CompTIA’s Cloud+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates technical competency in methodology required to securely implement and maintain cloud technologies. The Cloud+ certification validates the knowledge and best practices required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments, who must understand and deliver cloud infrastructure.

Our Cloud+ training course follows the CompTIA objectives, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed.

CompTIA Cloud+ Training in Maryland and Northern Virginia

TrainACE offers hands-on, classroom based, CompTIA Cloud+ certification training at our two locations in Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA. The Cloud+ certification will validate a candidate's ability to work in cloud computing environments, demonstrating their expertise in securely implementing and maintaining cloud technologies.

Cloud+ Training Cost: $2,495 Per Enrollment

CompTIA Cloud+ Training Schedule

All Times Listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Location Days Times Start End
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 10/02/2017 10/06/2017
Greenbelt, MD Tues - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 01/02/2018 01/05/2018
Ashburn, VA Tues - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 02/20/2018 02/23/2018
Greenbelt, MD Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm 03/05/2018 03/09/2018

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Topics & Concepts Covered in Cloud+ Training Include:

Module 1

Concepts – Models and Terminology Overview
Cloud Service Models
Derivative Models
Service Model Responsibilities
Models and Their Consumers
Delivery Models
On and Off Premises Hosting
Orchestration Platform
Cloud Terms and Characteristics
Cloud Bursting
Storage Concepts
Disk Storage Systems Overview

Module 2

Disk Storage Systems Overview
Disk Types and Rotational Media
Drive Access Speed
Solid State Drives and Other Storage Options
Tiering
Raid Types
Raid Comparison
Storage Access File Systems

Module 3

Storage Networking Overview
Storage Technologies
Access Protocols and Applications
Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP)
Ethernet Protocol
IP and ISCSI
Storage Provisioning
Network Shares
Zoning
LUN Masking
Multipathing

Module 4

Network Infrastructure Overview
Network Types
Network Topologies
Network Bandwidth and Latency
Routing and Switching
Private IP Addressing
NAT and PAT
Subnetting and Supernetting
Routing Tables
VLANs
Network Protocols and Ports
Domain Name Service (DNS)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Port Numbers to Know

Module 5

Virtualization Components Overview
Hypervisors
Virtualization Product Types
Virtualization Host
CPUs and Cores and Memory Allocation
Network Interface Cards
Host Maximums
Virtual Machine Components
Virtual Switches and Routers
Managing Memory
Virtual Machine Limits
Virtualized Storage
Guest Tools

Module 6

Virtualization and the Cloud Overview
Virtualization Benefits
VM Templates
Physical to Virtual Migration
V2V and V2P Migration
VM Cloning
Storage Migration
Migration Considerations

Module 7

Network Management Overview
SNMP Management Protocol
Syslog Management Protocol
WMI Management Protocol
WBEM Management Protocol
IPMI Management Protocol
Metrics
Remote Access Tools

Module 8

Performance Tuning Overview
Host Resource Allocation and Usage
VM Resource Usage Control
Physical Resource Redirection
Pools and Dynamic Allocation
Memory Performance Optimization
CPU Performance Optimization
Disk Performance Optimization
Disk Terminology
Disk Issues and Mitigation
Memory Issues and Mitigations
Network Issues and Mitigations
CPU Issues and Mitigations
Disk and Network Performance Concepts
Managing Virtual Machine Resources

Module 9

System Management Overview
Policies and Procedures
Change Management Process
Configuration Management
Configuration Management Benefits
Configuration Items Procedure
Capacity Management
Life Cycle Management
Life Cycle Management Best Practices

Module 10

Testing and Troubleshooting Overview
Configuration Testing Techniques
Security Testing Techniques
Roles and Responsibilities
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-ping
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-tracert
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-ipconfig
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-ifconfig
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-nslookup
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-netstat
Testing and Troubleshooting Tools-arp-a
Telnet
Documentation

Module 11

Security In the Cloud Overview
Network Security Best Practices
Network Attacks
Securing Storage
Rapid Deployment Dangers
Data Security
Digital Signatures
Ciphers
Encryption Protocols
Access Control Model
Multifactor Authentication
Single Sign On and Federation Based Single Sign On
Command Line Troubleshooting Tools

Module 12

Business In the Cloud Overview
Disaster Recovery Methods and Terms
Multisite Configurations
Backup and Recovery Full Backup
Backup and Recovery Differential Backup
Replication
Snapshots
Providing High Availability
Backup Data Using Snapshots Demonstration
Course Closing

Recommended Training Audience

The Cloud+ training course benefits IT professionals who manage infrastructure that utilizes cloud-based services. This includes technical professionals working in data centers, network operations centers, and service and support. Cloud+ certified professionals qualify for careers as Project Managers (Cloud Computing Services), Cloud Engineers, Data Center SAN Managers, and Cloud Computing Business Analyst.

CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Requirements

To become Cloud+ certified participants must pass the CVO-001 exam.

  • 100 questions maximum
  • 90 minutes in length
  • 750 passing score (on a scale of 100-900)