CompTIA Cloud+


CompTIA Cloud+ shows you have the expertise needed for data center jobs.

CompTIA Cloud+ validates the skills you need to maintain and optimize cloud infrastructure services.

  • Cloud+ covers the increased diversity of knowledge, skills and abilities required of system administrators to validate what is necessary to perform effectively in data center jobs.
  • CompTIA Cloud+ views cloud-based infrastructure services as an increasingly important piece of an organization’s IT systems.
  • It is the only vendor-neutral, performance-based certification covering more than a specific vendor or a single function like security or networking to help you better realize the return on investment of cloud infrastructure services.

CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-001) is retiring August 1, 2018 (English version only)

The new CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) exam is available now. More information on both versions of the exam is available in the Exam Details below.


What Skills Will You Learn?
Configurations & Deployment Configurations & Deployment

Analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud.

Configurations & Deployment Management

Determine proper allocation of cloud resources and apply necessary changes based on performance data.

Maintenance Maintenance

Apply appropriate technologies and processes, including automation and orchestration, to ensure desired system performance.

Maintenance Security

Implement appropriate security controls given requirements.

Troubleshooting Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot capacity, automation, connectivity and security issues related to cloud implementations.


Exam Details
Exam Codes CV0-002 CV0-001 
Launch Date February 9, 2018
Exam Description CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002) reflects an emphasis on incorporating and managing cloud technologies as part of broader systems operations. It assumes a candidate will weave together solutions that meet specific business needs and work in a variety of different industries.

It includes the new technologies to support the changing cloud market as more organizations depend on cloud-based technologies to run mission critical systems, and hybrid and multi-cloud have become the norm.

CompTIA Cloud+ covers competency in cloud models, virtualization, infrastructure, security, resource management and business continuity.

Familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization is recommended.

Number of Questions 90 questions 100 questions
Type of Questions Performance-based and multiple choice Multiple choice
Length of Test 90 Minutes 90 Minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900) 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience 2-3 years in system administration 24 to 36 months of work experience in networking, storage or IT data center administration. Familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization.
Languages English English, Japanese
Retirement Usually three years after launch English ​​retires: August 1, 2018
​Japanese ​retires: TBD.
Price $302 USD (See all pricing) $302 USD (See all pricing)