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Cloud Academy Launches Assessment Cycles to Further Bolster Skill Measurement Capabilities

The launch, which includes the general availability of Analytics, Assessment Cycles and the continued beta of Skill Profiles, affirms Cloud Academy’s continued commitment to taking a quantified and data-driven approach towards technology learning in the context of driving innovation.

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September 20, 2018

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SaaS-Based Cloud Courses Offer Hands-on Training for Enterprises

Cloud courses on training platforms such as Cloud Academy help managers see where there are skills gaps, while bringing hands-on experience to employees.

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September 17, 2018

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Cloud migration best practices: 4 potential problems to avoid

Andrew Larkin, from the Cloud Academy, explains why successful cloud migration strategies require more than just a ‘lift and shift’ approach to maximize the benefits of the cloud.

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September 15, 2018

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Top disadvantages of cloud computing: What CIOs can do

Andrew Larkin from the Cloud Academy sheds light on cloud computing misconceptions and drawbacks — including downtime — and offers best practices for CIOs to address these risks.

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September 14, 2018

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Embracing DevOps Into Your Company

Some companies are embarking on a new adventure in DevOps. As organizations start to consider the possibilities of implementing DevOps, they need to think about what problems it solves and what role it will play in their organization.

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September 13, 2018

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Maximizing Your Training Strategy

Organizations that simply make training available will fall behind in their digital transformation. Implementing, and then maximizing, an internal training strategy is the key to staying competitive in today’s business landscape.

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September 13, 2018

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Stefano Giacone
— May 22, 2019

Introducing the Redesigned Exam and Assignments UI

Creating Custom Exams is Now Easier Than EverLaunching an enterprise certification program specific to your organization is effective and easy. Cloud Academy Content Engine™ allows you to address organizational skill gaps by creating custom Exams. With 16,000+ pre-built questions, you...

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Emanuele Brivio
Emanuele Brivio
— May 21, 2019

Introducing Training Plan Objectives

Cloud Academy Training Plans are the premier way to assign, manage, and measure your enterprise training. Our data-driven approach helps managers understand the actual level of training effort compared to the required level of effort. Our customers know how hard it is to motivate people...

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Guy Hummel
— May 20, 2019

Preparing for the Microsoft AZ-900 Exam

Microsoft has offered Azure certification exams for years, but until recently, they were all meant for technical IT professionals. Now non-technical professionals, such as salespeople and managers, can take the new AZ-900 exam to prove their understanding of Azure fundamentals. People w...

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Thomas Mitchell
— May 16, 2019

An Overview of Azure Storage (Part 2)

Archive StorageArchive Storage offers the lowest storage costs of all Azure storage. Its retrieval costs, however, are higher when compared to Hot and Cool storage. The archive tier of storage is designed for data that can tolerate several hours of latency when being retrieved. It’s a...

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Sam Ghardashem
Sam Ghardashem
— May 15, 2019

Aviatrix Integration of a NextGen Firewall in AWS Transit Gateway

Learn how Aviatrix’s intelligent orchestration and control eliminates unwanted tradeoffs encountered when deploying Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewalls with AWS Transit Gateway.Deploying any next generation firewall in a public cloud environment is challenging, not because of the f...

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Thomas Mitchell
— May 14, 2019

An Overview of Azure Storage (Part 1)

Welcome to part one of our series on Azure Storage. Stay tuned for the second part. An Overview of Azure StorageMicrosoft Azure Storage is a cloud-based storage offering that provides multiple storage solutions for organizations. In addition to a massively scalable object store for ...

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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
Joe Nemer
— May 3, 2019

AWS Config Best Practices for Compliance

Use AWS Config the Right Way for Successful ComplianceIt’s well-known that AWS Config is a powerful service for monitoring all changes across your resources. As AWS Config has constantly evolved and improved over the years, it has transformed into a true powerhouse for monitoring your...

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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
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
Emanuele Brivio
— April 4, 2019

NEW: Track Continuing Professional Education Credits on Cloud Academy

Driving training across a large organization can be a challenge.  Most organizations chalk up training struggles to a lack of motivation among employees, but the challenges can often be traced back to a lack of incentives and unclear expectations on the part of the organization itself. ...

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