IT Professional Series

Introduction to vSphere

This course is designed to provide network administrators and engineers for small- and medium-sized businesses an overview of the skills necessary to implement and manage virtual machines using VMWare’s vSphere. Students will be introduced to the benefits of virtualization and will learn the process of installing, configuring and managing the virtual machines. Students will also practice how to secure these systems and monitor them for availability.

Topics covered include: Introduction to Virtualization; vSphere products and components; ESX Architecture/Compatibility Requirements/Licensing; differences between ESX and ESXi; installing and configuring ESX or ESXi; installing and configuring vCenter Server components; installing and configuring vSphere Client; deploying, managing and migrating virtual machines; and managing user access to the VMware infrastructure.

COSY-204 (40 Hours)
Fee: $799 (Tuition $699, Materials $100)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    5 Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning April 22
    (Ending May 22)
    6-10 p.m.

NEW! CompTIA Cloud Essentials

As businesses become more dependent on technology, technology needs to be flexible and able to adapt to the ever-changing business landscape. Companies have been turning to cloud computing as an answer to their requirements.

The Cloud Essentials course provides students with a strong understanding of cloud technologies and processes. In addition, this course will prepare students for the Comptia Cloud Essentials certification. This course is geared toward business analysts, business process owners, technical support staff, managed service provider personnel, new data center staff and sales/marketing staff.

Students will learn:

  • Types of cloud platforms, including XaaS, IaaS and PaaS
  • The role of security in a cloud environment
  • Cost of cloud services
  • Cloud-based federation services
  • Cloud technologies such as SANs, virtualization and VLANs
  • Steps for a successful cloud implementation
  • The impact of cloud technologies to operations and disaster recovery
  • Risks of cloud computing

COSY-111 (36 Hours)
Fee: $725 (Tuition $650, Materials $75)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning March 4
    (Ending April 10)
    6-9 p.m.

NEW! CompTIA Security+ Certification – Online

CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in: network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. CompTIA Security+ ensures students are able to apply knowledge of security concepts, tools and procedures to react to security incidents and to guard against them. At the completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the Security+ Certification exam. This class will be taught online, but students have the option to participate in a 5-hour hands-on lab exercise using Atlantic Cape’s classroom lab network equipment and infrastructure.

COSY-205 (69 Hours)
Fee: $1,025 (Tuition $525, Lab $500)

  • Section OW02-Online
    Begins Tuesday, April 1 (Ending May 10)
    Mays Landing Campus, Building T

NEW! A+ Re-Certification Boot Camp for 800-Series

Prerequisite: Candidates must have a current A+ Certification.

This program provides students with an overview to the changes from the CompTia A+ 700-series to the CompTia, A+ 800-series examinations. Certification holders will need to understand these changes to renew their A+ certifications.

COSY-110 (15 Hours)
Fee: $199 (Tuition $50, Lab $149)

  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus, Building T
    2 Saturdays, April 26 & May 3
    9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.