When looking for a cloud provider, it’s important match up what you need to what they offer. This may sound like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. In this course, we will discuss business drivers, and then learn how to map them to specific products and services. We will also start doing deeper research into vendors, and talk about how things are sold and priced, as well as what to do if it looks like someone doesn't offer a suitable solution.
- A basic understanding of cloud technology and the different types of service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and deployments (public, private, hybrid)
- The ability to conduct internet research and compare and contrast different companies