Course description

  • What is this course about?

    EXIN Cloud Computing provides IT-related services through internet. It allows you to improve skills on handling cloud applications and services at your own convenience. Exin Cloud Computing course is designed for participants who are looking at successfully completing the foundation certification by EXIN on Cloud Computing.

  • Why is this certification most sought-after?

    Currently, there are approximately more than 150 professionals across the globe who are certified in EXIN Cloud Computing. There is a dearth of certified professionals in this domain. A certification will make a participant well sought-after by top MNCs who are into cloud space. This training provides IT professionals with the know-how required in order to successfully implement Cloud Computing.

  • What learning benefits do you get from Simplilearn’s training?

    At the end of Simplilearn’s EXIN Cloud Computing Certification Training, you will be able to gather an understanding of:
    • Principles of Cloud computing
    • Implementing and managing cloud
    • Using the Cloud
    • Security and compliance
    • Evaluation of Cloud computing

  • What are the career benefits of this course?

    The career benefits of this course are as follows:
    • Global cloud computing market is projected to reach $270 billion by 2020. A training in this domain means better job prospects.
    • It is the next career step for experienced network, storage, or data center administrator.
    • Government and corporate environments are moving to the cloud making it the most sought-after domain.
    • Currently, there are 250,000 open IT jobs in the U.S and approximately 85% of people who hire give priority to IT certification.
    • According to recent surveys by, the median salary for certified professionals in this field is $83803 pa. The salary of a Cloud graduate is estimated to be approximately $56376 pa.

  • Who should do this course?

    Professionals looking forward to gain proficiency in EXIN cloud computing applications and stand out as a valuable member in organization with a globally recognized professional certification are the ideal aspirants for EXIN Cloud Computing certification. The following categories of professionals can take the EXIN Cloud Computing exam and obtain the certification:
    • Project manager
    • Manager
    • Cloud Engineer
    • Business Analyst
    • Cloud Consultant
    • Technical Architect

