Cloud Foundations – C849

More and more companies are shifting to a cloud computing model of doing business. The Cloud Foundations course focuses on the real-world issues and practical solutions of cloud computing in business and IT. Competency in this course will be demonstrated by the successful completion of the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification exam.

Course Competencies

  • Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspective: The graduate analyzes characteristics of cloud services.
  • Cloud Computing and Business Value: The graduate explains how cloud computing impacts business value.
  • Technical Perspectives / Cloud Types: The graduate outlines types of cloud computing, the associated risks, and technical impact.
  • Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing: The graduate outlines the steps to successful adoption of cloud services.
  • Impacts and Changes of Cloud Computing on IT Services Management: The graduate assesses the impact of cloud computing on IT service management.
  • Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing: The graduate evaluates the risks involved in the use of cloud services.


Cloud Essentials+ confirms understanding key business principles and fundamental cloud concepts to provide validated data-driven cloud recommendations with financial and operational impacts considered. The Cloud Essentials+ Certification qualifies the student for various Development Operations (DevOps) positions.

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