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Course #:WA2739

Introduction to Cloud Computing for Managers Training

This one day course is an introductory course to Cloud Computing for Managers. This course is taught based on the book “THE ENTERPRISE CLOUD: BEST PRACTICES FOR TRANSFORMING LEGACY IT” by James Bond. A copy of this book is provided to all the attendees.


One Day.

Outline of Introduction to Cloud Computing for Managers Training

1. Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • What is cloud computing
  • Pros and cons for cloud computing
  • Evolution of cloud computing
  • Moving beyond the organization
  • Cloud delivery models overview
  • Business reasons and measurable effects of cloud computing [how does it scale, can it scale to 0, turning stuff off, prove by design that there will be savings, different best practices of coding on the cloud – exception handling. Tweak IT’s work based the invoice.]
    • Talk about scalability and resiliency
  • Mindset of how cloud was built by each vendor

2. Operational Transformation

  • Transformation of Managed Services
  • Virtualization
  • Automation
  • Accessing Cloud Services
  • Where is my data located?
  • Using Existing Operational Staff
  • Best Practices

3. Deploying Your Cloud

  • Build your own private cloud or use public cloud?
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Managing Scope, Releases, and expectations of your customer
  • Deployment Best Practices

4. Moving your applications to the cloud

  • Moving your applications to the Cloud
  • Types of applications
  • Characteristics of applications
  • The cloud Approach to Application Development and Delivery
  • Methodology for application transformation
  • Assessing the applications to move it to cloud
  • Best Practices

5. Billing and Procurement

  • Capital Versus Operational Expenses
  • Building it as needed
  • Financial Tracking and Billing
  • Legal agreements and Contract
  • Software Licensing
  • The Current Cloud Industry: overview of the Leading Providers and Integrators
  • Best Practices

6. Securing your cloud

  • Planning and Design
  • Security when automation is the norm
  • Identity Management and Federation
  • Where is my data located?
  • Best Practices
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887