Certified Virtualization and Cloud Principles

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The Cloud is being widely adopted today for a diverse set of reasons! But why? What can we expect? How is it implemented? Is it secure? There are many additional questions that can be asked related to this fast adoption of cloud offerings. We see anything from the ease of sharing documents with co-workers to the use of a cloud access security broker to supply enforcement of our security policies for many cloud based implementations.

This course will begin by providing the necessary architecture components to help us understand what technologies are being used under the hood, so that we can make informed decisions when choosing a cloud vendor. We will then look at different types of cloud products, how they work, what they can do for us and how we can make informed decisions on benefits of migrating to the cloud. We will also discuss the negatives, as there are many times one should not move to the cloud with certain types of data or when costs are too high. We will spend a lot of time on understanding security as it relates to our data and include discussions on agreements with cloud vendors.

This is a well-rounded course that will meet the needs of any individual or organization that is considering a move to the cloud or has been there and is not sure why.

Intended Audience

​IT Managers, IT Consultants, Solutions Architects, IT Administrators, IT Developers, IT Analysts, and anyone that needs a general understanding of Cloud Implementations

At Completion

Upon completion, the Certified Virtualization and Cloud Principles candidate will be able to competently take the CVP exam.

  • To get ahead of the competition
  • To make the right decision in adopting a cloud technology, including the pros and cons of each
  • To fully understand the underlying technologies used in the cloud implementations 
  • To receive the hands-on experience needed with practical cloud implementations
  • To comprehend the industry security standards in the cloud
  • To better understand all the different types of cloud vendors and where they might benefit the company


​General understanding of internet and web technologies; General understanding with network and storage concepts

Exams & Certifications

The Certified Virtualization and Cloud Principles exam is taken online through Mile2's Assessment and Certification System ("MACS"), which is accessible on your mile2.com account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions. The cost is $400 USD and must be purchased from Mile2.com.​Certified Virtualization and Cloud Principles, CompTIA Cloud+


  • Student Workbook
  • Student Lab Guide

Course Outline

Course Introduction


Module 1 – Introduction to Cloud Computing


Module 2 – Technologies used Under the Hood


Module 3 – Virtualization Overview


Module 4 – Risk, Compliance Governance


Module 5 – Technical Components of Cloud Security

Module 6 -  Cloud Management and Operations



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