Open Telekom Cloud for Business Customers

Certifications

Enhance your expertise in the Open Telekom Cloud and document your competence with a certificate.

Steer your cloud projects to success with our certification

Get to know each and every facet of the Open Telekom Cloud. Acquire the knowledge you need to make your projects a success.

  • Demonstrate your knowledge and expertise to third parties with the Open Telekom Cloud certificate.
  • Use all our services confidently and with comprehensive expertise.
  • Learn how to use the Open Telekom Cloud successfully, even without engineering or programming knowledge.
  • Our certification for users is free of charge. If you are new to the cloud world, you can learn the basics of the Open Telekom Cloud step by step via an online training course. For experienced users, we offer the opportunity to be tested directly and receive the certificate immediately.
Open Telekom Cloud Certified

Immediate certification without training

Immediate certification

Do you already use the Open Telekom Cloud confidently and require no further training? Then you can purchase your Open Telekom Cloud certificate directly in our e-learning center. You can then download the certificate and badges immediately after successfully passing the test.

How it works

Open Telekom Cloud certification: Sign-up screen

1. Register

Sign up on our e-learning platform. Assign yourself a user name and password, then confirm your email address.

Open Telekom Cloud certification: exam screen

2. Take the tests

Our training program consists of three units. Click the Exam modules for direct access to the multiple-choice tests.

Open Telekom Cloud certificate

3. Receive your certificate

Successfully complete all three exams for authorization to download the certificate and corresponding badges.


Examination contents

Familiarize yourself with our three e-learning modules on the basics, configuration and architecture of the Open Telekom Cloud. Receive your certification by successfully completing the multiple-choice tests for all units. All contents are in English.

Module 1: Basics of the Open Telekom Cloud

Learn the basics of cloud computing and OpenStack


  • Cloud service models: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, XaaS
  • Different types of cloud: private vs public; community & hybrid cloud
  • Basic cloud configuration (modular services running on various hosts; basic scalability)
  • OpenStack overview: Features and principles
  • Regions and availability zones
  • Computing power, storage, network
  • Security: Anti-DDoS, Web Application Firewall, key management service
  • DBaaS: Relational database service, distributed cache service, document database service
  • SaaS and management function
  • Service concept & pricing

Module 2: Configuration of the Open Telekom Cloud

Learn how to use and manage the Open Telekom Cloud


  • Tenants & Quotes
  • Regions and availability zones
  • User permissions
  • Regular ECS; dedicated Host & Bare Metal
  • Image management service
  • Comparison and use of storage solutions
  • Elastic volume service: block storage
  • Object storage service
  • EVS and object storage
  • DBaaS
  • VPC and subnets
  • EIP (Elastic IP): Internet connectivity
  • VPN (Virtual Private Network): Access IPSec here
  • Security groups & key pairs

Module 3: Creating Open Telekom Cloud Architectures

Become a pro when it comes to setting up storage, databases and servers


  • Preliminary work: VPC with subnet, security groups, key pairs
  • Access: remote login, putty with key
  • Creation: ECS, DBaaS, security groups, EIP
  • Design web servers, separate networks, security groups
  • Testing via HTTP, change content

The ideal preparation for certification

Choose between a training course with a tutor (subject to a fee) or free online self-training.

Online self-training

Online self-training

Register on our e-learning platform to learn the basics of the Open Telekom Cloud in a free self-training course. Find out how to utilize the Open Telekom Cloud to its full potential through videos and multiple-choice tests.

  • With our e-learning center, you can train at times of your own choosing.
  • Three modules will provide you with basic knowledge of the key functions of the Open Telekom Cloud.
  • You can then acquire your certificate in the e-learning center immediately after completing the online training course.
Interactive user training courses

Training with tutor

In our fee-based user training courses, our experienced cloud experts explain how to tap the full potential of the Open Telekom Cloud via a video conference. On request we can also visit your premises and conduct an in-house seminar with your employees.

  • Our instructors will give you a comprehensive introduction through Cisco Webex meetings.
  • All functions of the Open Telekom Cloud will be introduced in four basic modules lasting 90 minutes each.
  • You will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions relating to your individual projects.
  • Training courses will be held in open groups with participants from different companies.
  • On request, we will hold a closed training course at your company.
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We will answer any questions you have regarding testing, booking and usage – free and tailored to your needs. Try it out today!

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+800 33 04 47 70 from abroad
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