Course preview

    • Cloud Computing Fundamentals 4:54:40
      • 1.1 EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation00:39
      • 1.2 Welcome to the Basic Training Material00:50
      • 1.3 Agenda01:36
      • 1.4 Introduction00:08
      • 1.5 Course objectives00:23
      • 1.6 Overview Cloud Computing01:46
      • 1.7 1 The Principle-sof Cloud Computing00:33
      • 1.8 1 1 The Concept of cloud computing00:22
      • 1.9 Overview of the Concept of Cloud Computing00:28
      • 1.10 Definitions02:03
      • 1.11 Five Characteristics03:46
      • 1.12 IT becomes an utility01:18
      • 1.13 Cloud Computing Some examples01:07
      • 1.14 Four Deployment models02:00
      • 1.15 Private Cloud just another name for a datacenter01:56
      • 1.16 Public Cloud01:37
      • 1.17 Community Cloud01:33
      • 1.18 Hybrid Cloud02:09
      • 1.19 Cloud Service Models01:07
      • 1.20 SaaS02:39
      • 1.21 Paas01:35
      • 1.22 Iaas01:24
      • 1.23 Questions00:51
      • 1.24 1 2 The evolution toward Cloud computing00:17
      • 1.25 Overview of the Evolution of Cloud Computing03:38
      • 1.26 Historic timeline02:11
      • 1.27 Minicomputers00:57
      • 1.28 From Microcomputer to PC01:04
      • 1.29 Local Area Networking01:04
      • 1.30 Network and Servers01:59
      • 1.31 The role of the Internet02:04
      • 1.32 Virtualization00:54
      • 1.33 Virtualization01:21
      • 1.34 Five types of virtualization01:17
      • 1.35 Types of Virtualization in Private Cloud00:19
      • 1.36 Full Virtualization01:43
      • 1.37 Paravirtualization01:24
      • 1.38 Difference between Full and Paravirtualization00:34
      • 1.39 Difference between Full and Paravirtualization00:53
      • 1.40 Operating systems running on Full Virtualization02:24
      • 1.41 Operating system running on Paravirtualization00:49
      • 1.42 Managed Services in the Cloud00:33
      • 1.43 Managed Services01:32
      • 1.44 Questions00:59
      • 1.45 1 3 History of Cloud00:10
      • 1.46 History and The making of the Cloud00:49
      • 1.47 Technologies07:08
      • 1.48 Cloud Evolution04:09
      • 1.49 Examples of Cloud Providers01:19
      • 1.50 Examples Contd02:54
      • 1.51 Services by Microsoft Azure00:19
      • 1.52 Big Data01:15
      • 1.53 Big Data00:27
      • 1.54 Examples contd00:31
      • 1.55 Products offered by Salesforce00:25
      • 1.56 Sales Cloud01:25
      • 1.57 Service Cloud00:32
      • 1.58 Grid Computing02:10
      • 1.59 Utility Computing01:45
      • 1.60 Utility Computing01:07
      • 1.61 Virtualization00:44
      • 1.62 What is Virtualization00:47
      • 1.63 What is Virtualization01:11
      • 1.64 Today s IT Challenges01:35
      • 1.65 Typical Dev Test Infrastructure is an IT Headache01:00
      • 1.66 Virtualization is the Key00:42
      • 1.67 Virtual Hardware00:41
      • 1.68 Virtualization Basics00:43
      • 1.69 Cloud Enabling Technology Virtualization02:03
      • 1.70 Virtualization Basics00:57
      • 1.71 Virtualization Basics00:45
      • 1.72 Server Virtualization Architectures00:25
      • 1.73 The Hypervisor01:04
      • 1.74 Questions00:50
      • 1.75 1 4 Cloud computing Architectures00:08
      • 1.76 Overview of Cloud Computing Architectures00:39
      • 1.77 Cloud Computing Architectures03:15
      • 1.78 Multipurpose Architecture00:44
      • 1.79 Server Virtualization Architectures02:44
      • 1.80 Virtualization as the Operating System01:41
      • 1.81 Virtualization with a Host Operating System02:42
      • 1.82 Tiered Architecture04:17
      • 1.83 Multi tenancy Architecture01:23
      • 1.84 Service Oriented Architectures03:20
      • 1.85 Cloud and SOA01:00
      • 1.86 Service Oriented Architecture Criteria00:32
      • 1.87 Questions00:38
      • 1.88 1 5 Benefits and limitations of cloud computing00:22
      • 1.89 Overview of the Drivers Limitations04:32
      • 1.90 Main benefits of Cloud computing02:15
      • 1.91 Cloud Computing Limitations02:08
      • 1.92 2 Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing00:41
      • 1.93 Overview of Implementing and Managing Cloud Computing00:18
      • 1.94 2 1 Building a local Cloud environment00:09
      • 1.95 Overview of Local Cloud Environment00:37
      • 1.96 Why own a local Cloud environment02:28
      • 1.97 Main Components and their interconnection02:37
      • 1.98 Main hardware components00:56
      • 1.99 Main software components00:48
      • 1.100 Architectural considerations (general)01:40
      • 1.101 Architectural considerations Connection requirements00:46
      • 1.102 Virtual Private Network access03:23
      • 1.103 Risks of connecting a local Cloud Network to the Public Internet01:18
      • 1.104 Data Protection and Partitioning00:56
      • 1.105 2 2 The principles of managing Cloud services00:11
      • 1.106 IT Service Management Principles in a Cloud Environment00:39
      • 1.107 IT Governance01:28
      • 1.108 Managing Service Levels in a Cloud Environment00:31
      • 1.109 ISOIEC 200002011 Processe00:34
      • 1.110 Questions to ask from the Cloud provider01:06
      • 1.111 Questions00:36
      • 1.112 3 Using the Cloud00:36
      • 1.113 3 1 Overview of Accessing the Cloud01:04
      • 1.114 Accessing Web applications through a Web Browser01:14
      • 1.115 Cloud Web Access Architecture00:35
      • 1.116 The Internet00:51
      • 1.117 Understanding open standards for the Cloud the OSI model01:35
      • 1.118 Examples of standard protocols01:33
      • 1.119 The use of a thin Client02:24
      • 1.120 Categories of Web applications for everyone03:45
      • 1.121 Categories of Web applications for business00:44
      • 1.122 Overview of the use of Mobile Devices in accessing the Cloud01:38
      • 1.123 Mobile web enabled devices01:52
      • 1.124 Typical solutions for mobile devices00:57
      • 1.125 Questions 00:37
      • 1.126 3 2 HOW cloud computing Can support business processes00:12
      • 1.127 Impact of Cloud Computing on primary business processes01:26
