IT 7100

Cloud Computing (Cloud+)

Online Certification Training

This CompTIA Cloud+ Certification training program is perfect for the IT professional looking to expand their role, gain earning power, and demonstrate proficiency in cloud computing. While not new, Cloud computing's evolution has accelerated in the last 10 years. Watch our program sneak peek below!

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3  Weeks
Program Length
Certification
$60,000
Avg. Starting Salary*
Comp TIA
Issuing Authority

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Total Tuition $2,200 Pay in Full

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What does someone in Cloud Computing do?

Cloud technology is continuing to grow. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are two cloud providers and platforms that are dominating the cloud space, but they are not alone. Other cloud platforms include Google Cloud, IBM Bluemix and Alibaba and many more. For IT professionals currently working within one of these specific platforms and who plan to for an indefinite amount of time, it may be in their best interest to pursue vendor-specific training related to a single cloud environment. For those relatively new to cloud technologies or looking to obtain certification to gain access to more opportunities, Cloud+ is a great starting point.

17,590
Entry Level Jobs in the US
Cloud Computing will see available jobs grow 9.3% over the next ten years
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 7100
Cloud Computing (Cloud+)

The IT-7100 Cloud Computing program is recommended for experienced IT professionals looking to expand their role, gain earning power and demonstrate proficiency in cloud computing. As technology continues to evolve, and businesses explore new methods of doing things, it is critical that IT professionals keep pace with this evolution. Cloud computing is not new, but its evolution has accelerated in the last 10 years.

The CompTIA Cloud+ certification is a vendor-neutral, performance-based certification that validates the skills and knowledge required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments. Competencies include cloud infrastructure and cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure management, security and resource management.

Cloud computing is creating new opportunities, both for businesses and people interested in working in the field of computer sciences. Cloud computing allows businesses to have the flexibility and efficiency to meet new and growing demands. It provides the infrastructure, software and platforms necessary for success in today’s business landscape, no matter where they’re needed. However, as the presence of cloud computing becomes more widespread, the demand for professionals who can manage these networks properly is also becoming more pronounced.

More and more employers are in search of cloud talents who can fill this role. In many cases, there is a shortage of specialized, knowledgeable practitioners that are not only able to help an organization migrate effectively to the cloud but also mitigate the risks inherent to such a move. This is where certifications become key.

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  1. Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud
  2. Determine proper allocation of cloud resources and apply necessary changes, based on performance data
  3. Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations
  4. Apply appropriate technologies and processes, including automation and orchestration, to ensure desired system performance
  5. Implement appropriate security controls given requirements
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment
  4. 2-3 years of work experience in IT networking, network storage, or datacenter administration is (Recommended)

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Competency assessments
  3. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 7011

CompTIA Cloud+

48 hours
Length
3 Weeks
Duration

Students learn the basics of Cloud Computing and gain the knowledge and skills to prepare for the CompTIA Cloud+ certification, which is part of the CompTIA Infrastructure Pathway. Students learn basic cloud concepts, models and terminology through engaging and entertaining video instruction. Students learn to analyze system requirements, troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations, and apply appropriate technologies and processes to ensure system performance. The course and certification are vendor neutral, and concentrate on concepts and operations that are inclusive of all cloud computing environments.

Code Course Duration
IT 7011 3 Weeks
Total Program Duration 3 Weeks

Cloud Computing (Cloud+)

Job Opportunities

Cloud Sales Engineer

$104,000 – $146,000*
Estimated Salary
Entry-Level

IT Specialist/Engineer

$55,000 – $86,000*
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Cloud Architect

$117,000 – $142,000*
Estimated Salary

Disclaimers

  1. This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Nevada, Rhode Island, Wisconsin