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ENG-107 Cloud Computing & Virtualization for Managers


*This course is also available as a live distance learning course*

Cloud computing and virtualization are often presented as ways to optimize computing/IT resources. How is this done?

Participants to this 2-day course will obtain a general understanding of the key concepts, technologies, features and tools of cloud computing and virtualization, and of the associated issues and benefits for enterprises and organizations.
  • Gain an overview of cloud computing and virtualization
  • Learn about the underlying technologies of cloud computing and virtualization
  • Understand the potential issues and benefits of these technologies and services to enterprises and organizations
*Note: the course structure may be subject to change as trainings are updated on a regular basis.
Part 1 – Cloud computing
Introduction to cloud computing
  • Definition
  • Components of the cloud
  • Types and architectures of clouds
  • Services delivered from the cloud
  • Vendor cloud products
Adopting the cloud
  • Drivers
  • Issues and barriers
Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Characteristics
  • Services
  • Technologies
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Technical components
  • Vendor platforms
  • Cloud storage
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Technologies
  • Access
Migrating to the cloud
  • Business case
  • Business continuity management
  • Technical considerations

Part 2 - Virtualization
Virtualization - a key enabling technology for cloud computingIntroduction to virtualization
  • History
  • Definition
  • Concepts
Demonstration of virtualization
  • Creating a virtual machine
Uses of virtualization
  • Current and future uses
  • Main functionalities
  • Issues with virtualization
  • Key benefits
Technical aspects
  • Virtualization theory
  • Software virtualization techniques
  • Hardware virtualization assists
Overview of virtualization products
Target Audience
  • Telecommunications, contact center and IT managers seeking to exploit the benefits of cloud computing and virtualization technologies
  • Professionals who need an understanding of cloud computing and virtualization and how these technologies work


A combination of engaging activities and dynamic presentations to stimulate and maximize participants' learning.



A selection of Neotelis' training courses is held in various cities around the world. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for the complete Yearly Training Calendar.


Neotelis can also deliver in-house sessions of this course specifically for your organization. Please contact us at training@neotelis.com for more information and a Proposal.

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Thanks a lot to the trainer who allowed us to exchange while keeping control of the class.
For a first presentation of this topic, it was very well done!
Presentations and videos were clear and well organized.