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Cloud Solutions Architect

( Duration: 3 Days )

This Cloud Solutions Architect training course is designed for technology professionals who architect the technology solutions that support changing requirements due to the adoption of cloud computing. It is designed to help organizations leverage the opportunities created by cloud computing.

By attending Cloud Solutions Architect workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Understand the history of cloud computing and its impact on business and IT architecture
  • Explain the key engineering concepts of operating "as a service"
  • Understand the impact of cloud computing on service management
  • Differentiate consumer and provider perspectives on setting up cloud environments
  • Evaluate a cloud solution architecture
  • Migrate and transition to a cloud environment

The Cloud Solutions Architect class is ideal for:

  • Technology Architects
  • Application Architects
  • System Architects
  • Cloud Strategy Consultants
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Senior Developers



History of Computing and Cloud Computing

  • Pros and cons of utility computing, grid computing and cloud computing
  • The shift from virtualization to cloud
  • Internet, sustainability, energy awareness and the emergence of tablets and smart devices on business
  • Analyze cloud-related monetization strategies and charging mechanisms

Impact of Cloud Computing

  • Innovative models and new forms of sourcing to create cloud solutions
  • Key risk, security and legal issues inherent in applying cloud solutions
  • Outline the correct variant architecture solutions in case study scenarios

Technology Engineering of Cloud Computing

  • Explain the implications of operating "as a service", factor in the relevant key engineering concepts to architectures
  • Paradigm shifts and reference architectures and standards
  • Practical difference between resource pooling and load balancing
  • Deployment model and service type in a given scenario
  • Pros and cons of the differing cloud solution architectures and their features

Cloud Computing Solution Architectures

  • New cloud-enabled solution models (e.g., composite mash-up web apps, mobile, BYOD, big data)
  • Deployment channel models (hosting, reselling, management cloud) on architecting cloud solutions
  • Architecture options for different sized businesses based on a range of impact factors

Cloud Service Life Cycle

  • Control and management issues in different cloud deployment solutions
  • Cloud life cycles
  • Cloud solution characteristics for different deployment solution models

Service Transition and Service Transformation

  • Key features and issues of "running your business in the cloud" and "running IT as a business"
  • Issues involved in certification and accreditation of a cloud solution
  • Strategies to maximize the enablers and minimize the barriers of adopting cloud computing as a business option

Customer Perspective on Setting Up Cloud Environments

  • Business features of a consumer cloud solution architecture
  • Prepare and plan a specific consumer cloud environment for a given scenario
  • Key steps in setting up a consumer cloud environment

Provider Perspective on Setting Up Cloud Environments

  • Explore the perspective of the cloud provider, take it into account when architecting a cloud environment
  • Key business features of a provider cloud solution architecture
  • Specific cloud provider environment for a given scenario
  • Key steps in setting up a provider cloud environment

Cloud Ecosystem

  • Impact of wider concepts such as the "Internet of Things" and the "Internet of Everything" on the process of architecting cloud solutions
  • Macro and micro drivers of business and technology ecosystems
  • Changes for different stakeholders and investors
  • Roles of consumer, provider and intermediary in the context of broader governance and policy

Types of XaaS Solutions

  • Historical development of cloud computing
  • Future path to new cloud ecosystem solutions
  • Types of XaaS solutions and service options, and how functional and non-functional criteria can be determined
  • Available options in XaaS that can be combined in strategic, capability and functional architectures, giving examples by technology and vertical industry

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