      • 1.128 Role of standard applications in collaboration00:40
      • 1.129 Application Example Content Management Systems03:13
      • 1.130 Service providers using the cloud00:09
      • 1.131 Impact on Relationship Vendor Customer00:57
      • 1.132 Benefits and Risks of providing Cloud based Services02:20
      • 1.133 4 Security and Compliance00:29
      • 1.134 Overview of Security and Compliance00:26
      • 1.135 Is the Cloud safe01:49
      • 1.136 4 1 Security risks and mitigating measures00:10
      • 1.137 Security risks in the Cloud01:17
      • 1.138 Measures mitigating Security Risks01:15
      • 1.139 Security is generally perceived as a huge issue for the cloud01:01
      • 1.140 Another Data Point for Clouds and Security00:40
      • 1.141 In Some Ways Cloud Computing Security Is No Different Than Regular Security01:20
      • 1.142 The CIA Security Objectives02:06
      • 1.143 Bitbucket DDoS d Off The Air00:28
      • 1.144 Maintenance Induced Cascading Failures00:37
      • 1.145 Storage related failure00:17
      • 1.146 Natural Disaster Causing Power Failure00:28
      • 1.147 Mitigating Cloud Computing Availability Issues01:26
      • 1.148 Mitigating Data Loss Risks01:15
      • 1.149 Cloud Computing And Perimeter Security01:48
      • 1.150 Cloud Computing Host Based Intrusion Detection01:09
      • 1.151 Cloud Computing Also Relies on the Security of Virtualization01:56
      • 1.152 What was the Cloudburst Report00:42
      • 1.153 Cloudburst Report cntd01:09
      • 1.154 Choice of Cloud Provider01:10
      • 1.155 Security layers in the Cloud00:25
      • 1.156 Security Issues across Layers in Cloud00:24
      • 1.157 Provider Tenant Responsibility Matrix00:20
      • 1.158 Hypervisor Virus01:23
      • 1.159 Hypervisor Viruses00:40
      • 1.160 Crisis Malware00:46
      • 1.161 What is Crisis Malware00:48
      • 1.162 Crisis Malware Contd01:04
      • 1.163 Crisis Malware Contd01:50
      • 1.164 Blue Pill00:43
      • 1.165 Blue Pill00:52
      • 1.166 Blue Pill00:43
      • 1.167 Best practices to prevent malware infection00:39
      • 1.168 Researchers develop malware detection for hypervisor security00:54
      • 1.169 Hypervisor Security Contd00:50
      • 1.170 Hypervisor Security Contd00:56
      • 1.171 Hypervisor Security Contd00:23
      • 1.172 Questions00:50
      • 1.173 4 2 Managing identity and privacy00:12
      • 1.174 Overview of Managing identity and privacy00:27
      • 1.175 Authentication01:23
      • 1.176 Triple A Authentication02:31
      • 1.177 Main aspects of Identity Management01:15
      • 1.178 Single Sign On (SSO) for web services01:38
      • 1.179 Privacy compliance issues and safeguards in Cloud computing01:26
      • 1.180 Personal Identifiable Information (PII)02:44
      • 1.181 International Privacy Compliance01:42
      • 1.182 Safeguards01:54
      • 1.183 Questions00:32
      • 1.184 5 The business case00:38
      • 1.185 he business case for Cloud computing00:42
      • 1.186 Business drivers01:33
      • 1.187 Compelling feature quicker time to market00:47
      • 1.188 TCO and all that stuff01:10
      • 1.189 Example Total cost of application ownership (TCAO)00:58
      • 1.190 Operational and staffing benefits01:16
      • 1.191 5 1 Legal Issues00:08
      • 1.192 Legal Issues in Cloud Computing00:21
      • 1.193 Law for Cloud Computing Service01:01
      • 1.194 Compliance as per The IT Rules 201101:28
      • 1.195 Compliance of Cloud Computing01:51
      • 1.196 Indemnity Issues in Cloud Computing01:37
      • 1.197 Agreement Clauses in Cloud Service00:30
      • 1.198 Legal Liability of Cloud Providers01:32
      • 1.199 Loss Of Location in Cloud Computing01:01
      • 1.200 Letter rogatory an option01:45
      • 1.201 Data Portability on Cloud00:47
      • 1.202 Copyright Issues for Data on Cloud02:12
      • 1.203 5 2 Cloud Integration Green IT00:11
      • 1.204 It is easy being green00:38
      • 1.205 Green Data Centers00:51
      • 1.206 Green Data Centers00:48
      • 1.207 Green Data Centers00:38
      • 1.208 Green Data Centers00:28
      • 1.209 Green Data Centers00:45
      • 1.210 Green Data Centers00:51
      • 1.211 5 3 Evaluating implementations00:07
      • 1.212 Overview of Evaluating Cloud Computing Implementations00:30
      • 1.213 The evaluation of performance factors management requirements and satisfaction factors00:53
      • 1.214 Evaluating Cloud Implementations00:39
      • 1.215 Performance Requirements and Satisfaction00:39
      • 1.216 Evaluation of service providers and services what you get for the money01:33
      • 1.217 5 4 Case Studies00:08
      • 1.218 Amazon Cloud Users New York Times and Nasdaq (408)03:02
      • 1.219 Example 2 IBM Google Cloud01:47
      • 1.220 Example 3 Alabama State University04:57
      • 1.221 Engineering Firm Virtualizes Field Servers Saves 3 2 Million with Switch to Hyper V01:45
      • 1.222 Appliance Manufacturer Saves 1 5 Million with Global Virtualization Solution01:20
      • 1.223 NASA BeAMartian Website01:17
      • 1.224 NASA00:52
      • 1.225 NASA00:29
      • 1.226 NASA00:57
      • 1.227 NASA01:01
      • 1.228 LexisNexis Case Study ISV Builds Innovative Mobile App for Lawyers 25 Percent Faster with Cloud Solution01:14
      • 1.229 LexisNexis00:38
      • 1.230 LexisNexis Solution00:47
      • 1.231 LexisNexis Solution00:55
      • 1.232 Mahindra Satyam00:46
      • 1.233 Mahindra Satyam00:37
      • 1.234 Mahindra Satyam00:52
      • 1.235 Large American Retail Chain00:39
      • 1.236 Large American Retail Chain00:51
      • 1.237 Large American Retail Chain00:33
      • 1.238 EDS Turns to VMware Server Virtualization to Support Australian Customers00:47
      • 1.239 EDS Turns to VMware Server Virtualization to Support Australian Customers01:23
      • 1.240 EXIN Cloud Computing Foundation exam00:48
      • 1.241 End00:13
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Exam & certification

