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IBM

Information Technology (IT) and Cloud Fundamentals

IBM via Coursera Specialization

Overview

In today’s connected world, core knowledge of IT hardware, software, networking, cybersecurity, and cloud technologies is vital for almost every function, or role within an organization. Adding storage, updating an operating system, connecting to a network, recognizing phishing, and setting up Cloud instances are some of the skills employees need or need help with. This five-course specialization provides prerequisite skills for almost all IT careers, including technical support specialist, data analyst, data scientist, AI specialist, web developer, software engineer, systems administrator, DevOps and site reliability engineer, data center technician, networking specialist, IT Manager, and cyber-security analyst. You’ll acquire hardware, operating systems, programming, database, networking, storage, cybersecurity, and cloud computing knowledge and skills that can prepare you for an entry-level IT role or better help you understand and manage IT responsibilities within your organization. In addition to receiving an IBM credential upon successful completion of this specialization, it provides a dual benefit of preparing you for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (IFT+) Certification Exam, which can attest to your skills, helping you gain a competitive advantage. This program is for beginners. To start this program, no prior IT background, programming experience, or cloud skills are required. All that's necessary is basic computer literacy.

Syllabus

Course 1: Introduction to Hardware and Operating Systems
- Offered by IBM. If you're ready to enter the world of Information Technology (IT), you need job-ready skills. This course enables you to ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Introduction to Software, Programming, and Databases
- Offered by IBM. There are many types of software and understanding software can be overwhelming. This course aims to help you understand ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Introduction to Cloud Computing
- Offered by IBM. This course introduces you to the core concepts of cloud computing. You gain the foundational knowledge required for ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Introduction to Networking and Storage
- Offered by IBM. Gain skills that keep users connected. Learn how to diagnose and repair basic networking and security problems. Designed ... Enroll for free.

Course 5: Introduction to Cybersecurity Essentials
- Offered by IBM. Build key skills needed to recognize common security threats and risks. Discover the characteristics of cyber-attacks and ... Enroll for free.

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Rav Ahuja and Skills Network

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