• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore cloud computing concepts such as cloud model types, resource sharing, measure service, and virtual desktops.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Cloud Computing

  • describe features of the IaaS
  • list features of SaaS
  • list features of PaaS
  • differentiate between public, private, hybrid, and community
  • describe the differences between internal and external sharing
  • describe rapid elasticity
  • list the benefits of on-demand computing
  • recognize the benefits of resource pooling
  • list considerations when using a measured service
  • describe benefits of using a metered service
  • list benefits of using off-site cloud-based e-mail
  • recognize the benefits of using cloud file storage services
  • describe when to use cloud-based applications
  • describe the types of virtual desktops and their purposes
  • identify technology characteristics of IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS cloud services, define rapid elasticity, and identify the benefits of cloud file storage services

Framework Connections


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