IDCA certified courses are based on a well-defined ladder ascending advancement program. Applicants of all diversities and backgrounds start from the Cloud Infrastructure Specialist (CLIS)® course, which teaches them the foundations of the cloud, cloud infrastructure, cloud components, principles and standards. From there, professionals can either pursue the Management track or the Expert track. By pursuing the Expert track the Cloud Engineering Specialist (CLES)® course, which comprehensively covers the engineering and design aspects of cloud, must be successfully completed. This is while the Management track requires the successful completion of the Cloud Operations Specialist (CLOS)® course, which covers all the aspects of the operations, maintenance, capacity management, planning, SLA/OLA management, human resource management, planning resilience and monitoring of cloud. These courses render in-depth views and insight to the values, complications, and parameters of different application ecosystem Grade levels from the viewpoint of Infinity Paradigm® as well as its predecessors coupled with latest industry trends and recommendations within the cloud industry and its evolving community. Taking CLOS® and CLES® courses in combination with CLIS® are popular choices by IDCA attendees. By successful completion of both CLIS® and CLES®, professionals are automatically awarded a third certificate: Cloud Infrastructure Expert (CLIE)®. Likewise, by successfully completing both CLIS® and CLOS® professionals are awarded a third certificate: Cloud Operations Manager (CLOM)®. Upon obtaining either CLOM® or CLIE® status, individuals become qualified for taking the breathtaking hands-on Cloud Technology Professional (CLTP)® course, covering live comparisons and practical measure of actual technologies used in the application ecosystem stack pertaining to the cloud. By the completion of CLTP®, CLOM® status automatically gets promoted to a Cloud Manager (CLM)®, and a CLIE® is automatically promoted to a Cloud Expert (CLE)® in pursuit of becoming a Cloud Authority (CLA)®, which requires fulfilling CLA® criteria and thesis.
IDCA offers a wide range of educational professional training programs geared specifically to the cloud:
The IDCA cloud courses are suited for anyone that deals with cloud, serves cloud services or receives services from the cloud. IDCA cloud courses are designed to empower all cloud stakeholders who are involved at any layer of the Application Ecosystem. IDCA cloud training courses empower Executives, Directors & Managers to Define, Select, Implement, and Manage Cloud effectively and render in-depth knowledge and real-world expertise to Engineers, Architects, Operators, Designers, Project Managers, Technicians, Consultants, Trainers, and Auditors. Till date, professionals from world's largest institutions have attended IDCA courses and benefited from the effective delivery of IDCA's up-to-date, comprehensive and vast knowledge-base.