Exam Code CLO-002
CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ is for both IT and non-technical professionals who require the essential business acumen needed to make informed cloud service decisions.
Make Data-Driven Cloud Recommendations
CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ gives you the knowledge and understanding of the foundational business and technical components included in a cloud assessment
Determine the Business Impact of Working in the Cloud
You’ll learn specific security concerns and measures that should be considered when migrating to the cloud.
Use Your Skills to Evaluate Business Use Cases
When you understand new technology concepts, solutions and benefits to an organization, you prove your value to your employer.
Cloud principles, cloud networking concepts and storage techniques, and cloud design aspects
Appropriate cloud assessments like feasibility studies, benchmarking or gap analysis, key business aspects of cloud vendor relation adoption and cloud migration approaches
Aspects of operating within the cloud, such as data management or optimization and the role of DevOps in cloud environments, like API integration or provisioning
Risk management and response concepts related to cloud services and the importance and impacts of compliance in the cloud, such as regulatory concerns or international standards
|CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ validates the candidate has the knowledge and skills required to make clear and conscious decisions about cloud technologies and their business impact by evaluating business use cases, financial impacts, cloud technologies and deployment models with knowledge of cloud computing.
|Number of Questions
|Maximum of 75 questions
|Type of Questions
|Length of Test
|720 (on a scale of 100-900)
|Between six months to a year of work experience as a business analyst in an IT environment with some exposure to cloud technologies
|Usually three years after launch
|$130 USD (See all pricing)
|AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
|MTA Cloud Fundamentals
|Foundational business assessments for cloud services
|Covers basic familiarity of AWS cloud technology, value proposition, pricing and billing
|Covers fundamental knowledge of and basic skills using Microsoft cloud services
|Covers cloud concepts at a foundational level with the focus on Azure
The CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ certification does not need to be renewed.
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