Cloud Essentials is a entry-level certification. Candidates need to have at least 6 months of experience. Cloud+ targets network and storage professionals or data center administrators. Cloud+ certification is designed to cover the needs of experienced cloud professionals as more organizations (governments, non-profits, businesses, etc.) move to the cloud.
This Professional Series certification covers the standard methods required to securely implement and maintain cloud technologies. It validates the knowledge and skills of IT professionals working in cloud computing environments. They must be able to understand and provide cloud infrastructure solutions. It is recommended that you have at least 24 months of experience in IT networking, storage or data center administration. You should also be familiar with all major hypervisor technologies for virtualizing servers.
CompTIA’s executive vice president for skills certification Terry Erdle stated that “CompTIA Cloud+” was created by the industry to address this shortage. He provides IT professionals with a credential which validates their ability efficiently and securely implement, maintain, and update cloud technologies.
Candidates must pass the CV0-001 exam to become certified. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and covers the following domains.
Cloud Concepts and Models
Resource Management
Systems Management
Business continuity in the cloud
We look forward to hearing from the first Cloud+ certified holders.