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This Month at the IBM Center for Cloud Training

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February is filled with numerous opportunities to take your cloud skills to the next level.

Certifications. Courses. Study Jams. Community connections. Conversations with subject matter experts.

The IBM Center for Cloud Training is ready to help you move your career forward.

Let’s look at the latest trends and ICCT news!


Technology, talent, and trust are top priorities for the coming year. According to the IBM Institute for Business Value report, 5 trends for 2022 and beyond, one of the key trends is that trust and security underpin sustained innovation. And in that trend discussion, there’s a performance proof point. Organizations with the most mature cloud security practices— those that integrate their cloud and security strategies more intentionally—outperformed peers by more than 2x, both in terms of revenue growth and profitability.

Think about it. Organizations will want to take a closer look at their cloud and security strategies and consider how to move up to the next level. Recommended actions, after looking at all the trends, include enabling tech investments by upskilling talent and bridging integration gaps by taking a more holistic approach to cloud adoption. Expect more job opportunities in cloud security.

Now is the ideal time to take your cloud security skills to the next level.

Announcing a new certification: IBM Cloud Security Engineer Specialty

Now, with a new certification from IBM, you can qualify to handle the critical responsibility of managing cloud security for your organization. The IBM Cloud Security Engineer Specialty interactive curriculum is designed to prepare candidates to take the IBM Certification exam. Courses are available now, and the new certification exam will be available February 1, 2022.

Read more.

Keep learning! Join us for the February Cloud Architect Study Jam

Connect with cloud enthusiasts! Join us for the IBM Cloud Architect Study Jam. Together, we’ll build new cloud skills and prepare for the IBM Cloud Architect online digital learning and certification. Here’s another opportunity to engage with subject matter experts and get answers to your questions.

Architect on the Cloud and Modernize with Ease.

February 15 – 18 (EMEA/APAC)
February 22 – 25 (NA/LA)

This study jam helps you prepare to take the full IBM Certified Professional Architect – Cloud v5, self-paced course. It’s a hands-on, interactive learning opportunity to speak directly with our instructors. It’s a great starting point as you launch into the full learning path.

Learn more and register today!

Coming soon! More Study Jams

Advanced Cloud Architect and IBM Cloud for Financial Services Specialty Study Jams

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Welcome! Choose your starting point for learning IBM Cloud at no cost. No matter the job role, whether technical or non-technical, we have a place for you to start. No prerequisites.

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