Cloud Infrastructure and Services v3


Start End Duration Location Details
February 07, 2022 February 10, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
May 02, 2022 May 06, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00) May 3 - Holiday
August 01, 2022 August 04, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
November 07, 2022 November 10, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)

Course Details

Cloud Infrastructure and Services v3

Course Code: CISv3

Duration: 4 Days


•    Basic understanding of computer architecture, operating system, and database  
•    Experience in compute system, storage and network infrastructure will be an added advantage

Course Description:

Digital transformation is a priority for all businesses. Emerging technology trends such as mobile, big data analytics and social media are driving organizations to optimize and innovate business models. As businesses adopt a digital mindset they need to innovate faster or be left behind in an increasingly digital market. This course provides an overview of digital transformation, role of Cloud to help organizations address the current IT challenges to meet their overall digital transformation objectives. This “cloud essentials” course will help to gain the knowledge on technologies, processes, and mechanisms required to build a cloud infrastructure. This course takes an open approach and uses the Cloud Reference Architecture to describe the concepts and technologies related to cloud computing, which is further illustrated and reinforced with DELL EMC product examples. The course follows the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology as a guide for all definitions of cloud computing.

Course Objectives:

•    Describe how digital transformation drives the adoption of cloud  
•    Explain cloud computing, its deployment and service models  
•    Describe various aspects of cloud such as applications, services and orchestration, modern
infrastructure (physical, virtual, and software defined infrastructure), business continuity, security, and service management  
•    Describe IT transformation to meet the business objectives

Intended Audience:

•    Experienced IT professionals, who may not have had exposure to cloud computing  
•    IT professionals responsible for architecting and managing cloud infrastructure  
•    Students and professionals who are looking to pursue career in cloud computing  
•    Individuals who are seeking Associate - Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (DECA-CIS) certification
Course Outlines:

Module 1: Driving Digital Transformation-Cloud 

•    Digital Transformation  
•    Current business challenges  
•    IT challenges in supporting business challenges  
•    Digital business drives IT Transformation  
•    Digital and IT Transformation adopts Cloud 

Module 2: Cloud Reference Architecture 

•    Essentials of Cloud characteristics  
•    Cloud deployment and service models 
•    Key benefits of Cloud computing  
•    Components of the Cloud reference architecture 

Module 3: Applications 

•    Evolution of application platform  
•    Traditional application challenges  
•    Need for application transformation  
•    Modern application characteristics  
•    Application modernization approach 

Module 4: Cloud Services & Orchestration 

•    Cloud services and its functions  
•    Cloud portal  
•    Cloud interface standards  
•    Cloud service lifecycle 
•    Service orchestration    

Module 5: Modern Infrastructure 

•    Key IT infrastructure components  
•    Virtual Infrastructures – features and its benefits  
•    Software Defined Infrastructure-feature and its benefits  
•    Converged and Hyper Converged Infrastructure - features and its benefits 

Module 6: Cloud Security
•    Cloud security threats  
•    Cloud security mechanisms  
•    Governance, risk, and compliance 

Module 7: Business Continuity 

•    Cloud service availability  
•    Fault tolerance mechanisms  
•    Data protection solutions – backup, replication and archive  
•    Data protection as a service 

Module 8: Cloud Service Management 
•    Service portfolio management processes  
•    Service operation management processes 

Module 9: Transforming IT Operations 

Key elements of successful transformation: People, Process, and Technology