CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

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

Overview

CompTIA Cloud+ is a global certification that validates the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.

CompTIA Cloud+ is the only performance-based IT certification that views cloud-based infrastructure services in the context of broader IT systems operations regardless of the platform. Migrating to the cloud presents opportunities to deploy, optimize, and protect mission critical applications and data storage. CompTIA Cloud+ validates the technical skills needed to secure these valuable assets.

The reality of operating multicloud environments poses new challenges. CompTIA Cloud+ is ideal for cloud engineers who need to have expertise across multiple products and systems.

CompTIA Cloud+ is the only cloud focused certification approved for DoD 8570.01-M, offering an infrastructure option for individuals who need to certify in IAM Level I, CSSP Analyst and CSSP Infrastructure Support roles.

CompTIA Cloud+ now features flexible training options including self-paced learning, live online training, custom training and labs to advance the career development of IT professionals in server administration.

The new CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-003 is now available. CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-002 (English language version) will retire January 7, 2022.

What Skills Will You Learn?

Cloud Architecture & Design

Analyze the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements.

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Cloud Security

Manage and maintain servers, including OS configurations, access control and virtualization.

Cloud Deployment

Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.

Operations & Support

Maintain and optimize cloud environments, including proper automation and orchestration procedures, backup and restore operations, and disaster recovery tasks.

Troubleshooting

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

Who would benefit from Cloud+?

  • Students considering a career in data center services.
  • Professionals working in fields that require a deep understanding of data center operations.

Jobs that use Cloud+

  • Sr. Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Sr. Network Administrator
  • Sr. Network Engineer
  • Cloud Specialist
  • Cloud Project Manager

Exam Details

Exam Codes CV0-003 CV0-002
Launch Date June 9, 2021 February 9, 2018
Exam Details

CompTIA Cloud+ is validates the skills needed to deploy and automate secure cloud environments that support the high availability of business systems and data.

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

Number of Questions Maximum of 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience CompTIA Network+ and Server+ and 2-3 years of experience in systems administration or networking. 2-3 years in system administration
Languages English English, Japanese
Retirement Usually three years after launch January 7, 2022
Testing Provider Pearson VUE
Price $348 USD

Exam Preparation

eLearning with CompTIA CertMaster Learn for Cloud+

Train anywhere, anytime. Master all exam objectives through learning content that is enhanced with videos, flash cards and performance-based questions. Confirm your learning progress with an included practice test.

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Interactive Labs with CompTIA Labs for Cloud+

Supercharge your certification training with hands-on, browser-based virtual lab environments. Jump into the role of an administrator, complete basic to advanced tasks and quickly understand the impact of the system changes you make.

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Exam Prep with CompTIA CertMaster Practice for Cloud+

Go into your Cloud+ certification exam with confidence. Adaptive exam preparation in this intelligent online training companion will reinforce what you already know and fill the gaps in areas you need to improve.

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Study Guides for Cloud+

Developed by CompTIA for the CompTIA certification candidate, Study Guides are available in print or eBook format and packed with informative and engaging content tied to exam objectives.

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Instructor-Led Training

Whether you’re looking for in-classroom or live online training, CompTIA offers best-in-class instructor-led training for both individuals and teams. You can also find training among CompTIA’s vast network of Authorized Training Partners.

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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 skillset. 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 date 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.

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