You want to take the next step with your organization, to the cloud! This process entails a number of challenges. Which public cloud are you going for? Do you cross the entire infrastructure, or do you keep a part on premise? And the most important thing: how do you get the required knowledge and skills for this project?

Essential certifications for moving to the cloud

In this article we look at how to build hands-on skills and essential knowledge within your organization on the basis of certifications to the transition to the cloud as smoothly as possible. Ready to lift your organization to a higher level?

With a transition to a new platform you ideally want a broad knowledge base within your organization. From managers to engineers, everyone must achieve a certain knowledge level to make the transition a success. Fortunately, the large cloud providers offer appropriate certifications for every role.

For starting cloud engineers or managers involved

The basic certifications of AWS, Microsoft and Google focus on understanding the structure of cloud platforms, the possibilities that offer different services and managing security and costs. It is a fantastic start and offers a wide overview of the possibilities of the public cloud.

Below you will find the best certifications to take your first steps in the world of cloud services.

Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is intended for anyone who has basic knowledge of the AWS platform. You will learn about AWS Cloud concepts, AWS services, security, architecture, pricing, and support to build your AWS Cloud knowledge. After completing the certification you can independently find your way within the AWS cloud platform and you can follow developments in the field of cloud within your organization without any problems.

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

As the name of this certification suggests, the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification teaches you the basic concepts for working with Microsoft’s cloud platform. This certification can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and how these concepts are exemplified by Microsoft Azure. Although it would be a beneficial first step, to validate knowledge at the undergraduate level, it is not a prerequisite to take this exam before taking other Azure-based certifications.

Google Cloud Digital Leader

This certificate level verifies comprehensive facts about cloud concepts and Google Cloud products, services, tools, features, tools, and applications. This certification is good for people with simple job responsibilities who can add value to their organization by acquiring cloud knowledge. It requires little or no practical experience with Google Cloud.

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