The focus of this meetup is to provide training meetups for NON-TECHIE business owners, staffing agencies, sales associates, marketing professionals and others who would like to understand more about Cloud. This training is not designed for a deep-dive on Cloud, or geared to take you to Cloud Certification. By 2019, more than 30 percent of the 100 largest vendors' new software investments will have shifted from cloud-first to cloud-only. Don't have time to study? Don't worry. The information I provide through meetups is story and picture based. Allowing even absolute beginners the ability to understand the complicated world of Cloud quickly and easily. You'll digest and gain the confidence to speak about Cloud as if you were a seasoned professional. You'll learn to answer these questions with ease... What is Cloud exactly? What is the value of Cloud? Why does it seem that everyone is adopting Cloud? Learn Cloud basics in an easy to understand manner. Impress prospective employers and potentional clients with your understanding of Cloud. You'll learn and speak the lingo with confidence. You'll learn what the difference between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, and what makes "Cloud" cloud. About the Organizer: Heath Jones has 20+ years of delivering first-rate technology solutions for mid-to-large companies, including The Staubach Company, New York Health and Hospital Corp, MCI, Sprint, American Airlines, Fiesta Americana Hotels, etc. For the past 6 years Heath and his team have delivered top-tier hosting and Cloud based solutions for NTT America, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications (a Japanese telecom company and 3rd largest telecom company in the world in terms of revenue). Heath has spent 6 years of his career creating IT training curriculum and has provided training for top private and governmental organizations including Sprint Telecom, Microsoft Corporation, and the Dallas Independent School District, etc.