CompTIA Cloud Essentials+: Utilizing Cloud Services

Explore the role of cloud computing in IoT, blockchain, and VDI. Learn about digital marketing, self-service cloud computing platforms, and cost management and security considerations.

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About this course

Cloud facilitates the secure deployment of diversified solutions like IoT, blockchain, and VDI to simplify autonomous application development. In this course, you'll explore primary considerations when deploying these solutions. You'll start this course by examining digital marketing in relation to cloud computing, technologies that help create and implement autonomous systems, and the features of blockchain-based decentralized cloud solutions. Moving on, you'll explore the role of cloud computing in Internet of Things (IoT), working with an IoT solution built on AWS IoT. Next, you'll deploy a cloud desktop using Amazon Workspaces and AWS Directory Service to illustrate the benefits of a virtual desktop interface (VDI) for creating virtualized desktop environments on remote server setups. You'll also explore self-service cloud computing platforms. Finally, you'll investigate cost management and security considerations for cloud selection and implementation. 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
  • Recognize the cloud-supported medium of digital marketing and why it's more successful with cloud computing
  • Identify different technologies that help create and implement autonomous systems

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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7 Benefits of Cloud Computing

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Sep 7, 2021

Cloud computing is becoming more and more popular. Every day, more companies are turning away from traditional IT infrastructures and corporate data centers. Instead, they’re flocking to cloud services and platforms — but why?

Ahead, we’ll explore the many benefits behind cloud computing’s popularity. But first, let’s look at what cloud computing is.

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