About the Course
This expert-level course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to design cloud-based IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) solutions. Building on the skills acquired in the Virtual Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Planning and Design specialist-level course, it focuses on business, organizational, governance, technology, and service management aspects from a design-centric perspective. By utilizing lecture, discussions, case studies, design examples, and a series of interactive problem-solving labs, students will learn to design solutions which transform business operations and virtualized data centers into ITaaS environments. The course is applicable to enterprise, service provider, and existing virtualized data center operations considering ITaaS. This course uses an 'open' approach focusing on core concepts, principles, and technologies rather than specific products. To provide context, the course includes EMC specific examples and case studies.
Topics Covered1. Transforming to IT as a Service
2. Strategy - Discover & Assessment
3. Organization and Governance
4. Planning and Design: Technology
5. Planning and Design: Trust and Security
6. Planning and Design: Service Creation and Management
7. ITaaS Transformation Trends and Futures
Who should attendDevelopers
Pre-requisites*Five or more years of design experience in compute, network and storage, including the design of virtualized infrastructures in support of key cloud attributes.
*Understanding of services lifecycle, cloud delivery and service models concepts.
*Strongly recommend certifications or skills equivalent to VCP, CCDA and EMCDA.
What you need to bringLaptop
Key TakeawaysAt the end of IT-as-a-Service Planning and Design training course, participants will be able to:
*Describe the IT-as-a-Service business transformational model.
*Perform an IT-as-a-Service assessment and propose a service delivery roadmap.
*Recommend and design an IT-as-a-Service service delivery model.
*Design and defend an IT-as-a-Service solution.