This 2-day course provides students with a firm grounding on Cloud computing, understanding of what it is and how it relates to their own businesses.


•Senior IT Managers

•Decision Makers

•Head of IT Architecture and/or OperationDepartment

•Anyone with interest in understandingCloud and Cloud solutions better

Why HPE Education Services?

•IDC MarketScape leader 4 years running for IT education and training*

•Recognized by IDC for leading with global coverage, unmatched technical expertise, and targeted education consulting services*

•Key partnerships with industry leaders OpenStack®, VMware®, Linux®, Microsoft®, ITIL, PMI, CSA, and (ISC)2

•Complete continuum of training delivery options—self-paced eLearning, custom education consulting, traditional classroom, video on-demand instruction, live virtual instructor-led with hands-on lab, dedicated onsite training

•Simplified purchase option with HPE Training Credits


HPE recommends that students have attained the following credentials or levels of experience before taking this course:

*Realize Technology Value with Training, IDC Infographic 2037, Sponsored by HPE, January 2016

•Basic experience and knowledge of ITcomputing environments

Course objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:

•Describe how IT should change in today’sevolutionary context

•Describe how the Cloud will changetoday’s IT

•Explain Public and Private of cloud

•Describe the unprecedented sourcingmodel introduced by the Cloud

•Explain enabling technologies

•Discuss Cloud and (new) Service LevelMgmt

•Discuss how to approach and evaluate aCloud Business Case

•Describe Cloud and risk management

•Explain how HPE approaches the Cloud

Benefits to you

•Understand how the Cloud will changetoday’s IT

•Be able to describe the differentdeployment models

•Understand the sourcing modelintroduced by the Cloud

•Be able to evaluate a Cloud business caseand risk management

•Understand how the Cloud may impactyour organization and roles that may needto be defined/re-defined

•Presentations and valuable discussions

Module 1: Course Overview

Module 2: About the cloud

• Business strategy & IT

– Business shaping forces

– IT evolutionary model

– Business Technology landscape

– How ICT will serve the business

– IT Challenges

• The Cloud role

– Optimize vs Innovate

– Cloud Myths and reality

– What Cloud actually is

– Effect of the Cloud on IT

– Cloud architectural principles

– Cloud requirements

• Sourcing model

– Cloud Service Delivery

– (Cloud) User/Provider relationships

– User/Provider points of view

– Service Delivery models

– *aaS definitions and examples

• Cloud taxonomy

– Deployment models

– Public Cloud: definitions and implications

– Private Cloud: definitions and implications

– Community Cloud: definitions and implications

– Hybrid Cloud: definitions and implications

– The renewed ICT model: risks vs benefits

– ICT needs: how to try

• Enabling Technologies

– CI principles

– Automation

– Transformation of operational processes

– CI example

Module 3: Inside the Cloud

• Service Level management

– Requirements met by the Cloud

– New Service Governance

– User vs Provider relationships

– ITIL and Cloud

• Business case

– Business case evaluation criteria

– Business outcomes examples

– Business case – exercise

– Impacts on business

– Impacts on ICT

• Risk management

– Cloud risks vs benefits

– Cloud specific vulnerabilities

• HPE approach

– HPE strategy to the Cloud

– HPE Value proposition

– Roadmap to the Cloud

Next steps

• ITIL V3 training from HPE

• Authorized VMware Training from HPE

• Virtualization courses from HPE

• Storage courses from HPE