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This course provides a closer look at enterprise resources in the cloud and the use of cloud storage services. Cloud storage is of key interest to many consumers as it has a number of advantages over traditional data storage. Cloud-stored data is available from any location that has Internet access. However, depending on the type of business and data, some organizations need to carefully evaluate if and what types of regulations and compliance standards may apply to their data. This course presents the importance of classifying your type of data, what type of security regulations or restrictions apply to it, and whether a cloud provider's offering aligns with those requirements. The course also takes a closer look at the protocols, standards, and client access involved in accessing cloud resources. It explores the meaning of open Open-source software and its role in provisioning and accessing cloud resources, as well as a look at cloud client computing.
This course is intended for IT professionals including managers, engineers, and technical staff evaluating or implementing cloud computing applications and services. The course outlines the benefits and downfalls of implementing or using services in a cloud and helps IT professionals determine what types of technology or services are suitable for cloud networks and how those services are hosted in a cloud computing environment.