How to Unlock Complimentary Access to Cloud Academy

Are you looking to get trained or certified on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, DevOps, Cloud Security, Python, Java, or another technical skill? Then you’ll want to mark your calendars for August 23, 2019. Starting Friday at 12:00 a.m. PDT (3:00 a.m. EDT), Cloud Academy is offering complimentary access* to our entire Training Library. 

During this free time period, you’ll have 72 hours of unlimited access to our industry-leading:


Get started

Just go to our landing page, enter your email address, and we’ll send you a friendly reminder when complimentary access to our content can be unlocked.

When access is unlocked, getting started is as easy as 1,2,3…

  1. Find something to master — Check out AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or explore all content.
  2. Register with an email address.
  3. Start training.

Believe it or not, there is no credit card required to gain full access to our mobile app and training library that delivers the theory, technical knowledge, and hands-on practice to get certified on industry-leading cloud platforms and technologies. We’re so confident that you will love our training platform and our mobile app that you’ll want to stick around for awhile.

Just remember that our training library will be locked down on Sunday, August 25 at 11:59 p.m. PDT, so what are you waiting for? Go to our Training Library and start a new Learning Path, Course, Quiz, Exam, Hands-on Lab, or Lab Challenge today.


Why get certified, anyways?

You’ll hear a lot of talk about certs, courses, and exams, but what’s a good way to get some focus on the topic? Let us help. Getting certified shows that you have some of the most in-demand and profitable skills in the industry, though there are countless certifications to choose from. Cloud providers — such as AWS and Azure — offer foundational certifications, which are designed to validate a candidate’s overall understanding. Foundational cloud certifications for beginners include AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification and Microsoft Azure Fundamentals. To help you prepare for the exams, Cloud Academy offers vendor-neutral Learning Paths that deliver the theory, technical knowledge, and hands-on practice to get certified to operate across the cloud ecosystem. 


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Why Cloud Academy?

Cloud Academy is the leading digital skills development platform that enables every enterprise to become a tech company through guided Learning Paths, Hands-on Labs, and Skill Assessment. Cloud Academy delivers role-specific training on leading clouds (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform), essential methodologies needed to operate on and between clouds (DevOps, security, containers), and capabilities that are unlocked by the cloud (big data, machine learning).

Companies like Turner, Cognizant, SAS, and ThermoFisher customize Cloud Academy to contextualize learning and leverage the platform to assign, manage, and measure cloud enablement at scale.


About our content

Our library is loaded with 10,000+ hours of technical content that is helping teams build the tech skills at the core of innovation.

  • Technology training material that’s trusted by the world’s most distinguished organizations.
  • Crafted by leading industry experts who love to train.
  • Training content is always fresh and up-to-date.
  • The only pre-built cloud training library that’s 100% customizable.

You can explore what’s new on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, CI/CD, containers, security, IoT, data science, programming, machine learning, big data, and beyond. Check out some of our new content from this month:

Cloud Academy New Content for August 2019

*Complimentary access starts Friday, August 23 at 12:00 a.m. PDT and ends Sunday, August 25 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. This promotion cannot be combined with any other promotions or applied in any way to existing Personal or Enterprise licenses. After complimentary access ends, you will be given the option of upgrading your account to a paid subscription. To see what people are saying about us, read our reviews on G2Crowd.

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