Defining Cloud Computing for Decision-makers: Cloud Business Model

Cloud 2022    |    Intermediate
  • 15 videos | 1h 16m 33s
  • Includes Assessment
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Cloud computing enables on-demand availability over the Internet of common resources such as applications, storage, and processing power. In this course, learn about cloud computing characteristics, how cloud computing can help reduce costs, and the key advantages of cloud computing agility. Next, examine common cloud computing maintenance tasks, the regulatory benefits of cloud computing, as well as the economics of cloud computing, regulatory considerations to take into account, and its potential impact on employees. Finally, explore some common cloud migration strategies used to move assets and services to the cloud. Upon completion, you'll be able to recognize factors to consider when pitching cloud computing.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recall cloud computing characteristics such as measured services, availability, resource pooling, and on-demand self-service
    recognize cloud computing's value proposition
    list the key advantages of cloud agility
    recognize how cloud computing can reduce company costs
    outline cloud computing factors related to buying or leasing IT assets and services
    identify common cloud computing maintenance tasks such as patching, monitoring, and working with virtual machines
    outline how cloud computing can increase productivity
  • recall how cloud computing can improve resiliency
    recognize how cloud computing can help to eliminate service downtime relative to service license agreements and service-level objectives
    name common cloud computing assumptions and differentiate between the CapEx and OpEx models
    identify the regulatory benefits and issues of cloud computing, including taxation
    recognize the possible impact of cloud computing on employees
    outline common high-level strategies for moving assets and services to the cloud
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course


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    3.  Business Value of Cloud Computing
    7m 23s
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    4.  Key Advantages of Cloud Agility
    4m 34s
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    5.  Cloud Computing Cost Reduction
    4m 4s
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    6.  Buying vs. Leasing IT Assets and Services
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    7.  Cloud Computing Maintenance Tasks
    6m 32s
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    8.  Cloud Computing Productivity
    5m 16s
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    9.  Resiliency and Cloud Computing
    5m 30s
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    10.  Cloud Computing Availability
    9m 24s
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    11.  Economics of Cloud Computing
    5m 31s
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    12.  Regulatory Benefits of Cloud Computing
    5m 5s
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    13.  Cloud Computing Employee Impacts and Considerations
    4m 51s
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    14.  Cloud Migration Strategies
    4m 5s
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    15.  Course Summary


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