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Cloud Technology Associate Certification Training Course


The CCC Cloud Technology Associate™ certification demonstrates that participants have the basic skill set and knowledge associated with cloud and virtualization. CCC Cloud Technology Associate certification is a critical step to advance your career as organizations look for qualified Cloud Technology Associates.

CCC Cloud Technology Associate certification allows IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment as they can demonstrate an understanding of the cloud key concepts and its relevant terminology. Furthermore, it provides the foundation needed to successfully complete subsequent vendor-specific training/ certification programs and also provides a baseline for the subsequent CCC Professional level certifications.

Target Audience for CCC Cloud Technology Associate certification 

  • IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testing, etc.)
  • IT Administrators (System, Database, etc.)
  • IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)
  • IT Managers
  • IT Project Managers and
  • Others (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal, etc.)



The CCC Associate level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended participants possess intermediate knowledge (6+ months of experience) on internet/web technologies. Basic knowledge of storage and network technologies is a plus.

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Full Description

Module 1: Course Introduction At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization. This will also include the business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization
  • Understand the latest digitization trends associated with cloud computing
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.


Module 2: Introduction to Cloud Services Model At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • List the challenges and concerns for traditional computing methodology.
  • Define NIST’s and Gartner’s definition of cloud computing.
  • Explain the evolution of cloud computing and list the cloud’s essential characteristics, service models, and deployment models.
  • Define NIST’s cloud Taxonomy (service provider versus consumer responsibility model) and Cloud Actors (service providers, consumers, auditors, carriers, brokers).
  • Distinguish between traditional and cloud computing models in terms of business value.
  • List the cloud computing benefits and its challenges.
  • Define the various common cloud terminologies used in cloud computing.


Module 3: Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing At the end of this module, you will be          able to:

  • Understand the definition, history, and fundamental concepts of virtualization including the relationship between virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Understand the benefits, challenges, risks, and suitability of virtualization to organizations.
  • Understand what a hypervisor is, its role in virtualization, and different types of hypervisors.
  • Identify leading hypervisor manufacturers and service providers who use them.
  • Understand various virtualization terminologies.
  • Understand briefly about various types of virtualization (server, storage, network, desktop, application).


Module 4: The Role of Cloud and Other Technologies in Digital Transformation At the end of this module, you will be able to: 

  • Understand the concepts of Big Data and Big Data Analytics, Hadoop, NoSQL databases, and their characteristics and types.
  • Explain what is the Internet of Things (IoT) and its types.
  • Explain how cloud computing and DevOps fit together.
  • Understand the latest digitization trends in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).


Module 5: Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance and Governance At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand general definitions of IT security, risk and risk management.
  • Understand the role of IT compliance and audits.
  • Understand the impact of cloud essential characteristics, cloud service models, cloud deployment models on business value and risk.
  • Identify common cloud attack vectors and remediating controls.


Module 6: Preparing for Cloud Adoption At the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of cloud computing services.
  • Describe appropriate solution architectures for various service and deployment models.
  • Understand organizational capabilities that are relevant for realizing cloud benefits.
  • Understand the roles and capabilities of cloud computing providers, vendors and dependencies on vendors.
  • Describe multiple approaches for migrating applications.

Fees & Schedule

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Onsite Classroom Training 2 Days Ask for Quote
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