CloudMASTER Cloud Technologies (CTCC-101)

CarverTC Principal Consultant Bob Carver was primary author of this course for Logical Operations with input and guidance from subject matter experts at NCTA.

Dates: Custom

Instructor: Bob Carver

Location: Virtual

Price: $1,495

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To be a cloud technologist, and eventually a cloud master, you must understand common technologies, benefits, and trends that are drawing businesses and organizations of all types to use cloud services. In this course, you will learn that fundamental information. In addition, you will apply those concepts to evaluate, select, plan, and implement cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. In doing so, you will identify common barriers to adoption, and strategies that can avoid common cloud implementation pitfalls. You will exit this course well-versed in the different types of SaaS solutions that businesses of all sizes use, and have the skill to compare, evaluate, and recommend which services are the best choice in a given scenario.

This course is a great part of your preparation to become a Certified CloudMASTER®. For more information, see the NCTA CloudMASTER® certification program.

Course Objectives:

In this course, you will manage the core set of cloud technologies needed to function as a Certified Cloud Master.

You will:

  • Identify the benefits of cloud computing

  • Select end-user cloud technologies

  • Plan cloud adoption

  • Address barriers to cloud implementation

  • Select and implement free SaaS solutions

  • Select and implement paid SaaS solutions

  • Plan for cloud service migration

  • Select SaaS solutions for small businesses

  • Select SaaS solutions for medium and enterprise business

  • Integrate SaaS solutions

  • Select Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions

  • Select Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for system administrators or prospective system administrators who have one year of experience working with Microsoft Windows Server® or other server platforms and who want to develop their evaluation, selection, and implementation skills for cloud services, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions that target businesses of all sizes.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with basic client and server deployment, configuration, and use. This includes configuring network connectivity, configuring server and client communications, installing Windows® or Linux® servers, using administrative tools, configuring system properties, and configuring networking settings.