  • What are the prerequisites for the certification?

    Anyone playing a role or interested in the use and management of internet-based IT services, including staff at internal and external service providers, their customers, and their managers can opt for the Cloud Computing certification.

    Course advisor

    Bernard Golden
    Bernard Golden Cloud Expert, CEO of Navica

    Named by as one of the ten most influential persons in cloud computing, Bernard is CEO of Navica, a consulting firm focused on cloud computing and DevOps. He is the cloud computing advisor for CIO Magazine. Bernard is the author of Amazon Web Services for Dummies.


    Kali Love
    Kali Love

    This course provides an excellent overview to Cloud computing. The content is exactly what I needed to get an overview of how these things worked on cloud.

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    Skyler Moran
    Skyler Moran

    First of all I want to say this is an excellent course. If you want to learn about how to use Cloud computing, this course will help you to understand basics of Cloud Computing. Thank you so much Simplilearn.

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    June Robbins
    June Robbins

    I would highly recommend this course to my peers who are looking forward to gain hands on knowledge in Cloud computing. I am totally satisfied with the courseware and hope they will also find it helpful.

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    Oscar Peters
    Oscar Peters Business Head at Thinspace Technology Limited (Known as Propalms Technologies Pvt Ltd)

    Wonderful sessions! Course is comprehensively designed. The training really helped me to get an insight into the subject for enhancing my knowledge and career.

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    Jayendu Shrawana
    Jayendu Shrawana Microsoft office specialist

    It is quite a comprehensive course as it gives a lot of information about the cloud technologies which is prevailing in the present market. This course has helped me in understanding the same…Thank you Simplilearn for this wonderful course.

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    Shabbir Anower
    Shabbir Anower Principal Engineer at Grameenphone Ltd

    Overall, a good course. The presentation and e-learning was also good.

