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QA Acquires Cloud Academy to Create a World-leading Corporate Skills Platform

QA, the UK’s largest B2B skills provider, today announced it has acquired San Francisco-based Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform.

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July 10, 2019

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Migrating to the Cloud? Avoid These Five Pitfalls

Successful cloud migration often means introducing and adopting a new common language throughout an organization. But there are some guidelines to follow. Read Cloud Academy’s CEO, Stefano Bellasio, take on the topic.

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April 23, 2019

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Cloud Academy Announces Skill Profiles Now Incorporate Hands-on Lab Results

Cloud Academy announced the addition of Hands-on Labs results, empowering enterprises to drive employee training programs with quantifiable measurements of real-world skill competencies. Available for all enterprise customers, Hands-On Labs results now contribute to Skill Profiles, which enable leadership to take a data-driven approach to determine strengths, identify skills gaps,…

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April 17, 2019

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Why Python is the real programming language of data science, not R

Python and R are among the most frequently mentioned skills in job postings for data science positions. But reports on which programming language is actually used most often on the job for these professionals are conflicting, according to a report from Cloud Academy.

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December 27, 2018

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Cloud Academy Research Shows Preferences in Cloud; Emergence of Multi-Cloud

Cloud Academy today released its November 2018 Data Report revealing trends and shifts in the cloud computing industry. The data is collected from Cloud Academy’s publicly available benchmarking tools Cloud Roster and Cloud Catalog. Among the report’s key findings, the emergence of multi-cloud.

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November 29, 2018

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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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Monica Rodriguez
— January 16, 2020

8 Financial Benefits of Cloud Migration

Companies that have long migrated to the cloud many times have confirmed the effectiveness of this solution from a practical point of view. This gives you more flexibility to perform tasks, work with data is organized more quickly and efficiently, and the data itself is stored under rel...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Migration
Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 15, 2020

Labs: Building Practical Cloud Skills at Scale

An interview with Giacomo Marinangeli and Logan Rakai, Product Managers for Hands-on Labs Time and time again, studies and customer feedback show that people want practical hands-on learning experiences in order to learn new concepts. It’s no secret that learning by doing is the most e...

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Andrew Larkin
— January 14, 2020

Cloud Academy Training Tips

Training Tip #002: Set a training time reminder Routines, routines, routines. As unsexy as they may sound, routines are the foundation for any sort of positive habit. Starting something new is hard, so use our training time reminders to get bite-sized chunks of study time on your calen...

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Simran Arora
Simran Arora
— January 9, 2020

How to Become a Cybersecurity Professional

Who is a Cyber Security Professional? Cybersecurity Specialists are professionals who provide security during the development stages of software systems, networks, and data centers. The professionals are expected to search for risks and vulnerabilities in software and hardware. They mo...

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  • Cybersecurity
  • cybersecurity certifications
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Riley Mathews
— January 8, 2020

10 Reasons Digital Marketing Is More Successful With Cloud Computing 

Cloud computing and digital marketing Cloud computing is a technology that serves extensive benefits to businesses. It empowers them to operate more effectively and improve their productivity as well. This is because the tools and applications that are integrated into the cloud can be ...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • digital marketing
Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— January 6, 2020

New on Cloud Academy: Red Hat, Agile, OWASP Labs, Amazon SageMaker Lab, Linux Command Line Lab, SQL, Git Labs, Scrum Master, Azure Architects Lab, and Much More

Happy New Year! We hope you're ready to kick your training in overdrive in 2020 because we have a ton of new content for you. Not only do we have a bunch of new courses, hands-on labs, and lab challenges on AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, but we also have three new courses on Red Hat, th...

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  • agile
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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— December 30, 2019

End-Of-Year Recap: Thank You for a Fantastic 2019

As we approach the last days of 2019, I wanted to reach out to thank you for being a Cloud Academy customer. When Giacomo and I started Cloudacademy.com in 2013, we envisioned building a new way of teaching cloud and IT technologies to people and organizations worldwide. In six years, ...

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Samantha Kaylee
Samantha Kaylee
— December 27, 2019

Kubernetes: How is K8s Transforming Container Management?

Since the emergence of K8s or Kubernetes in the spotlight in 2014, it has been transforming container management by continuing to impact the way companies are managing containers via software. Giant commercial players have already backed it, affecting commercial open source systems and ...

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  • container orchestration
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Alisha Reyes
Alisha Reyes
— December 24, 2019

Cloud Academy’s Blog Digest: Azure Best Practices, 6 Reasons You Should Get AWS Certified, Google Cloud Certification Prep, and more

Happy Holidays from Cloud Academy We hope you have a wonderful holiday season filled with family, friends, and plenty of food. Here at Cloud Academy, we are thankful for our amazing customer like you.  Since this time of year can be stressful, we’re sharing a few of our latest article...

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  • AWS
  • azure best practices
  • blog digest
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Marco Galletti
Marco Galletti
— December 20, 2019

Introducing Our Latest Platform Improvements

Here at Cloud Academy, we're customer- and product-obsessed. It's our mission to understand what our users want and need so we can help to empower their learning goals. We listen to feedback from all of our users, and combined with data from throughout our platform, we continually deplo...

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  • management dashboard
  • platform updates
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Riley Mathews
— December 18, 2019

Cloud Computing: Can It Be a Solution for Your Marketing Strategy?

The competition in the business landscape is daunting and you need to go the extra mile to establish your presence in the market. Besides just ensuring that the products you offer are of the best quality, your marketing strategy should also be better than the rest. Basically, it is all ...

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  • Cloud Computing
  • marketing
  • marketing strategy
Orion Withrow
Orion Withrow
— December 17, 2019

Azure Security: Best Practices You Need to Know

When it comes to Azure Security best practices, where do you begin? In a lot of ways, Azure is very similar to any other data center. But with that said, Azure can also be very different. Securing Azure can pose many unique challenges. The security of resources hosted in Azure is of the...

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  • Azure
  • azure best practices
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  • Security