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This certification enables IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment, demonstrating an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. Furthermore, it provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent technical training/certification programs.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the fundamental concepts of cloud computing and virtualization including business benefits of cloud computing and technical aspects (high-level) of virtualization.
  • Identify the technical challenges and the mitigation measures involved in cloud computing and virtualization.
  • Identify the characteristics of cloud applications.
  • List the steps to successfully adopt cloud services.
  • Define cloud security and identify the risks involved in cloud computing as well as the risk mitigation measures.
  • List the factors involved for implementation of different cloud models.

Module Overview

  • Module 1:Course Introduction
  • Module 2:Introduction to Cloud Services Model
  • Module 3:Introduction to Virtualization: The Backbone Technology of Cloud Computing
  • Module 4:The Role of Cloud and Other Technologies in Digital Transformation
  • Module 5:Cloud Security, Risk, Compliance, and Governance
  • Module 6:Preparing for Cloud Adoption
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Target Audience

  • IT Specialists (Analysts, Developers, Architects, Testers, etc.)
  • IT Administrators (Network, System, Database, etc.)
  • IT Provisioning and Maintenance (Hardware, Network, Storage, etc.)
  • IT Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Other functions affected by cloud (Sales, Purchase, Audit, Legal, etc.)

The New Version of the Cloud Technology Associate Launch

  • Offering an understanding of all essential concepts and latest trends in Cloud computing. The product is based on a balanced syllabus that addresses both the business and technical perspectives of cloud computing.
  • The new CTA certification program will be available on 1 April, 2018. Learn the major differences/enhancements between the previous and current versions of the CTA certification program.


The CCC Associate level certifications do not have required prerequisites. It is recommended participants possess intermediate knowledge (6+ months of experience) in internet/web technologies. Basic knowledge of storage and network technologies is a plus.


Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the Cloud Technology Associate Certificate. Online Self-Study  (US$349) R4500 excl tax Cloud Tech Associate and Cloud Administrator Certification Registration Form CCC_CTA.png small.png