Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing: Trends, Strategies, and Best Practices

Course Overview:
Cloud computing manages information by providing a secure, efficient way of maintaining data, while keeping information accessible. Governmental agencies, nonprofits and the private sector have now incorporated cloud computing use as a best practice. The convenience of keeping data in the cloud frees up space that would otherwise cause uneconomical use of equipment and personnel and unnecessary expenditures to a company's budget.

This course covers the evolution of cloud computing, cloud computing architecture, the different types of cloud deployments, and the benefits to business for implementing cloud computing. It discusses how cloud computing has become popular, highlighting the different types of cloud deployments. Included is a discussion of security and threats to security. The course also looks at trends in cloud computing and how the traditional role of IT personnel is being impacted by migration to the cloud.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize the benefits of cloud computing.
  • Identify the three types of cloud deployments.
  • Identify the three types of computing models.
  • Determine how traditional IT job roles are changing as a result of companies moving toward cloud computing.

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
    news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
    provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    Familiarity with general accounting processes, and awareness of common Internet-related technologies

    Speaker / Author:

    George Monsalvatge is a content developer and project manager with Kaplan IT, with primary responsibilities for developing Microsoft content for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10 , SQL Server 2014, Exchange Server 2016, Office 365, Azure Virtualization and SharePoint Server, as well as Project Management Professional (PMP), CompTia A+, Project+, Network+, and Security+. George has also developed content for study materials for certification preparation in CompTia, Oracle and Cisco. George has been a content developer and instructor for over 23 years, and has trained over 1,000 people who have reached their certification goals. Prior to joining Kaplan, George supported the medical industry for Philips Medical Systems, and was an instructor for Wave Technologies and Thomson Learning (now Cengage Learning). He is a Subject Matter Expert for Windows Server, SQL Server, MS Exchange and for various networking issues. George has designed and installed networks and blogs on technical topics for the Transcender Team Weblog. George has a BS in Management from Georgia Tech, where he graduated with honors. He currently lives in the Atlanta area and loves to golf. George passionately follows the Atlanta Falcons, earning the “You Make the Game” award by Coca-Cola for his support of the team and the NFL.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS


    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95


    Course Code : 99MON04

    Release Date : 02/05/2019
    Expire Date : 02/05/2021
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Length : 50min
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Field Of Study : Information Technology
    Theme : Cloud Computing

    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible

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