The beta exam for the new CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-003) is now available!
Be one of the first take the new exam and test from home for just $50! Register here. We are looking for Network Engineers and Systems Administrators with at least 2-3 years of work experience in IT systems administration or IT networking and/or CompTIA Network+ and Server+ or equivalent knowledge to help us build the new exam.
CompTIA Cloud+ is now compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US DoD to meet directive 8570.01-M requirements.
Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.
Determine proper allocation of cloud resources and apply necessary changes, based on performance data.
Apply appropriate technologies and processes, including automation and orchestration, to ensure desired system performance.
Implement appropriate security controls given requirements.
Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations.
Project Manager, Cloud
Manager, Data Center SANs
Business Analyst, Cloud Computing
|Exam Codes||CV0-002||CV1-003 (Beta)|
|Launch Date||February 9, 2018||July 14, 2020|
CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries.It includes new technologies to support the changing cloud market as more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, now that hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.
|CompTIA Cloud+ ensures IT infrastructure specialists develop multi-vendor skills related to cloud computing, including the movement of applications, databases, workflows, and systems to the cloud. By addressing system architecture, security, deployment, operations, and automation, Cloud+ aims to prepare system administrators to perform the tasks required of their job, not just to rely on a narrow set of vendor-specific product features and functions. |
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions||Maximum of 110 questions |
|Type of Questions||Performance-based and multiple-choice questions.
|Length of Test||90 Minutes||165 minutes|
|Passing Score||750 (on a scale of 100-900)||TBD|
|Recommended Experience||2-3 years in system administration|
|Retirement||Usually three years after launch||On or before October 6, 2020 |
|Testing Provider||Pearson VUE
|Price||$329 USD (See all pricing)|| $50 USD|
CV0-002 reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries.
The new exam includes the new technologies to support the changing cloud market as many more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, and hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.
|ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)||Amazon Web Services (AWS) IT Operations Pathway||Microsoft MCSA Cloud|
|Performance Based Questions||✔|
|Exam Focus||Job role based; covers cloud technologies across all vendors and solutions||Not based on job roles; covers cloud security across job roles||Covers only Amazon products & solutions||Covers only Microsoft products & solutions|
|Experience Level||Two-to-three years in system administration||Five years (Three in InfoSec and one in an exam domain)||High level||None required|
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