Mumbai, August 04, 2023: Simplilearn, a leading global provider of digital skills training, has joined forces with E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati, to launch an exclusive Professional Certificate Program in Cloud Computing and DevOps. This strategic collaboration aims to meet the rising demand for new-age digital skills within the Indian market. By offering a comprehensive curriculum and hands-on experience through real-world Capstone projects, this program will empower professionals to embark on successful careers in the technology industry. The program welcomes aspiring individuals and current Cloud and DevOps professionals looking to enhance their expertise and stay ahead in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Gartner’s latest report reveals a staggering 101k Cloud and DevOps job roles available worldwide, underscoring the remarkable growth of this industry. According to Fortune Business Insights, the job market for these domains is projected to experience a robust compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% by 2030, signaling a prosperous future for professionals in this field. Glassdoor’s data further supports this trend, with an average annual salary ranging from ₹6L to ₹20L for Cloud & DevOps-related roles, demonstrating the lucrative nature of these positions. This highlights the thriving demand for skilled Cloud and DevOps professionals and the enticing financial prospects available to those seeking career opportunities in this burgeoning sector.

This comprehensive 6-month blended learning program in Cloud Computing and DevOps includes live online sessions, self-paced videos, hands-on assignments with 40+ projects, 3 industry-oriented Capstone projects to choose from, and sandboxed cloud labs. Learners will also be able to attend masterclasses from university professors and receive the program completion certificate. Additionally, learners can opt for 3 days of campus immersion at E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati. The program will help learners master tools such as AWS Cloud Formation, SQL, Azure Resource Manager, AWS IAM, Virtual Machines, and DNS, among others. Learners will be equipped with topics on AWS Cloud Fundamentals, Azure Cloud Fundamentals, AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Computing Capstone Project, DevOps on AWS, Azure Administration, and Azure Solution Architect.

Regarding the partnership, Mr. Anand Narayanan, Chief Product Officer, of Simplilearn, stated, “Cloud Computing and DevOps have emerged as crucial skills that Indian companies seek in their workforce to drive business growth and achieve success. In response to this demand, we are delighted to collaborate with E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati, on the Cloud Computing and DevOps professional certificate program. This program will enable learners to proactively stay ahead of the curve and effectively upskill with highly sought-after skills, ensuring their competitiveness in the job market.”

Sharing thoughts on the partnership with Simplilearn, Dr Gaurav Trivedi, Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati said, “The Cloud Computing and DevOps market in India is experiencing exponential growth and presenting a plethora of job opportunities. As the interest among young professionals to upskill in these domains continues to surge, there is a clear need for a comprehensive program that equips learners with the essential knowledge and skills. We are pleased to collaborate with Simplilearn to offer a program dedicated to Cloud Computing and DevOps, ensuring high-quality upskilling for individuals aspiring to forge successful careers in these thriving fields.”

Simplilearn conducts more than 3000 live classes per month, with an average of 70,000 learners who spend more than 500,000 hours each month on the platform. Programs offered by Simplilearn give learners the opportunity to upskill and get certified in popular domains.