CompTIA Cloud Essentials+: Gap Analysis & Cloud Assessment

Dive into cloud transformation stages, technology stack assessment, and robust adoption strategies.

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    Approx. 1 hour
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About this course

Cloud assessment helps derive business service models facilitating robust and cost-effective business and IT cloud service consumption and delivery. You'll start this course by examining the steps in a cloud readiness assessment before exploring the cloud transformation maturity model's stages and some potential transformation challenges. You'll then outline how to assess your current technology stack to determine cloud readiness and feasibility. Next, you'll investigate the business value of cloud adoption and of incorporating cloud into enterprise architectures. You'll then examine the cloud capability maturity model, the primary cloud considerations for business, and the technology and infrastructure architecture to achieve an appropriate cloud transformation strategy. Finally, you'll explore some gap analysis activities, the transition planning phase of cloud adoption, diagrams that depict various cloud architectures, and the cloud adoption framework's value. You can use this course in preparation for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) certification exam.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • Describe the steps in a cloud readiness assessment, which facilitate a smooth migration process and the successful setting up of cloud environments
  • List the primary challenges and barriers associated with cloud transformation along with the outcomes that can help measure an enterprises' maturity and readiness for transformation

How it works

Expert-led videos

In this course, you'll watch videos created by industry-leading experts for some of the biggest tech companies in the world. They'll cover key concepts, go through sample applications, prepare you for industry certifications, and more. Watch on any device — whenever and wherever you want — to learn at your own pace.

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