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Cloud Academy Launches Technology Partner Program to Extend Value in the Cloud Ecosystem

Cloud Academy announced the launch of its Technology Partner Program, a partner initiative focused on enabling technology vendors to train customers and generate awareness throughout the entire cloud ecosystem by leveraging the Cloud Academy platform. Inaugural partnerships include agreements with cloud ecosystem leaders Spotinst, Aviatrix, HashiCorp, NGINX, and the DevOps Institute.

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November 14, 2018

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Benchmarking the Digital Workplace

If enterprises cannot plan ahead for and successfully execute their digital transformation from a role and skill-based perspective, they seriously risk losing their competitive edge, says Cloud Academy’s Alex Brower.

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November 9, 2018

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Aviatrix and Cloud Academy Partner to Teach Software-Defined Cloud Routing to Tech Professionals

Aviatrix, the pioneer in software-defined cloud routing, has teamed with the digital skills management platform, Cloud Academy, to teach technology professionals how to build and operate software-defined public cloud networks for Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure. The course called “Managing Cloud Networks at Scale,” is a series of informal “chalk…

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November 6, 2018

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CEOs are concerned about the cloud skills gap but doing little to remedy it – so plough your own furrow

Organization executives are concerned about the skills gap, but few are willing to invest in the right training resources. Cloud Academy’s benchmarking resources Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog offer guidance towards how executives can build teams and align training to build digital transformation success.

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November 1, 2018

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Cloud Academy Launches Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog, Data-Driven Resources to Benchmark Cloud Job Roles & Technical Skill Demand

Cloud Academy announced the launch of industry benchmarking tools designed to help organizations define the critical job roles and technical skills needed for cloud adoption and ongoing competitiveness.

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October 16, 2018

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4 factors to consider when making the shift to the cloud

For CIOs assessing their organization’s cloud readiness, Andrew Larkin discusses four factors to consider before moving their applications to the cloud.

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September 24, 2018

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Stefano Giacone
— May 22, 2019

Introducing the Redesigned Exam and Assignments UI

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— May 21, 2019

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— May 20, 2019

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— May 16, 2019

An Overview of Azure Storage (Part 2)

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— May 15, 2019

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Thomas Mitchell
— May 14, 2019

An Overview of Azure Storage (Part 1)

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Francesca Vigliani
— May 6, 2019

New on Cloud Academy: Lab Challenges, CKAD, Machine Learning Specialty Exam Prep, and Much More

We have some good news for you: In April, Cloud Academy launched several new enterprise features and over 170 brand new training assets. In May, we're hitting the road and visiting several AWS Summits. We started the month in Atlanta and we just got back from London. Next stop: Chicago ...

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Joe Nemer
— May 3, 2019

AWS Config Best Practices for Compliance

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Francesca Vigliani
— April 30, 2019

Cloud Academy is Coming to the AWS Summits in Atlanta, London, and Chicago

Cloud Academy is a proud sponsor of the 2019 AWS Summits in Atlanta, London, and Chicago. We hope you plan to attend these free events that bring the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. These events are all about learning. You can learn how t...

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Luca Casartelli
— April 19, 2019

4 Key Takeaways from Google Cloud Next ’19

Google Cloud Next ’19 was the flagship Google Cloud Platform developers conference, held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. I was lucky enough to attend it with Cloud Academy, and got the chance to check out tons of breakout sessions and get great insight firsthand.  Next ’19 was my...

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Adam Hawkins
— April 16, 2019

The Convergence of DevOps

IT has changed over the past 10 years with the adoption of cloud computing, continuous delivery, and significantly better telemetry tools. These technologies have spawned an entirely new container ecosystem, demonstrated the importance of strong security practices, and have been a catal...

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Emanuele Brivio
— April 4, 2019

NEW: Track Continuing Professional Education Credits on Cloud Academy

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