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Virtualization and Cloud Awareness

The Virtualization and Cloud Awareness course provides a 4-hour, interactive, online learning experience. This self-paced e-learning course is ideal for those who require a basic understanding of the virtualization and cloud computing concepts in a time-efficient manner.

The course has been designed for learners who need this basic awareness as part of a larger program initiative — as opposed to the full certification Virtualization and Cloud Foundation courses.
Come to TM Forum training to learn:
  • What virtualization means to your business
  • How to approach, manage and measure benefits  of virtualization across the organization
  • Understand the factors the contribute to successful virtualization projects
Service Providers:
  • Get your organization trained in basic principles of the cloud with vendor neutral training
  • Start to build in-house competence and reduce dependence on external consultants

  • Build organizational confidence in application of cloud and virtualization principles.
  • Increase your cloud computing implementation successes! 

Career Certification

(not applicable)

Who should attend?
The Introductory level course will be of interest to:
  • IT and business executives who want to receive an overview of the concepts and the significance of virtualization and cloud computing.
  • IT and business staff who need a brief overview and awareness of the virtualization and cloud computing concepts.
What will you learn?
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the common terms and definitions of virtualization and cloud computing and be able to give examples.
  • Understand the technical capabilities and business benefits of virtualization and cloud computing and how to measure these benefits.
  • Describe the landscape of different types of virtualization and understand the different types of clouds.
  • Illustrate how key application features can be delivered on virtual infrastructures.
  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of virtualization technologies.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between cloud computing and outsourcing.
  • Course Overview
  • Introduction to Virtualization and Cloud Computing
    • Concepts and Definitions
    • Cloud Computing and Virtualization in Context
    • Landscape
    • Suitability for Organizations
  • Virtualization 
    • Server Virtualization
    • Workplace Virtualization
    • Vendors
    • Business Value
  • Adopting Virtualization
    • Cloud Service Model
    • Cloud Service Providers
  • Risks Connected to Cloud Computing
There are no formal prerequisites for this course.


Member: $90
Non-member: $110
Onsite: N/A

As with all official TM Forum courses, certificates of achievement will be issued.  

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