CLO-001 - CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Exam
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How does cloud computing improve business flexibility?
All of the above are correct
What are the main advantages of using a web-based distributed application? (Choose two.)
Which of the following is a typical concern for business and IT leaders when adopting cloud computing?
Security of current IT solutions
Which of the following roles can the IT department play in the selection process of cloud computing providers?
All of the above are correct
Which of the following actions should a company take if a cloud computing provider ceases to uphold their contract?
Consult the company's exit plan.
Which of the following risks occurs when a cloud provider stops serving the company?
Which of the following is a definition of virtualization?
Virtualization is a set of techniques for hiding hardware resources behind software abstractions.
Eucalyptus is open-source software for quickly provisioning virtual servers. This is an example of:
None of the above.
Which of the following do business accountants prefer with respect to the cost of cloud computing?
Costs that are related to profits
An organization is in the process of selecting a SaaS provider to replace its current internal customer relationship management system. The business expects better functionality than what is provided with the internal system. Which of the following is the BEST reason for moving to a SaaS cloud service?
Understand current functional and non-functional requirements of the system in order to ensure the new system can meet and provide value add to current business needs.
The identity management process of allowing users in different security domains to share services without having identities in each domain is called what?
Why does cloud computing shift capital cost to variable cost?
IT assets are not owned by the customer
Cloud computing can BEST reduce costs for a business by:
Utilizing services as needed.
Which of the following is the MOST complex security provisioning problem in a cloud environment?
Managing users and their rights across multiple providers
Decreased time to market is facilitated by which of the following cloud computing benefits?
Which of the following is the function of orchestration services?
Manage the starting and stopping of application server clusters
What is the main limitation of a desktop application?
Lack of scalability
How can cloud computing help reduce integrity risks?
Cloud computing makes it easier to have a backup available.
Which of the following are strategic exit options?
Twitter is a service that allows users to exchange short text messages. This is an example of:
Which of the following is the MOST important impact of cloud computing on managing service - levels?
Capacity can be more elastic.
Which represents the MOST important business continuity risk?
Providers going out of business
A new Chief Information Officer (CIO) has been hired to develop competitive advantage strategies for the company, which is falling behind the competition. The CIO is looking at cloud computing to give the company a competitive edge. Which of the following is the CIO MOST interested in?
Implementing new IT strategies
Why does hardware and operating system maintenance take less effort with SaaS?
Cloud provider takes care of it
Which of the following is indicated by a high number of variations of different virtual servers?
Lack of automation of virtual machine image manufacturing
Which of the following are important factors that must be negotiated with a SaaS vendor? (Choose all that apply.)
A technology manager is explaining the company's latest move toward cloud computing. Which of the following statements would NOT be an example of cloud computing?
The company is consolidating their 10 web servers to one physical server located in the datacenter.
Which of the following does the server virtualization layer do?
It allows the underling physical server hardware to be shared
Which of the following terms refers to the ability to rapidly adapt to market changes?
Which of the following organizations are MOST liking to consider confidentiality requirements before implementing a backup and disaster recovery cloud solution?
A hospital and outpatient facility
What type of application design is preferable for a cloud-based application?
A design that uses stateless objects
How can cloud-related financial risks be managed?
Making sure that cloud assets are generating revenue
Which type of cloud allows an organization to share its local cloud services with its partners?
In order for an organization to have a successful cloud implementation, which of the following must be true?
The organization must perform and successfully complete a cloud readiness assessment.
Cloud computing brings new challenges to ___________ management, because traditional licensing models do not fit well with scalable resources.
Which of the following is a unique characteristic of virtualization?
Which of the following is a service level management tool aimed at quantifying a cloud offerings' performance?
Mean Time to Recovery
A provider supplies storage, processing, memory, and network bandwidth to multiple tenants, using physical and virtual resources. This is an example of which of the following cloud characteristics?
Which of the following would be a method to ensure ongoing benefits of a cloud agreement?
Confirm a continual assurance framework is in place to measure the cloud provider's performance in line with organizational objectives.
Which of the following is the difference between cloud computing and IT outsourcing?
Contracts with cloud providers can be changed much quicker.
Which of the following is the risk when an IT department restricts itself to solely being an infrastructure provider?
Business users will bypass the IT department
Why is standardization of data formats important?
It facilitates movement from one provider to another.
______ cloud services can provide interconnections between cloud functioning, allowing multiple clouds to be managed as a single cloud resource pool.
Which of the following aspects of public cloud computing would a company MOST likely need to consider to ensure information security?
Which change in the security processes is introduced by cloud computing?
Working with multiple providers of user identities
Which of the following confidentiality risks is introduced by cloud computing?
Having files stored on the servers of a cloud provider
Which level of management is provided by all cloud service providers, whether their products are Saas, PaaS, or IaaS?
Which of the following can cause user response times to deteriorate?
High network latency and high volume of data stored
How can an organization successfully implement an IaaS strategy?
Standardize on a limited set of virtual machines
A company decides to reduce its IT labor force by hiring an external company to manage various aspects of IT administration, such as software patch management, desktop virtualization, and remote network maintenance. The company will still retain technicians for maintenance and storage administration. Which of the following services has this company implemented?