EXIN Cloud Computing

Hours: 30 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $599.00

Course Overview:

EXIN’s Cloud Computing Foundation is not just a technical cloud course but instead focuses on the business and management side as well. The course also examines the auditing and service response within cloud computing as well the delegation of IT responsibilities within an environment focused on cloud technology. This course covers how cloud technology deals with a variety of different areas, including; Hardware, Software, Processes, OS & Application Licenses, People, Power and Backups.

This course includes:
  • Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations
  • Quizzes & Exam Simulators
  • Social Learning & Networking
  • Flash Cards & Educational Games
  • Enhanced Navigation and Controls

This course prepares the student to take the EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation certification exam.

Course Outline:

Module 1: The Principles of Cloud Computing
  • EXIN Overview Pt 1
  • EXIN Overview Pt 2
  • EXIN Overview 2 Pt 1
  • EXIN Overview 2 Pt 2
  • The Basics
  • History of Cloud
  • Delivery Model Architectures
  • Software as a Service
  • Justification for Cloud Computing
  • Confidentiality & Availability
  • Concepts from NIST
  • Important Characteristics
  • Broad Network Access
  • Resource Pooling
  • Measured Service
  • Service Models
  • Terms of Service
  • Recommendations
  • Virtualization
  • Virtualization Concepts
  • Inter-Virtual Machine Attacks
  • Virtual Machine Encryption
  • Recommendations
  • Service Models
  • Business Process
  • Outsourcing
  • Software as a Service Pt 1
  • Software as a Service Pt 2
  • Risks & Recommendations
  • Platform as a Service
  • PaaS Considerations
  • PaaS Issues
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Scope of Control
  • IaaS Benefits
  • IaaS Issues and Concerns
  • IaaS Recommendations
  • Services Oriented Architecture
  • Web Services
  • Infrastructure on Demand
  • Why Cloud?
  • Collaborative Working
  • New Business Opportunities
Module 2: Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing
  • 2.0 Implementing & Managing Cloud Computing
Module 3: Using the Cloud
  • 3.0 Relevent Technologies in Cloud
  • 3.1 Storage Devices Pt 1
  • 3.2 Storage Devices Pt 2
  • 3.3 Application Programming Interfaces
  • 3.4 Traditional Software Model
  • 3.5 Impact of Cloud on Users
  • 3.6 Providing Cloud Services
  • 3.7 Developing Added Services Pt 1
  • 3.8 Developing Added Services Pt 2
  • 3.9 Using Cloud Services
Module 4: Security and Compliance
  • 4.0 Threats & Controls
  • 4.1 Malicious Insiders
  • 4.2 Insiders Remediation
Module 5: Evaluation of Cloud Computing
  • 5.0 Why Cloud?
  • 5.1 Resource Scaling
  • 5.2 Quality
  • 5.3 Thin Clients
  • 5.4 Buying Cloud Services
  • 5.5 Pay as You Go vs. Ownership
  • 5.6 Establishing Requirements
  • 5.7 Contract Terms

All necessary materials are included.

Certification(s):

This course prepares the student to take the EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation certification exam.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.