Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly popular in the field of information technology. Companies in the industry are relying on various cloud computing services for storage, processing power, and an alternative to on-premises solutions. Students will gain an introduction to the cloud-computing environment and various services offered. The course is intended for people interested in the IT legal and IT marketing fields, business analysts, project managers, and other IT-related processionals.

Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

a) Define cloud services and the basic global cloud infrastructure

b) Describe the key services on the cloud platform and their common features

c) Describe basic cloud architectural structures

d) Describe basic security and compliance aspects of the cloud platform and the shared security model

e) Define vendor support, account management and pricing mode

This course has a Dual Enrollment option with Northern Virginia Community College (ITN 257)