Class Details

Price: $2,750
 5-Day Course Includes:
  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • Exam Voucher
  • A second voucher included with full purchase 
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations
For group training options, contact us at (240) 667-7757 or email promo@phoenixts.com.

Course Outline

Cloud Essentials:

Cloud Computing Introduction

  • Cloud Computing Overview 
  • The History of Cloud Computing 
  • Specialized and Specific Cloud Services

The Business Value of the Cloud

  • The Need for the Cloud 
  • Scalability 
  • Security
  • Impact of the Cloud on Business

Technical Perspectives of the Cloud

  • Deployment Models 
  • Network Requirements for Developing the Cloud
  • Self Service and Automation
  • Federation 
  • Standardization

Technical Challenges of Cloud Computing

  • Storage 
  • Performance of Applications
  • Integrating Data 
  • Mitigating Risks 
  • The Application Architecture and Involved Development Process

Successful Adoption of Cloud Based Services

  • Steps to Adopting Cloud Services 
  • An Organization’s Capability to Adopt Cloud Services 
  • Capabilities and Roles of a Cloud Vendor
  • Migrating Applications

ITIL and Cloud Computing

  • Overview of ITIL 
  • Laying Out a Service Strategy 
  • Designing Cloud Services 
  • Transitioning to a Live Environment 
  • Running a Cloud Service Operation 
  • Continuous Improvement of Service

Identifying Risks and Consequences

  • Organizational Risks 
  • Technical Risks 
  • Legal Risks 
  • Evaluating the Cost of Cloud Computing 
  • Identifying the Maintenance Aspects of Strategic Flexibility

 Virtualization Essentials:

  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Virtualization from a Business Perspective
  • Server Virtualization
  • Networks, Storage and Applications
  • Utilizing Workplace Virtualization Technologies
  • Adopting Virtualization
  • Operating Virtualization
  • Effectively Managing Virtualization

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the common terms and definitions of cloud computing.

  • Comprehend the business benefits and business considerations of cloud computing.

  • Understand cloud computing from a technical perspective and recognize the various techniques, methods, challenges, and types of clouds.

  • Understand the impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management.

  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing, and understand the implications for an organization.

  • Recognize the compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of cloud computing and its financial and strategic impact on an organization.

  • Understand the common terms and definitions of virtualization.

  • Comprehend the business benefits and business considerations of virtualization.

  • Understand various approaches to server virtualization, its relevance to the modern data center, available platforms, and important features.

  • Understand the implications of virtualization on storage, networks, and applications and recognize issues, challenges, and opportunities for managing this.

  • Comprehend the implications of virtualization on the modern workplace, and recognize challenges and opportunities for managing this.

  • Understand the impact and changes of virtualization on IT service management. 

  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of virtualization techniques, and understand the implications for an organization.

  • Recognize the compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of virtualization and its financial and strategic impact on an organization.

Class Exam

Cloud Essentials

Cloud Essentials covers the following domains:

  • Technical Perspective/Cloud Types - 20%
  • Cloud Computing and Business Value - 20%
  • Cloud Services Characteristics from a Business Perspective - 15%
  • Steps to Succesfsul Adoption of Cloud Computing - 15%
  • Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing - 15%
  • Impact and Changes of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management - 15%

The Cloud Essentials certification exam consists of:

  • 50 questions
  • Passing Score is 720
  • 60 minute time frame to complete
  • Test Delivery is through Pearson VUE

Virtualization Essentials Professional (VEP)

VEP covers the following topics:

  • Business Perspective of Virtualization
  • Technical Capabilities and Operating Model for Virtual Infrastructures
  • Integrating Virtualization into an Organization's Current Risk and Regulatory Framework
  • Benefits and Associated Costs
  • Adoption Barriers and Steps for Successful Adoption
  • Impact on IT Service Manaement

The Virtualization Essential Professional certification exam consists of:

  • 40 multiple choice questions
  • Closed book
  • 60 minute time frame to complete
  • Passing score is 65% (26 out of 40)
  • Test Delivery through Pearson VUE

Phoenix TS is an authorized testing center for Pearson VUE & Prometric exams. Register for exams by visiting the Pearson VUE and Prometric websites or call us at (240) 667-7757.

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Date Location
02/04/19 - 02/08/19, 5 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register