NIIT Limited, a global competency and talent development company and leading provider of managed training services, announced the launch of the following StackRoute programs to meet the growing demand for job roles in the digital sector:
– Advanced postgraduate program in Cloud Computing and DevOps
– Advanced postgraduate program in cybersecurity and SecOps
The advanced graduate program in Cloud Computing and DevOps systematically helps learners acquire all the necessary critical skills, including foundation system administration, cloud administration, and Devops to take on the role of a Cloud DevOps engineer.
The Advanced Postgraduate Program in Cybersecurity and SecOps provides students with the skills and knowledge to safely join cybersecurity practice teams and contribute to “Identify,” “Protect,” “Detect,” “Respond,” and “Recover” from the threats.
These StackRoute programs are focused on experiential learning taught for virtually 18 weeks (720 hours of learning). These programs have technical mentors for live virtual connection meetings who work with the leaners through the program. The model combines the convenience of online learning along with the intensity of scheduled tutoring.
In addition, NIIT has also launched a Foundation Program in IT Infrastructure and Security, which will be articulated in either of the two postgraduate programs, i.e. in cloud computing or cybersecurity.
According to a NASSCOM report, industry observers have projected that IT spending on cloud platforms will reach 60% of all IT infrastructure. In addition, 60-70% of spending on technology and software services and the growth rate of investments in Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) have almost doubled from 32% in 2016 to 56% in 2019, making it a fast-growing sector. cloud platforms. It is now more critical than ever to acquire these skills and equip students for the new job future. Through these programs, NIIT offers to bridge the gap, helping to maintain the balance between demand and availability of organizations ’cybersecurity and cloud computing professionals.
In statements to the announcement, Abhishek Arora, vice president and head of business, business skills and careers, NIIT Ltd., said: “Through small and large businesses and startups, applications and data are migrating on large-scale cloud platforms, increasing the demand for qualified Cloud DevOps professionals.In all aspects of our personal and professional lives, we use and rely on cloud-based solutions.In addition, to protect and safeguard this information in the cloud infrastructure, organizations require qualified cybersecurity professionals “.
“We are excited to launch specific programs for cloud computing and cybersecurity functions. To ensure students are ready for work, our StackRoute programs not only focus on technical skills, but also engineering and behavioral skills. “, added Arora.
Upon successful completion of the immersive programs, students will receive a full placement guarantee and receive StackRoute certificates.
For the past 5 years, StackRoute has been committed to delivering disruptive learning solutions, producing highly skilled talent and ready for deployment in emerging technology and digital functions. Recently, StackRoute has received the Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence 2020 Award, along with a leading independent IT and business consulting services company. The gold medal has been awarded in the category “Best use of blended learning” for the postgraduate transformation program.
In addition, StackRoute has won the Brandon Hall Silver Award for “Best Outcomes from a Learning Program” in conjunction with the world’s leading aerospace engineering company.
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