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This cloud computing course was developed to meet the growing demand from I.T. professionals and business people alike who wish to gain a deeper understanding of concept and application of Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing has the potential to increase most organisations agility and dramatically lower costs and thus understanding how the Cloud works is essential for business of all sizes and in all sectors.
Programme Aims & Objectives
This course on cloud computing fundamentals will teach participants the potential strategic benefits of migrating your IT services to the Cloud. Students will learn about the evolution of the cloud and its ability to increase processing capacity in an elastic manner. Students will learn about the key Cloud stakeholders, technologies, products and services on offer in addition to the platforms and relevant applications that enable Cloud Computing. An evaluation of the benefits, challenges and risks of implementing a Cloud Computing platform, including standards and best practices will form a crucial component of this programme.
On successful completion of this programme students will be able to:
Describe the differing Cloud technologies, platforms and services used by organisations and their applications to business operations, processes and activities.
Demonstrate best practise in the use of Cloud Computing in the modern business environment.
Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of Cloud Computing in a variety of business contexts.
Apply a variety of approaches to implement and deploy Cloud Computing to a selection of business cases.
To be awarded the Diploma in the Fundamentals on Cloud Computing, a student will be required to complete course projects and reports.