Cloud Certified Professional
certifications are formal accreditations that prove proficiency in specific areas of
To obtain a Cloud certification, candidates are required to pass a set of exams.
Some exams provide credit toward two or more certifications, whereas other exams are specific to one certification.
The curriculum is comprised of a series of courses and formal exams that can be completed to achieve one or more of the following Cloud certifications:
A Certified Cloud Professional has completed one specialized certification, multiple specialized certifications, or has met minimum Cloud qualifications by demonstrating proficiency in Cloud Computing Fundamentals and one additional area.
A Certified Cloud Technology Professional has obtained proven knowledge and capabilities pertaining to the identification, positioning, and utilization of modern cloud technologies, resources, and associated concepts and decision-making criteria
A Certified Cloud Trainer has completed at least one specialized certification with honors, has demonstrated exceptional communication abilities, and has sufficient hands-on project experience to meet the qualifications required to teach CCP courses
A Certified Cloud Architect has demonstrated proficiency in the technology architecture that underlies cloud platforms and cloud-based IT resources and solutions, and has mastered the hands-on application of design patterns, principles, and practices used to engineer and evolve such environments.
A Certified Cloud Security Specialist has detailed knowledge of common threats associated with cloud platforms, cloud services, and associated IT resources based on typical cloud technologies, including virtualization environments. Certified Cloud Security Specialists have demonstrated proficiency in establishing security controls for cloud architectures and infrastructure resources via the mastery of security patterns, practices, and industry technologies.
A Certified Cloud Governance Specialist has demonstrated proficiency in defining, establishing, and evolving governance controls and frameworks specifically for cloud-based IT resources and platforms in support of organizational and technological governance requirements.
A Certified Cloud Storage Specialist has obtained an in-depth level of proficiency with the mechanisms, devices, technologies, practices, and overall assessment criteria pertaining to cloud storage technologies and services.
A Certified Cloud Virtualization Specialist has proven knowledge and proficiency with the technologies, mechanisms, platforms, and practices based upon and associated with contemporary virtualization environments and cloud-based virtualization architectures.
A Certified Cloud Capacity Specialist has obtained proven knowledge and capabilities pertaining to the capacity planning, monitoring, and management of cloud platforms, cloud-based resources, and cloud-based solutions to ensure that technology architecture layers within cloud environments transparently grow and evolve in response to on-going demands.
The Cloud Capacity Specialist track is comprised of CCP Modules 1, 2, 19, 20 and 21, the outlines for which are provided in the upcoming pages. Depending on the exam format chosen, attaining the Cloud Capacity Specialist certification can require passing a single exam or multiple exams. Upon achieving the accreditation, certification holders receive a formal digital certificate and an Acclaim/Credly digital badge with an account that supports the online verification of certification status.