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July 10, 2012

New CompTIA Cloud Essentials Video Training

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New Video Training Course Covering the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification is Now Available

I’m proud to say that my latest video training course covering the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification has just been released.

The great thing about this relatively new certification (launched in December of 2011) is that it applies to just about ANY IT Pro out there today. If you have some IT experience and are interested in learning about cloud computing, the Cloud Essentials certification can help you to prove that you are “cloud savvy”.

Cloud Computing is the hottest topic in technology today, but most people (including many in IT) have no idea really what it is and how it works. What are the different types of cloud computing? What makes up a cloud? Why do you (and your users) want to implement one? You’ll find out the answers to these questions, and much more in my new course. And you can use this knowledge to prepare for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials Exam Info

If you’re interested in establishing your cloud computing knowledge with the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification, here’s what you need to know about the exam:

Exam Code: CLO-001
Recommended Experience: At least 6 months of IT experience
Number of Questions: 50
Exam Length: 60 minutes
Passing Score: 720
Available Languages: English

The CLO-001 exam breaks down into six domains with no single domain monopolizing the exam.

Domain % of Exam
1. Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspective 15%
2. Cloud Computing and Business Value 20%
3. Technical Perspective/Cloud Types 20%
4. Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing 15%
5. Impact and Changes of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management 15%
6. Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing 15%

To learn more about the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification and exam please visit the Cloud Essentials page on

New CompTIA Cloud Essentials Training

Now is the time to get started in the booming field of cloud computing by preparing for, and obtaining, your CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification. This very obtainable and vendor-neutral certification will give you a great foundation for your career and professional growth by distinguishing yourself in a growing area where few have certified.

To create my course, I used the official test blueprint, ensuring that I covered all the exam objectives to give you the best chance for test success. As part of my preparation to create the course, I studied and took the CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam (passing the first time). Per the test agreement, I can’t say what was on my exact test but I do feel that my course does a good job of preparing you for the exam.

To learn more about my new 6-hour CompTIA Cloud Essentials Training watch a demo lesson from the course.

As you watch my new video course, I hope you’ll see how my years of IT experience, my passion for cloud computing and experience creating video training come together to make this course one of the best options to learn cloud computing, that you’ll be able to find. I’m very proud of this course and I hope you’ll enjoy learning cloud computing with me.

About the Author

is a CCIE, vExpert, VCP5, and VCAP-DCA. He has been in the IT industry for 20+ years and is the author of hundreds of articles and videos. He has created over 10 TrainSignal video training courses including the numerous courses that make up the best-selling VMware vSphere video training library.

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