Cloud Technology Associate

USD 1,250.00

Faculty Instructors: Peter van Eijk

Three day course. This certification demonstrates that you have the basic skills and knowledge associated with cloud and virtualization. It will allow you to operate effectively in a cloud environment as you will be able to demonstrate understanding of key concepts and terminology. This certification serves as a baseline for subsequent Cloud Credential Council professional level certifications. Register for this course.

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Course Information

Module 01 (Introducing the cloud computing service model, its basic concepts and reasons for why it is a successful model).

Module 02 (Elaborates on Virtualization technologies, an important underlying technology for cloud computing).

Module 03 (Demonstrates how cloud and cloud technologies are enabling other applications such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), big data, social media, No SQL etc).

Module 04 (Focuses on cloud security, risk and governance and systematic ways of managing these elements; an understanding of federated identity management as well as a review of common governance, risk management and compliance practices).

Module 05 (Paves the way for cloud adoption by highlighting the important choices around cloud adoption and their consequences. You will review the typical steps that lead to a successful adoption of cloud computing services as well as understand the organisational capabilities relevant for realising cloud benefits).

Module 06 (Provides an overview of cloud service management and how it build upon existing IT service management principles. You will gain an understanding of Service change and transition processes, understand Service Delivery management, Service relationship management, Service governance and risk management).

Note (This course builds on CompTIA’s Cloud Essentials and Cloud Credential Council’s Virtualization Essentials and represents a totally updated rewrite of those courses).


01 – 03 Jun | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The exam

1. A total of 40 multiple-choice questions; length of test 60 minutes; closed-book format.
2. Passing score is 65%.
3. Exam can be ordered and taken online as a web-proctored exam. Exam fees are not included in the registration fees quoted and are to be purchased separately.

Certification by : Cloud Credential Council

Cloud Credential Council is an international industry representation body mandated to develop and drive alignment of standards training and certification for individuals in the cloud computing domain. CCC is independent and vendor neutral.


Target Audience

1. Suitable for IT professionals with at least six months experience in internet/web technologies as well have some basic knowledge of storage, server and network technologies.
2. Expected audience (includes IT specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testers etc); IT Administrators (System, Database etc); IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage etc); IT Managers; IT Project Managers; and Others (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal etc).


There are no formal prerequisites but it is recommended that you have at least six months experience of internet/web technologies as well as basic knowledge of storage and network technologies.

Learning Objectives

You will be able to identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization including business benefits of cloud computing and high level technical aspects of virtualization; identify the technical challenges and mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization; identify the characteristics of cloud applications and steps to successfully adopt cloud services; understand cloud security and risks involved in cloud computing as well as risk mitigation measures; understand the factors involved for implementation of different cloud models.

Important Note

This course is brought to you in partnership with Digital Infrastructures.

Training Grants – applicable to courses in Malaysia

Vertical Distinct Sdn Bhd is a PSMB (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad) Approved Training Provider and the courses offered in Malaysia are HRDF (Human Resource Development Fund) claimable. For guidelines and details on how to submit your application or claims to the HRDF, please visit HRDF.

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