The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ is intended for both IT and non-technical professionals who require the essential business acumen needed to make informed cloud service decisions.

The dynamic business environment today may increase IT demands tremendously. And, you need to meet the demands to ensure the survival of your organization in the market. Needless to say, you must make plans to meet the demands within limited resources of finance, people, and technology. This is exactly what cloud computing can provide to your business.

In this CT-CLOUDESSENTIAL: CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ course, you will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions in meeting the IT challenges.

With IT woven into the effective functioning of every business, there is a greater dependency on the ready availability and deployability of IT infrastructure. Cloud computing offers solutions that enable businesses optimize their IT usage. Therefore, it is critical that every IT and business specialist gains insight into the advantages and disadvantages offered by this business computing model.

Skills Covered

In this course, you will weigh the pros and cons of cloud computing to make effective decisions and meet IT challenges.

You will:

  • Learn the fundamental concepts of cloud computing.
  • Learn the business aspects and impact of cloud computing.
  • Differentiate the types of cloud solutions and the adoption measures needed for each.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing.
  • Identify the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
  • Identify the basic concepts of ITIL and describe how the ITIL framework is useful in the implementation of cloud computing in an organization.
  • Identify the possible risks involved in cloud computing and the risk mitigation measures, and you will also identify the potential cost considerations for the implementation of cloud and its strategic benefits.

Who Should Attend

This CompTIA certification course is relevant to IT specialists, IT technical services specialists, IT relationship managers, IT architects, consultants, business and IT management, business process owners, and analysts.

Course Curriculum


This course is the first step on a training path that can lead to a technical career dealing with cloud computing. CompTIA recommends that a candidate have at least six months of experience in an IT environment, with direct involvement in IT-related tasks, responsibilities and/or decision-making.

Note that the prerequisites for this course might differ significantly from the prerequisites for the CompTIA certification exams.

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