CompTIA Cloud+ Certifications


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The CompTIA Cloud+ certification validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. Cloud+ accredits IT professionals with the constantly changing and advancing knowledge they need to be successful in today’s cloud environment.
CompTIA Cloud+ Exam covers competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

Exam Details

And also Familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization.
Required Exam(s) : Cloud+ CV0-001
Associated Exams : -----
Durations :100 Questions (90 Mins)
Question Types : Multiple Choice Based
Passing Score : 750 (on a scale of 100–900)
Exam Fees : USD 162 (in india), May vary in other countries.
Prerequired Exams Or Experience :There is no Prerequired exams to attend though its recommended to have 24 to 36 months of work experience in networking, storage or IT data center administration.
Exam Policy : Click here to read the Exam policies.
Recommended Training : Comptia Cloud+

Exam Pattern :

Below are the exam objectives of Comptia Cloud+ CV0-001.

1.0 Cloud Concepts and Models 12%
  • 1.1 Compare and contrast cloud services
  • 1.2 Compare and contrast cloud delivery models and services
  • Summarize cloud characteristics and terms.
  • Explain object storage concepts
2.0 Virtualization 19%
  • 2.1 Explain the differences between hypervisor types.
  • 2.2 Install, configure and manage virtual machines and devices.
  • 2.3 Given a scenario, perform virtual resource migration
  • Explain the benefits of virtualization in a cloud environment
  • Compare and contrast virtual components used to construct a cloud environment.
3.0 Infrastructure 21%
  • 3.1 Compare and contrast various storage technologies
  • 3.2 Explain storage configuration concepts
  • 3.3 Execute storage provisioning
  • 3.4 Given a scenario, implement appropriate network configurations
  • 3.5 Explain the importance of network optimization.
  • 3.6 Given a scenario, troubleshoot basic network connectivity issues.
  • 3.7 Explain common network protocols, ports and topologies
  • 3.8 Explain common hardware resources and features used to enable virtual environments
4.0 Resource Management 13%
  • 4.1 Given a scenario, implement and use proper resource monitoring techniques
  • 4.2 Given a scenario, appropriately allocate physical (host) resources using best practices.
  • 4.3 Given a scenario, appropriately allocate virtual (guest) resources using best practices
  • 4.4 Given a scenario, use appropriate tools for remote access.
5.0 Security 16%
  • 5.1 Explain network security concepts, tools and best practices.
  • 5.2 Explain storage security concepts, methods and best practices
  • 5.3 Compare and contrast different encryption technologies and methods.
  • 5.4 Identify access control methods.
  • 5.5 Implement guest and host hardening techniques
6.0 Systems Management 11%
  • 6.1 Explain policies and procedures as they relate to a cloud environment
  • 6.2 Given a scenario, diagnose, remediate and optimize physical host performance.
  • 6.3 Explain common performance concepts as they relate to the host and the guest.
  • 6.4 Implement appropriate testing techniques when deploying cloud services
7.0 Business Continuity in the Cloud 8%
  • 7.1 Compare and contrast disaster recovery methods and concepts
  • 7.2 Deploy solutions to meet availability requirements.

Books to Prepare

Below are the recommended books for preparing Comptia Cloud+ Exams

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Book Name : CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide: Exam CV0-001

Author Name : Todd Montgomery

Publisher : Wiley

Topics Covered in this book:

  • Chapter 1: Cloud Computing Overview, Concepts, and Models
  • Chapter 2: Compute Virtualization in the Cloud
  • Chapter 3: Cloud Storage and Provisioning
  • Chapter 4: Cloud Networking Concepts and Implementation
  • Chapter 5: Cloud Compute Resources, Concepts, and Implementation
  • Chapter 6: Cloud Management Concepts
  • Chapter 7: Cloud Operations
  • Chapter 8: Understanding and Maintaining Cloud Security
  • Chapter 9: Systems Management in the Cloud
  • Chapter 10: Understanding Business Continuity in the Cloud

Softwares for Practice

There is no separate simulators available for practice Comptia IT Fundamentals Exam. This Exam covers the basic knowledge of installation and configuration of hardware, softwares, printers, modems, routers and etc.. So no need a special softwares or hardware to practice. You can utilize your own hardware and softwares in you home that we are mentioned for Comptia A+.