NSCOM 231 Introduction to Cloud Architecture and Services • 5 Cr.


This course addresses the principles and concepts of virtualization and cloud Infrastructure technologies. The course is ideal for gaining a broad understanding of the transition from classic data center, to virtualized data center, to the cloud. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better. Recommended: TECH 215/217 or equivalent course work or experience.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe cloud architecture and the available services
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines and services
  • Configure a cloud storage solution
  • Describe a system backup and restoration
  • Configure a cloud networking service