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.
July 10, 2019
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.
April 23, 2019
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,…
April 17, 2019
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.
December 27, 2018
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.
November 29, 2018
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.
November 14, 2018
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