Cloud Fundamentals


Cloud computing is one of the major forces impacting IT today and is indisputably a game changer. But first you may need to understand the fundamentals of cloud computing. This training describes the basic terminology of cloud computing and cloud service delivery models. It will help you understand the characteristics of cloud services and the elements that should be considered like risk, security, privacy, compliance, performance, and vendor lock-in. You will gain a better appreciation for why cloud is becoming a foundational element in how enterprises think about how to design, build, and run their applications and environments.


  • Describe what cloud computing is and the role of cloud in IT organizations
  • List cloud computing’s key characteristics
  • State the considerations organizations should evaluate when determining whether cloud is the right solution for a particular IT service