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Cloud computing institutes gain currency as enterprises look to cut cost, streamline ops

A centre for cloud computing at Navya Andhra Pradesh’s port city of Visakhapatnam, IIHT CEO announcing the launch of a certified cloud expert programme with IT giant Microsoft at Kochi Infopark or Microsoft’s own ambitious under ocean-water data centre pilot project, atmosphere in the cloud has never been so electric as it’s today.

Demand for professionals

And, why should it not be so? As global IT and IT enabled enterprises look out for newer means to cut cost and increase efficiency and productivity through better management of big data, the demand for cloud and professionals associated with the technology has seen a sudden surge.

Improving prospects!

An immediate positive fall out of all this development has been a renewed interest among IT aspirants and professionals to learn more about the cloud skills to improve their prospects in the job bazaar. As the demand for skilled cloud professionals increases, there has been corresponding mushrooming of institutions claiming to offer relevant industry-ready training to students and professionals alike.

Suitable institute

Choosing one institute that is best suited to help one meet his or her long term career goals thus makes ample sense. India has a large pool of educated job aspirants but with little industry-ready IT skills, especially in the cloud segment. Institutions like IIHT have been engaged in bridging the gap between demand and supply of trained IT professionals for the industry.

Bright outlook  

The outlook for cloud and professionals in the field is bright. Cloud offers an oasis of opportunity to both professionals and just passed out candidates equipped with necessary skills in the field. As per a market survey a cloud professional can expect anything between Rs 15-20 Lakh per annum salary as the demand for cloud goes up in the next couple of years. Cloud Computing Institute estimates that by 2020 India would employ about 10 lakh cloud computing professionals. A recent Gartner report has predicted a bulk of IT spending in cloud computing segment in India in 2016.

Cloud burst!

In fact, much of the heightened action in IT sector is expected in the cloud. IIHT has been at the forefront of imparting skill-gap IT training in the cloud technology for some time now. The IT educational and job-specific talent development institute began its operations in 1993. It has been among a handful of globally reputed institutes that anticipated a big ‘cloud burst’, literally speaking, long back.

IIHT in cloud

IIHT has since trained over 10 lakh students in the IT space, including an engineering programme in cloud computing. The programme teaches and trains students to understand cloud computing, Environment and Platforms, Server Virtualization with HyperV, Server Virtualization with VMware, XenServer 6.2, XenApp 6.5, XenDesktop 7.6, Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud – 20247, Opensource Openstack Cloud platform, Amazon Web Services – EC2, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Network Monitoring with Nagios, etc.

Linking talent to opportunity!

Today IIHT has presence in over 20 countries and runs its training programmes from over 150 centres located at major cities of the world, including Bengaluru. Its cloud computing engineering programme comprise of more than 600 hours of training to students. With over 10 global certifications in IT training under its belt, offering real time cloud experience to students, qualified faculty, a robust infrastructure and state of the art training centre, 1500+ trained instructors and 90 per cent job placements, IIHT has lived up to its motto of ‘connecting talent to opportunities’.

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At IIHT’s Diploma Programme in Java, you will learn about Operating System, Programming Fundamentals, Object-oriented Concepts, Software Engineering, Testing Fundamentals, EIM Fundamentals, Core Java, Industry Practices, unit, J2EE Architecture, Servest, JSP, Java Script, Ajax and DOJO, Angular JS, J2EE Design, Process and Quality.

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