After completing this course, a student will be able to:1. Compare and contrast the cloud model, cloud fabric and cloud infrastructure concepts with traditional data center, centralized or distributed computing, and other models of information systems and data management service delivery.2. Create a high-level cloud infrastructure and environment design that meets business or organizational functional and performance requirements.3. Prepare and configure pre-boot execution environments (PXEs), including update servers and software update baselines.4. Demonstrate the use of various technologies to deploy, manage, secure, configure and provide performance management for private clouds, cloud environments and for various cloud services.5. Demonstrate the use of automation to manage, configure, control and support cloud services, particularly for multi-tenant could environments.6. Use cloud management capabilities, such as Operations Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager, to achieve optimized performance, high availability, data and applications protection, and failover / recovery capabilities in private cloud environments.7. Demonstrate the use of virtualization, update servers, and software baseline concepts in the configuration, deployment and maintenance of a cloud fabric and applications hosted on it.