4it techELITE – 1st of 3 webinars with AWS:
“Overview of AWS Cloud”

28th January 2021

4it Recruitment

4it techELITE
“Overview of AWS Cloud”

A forum for sharing deepdives into technical issues in the world of IT.

“Overview of AWS Cloud”

The first in a series of three technical sessions with AWS:

Whether you are new to AWS or just want a refresher on the fundamentals of cloud, we will dive into the on-demand delivery of IT resources via the internet. You will walk away with a solid foundation on cloud computing technologies and the knowledge to effectively evaluate and assess the business and technical benefits of cloud computing and cloud applications.

Topics covered:

• A brief history of cloud computing, its definition, and business drivers
• Cloud computing concepts and terminology
• Benefits of migrating to the cloud
• AWS Services
• AWS global infrastructure
• Hybrid cloud with AWS
• Modern applications with AWS

Some useful links from AWS for further learning…

Instructor-led Webinars

These free one day webinars are hosted by AWS

  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials Day is an introductory course covering AWS products, services, and common solutions. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that they can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on their business requirements. It is intended for individuals who are looking to build and validate overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. This path is useful for individuals in technical, managerial, sales, purchasing, or financial roles who work with the AWS Cloud.
  • AWS Technical Essentials Day – In this introductory course, you will learn about AWS products, services, and common solutions. You will learn the fundamentals of identifying AWS services so that you can make informed decisions about IT solutions based on your business requirements.

AWS Ramp Up Guides

These guides offer a variety of resources to help individuals build their skills and knowledge of the AWS Cloud. Each guide features carefully selected digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, certifications, and more. Explore the guides by role or solution area, ie there are guides for those interested in solutions such as Machine Learning or guides for specific roles, eg Architects, Developers. 

AWS Digital Learning

This is the AWS learning platform with hundreds of free, on-demand digital courses. Learners can choose from foundational, intermediate, and advanced training.  Courses are self-paced and can be taken at any time.

10 Reasons to learn the AWS Cloud

If you are looking to re-skill for the Cloud, this eBook may help.

4it techELITE is designed to provide a non-commercial forum for the presentation and exchange of ideas relating to current technical issues in the world of IT. 


Jorge Fonesca

Solution Architect at AWS

Jorge is a Proud Amazonian, working as a Solutions
Architect at AWS.

He’s passionate about ambient computing and human augmentation, holding a Masters degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Enterprise Management, besides 13 AWS certifications.

Over the last 18 years, he worked in a number of different roles, Consultant, Solutions Architect, Developer and Entrepreneur.

In his spare time, he reads, runs, and travels.

Ahmed Saef Zamzam

Solution Architect at AWS

Ahmed is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, working with SMB customers across United Kingdom.

Prior to joining AWS Solutions Architecture team 2 years ago, he had 9 years experience in application and infrastructure performance management where he worked with major Banks, telecommunication providers and Insurance companies to help them with their digital transformation journey.

He is passionate about exploring the art of the possible with technology to open new horizons.

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