CompTIA Cloud Essentials Professional

This 2-day Cloud Computing training will qualify you for the vendor-neutral international CompTIA Cloud Essentials certificate

Computer Science, Education & Learning

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Professional 23-24 Sep 2014 Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Cloud computing and Virtualization

Cloud computing is an emerging technology through which an increasing number of IT services are delivered over the internet. Cloud computing makes it possible to run a successful business without having dedicated hardware, software and services. The result is that organizations can reduce costs and be more flexible, more mobile and scalable while improving their quality of service.

Why should you obtain the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification?

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification demonstrates that candidates have the skill set and knowledge to operate in a modern IT organisation utilizing cloud computing. Certification allows IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment as they speak the appropriate language, and demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and terminology. It provides the baseline foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent vendor-specific training programs on cloud systems and software. Certification is also a critical step to advance your career, as IT organizations look for qualified cloud computing professionals.

Is this Cloud Computing certification training relevant for you?

The Cloud Essentials Professional training is relevant for IT specialists, IT managers, IT technical services specialists (IT, security, infrastructure, services, systems, tests, etc.), IT relationship managers, IT support staff, IT architects, consultants, business and IT managers, business process owners, process managers, developers, analysts and risk management employees.

At the end of the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Professional training, you will be able to:

understand the common terms and definitions of cloud computing and give examples;

comprehend the characteristics of clouds and cloud services from a business perspective;

demonstrate how the characteristics of cloud computing generate business value;

understand various types of clouds from a technical perspective and provide examples;

explain the steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing services;

identify the organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing the benefits of clouds;

understand the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management;

explain and identify the issues associated with integrating cloud computing into an organisations’ existing compliance risk and regulatory framework; and

comprehend how to maintain strategic flexibility.

Prerequisites for this Cloud Computing training/certification

There are no formal prerequisites for this cloud computing training/certification.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials training: CPE credits

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials training is registered with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA):

14 CPE

11 PDU

About the CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam

The training includes an exam preparation module, preparing participants to take on the CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam. The online exam is in closed-book format, with 40 multiple-choice questions. The pass score is 65% (26 out of 40 questions). The exam lasts for 60 minutes. Passing the exam allows candidates to become CompTIA Cloud Essentials. You will receive a voucher to take the exam through professional testing centres worldwide.

The cloud certification program is a vendor-neutral foundation level certification program for cloud computing. The program has been developed by some of the most significant forces in the industry such as IBM, Cisco EMC, HP, Virtual Clarity and ING.

About CompTIA

CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral certifications for the global IT workforce. As a non-profit trade association advancing the global interests of IT professionals and companies, CompTIA is the recognized certainty for IT education and credentials and the primary advocate for IT businesses and workers. CompTIA’s vision of the IT landscape is shaped by more than 25 years of global perspective and more than 2,000 members and 1,000 business partners.


With at least 6 persons, an in-company training to become Cloud Essentials Professional certified could be your best choice. An in-house training has several advantages:

- IT saves time and money;

- Enables you to train in the comfort of your own working environment;

- Can be arranged for groups of 6 people or more;

- Will take place at a time chosen by and convenient for you; and

- Sensitive issues can be openly discussed because there are no ‘outsiders’.

Are you interested? Please call us at +31 (0)40 - 246 02 20 or send an e-mail to to discuss the possibilities.

All trainings and distance learning courses of IMF Academy can be presented in-house.



Course Introduction

Introduction to cloud computing

Business perspective

Technical perspective

Adopting the cloud


Operating in the cloud

Governing the cloud

Exam preparation


From: September 23, 2014 00:00
To: September 24, 2014 23:59

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Computer Science, Education & Learning


Governing the cloud, Operating in the cloud, cloud computing

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+31 (0)40 246 02 20


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