Cloud Essentials CompTIA Authorized Courseware for Exam CLO-001

ISBN-10: 111840873X

ISBN-13: 9781118408735

Edition: 2013

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CompTIA–Authorized courseware for the Cloud Essentials Exam CLO–001 What better way to prepare for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam than with this new book in the popular Sybex Essentials series? Cloud Essentials covers the basics of cloud computing and its place in the modern enterprise. Explore public and private clouds; contrast the "as a service" models for PaaS, SaaS, IaaS, or XaaS platforms; plan security; and more. The book covers the exam objectives for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification exam (Exam CLO–001) and includes hands–on exercises and review questions to reinforce your learning. Gets you up to speed on the hottest trend in IT––cloud computing Prepares IT professionals and those new to the cloud for and cover all of the the CompTIA Cloud Essentials (CLO–001) exam objectives Serves as CompTIA Authorized courseware for the exam Examines various models for cloud computing implementation, including public and private clouds Contrasts "as a service" models for platform (PaaS), software (SaaS), infrastructure (IaaS), and other technologies (XaaS) Identifies strategies for implementation on tight budgets and goes into planning security and service management Get a through grounding in cloud basics and prepare for the new CompTIA exam with Cloud Essentials .
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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 9.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Kalani K. Hausman, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GHSC, is Assistant Commandant for IT at Texas A and M. He has 20+ years experience in IT governance, enterprise architecture, compliance, security management, and related areas in government, higher education, healthcare, and corporate settings. He is active within FBI InfraGard, ISACA, and ISSA.Martin Weiss, Security+, CISSP, MCSE: Security, RSA CSE, manages security gurus at RSA. A director of ISSA's Connecticut chapter, he has authored several books.Diane Barrett, CISSP, ISSMP, Security+, is professor in the University of Advancing Technology's Network Security and Computer Forensics programs, and author of several security and forensic books.

CompTIA Certification
What Is Cloud Computing?
Defining Cloud Computing
Understanding Distributed Application Design
Understanding Resource Management Automation
Understanding Virtualized Computing Environments
Understanding High-performance Computing Models
Understanding Cloud Computing Technologies
The Essentials and Beyond
Cloud Models
Evolving from Virtualization to the Cloud
Planning Organizational Roles in the Cloud
Identifying Cloud Deployment Models and Scope Modifiers
Cloud Deployment Models
Model Scope Modifiers
Including Future Cloud Models
The Essentials and Beyond
Service Models
Categorizing Cloud Services
Examining Software as a Service
Examining Platform as a Service
Examining Infrastructure as a Service
Identifying Emerging Cloud Database Capabilities
Database Profiling
Defining Everything as a Service
The Essentials and Beyond
Current Cloud Technologies
Comparing Traditional Technologies and Cloud Alternatives
Accessing the Cloud
Networking in the Cloud
Web Access Architecture
Leveraging Software as a Service
Personal Software as a Service Applications
Enterprise Software as a Service Applications
Cloud-Specific Software as a Service Applications
Developing within Platform as a Service
Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
Empowering Mobile Computing
The Essentials and Beyond
Cloud Business Value
Identifying Business Drivers for Cloud Computing
Reducing Costs and Increasing Efficiency
Increasing Organizational Agility
Examining the Business Impact
Evaluating Cloud Computing Costs
Identifying Value Now and in the Future
Choosing the Appropriate Cloud Model
Making the Right Decision
The Essentials and Beyond
Cloud Infrastructure Planning
Understanding Cloud Networks
The Open Systems Interconnection Model
Internet Protocol Version
Network Challenges
Infrastructural Changes
Leveraging Automation and Self-Service
Understanding Federated Cloud Services
Achieving Interoperability
Cloud Computing Standards
The Essentials and Beyond
Strategies for Cloud Adoption
Aligning Cloud Deployments with Organizational Goals
Identifying the Impact of Cloud Adoption to Business Processes
Culture and Business Changes
Management Changes
Testing for Readiness
Understanding the Importance of Service-Level Agreements
Cloud Service-Level Agreements (SLAs)
The Essentials and Beyond
Applications in the Cloud
Understanding the Role of Standard Applications
Desktop Applications
Distributed Applications
Web-Based Applications
Cloud Applications
Developing Cloud-Ready Applications
Cloud-Ready Application Patterns
Cloud-Ready Application Development
Migrating Applications to the Cloud
Preparing for Technical Challenges
Identifying and Mitigating Risks
The Essentials and Beyond
Cloud Service Rollout
Identifying Vendor Roles and Responsibilities
Identifying Organizational Skill Requirements
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Transitioning to Live Environments
Preparing for Incident Management
The Essentials and Beyond
Cloud Service-Level Management
Understanding ITIL Service Management
ITIL Overview
Applying ITIL to Cloud Computing
Planning the Service Strategy
Planning a Service Desk Operation
Developing and Utilizing Performance Metrics
Running a Cloud Service Operation
General Performance Metrics
Implementing Continual Process Improvement
Service Evaluation
Process Evaluation
Definition of Improvement Initiatives
CSI Monitoring
The Essentials and Beyond
Security in the Cloud
Understanding Security and Risk
Key Principles of Information Security
Risk Management Basics
Reviewing Security Standards
Exploring Common Security Risks and Mitigations
Application Interface
Shared Technology
Insider and Criminal Threats
Data Exposure and Loss
Organizational Risks
Implementing an ISMS
Responding to Incidents
Digital Forensics in the Cloud
Recognizing Security Benefits
The Essentials and Beyond
Privacy and Compliance
Identifying Legal Risks
Records Management
Software Licensing
Identifying Privacy Risks
Safe Harbor
Managing Identity in the Cloud
Federated Identity Management
Single Sign-On
The Essentials and Beyond
Future of the Cloud
Answers to Review Questions
CompTIA's Certification Program
EXIN's Certification Program
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