EncartaLabs

IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) Planning and Design

( Duration: 5 Days )

The IT-as-a-Service: Planning and Design training course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to design cloud-based IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) solutions. In this course, attendees will focus on business, organizational, governance, technology, and service management aspects from a design-centric perspective. By utilizing lecture, discussions, case studies & design examples. They will learn to design solutions which transform business operations and virtualized data centers into ITaaS environments. The course is applicable to enterprise, service provider, and existing virtualized data center operations considering ITaaS. They will focus on core concepts, principals, and technologies rather than specific products.

By attending IT-as-a-Service: Planning and Design workshop, attendees will learn:

  • IT-as-a-Service business transformational model
  • Perform an IT-as-a-Service assessment and propose a service delivery roadmap
  • Recommend and design an IT-as-a-Service service delivery model
  • Design and defend an IT-as-a-Service solution

  • Five or more years of design experience in compute, network, and storage, including the design of virtualized infrastructures in support of key cloud attributes
  • Understanding of services lifecycle, cloud delivery, and service models concepts

IT Professional responsible for assessing, architecting, and designing ITaaS cloud solutions

COURSE AGENDA

1

Transforming to IT-as-a-Service

  • It-as-a-Service Model
  • Business Transformation
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Architectural Transformation
2

Strategy: Discover and Assessment

  • Assess GRC - Security
  • Assess Current Service Management Strategies
  • Initial Financial Analysis and Business Case
    • Current CAPEX and OPEX IT Expenditures (Application or Workload View)
  • Assess Current and Potential Service Delivery
  • Rationalize Service Portfolio
3

Organization and Governance

  • Organizational Plan
  • Governance Plan
4

Planning and Design: General Considerations

  • Cloud Readiness
    • Transform VDC to ITaas
  • Analyze Current VDC Maturity to Determine Infrastructure Transformation for an ITaaS to
  • Support/Enable the Development of Service Offerings
5

Planning and Design: Cloud Building Blocks

  • Sizing Efforts for Cloud Infrastructures
  • Calculating and Defining Requirements for Compute, Network, and Storage
  • Cloud Sizing to Support a Given Application Environment and Business Needs
  • Data Protection Requirements and Needs
6

Planning and Design: Trust and Security

  • Trust and Security Considerations for Cloud Environments
  • Security Concerns, APIs, and Practices
7

Planning and Design: Service Lifecycle

  • Service Creation
  • Provisioning and Managing Resources in a Cloud Environment
  • Service Deployment
  • Service Termination
8

Planning and Design: Cloud Application Design and Futures

  • Elements of Cloud Design
  • Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Future Considerations for Cloud/ITaaS Environments

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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