EXAM CODE CV0-003
CompTIA Cloud+ shows you have the expertise needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments and protect mission-critical applications and data.
The only performance-based cloud certification
CompTIA Cloud+ shows employers you have the technical skills needed to secure cloud-based infrastructure services in the context of broader IT systems.
CompTIA Cloud+ meets your needs regardless of your cloud environment.
CompTIA Cloud+ covers concepts that apply across any, or even multiple, cloud environments.
The only cloud certification approved for DoD 8570.01-M
CompTIA Cloud+ shows what you can do, not just what you know, for Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I, Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst and Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Infrastructure Support roles.
Analyze the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements.
Manage and maintain servers, including OS configurations, access control and virtualization.
Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.
Maintain and optimize cloud environments, including proper automation and orchestration procedures, backup and restore operations, and disaster recovery tasks.
Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations
|Launch Date||June 9, 2021|
|Exam Description||CompTIA Cloud+ is validates the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.|
|Number of Questions||90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes|
|Passing Score||750 (on a scale of 100-900)|
|Recommended Experience||CompTIA Network+ and Server+ and 2-3 years of experience in systems administration or networking.|
|Retirement||Usually three years after launch
|Testing Provider|| Pearson VUE
|Price||$348 USD (See all pricing)|
|(ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSSP) ||Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect - Professional ||Microsoft Certified – Azure Solutions Architect Expert |
|Exam Length||1 exam, 90 minutes||125 questions, 4 hours ||180 minutes||2 exams|
|Experience Level||2-3 years in system administration (5 years in IT) ||5 years (3 in InfoSec and 1 in an exam domain) ||2+ years hands-on experience with the AWS cloud||Intermediate career|
|Performance Based Questions||✔|
|Exam Focus||Job role based; covers cloud technologies regardless of vendors and platforms||Not based on job roles; covers cloud security across job roles ||Covers only Amazon products and solutions||Covers only Microsoft products and solutions|
|Prerequisites||~5 years total IT experience, including 2-3 years of networking or systems administration experience recommended ||Experience required ||None||None|
Keep your certification up to date with CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program. It’s designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skillset. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.
Get the Most Out of Your Certification
Information technology is an incredibly dynamic field, creating new opportunities and challenges every day. Participating in our Continuing Education program will enable you to stay current with new and evolving technologies and remain a sought-after IT and storage expert.
The CompTIA Continuing Education Program
Your CompTIA Cloud+ certification is good for three years from the date of your exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your certification.
It’s Easy to Renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs — including higher certifications — to renew your CompTIA Cloud+ certification. Collect at least 50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years, upload them to your certification account, and Cloud+ will automatically renew.
Want more details? Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education program.