Cloud Computing & Virtualization

Understanding the Many Flavors of Cloud Computing (Straight Talk)

Course Overview
Over the past several years, IT and Business executives have developed at least a fundamental understanding of the ins and outs of Cloud Computing. However, since Cloud has now come to be the platform de jour of the computing world, it may be the perfect time to step up your Cloud knowledge just a bit.

It’s critical that IT and business professionals have a clear understanding of the various flavors and deployment methods for Cloud Computing. In this report, Stanton Jones, Emerging Technology Analyst for ISG, clears the confusion that tends to surround Cloud, in order that viewers can approach their enterprise Cloud projects with knowledge and confidence.

Track: Straight Talk
Straightforward explanations of key technologies and their business value

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand Cloud Computing, discussing what it is, what it is not, where it works and where it doesn’t.
  • Identify the flavors of Cloud and know where each Cloud variety is a best fit.
  • Recognize the challenges and strategies in managing Cloud environments.

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Stanton Jones helps ISG clients rationalize and capitalize on emerging technology services within the context of the global outsourcing market. Stanton uses his unique background in both IT and outsourcing advisory services to bring a new and unique perspective to ISG clients. Prior to his analyst role, Stanton led corporate technology strategy and global IT operations as TPI’s Chief Information Officer. Stanton played a key role in leading the transition of TPI into a publicly-traded unit of ISG.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1854

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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