Open Telekom Cloud for Business Customers

Practitioner online self-training

Learn the basics of the Open Telekom Cloud with professionally prepared e-learning materials.

With our e-learning center, you can train at times of your own choosing.

  • 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.
  • 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.
Online self-training

Learning modules

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

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.

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+800 33 04 47 70 from abroad
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