certification programs and also provides a baseline for the subsequent CCC Professional level certifications.

Participants report that this training allows them to better communicate with their peers on cloud benefits and risks, and that they are in a better position to evaluate vendor proposals for cloud computing.


There are no formal prerequisites; however, it is recommended that participants have:

  • 6+ months of experience in Internet/web technologies,
  • Some basic knowledge of storage and network technologies (preferred)

Cursos relacionados:

There are no formal follow-on courses but it would be effective if, participant go though some:

    Vendor specific product training, as well as more advanced security, technical, and architectural training.

Material del curso:

Participants receive a copy of the classroom presentation material and the Participant Handbook.


  • Exam Format: Closed-book format.
  • Questions: 40 multiple choice questions
  • Passing Score:  65%
  • Exam Duration: 60 minutes
  • Proctoring: Live/Webcam


Module 1: Course Introduction

Let’s Get to Know Each Other
Course Objectives
Course Agenda
Type of Activities
Course Book

Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Services Model
Module Objectives
Review Traditional Computing Challenges and Concerns                                                                 
Cloud Computing Concepts, History, and Definitions                                                                       
Cloud Computing Benefits and Challenges                                                                                        
Cloud Reference Architecture and Common Terminologies
Activity - Identifying Cloud Service/Deployment Model

Module 3: Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing
Module Objectives
Virtualization: Definition, Concepts, History, and Relationship to Cloud Computing
Virtualization: Benefits, Challenges, Risks, and Suitability to Organizations
Hypervisor: Role and Purpose in Virtualization and Various Types of Hypervisor
Virtualization: Terminologies/Features
Virtualization: Different Types of Virtualization
Activity – Identifying Virtual Machines and Containers

Module 4: The Role of Cloud and Other Technologies in Digital Transformation
Module Objectives
Big Data Analytics, Hadoop, and NoSQL
Internet of Things
Activity - Internet of Things (Simulated Hands-on Lab
Activity - DevOps Culture - Patterns and Anti-Patterns
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Activity - Machine Learning

Module 5: Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance
Module Objectives
Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance Definitions
Impact of Cloud Essential Characteristics
Impact of Cloud Service Models
Impact of Cloud Deployment Models
Best Practices and General Cloud Security Recommendations
Activity - Identifying Cloud Threats and Vulnerabilities

Module 6: Preparing for Cloud Adoption
Module Objectives

Cloud Strategy and Roadmap Preparation
Solution Architectures: For Various Service Models, Deployment Models, and Organizational Capabilities
Cloud Service Provider, SLA, and Cloud Migration

Module 7: Exam Preparation Guide              

Mock Exam

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