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Digital Transformation with Google Cloud

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There's much excitement about cloud technology and digital transformation, but often many unanswered questions.

For example: What is cloud technology? What does digital transformation mean? How can cloud technology help your organization? Where do you even begin?

If you've asked yourself any of these questions, you're in the right place. This course provides an overview of the types of opportunities and challenges that companies often encounter in their digital transformation journey. If you want to learn about cloud technology so you can excel in your role and help build the future of your business, then this introductory course on digital transformation is for you. This course is part of the Cloud Digital Leader learning path.


  • Course Introduction
    • In this introduction, you'll explore the course goals and preview each section.
  • Why Cloud Technology is Transforming Business
    • This section of the course introduces key terms related to the cloud and digital transformation, the benefits of cloud technology, the differences between on-premises infrastructure, public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and multicloud, and the drivers and challenges that lead organizations to undergo a digital transformation.
  • Fundamental Cloud Concepts
    • To understand the impact that the cloud can have on a business, it’s important to become familiar with fundamental cloud concepts. In this section of the course, you'll differentiate between a solution and a product, compare CapEx and OpEx, explore infrastructure options, and define network terminology.
  • Cloud Computing Models and Shared Responsibility
    • When moving to the cloud, you must decide the type of cloud computing service model most relevant for your needs. In this section of the course, you'll explore three of those options: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. You'll also learn about the cloud shared responsibility model, and identify which responsibilities belong to the cloud provider and the customer.
  • Course Summary
    • The course closes with a summary of the key points covered in each section and next steps to continue learning.

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