NCTA – Certified Cloud Technologist
Online Instructor-Led Training
Duration: 3 days
National Cloud Technologists Association (NCTA) – Certified Cloud Technologist Training
To be a cloud technologist, and eventually a cloud master, you must understand common technologies, benefits, and trends that are drawing businesses and organizations of all types to use cloud services. In this course, you will learn that fundamental information. In addition, you will apply those concepts to evaluating, selecting, planning, and implementing cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. In doing so, you will identify common barriers to adoption, and strategies that can avoid common cloud implementation pitfalls. You will exit this course well-versed in the different types of SaaS solutions that businesses of all sizes use, and have the skill to compare, evaluate, and recommend which services are the best choice in a given scenario.
This course will also help prepare you to take the NCTA-Certified Cloud Technologist (NCT) Exam NCT-110.
This is a 3 day (8am-4pm PST) Virtual Instructor-Led class.
Feb 6-8, May 6-8
In this course, you will manage the core set of cloud technologies needed to function as a Certified CloudMASTER or cloud technologist.
- Identify the benefits of cloud computing.
- Select end-user cloud technologies.
- Plan cloud adoption.
- Address barriers to cloud implementation.
- Select and implement free SaaS solutions.
- Select and implement paid SaaS solutions.
- Plan for cloud service migration.
- Select SaaS solutions for small businesses.
- Select SaaS solutions for medium and
- enterprise business.
- Integrate SaaS solutions.
- Select PaaS solutions.
- Select IaaS solutions.
Lesson 1: Identifying Benefits of Cloud Computing
Topic A: Translate Cloud Computing Benefits to Business Needs
Topic B: Analyze Business Trends in Cloud Computing
Topic C: Evaluate Cloud Service Models and Implementations
Topic D: Identify Emerging Trends in Cloud
Topic E: Identify Cloud Provider Benefits and Challenges
Lesson 2: Selecting End-User Cloud Technologies
Topic A: Select Native Applications
Topic B: Select Web Applications
Lesson 3: Planning Cloud Adoption
Topic A: Plan Cloud Access and Management
Topic B: Plan Cloud Provisioning
Lesson 4: Addressing Barriers to Cloud Implementation
Topic A: Identify Cloud Implementation Concerns
Topic B: Address Challenges in Cloud Implementations
Topic C: Address Compliance Concerns
Topic D: Address Vendor Lock-in Concerns
Lesson 5: Selecting and Implementing Free SaaS Solutions
Topic A: Evaluate Free SaaS Solutions
Topic B: Implement a Free SaaS Solution
Lesson 6: Selecting and Implementing Paid SaaS Solutions
Topic A: Identify Corporate SaaS Requirements
Topic B: Implement a Paid SaaS Solution
Lesson 7: Planning for Cloud Service Migration
Topic A: Plan Domain Name Integration with Cloud Services
Topic B: Plan to Migrate Email to the Cloud
Lesson 8: Selecting SaaS Solutions for Small Businesses
Topic A: Select SaaS Accounting Solutions
Topic B: Select SaaS Storage Solutions
Topic C: Select Other Small Business SaaS Solutions
Lesson 9: Selecting SaaS Solutions for Medium and Enterprise Businesses
Topic A: Select SaaS CRM Solutions
Topic B: Select SaaS Marketing Solutions
Lesson 10: Integrating SaaS Solutions
Topic A: Determine Business Needs for SaaS Integration
Topic B: Evaluate Integration Options
Lesson 11: Selecting PaaS Solutions
Topic A: Evaluate PaaS Solutions
Topic B: Implement PaaS Solutions
Lesson 12: Selecting IaaS Solutions
Topic A: Compare IaaS to Traditional Infrastructure Solutions
Topic B: Select IaaS Providers
Appendix A: NCTA-Certified Cloud Technologist (NCT) Exam NCT-110 Course Mapping
Exam Voucher is included in the course fee.
Number of Questions: 32
Passing Score: 20 out of 32 (60%)
Duration: 55 minutes
Exam Options: In person at Pearson VUE test centers (book online)
Item Formats: Multiple Choice/Multiple Response/True-False
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