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Cloud Credential Council Certifications

The shift to cloud computing is a complete business transformation, requiring changes in people, processes, and technologies.

Vendor-neutral cloud training teaches you best practices and principles to help you reach your technical cloud training goals that meet your organisational business needs.

Our Cloud Computing training, available in foundation to advanced level courses, will enable you to take advantage of cloud technologies by implementing them in your organisation.

Global Knowledge, in collaboration with the Cloud Credential Council (CCC), is offering a robust, cloud certification programme, which has become the default programme to use for developing the right cloud skills and competencies.

Cloud Technology Associate (CTA)

The CCC Cloud Technology Associate certification demonstrates that candidates have the basic skill set and knowledge associated with cloud and virtualisation. The certification is a critical step to advance your career as organisations look for qualified Cloud Technology Associates.

The certification allows IT professionals to operate effectively in a cloud environment as they can demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts and relevant terminology. It furthermore provides the foundation needed in order to successfully complete subsequent vendor-specific training / certification programmes and also provides a baseline for the subsequent Cloud Credential Council Professional level certifications.

Find out more about the associate certification


Professional Cloud Administrator (PCA)

The CCC Professional Cloud Administrator certification is the certification awarded to individuals who have successfully passed the Cloud Credential Council Professional Cloud Administrator exam. The certification has been developed by leading cloud experts from technology vendors like Microsoft and VMWare, consulting organisations such as Deloitte and CapGemini, and many other experts from the field.

The certification is a demonstration of knowledge about Cloud Provisioning and Administration, Cloud Bursting, Cloud Interoperability, Strategic Policy Design for Cloud Usage and Compliance, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Strategies for the Cloud, as well as Performance Measurement and Monitoring.

Professional Cloud Developer (PCD)

Enhance your career by earning the Professional Cloud Developer (PCD) certification from the Cloud Credential Council. It is globally known as the standard of achievement for developers involved with cloud-based solutions. Organisations that employ PCDs will have experts on board that can help maximise the business opportunities that cloud is creating.

Professional Cloud Security Manager (PCS)

Trusting information assets to the cloud requires a thorough understanding of security and of its associated risks, legal considerations and design of a governance structure. This course is designed for senior security, audit, and compliance professionals who are architecting policies and strategies to ensure compliance with and secure use of cloud computing. It includes comprehensive reference materials that help to continue the participant's educational experience after the course.

Professional Cloud Service Manager (PCSM)

Service management professionals are challenged to help organisations optimally ensure measurable service delivery and management in cloud environments. This course enables you to design and deliver cloud services. Organisations that employ Professional Cloud Service Managers will have experts on board that can help maximise the business opportunities that cloud is creating.

Professional Cloud Solution Architect (PCSA)

CCC's PCSA designation is a globally recognised certification for technology architects. Solution Architects need to understand the impact that cloud is having on business and information architecture, application design, data management and security architecture and be very familiar with the topology and ecosystems that are being created as a result of increasing adoption of cloud technologies and operating models. The Cloud Solution Architect certification is designed for senior technology professionals who are architecting and designing the future generation of technology solutions.

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