Google Cloud Platform
The Google Cloud Platform is third behind AWS and Microsoft Azure in the cloud computing market. However impressive customer wins have helped raise its profile. Spotify for example, selected Google over AWS and Microsoft Azure to power its analytics and infrastructure. Apple followed suit last year, but only in addition to continuing to rely on AWS as the main provider of infrastructure for their cloud-based services.Google currently offers just three certifications with different learning tracks depending on your area of expertise:
- Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect
- Google Certified Professional – Data Engineer
- Google Certified Associate – G Suite Administrator
While Microsoft Azure and, to a lesser extent, the Google Cloud Platform are putting up a good fight, there is no doubt that AWS is now the major player in cloud computing today. For those deciding which certifications to pursue it is of course important to consider the sector you work in and your long-term career goals. However, it is currently hard to look past Amazon’s considerable offering of AWS Certifications. Getting AWS Certified will not only validate you as a skilled AWS expert but will also potentially leave the door open to future opportunities on other platforms. And don’t just take our word for it. The AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification recently topped a survey of the 15 highest-paying IT certifications. If you’re still not sure what certification path is right for you or want to find out more about our AWS programmes, please give us a call on: 020 8672 4151.