ThinkSmart for Development and Training, an Official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training Partner, organized Amazon Web Services (AWS) official training at Wyndham Grand Hotel.

This training were attended by delegates from different entities from Public, Private Sector and Education and covered the Architecting on AWS and preparing for the AWS Solutions Architect – Associate certification. AWS Solution Architect is one of the most sought after Cloud Certification now and it certifies skills needed to move an enterprise application to cloud.

The trainees coming from different backgrounds underwent a thorough study on Architecting on AWS course preparing for the certification exam. The session was conducted by a senior AWS certified Instructor and provided detailed lab practice to the delegates. Many Bahrainis are taking this opportunity and getting certified in AWS Solution Architecting through a detailed exam preparation method under this training. ThinkSmart will be running regular AWS Trainings throughout the year 2018, covering subjects from AWS Technical Essentials, AWS Business Essentials, Architecting on AWS, Developing on AWS, System Operations on AWS, AWS Security fundamentals on AWS, Big Data on AWS and much more. These Trainings are supported completely by Tamkeen and made specifically for Decision Makers, Senior Managers, Business Users, CIOs and ICT team.

Mr. Ahmed Al Hujairy, CEO of ThinkSmart mentioned in his statement “I feel extremely proud to share the fact that we are seeing huge enthusiasm among Bahraini Nationals for AWS Trainings and they are working very hard to attain these globally accredited certifications. We are conducting these trainings at least twice in a month and we have received an overwhelming response so far from all the sectors in Bahrain.”

Mr. Hujairy Added, “As public and private sector are moving as expected towards cloud, trainings focusing on AWS concepts, Impact on Business, Successful Migrations and Technical Trainings on Architecting, Development and Operations are a must and Bahrainis getting certified in these subjects will be in huge demand in the market”.

As cloud becomes the new norm in the region, organizations are looking to accelerate their cloud adoption to remain competitive in their markets. Cloud technology training and by extension cloud skills have a significant influence on the rate of cloud adoption. Faster adoption allows organizations to accelerate the achievement of business benefits from the cloud and training enables organizations to accelerate cloud adoption and achieve their business objectives sooner, as well as overcome concerns related to cloud adoption.