Apply for the SUSE Cloud Native Foundations Scholarship

Udacity has teamed up with SUSE — a global leader in innovative, reliable and enterprise-grade open source solutions — to help students everywhere get the in-demand skills they need to launch a successful career in cloud native application development. 

Cloud Native Architecture (CNA) is a form of tech stack that consists of microservices and cloud technology, and has been described as the future of application development today. 

The Cloud Native Application Architecture Nanodegree program — launching soon — will be our latest addition to the School of Cloud Computing, and the product of our partnership with SUSE. 

Along with collaborating to create the Cloud Native Foundations course — the first course of the soon to be released Cloud Native Application Architecture Nanodegree program — SUSE has also worked with us to provide 300 scholarships for the program.

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Udacity’s Cloud Computing for Business Leaders Executive Program Has Arrived

Today, business leaders must have eyes in the back of their heads. They have to look ahead to stay on top of the latest technologies that give their businesses a competitive edge and drive ROI, while keeping an eye on operations and managing talent.  

What’s more, ignoring the latest trends and innovations in tech can spell disaster for a company. Keeping outdated tech often has security implications like creating a route of easy access for hackers. In order to stay a step ahead on security, your business must stay up to date.

Cloud platforms are top of the list for critical business technologies.

With that in mind, Udacity is excited to introduce the newest executive program — Cloud Computing for Business Leaders Executive Program. This program is designed to give executives a technical understanding on cloud computing on a high level so they are best equipped to make tough, IT-driven decisions.

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Cloud Engineer Salary: A Guide to One of the Best Jobs in America for 2021

The market for cloud and cloud-related services is quickly growing. Thanks to global organizations migrating different functions to cloud-based systems, cloud engineers are in high demand.

According to a  Robert Half report, 94% of managers surveyed are either currently using the cloud or expect to do so within the next three to five years. 

If you want to  break into cloud engineering in 2021,  here is everything you need to know about the career opportunities and earning potential in this field.

Cloud Engineer Salary

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Cloud Engineer Jobs: What You Need to Know for 2021

The cloud computing field is reaching new heights. In fact, the field of cloud computing is projected to have a market size of $623.3 billion in the next two years, and 94% of computing is expected to be run through cloud data centers this year.

What’s more, according to Robert Half Technology’s State of U.S. Tech Hiring research, three out of the top five jobs center around cloud computing, including cloud security, cloud computing and cloud architecture

With cloud computing growing so quickly, tons of new jobs will soon hit  the market. If you’ve thought about entering the tech industry, now is a great time to prepare and begin exploring the world of  cloud computing.

Find out what cloud engineers do and how you can land your dream job as a cloud engineer in 2021.

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Welcome to Our World of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is everywhere. And given that 90% of companies report to already be using cloud technologies, I mean everywhere. In fact, it’s one of the fastest growing markets, with a projected market size of $623.3 billion by 2023. If that’s not enough to pique your interest in cloud computing, maybe the $117,000 national average salary will.

To help you upskill your resume, we’ve added seven new courses and Nanodegree programs to our School of Cloud Computing in the last six months. Keep reading to learn more about the courses and Nanodegree programs and see which one is right for you.

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Student Stories: Udacity’s Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Program Scholarship Helps Students Get Into New Fields

At Udacity, we’re proud to launch scholarship programs, often in partnership with major tech companies, to support those learners who want access to new skills. And, our Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Program Scholarship in collaboration with Nutanix was a welcome addition to our collection of programs.

In fact, as we launched the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program scholarship, we discovered that this program attracted really passionate students from across the globe, in different industries with different experiences. 

We want to celebrate these students as well as the launch of the Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program, and share their experiences so that it may inspire others to reinvest in their education to be ready for the new world of work. 

Udacity’s Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Program

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Enrollment Now Open for the Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program From Udacity & Nutanix

Earlier this year, the Udacity team  announced that we partnered  with Nutanix — the leading provider of Hyper converged infrastructure (HCI) software —  to create the Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program. As part of the initiative, we announced 500 scholarships to the newly built Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree program. Today, we’re excited to inform you that this Nanodegree program is now ready for the scholarship winners and also open for enrollment.

Speaking about the partnership Inder Sidhu, Executive Vice President of Global Customer Success at Nutanix, said, “At Nutanix we strive to provide ongoing educational opportunities for our customers and prospects so they are constantly learning. Our partnership with Udacity has received incredibly positive feedback from students. We now enter the next phase of our partnership by awarding 500 free scholarships to the full Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree program.” 

Enrollment Now Open for the Hybrid Cloud Engineer Nanodegree Program From Udacity & Nutanix

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