Embracing the Cloud for Efficiency and Agility

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Cloud computing allows businesses to access mobile, on-demand data and application services without the traditional IT capital costs. Using cloud for business also improves efficiency and flexibility when dealing with customers, suppliers, and partners. This course covers the benefits and deployment options for utilizing cloud-based technologies and big data effectively. You'll explore different deployment models, and how to migrate to and use cloud services. You'll also learn about ways to measure return on an investment in cloud computing and related collaborative tools.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify key characteristics of the cloud computing model
    recognize business benefits of adopting a cloud computing model
    identify risks to prepare for when adopting cloud-based technologies
  • distinguish between cloud computing deployment model options
    recognize best practices for moving to cloud-based technologies effectively
    identify performance metrics you can use to measure the ROI on cloud-based technologies

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Embracing the Cloud for Efficiency and Agility
    47s
    Cloud computing allows businesses to access mobile, on-demand data, and application services without the traditional IT capital costs. It improves efficiency and flexibility when dealing with customers, suppliers, and… FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Introduction to Cloud Computing
    5m
    Migrating to the cloud enables companies to capitalize on new, disruptive technologies. Cloud providers own the necessary resources and give businesses access to them on a pay-as-you-go basis. Rather investing in and… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Adopting Cloud-based Technologies
    4m 8s
    Whether a company deploys cloud-based technologies across its organization, or only for certain key services, cloud-based computing can have several benefits, ranging from reducing costs to improving speed to market. In… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Assessing Risks of Cloud-based Technologies
    3m 27s
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    5.  Choosing a Deployment Model Option
    3m 46s
    The best cloud deployment for any business will depend on factors unique to the organization, such as its size, industry, financial resources, and security and compliance requirements. Depending on a business's needs,… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Migrating to the Cloud with Efficiency
    5m 14s
    One of the greatest benefits of the cloud is scalability. Businesses can choose what resources to access, when it wants to use them, and how much of each resource to use, depending upon their specific needs and… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Determining Cloud-based Technology ROI
    4m 37s
    Once a company has migrated a few key applications to the cloud, it's important to calculate the companies return on that investment. It's vital to do this to inform decisions about future and ongoing investment… FREE ACCESS

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