September 23, 2022

How to build yourself the perfect cloud career

Digital transformation relies on digital technology to build novel business processes, culture, and consumer experiences. It is all about redesigning business strategies by employing niche technology to suit the digital age. Currently, the business world is on a spree of digital transformation and Cloud computing is acting as a catalytic force for this transformation. 

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According to a recent NASSCOM report, India will need 20 lakh cloud professionals by 2025. But with the current growth, there will only be 14-15 lakh cloud professionals, leading to a shortage of 5 lakh cloud professionals. These statistics clearly emphasize the fact that the demand for cloud computing professionals must be addressed sooner, and professionals must upskill to meet industry requirements. 

To build a career in the cloud computing space aspirants are expected to have sound knowledge of programming languages, database administration & programming, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning foundation, and a comprehensive understanding of various cloud technologies and providers. Cloud skills that are in huge demand in 2022 are Cloud Security, Machine Learning and AI, Cloud Migration for Multiple Platforms, Multi-cloud, DevOps, Database Skills.     

Having cultivated the afore mentioned skills a wide array of career roles opens such as Cloud Architect, Cloud Engineer, Cloud Software Engineer, Cloud Consultant, Cloud Security Analyst, Cloud Network Engineer, and Cloud Administrator. 

Most importantly earning cloud certifications from major public cloud providers like Azure, AWS, and GCP is crucial for cloud aspirants. Cloud certifications demonstrate your abilities and skills to excel in a chosen area.  

Earning foundational certifications like Azure Fundamentals: AZ-900, AWS Cloud Practitioner, or Google Cloud Certification can be the first step to your exciting journey into the Cloud Certification arena. Further, you can move up in the certification path by taking associate and professional certifications. 

Bhavesh Goswami, our Founder & CEO shares his insights on the booming cloud computing sphere and guides on the right certification path for building a career in the cloud space in his article authored for the Deccan Herald publication.



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CloudThat is a pioneer in the cloud-computing sphere in India with expertise in training and consulting services since 2012. The hallmark of our quality is evident with the strategic partnerships we have with major public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, GCP (Google Cloud Platform), and VMware.  We are Microsoft Gold Partner, AWS Advanced Tier Partner, AWS DevOps Services Competency Partner, Authorized AWS Training Partner, Google Cloud Partner, and Authorized VMware Training Reseller. We are accoladed with Microsoft Partner of the Year Finalist-2022, Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Finalist-2020, Winner of Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Award-2017 a rare accomplishment for any organization.     Renowned as the first Cloud Training & consulting organization from India, in our 10+ years of illustrative journey, we have trained 5 Lakh professionals and delivered 200+ projects by serving clients from across the globe spanning 28+ countries.  

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