CompTIA's CLO-001

Cloud Essentials: (CompTIA Authorized Courseware)

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The CompTIA Cloud Essential certification is an industry recognized vendor neutral credential. The certification is proof of a person¬ís competence across a spectrum of skills including Risks and consequences, Impact and changes on IT service management, Technical perspective/cloud types, etc. uCertify’s guaranteed certification prep for CLO-001 is comprehensive and helps you not only earn your certification in the shortest time possible, but to also gain the knowledge required on the job. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify prepkit

Prepare for the following certification

The CompTIA Cloud Essentials exam is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code CLO-001.

The certification is targeted at professionals who are involved in technical perspective/cloud types. The exam covers characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective, business value of cloud computing, technical perspective/cloud types, steps to successful adoption, impact and changes on IT service management and risks and consequences.

Skills Measured

  • Characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective
  • Business value of cloud computing
  • Technical perspective/cloud types
  • Steps to successful adoption
  • Impact and changes on IT service management
  • Risks and consequences of Cloud Computing

CLO-001 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there is no minimum or maximum restriction. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability.
We recommend at least 1-2 weeks if you have at least 6 months experience working in a cloud computing environment or 2-3 weeks if you have at least 6 months of cloud computing experience.

CLO-001 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Chapter 1: What Is Cloud Computing?
    • Defining Cloud Computing
    • Understanding Distributed Application Design
    • Understanding Resource Management Automation
    • Understanding Virtualized Computing Environments
    • Understanding High-Performance Computing Models
    • Understanding Cloud Computing Technologies
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 2: Cloud Models
    • Evolving from Virtualization to the Cloud
    • Planning Organizational Roles in the Cloud
    • Identifying Cloud Deployment Models and Scope Modifiers
    • Including Future Cloud Models
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 3: Service Models
    • Categorizing Cloud Services
    • Examining Software as a Service
    • Examining Platform as a Service
    • Examining Infrastructure as a Service
    • Identifying Emerging Cloud Database Capabilities
    • Defining Everything as a Service
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 4: Current Cloud Technologies
    • Comparing Traditional Technologies and Cloud Alternatives
    • Accessing the Cloud
    • Leveraging Software as a Service
    • Developing within Platform as a Service
    • Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
    • Empowering Mobile Computing
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 5: Cloud Business Value
    • Identifying Business Drivers for Cloud Computing
    • Examining the Business Impact
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 6: Cloud Infrastructure Planning
    • Understanding Cloud Networks
    • Leveraging Automation and Self-Service
    • Understanding Federated Cloud Services
    • Achieving Interoperability
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 7: Strategies for Cloud Adoption
    • Aligning Cloud Deployments with Organizational Goals
    • Identifying the Impact of Cloud Adoption to Business Processes
    • Understanding the Importance of Service-Level Agreements
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 8: Applications in the Cloud
    • Understanding the Role of Standard Applications
    • Developing Cloud-Ready Applications
    • Migrating Applications to the Cloud
    • Preparing for Technical Challenges
    • Identifying and Mitigating Risks
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 9: Cloud Service Rollout
    • Identifying Vendor Roles and Responsibilities
    • Identifying Organizational Skill Requirements
    • Transitioning to Live Environments
    • Preparing for Incident Management
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 10: Cloud Service-Level Management
    • Understanding ITIL Service Management
    • Applying ITIL to Cloud Computing
    • Developing and Utilizing Performance Metrics
    • Implementing Continual Process Improvement
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 11: Security in the Cloud
    • Understanding Security and Risk
    • Reviewing Security Standards
    • Exploring Common Security Risks and Mitigations
    • Implementing an ISMS
    • Responding to Incidents
    • Recognizing Security Benefits
    • Review Questions
  • Chapter 12: Privacy and Compliance
    • Identifying Legal Risks
    • Identifying Privacy Risks
    • Managing Identity in the Cloud
    • Review Questions

Career Prospects

A CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Business Analysts
  • Business Process Owners
  • IT specialists

CLO-001 Exam FAQ's

What certificate do I earn on passing the vendor certification?
If you pass CompTIA's CLO-001 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 191
Where do I take the exam?
The CLO-001 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear and multiple choice questions.
What is the Pre-requisites of the exam?
CompTIA recommends atleast six months working experience in an environment that markets or relies on IT-related services.
How many questions are asked on the exam?
The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
60 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CLO-001 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • There is no limit to the number of retakes for a candidate who has failed their exam.
  • There is no waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the certification, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If you have already passed the exam, it cannot be taken again without prior consent from CompTIA.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information on this exam?
You can find more information about the CLO-001 here:
CLO-001 Course Includes Free Buy
Chapters 1 12
Practice Tests 1 4
Total Questions (inc. quizzes) 15 420
Interactive Quizzes 0 220
Final Test No Yes