CompTIA Cloud+ shows you have the expertise needed for data center jobs.

CompTIA Cloud+ validates the skills you need to maintain and optimize cloud infrastructure services.

  • Cloud+ covers the increased diversity of knowledge, skills and abilities required of system administrators to validate what is necessary to perform effectively in data center jobs.
  • CompTIA Cloud+ views cloud-based infrastructure services as an increasingly important piece of an organization’s IT systems.
  • It is the only vendor-neutral, performance-based certification covering more than a specific vendor or a single function like security or networking to help you better realize the return on investment of cloud infrastructure services.

The new CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-002 exam is available now. More information on both versions of the exam is available in the Exam Details below.

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What Skills Will You Learn?

Configurations & Deployment

Configurations & Deployment

Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud

Configurations & Deployment

Management

Determine proper allocation of cloud resources and apply necessary changes based on performance data

Maintenance

Maintenance

Apply appropriate technologies and processes, including automation and orchestration, to ensure desired system performance

Maintenance

Security

Implement appropriate security controls given requirements

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations

Companies that trust Cloud+

Oracle
MacAulay-Brown, Inc.
BAE Systems
NTT Communications Corp.
General Dynamics Information Technology
US Department Of Defense
MorphoTrust USA

Jobs that use Cloud+

System Administrator

Systems Engineer

Network Administrator

Network Engineer

Cloud Developer

Cloud Specialist

Project Manager, Cloud

Computing Services

Cloud Engineer

Manager, Data Center SANs

Business Analyst, Cloud Computing

Exam Details

Exam Codes CV0-002 CV0-001 
Launch Date February 9, 2018
Exam Description

CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries.

It includes the new technologies to support the changing cloud market as more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, and hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.
CompTIA Cloud+ covers competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

Familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization is recommended.


Number of Questions 90 questions 100 questions
Type of Questions Performance-based and multiple choice Multiple choice
Length of Test 90 Minutes 90 Minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900) 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience 2-3 years in system administration 24 to 36 months of work experience in networking, storage or IT data center administration. Familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization.
Languages English
English
Retirement  Usually three years after launch  August 1, 2018
Price $302 USD (See all pricing) $302 USD (See all pricing)
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CV0-002 reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries.

The new exam includes the new technologies to support the changing cloud market as many more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, and hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.

How does CompTIA Cloud+ Compare?

ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSSP) Amazon Web Services (AWS) IT Operations Pathway Microsoft MCSA Cloud
Performance Based Questions
Exam Focus Job role based; covers cloud technologies across all vendors and solutions Not based on job roles; covers cloud security across job roles Covers only Amazon products & solutions Covers only Microsoft products & solutions
Experience Level 2-3 years in system administration 5 years (3 in InfoSec & 1 in an exam domain) High level None required
Vendor Neutral

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Renewal

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 skill-set. 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 day 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.

Good for Life Certifications Cloud+ can be renewed.

50

CEUs needed for renewal

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Cloud+ certification will set individuals ahead of their peers and make them more valuable to employers.

Nathan Savolskis,
system engineer, MacAuley-Brown, INC

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