Eight Important Cloud Certifications

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IBM Cloud Computing Certification

IBM has two main cloud certifications at the moment, the Cloud Computing Architecture V3, and the Cloud Computing Infrastructure V1. In IBM nomenclature, the former is a lower-end certification designated as a comparatively junior “Solution Advisor,” while the latter is coined as a “Solution Architect.” Ultimately, certification in Cloud Computing Architecture means that one is able to clearly explain the benefits and underlying concepts of cloud computing, as well as demonstrating how the IBM Cloud Computing offering helps customers realize these benefits. On the other hand, certification in the Cloud Computing Infrastructure means the ability to design, plan, architect and manage principles of an IBM cloud computing infrastructure.

The impact that the cloud has on enterprise IT today can’t be denied. For all its pervasiveness, however, the cloud is still comparatively new, which makes hiring the correct employees equipped with the pertinent cloud-related skillsets all the more important. The field is constantly changing, too, which makes identifying these abilities an even more challenging one for the harried CIO or IT manager.

To help you on this front, we have identified some of the more notable cloud-related certifications. While they run the gamut from the relatively entry-level to the fairly challenging (and prestigious), they are likely certifications that you should know about as you evaluate your staff’s skillsets and go about hiring.

 

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