    Jyoti Bodade
    Jyoti Bodade Senior Manager - Technology Support at Bank of America

    The training is good. Enough time was utilized throughout the training to clear our doubts.

    Fazil Rahman Pulikkuth
    Fazil Rahman Pulikkuth Executive Administrator at Aman Perfumes

    This course clearly covers all the things that come under Exin cloud computing

    Ibrahim Imthiaz
    Ibrahim Imthiaz Project/Delivery Manager at OnMobile Global

    Lecturer is well-versed on subject and covered topics with practical scenarios, which is a major plus. I will recommend the course to anyone who is new to cloud and wants basic understanding.

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    Sundaresan Sethuraman
    Sundaresan Sethuraman Project Manager at Cognizant

    Excellent; this course gives a grasp of cloud computing foundation and is highly recommended for anyone who wants to gain the knowledge and/or take the exam.

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    Paul Pradap Chandrau R
    Paul Pradap Chandrau R

    A helpful training in understanding the basic cloud essentials. This will help me to understand the base.

    Maruthi Vara Prasad Chirravuri
    Maruthi Vara Prasad Chirravuri

    The training is given as per the course content and it is very helpful in my project activities. I recommend this training to other people in my organization.

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    Anirban Adak
    Anirban Adak

    This course was very helpful to understand the concepts and terms used in cloud computing. I came mainly for acquiring certification but the practical session was extremely good.

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    Nandesh Sawant
    Nandesh Sawant

    It was an informative session and had enjoyed it. It will help me a lot to evaluate the cloud requirement in future. Trainer has provided good insight of the course.

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    Vijay Anand
    Vijay Anand Manager - IT Ops @ Infosys

    The training provided useful real-time examples for our understanding. I was able to connect with the faculty throughout the course without distraction.

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    • How do I enroll for the online training?

      You can enroll for the training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.

      1. Visa debit/credit card
      2. American express and Diners club card
      3. Master Card, or
      4. Through PayPal

    • What will I get along with this training?

      You will have access to the online e-learning and practice tests along with the training.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more please go through our Refund Policy.

    • Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

      Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

    • Can I extend the access period?

      Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal.

    • Where and how can I access the e-learning content? Are there any limitations?

      Once you register with us for a course by paying the course fee, you can have 24/7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail from our side will guide you through the process.

    • I am not able to access the online course. Whom should I contact for a solution?

      Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal to have your issue resolved.

    • What is Cloud Computing?

      Cloud Computing’ is all about providing IT-related services through the internet.

    • What are the major categories of Cloud Computing?

      The major categories of Cloud Computing are: Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

    • Does Simplilearn’s Cloud Computing training include practical examples?

      Yes, Simplilearn’s Cloud training includes practical examples, exercises and case studies

    • What is the exam format of Cloud Computing exam conducted by Simplilearn?

      1. Number of questions: 40 (multiple choice)
      2. Pass mark: 65% (26 out of 40)
      3. Open book/notes: no
      4. Electronic equipment/aides permitted: no

    • Do I get a certification after passing the Cloud Computing exam by Simplilearn?

      Yes, you get a Cloud Computing Certification from EXIN after passing the Cloud Computing exam.

    • Who delivers the training?

      Highly qualified and certified instructors with 20+ years of experience deliver classroom training.

    • How do I enroll for the training?

      You can enroll for the training online. Payments can be made using any of the following options and receipt of the same will be issued to the candidate automatically via email.

      1. Visa debit/credit card
      2. American express and Diners club card
      3. Master Card, or
      4. Through PayPal

    • What will I get along with this training?

      You will have access to the online e-learning and practice tests along with the training.

    • Can I cancel my enrollment? Do I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment. We provide you complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more please go through our Refund Policy.

    • Do you provide money back guarantee for the training programs?

      Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our training programs. You can refer to the Refund Policy and raise refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

    • Who provides the certification?

      We provide Cloud Computing certification from EXIN after successfully clearing the exam.

    • Do you provide any course completion certificate?

      Yes, we offer course completion certificate after you successfully complete the training program.

    • I want to know more about the training program. Whom do I contact?

      Please join our Live Chat for instant support, call us, or Request a Call Back to have your query resolved.

    • Certification Process

      Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –
      • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
      • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
      • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
      • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

    • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

      All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

      Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

      We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

      They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

      They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

      Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

      We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

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    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.