Moving Business Services into the Cloud

This course is intended for customers looking for an overview of the cloud computing concept, the services provided and the benefits and concerns of implementing these types of services. The course intends to provide a general overview to business leaders and executives involved in choosing to implement solutions for their companies or enterprises.

Prerequisite
Please contact us for information about prerequisites.

Expected Duration
120 minutes

Description
This course further explores how cloud service offerings affect service-oriented architecture and traditional IT services and how aspects of cloud services can present new opportunities to businesses. It outlines strategic implication and provides tips on how businesses can attempt to measure the value of transitioning to cloud computing. This course presents cloud-enabled business models, an example of a cloud adoption lifecycle, the cloud computing reference model, concerns about cloud governance and security, and a look at cloud services providers – all of which should be considered when planning to move into the cloud.

Objective

Adopting Cloud Services

  • recognize how cloud computing can bridge and broaden the business-IT gap
  • classify common cloud implementation obstacles for a business
  • differentiate between cloud based and cloud enabled business models
  • recognize descriptions of SOA-to-cloud transitions
  • identify the key considerations for cloud service providers
  • determine the best cloud service provider for your organization
  • match the application areas with why they are specifically suited to the cloud
  • describe the high level considerations for any business owner considering adopting cloud computing
  • choose a cloud provider for you organization
  • The Value of Cloud Computing

  • identify how the cloud can add value to an organization
  • identify factors to consider when implementing a cloud solution
  • match the steps in the Cloud Adoption Lifecycle to their descriptions
  • recognize how Cloud Reference Models aid cloud planning
  • determine if an application is suited or unsuited to a public cloud solution
  • determine the value added to an organization by adopting cloud computing
  • specify how to prepare for cloud adoption
  • MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

    $129/month
     

    ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

    $1295/year

    Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.