The exciting field of Cloud Computing has experienced explosive growth. This transformative technology has not only altered the way business operate, but it has also shaken up the traditional structure of the IT department and placed new demands on staff members who are faced with reinventing their own careers.
With organizations rapidly moving their infrastructures and services to the cloud, jobs are growing at a breakneck pace, with many positions are left unfilled. The Cloud Computing MicroMasters Program is offered by EdX in partnership with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC.
Gain an understanding of cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack, and vSphere and how to leverage them to increase business productivity and effectiveness. In this Cloud Computing MicroMasters program, you will learn about Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS), Platform As A Service (PaaS), Software As A Service (SaaS), and other "X as a service" platforms. You will receive key foundational knowledge about legal and compliance issues, security and risk mitigation and how to follow industry standards and best practices. You will also gain hands-on experience in implementing, configuring and managing cloud technologies.
This applied, graduate-level program is designed for learners who want to enter or advance their careers in this exciting and well-paying field. IT professionals not already working with cloud technologies will gain a solid foundation while those with some cloud experience will gain a more in-depth understanding of other cloud technologies and other knowledge such as security, policy, and legal and compliance issues.
- More than half of US businesses now use cloud computing to reduce cost, increase flexibility, and increase agility. This number is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years. (Source: Forbes)
- The federal government has a “Cloud First” mandate, which directs agencies to move IT infrastructure to the cloud. (Source: CIO.gov)
- Cloud Computing jobs are some of the hardest to fill in the industry. (Source: Burning Glass)
- Job titles include: Cloud Engineer, Cloud Architect, Cloud Analyst, Network Architect, and Network Administrator.
What You'll Learn:
- Cloud computing foundations and models
- Types of cloud computing technologies (ie: AWS, Azure, IBM)
- Methods for managing a cloud computing adoption/migration project
- How to design a cloud computing infrastructure or service
- Deployment and configuration of cloud computing systems
- Insuring cloud security and mitigating risk
- SaaS, PaaS and IaaS and other service platforms
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- Cloud Computing for Enterprises
- Cloud Computing Management
- Cloud Computing Infrastructure
- Cloud Computing Security
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- 8 months
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Computer Sciences Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 501 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in United States
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International1076 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1076 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
National1076 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1076 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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