A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) vs. ITProTV

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
A Cloud Guru (ACG) is a cloud learning provider that states they have helped 2,000,000+ people and more than 4,000 organizations level up their cloud skills. Founded in 2015, ACG was started by brothers Sam and Ryan Kroonenburg who recognized cloud learning through traditional training providers was expensive, outdated, and a pain to consume. With the acquisition of Linux Academy in 2019, ACG combined the strengths and benefits of both companies to create A Cloud Guru…
$0
per month
ITProTV
Score 6.5 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
ITProTV is an elearning platform that aims to allow you to ditch the boring slide shows and start really learning IT. The training is more like a talk show -- you’ll watch your ‘edutainer’ engage with a host and an online audience to create a better-than-classroom experience that you and your team will look forward to watching. The vendor says new content is added every day and the course library has more than 3,300 hours covering all of the major certification courses (e.g. CompTIA,…N/A
Pricing
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Editions & Modules
Free
$0.00
per month
Personal Basic
$31.59 ($379.00)
per month (per year)
Personal Plus
$41.59 ($499.00)
per month (per year)
Business Basic
$41.59 ($499.00)
per month (per year)
Business Plus
$58.25 ($699.00)
per month (per year)
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsContact Sales for Enterprise Pricing. https://acloudguru.com/solutions/businessCorporate memberships are available. Individual memberships are monthly or annual.
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Community Pulse
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Considered Both Products
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)
Chose A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)
For me, A Cloud Guru was the best platform for learning and retaining what I've learned. I really enjoyed taking courses at A Cloud Guru. Other platforms where too slow, or seemed to be trying too hard, and I never felt like I was learning much compared to A Cloud Guru.
ITProTV

No answer on this topic

Top Pros
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Features
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)
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Ratings
ITProTV
8.8
2 Ratings
3% above category average
Course catalog or library00 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Player/Portal00 Ratings8.82 Ratings
Learning content00 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications00 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics00 Ratings9.12 Ratings
Social learning00 Ratings9.12 Ratings
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User Ratings
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Likelihood to Recommend
9.9
(26 ratings)
10.0
(18 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)ITProTV
Likelihood to Recommend
A Cloud Guru
If your organization is technical-based and offers its employees different online courses to enhance their knowledge, then A Cloud Guru will be perfect for you. There are multiple courses available from different cloud platforms. The platform is easy to use and navigate and does not require much knowledge. Even if you do not have basic technical knowledge, the courses available in A Cloud Guru are designed in such a manner that a non-technical person will understand the concept easily.
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ITProTV
I've encouraged co-workers and non-coworkers to watch the live streams of ITProTV. Unfortunately, my company currently uses CBT Nuggets (none of the people I've asked like it/utilize it), but those who do take the suggestion often ask the same question: Why do we not use ITProTV instead of CBT? I met a young man who was in his final year of college pursuing an accounting degree. He asked me about the IT industry. I suggested he look at ITProTV in order to see if there is a subject he's interested in. He immediately signed up, and while working two jobs and going to school, he managed to get his CCNA and pass the Microsoft 70-410 within 6 months. We hired him. If you just want to hone your skills, ITProTV delivers. If you are seeking certifications, ITProTV delivers. The only demographic that I can imagine where it would be unsuited, is simply for those who are ignorant that nearly every industry involves some form of technological understanding. ITProTV is good for end users "non-IT personnel", as well as those supporting end users.
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Pros
A Cloud Guru
  • The team at A Cloud Guru is excellent at responding to user feedback that is submitted through their website.
  • The content created is well organized and aligns to certification paths.
  • The content is accessible on mobile and web platforms, which is great for learning on the go.
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ITProTV
  • Amount and quality of content is great, plus the instructors are entertaining
  • The user interface is easy to navigate and the videos can be streamed to just about any platform
  • The Transcender practice tests in the subscription plan we have are practically worth the price of admission
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Cons
A Cloud Guru
  • More material on other cloud providers GCP, Azure, Huawei.
  • Extend the sandboxes to other cloud providers not only AWS.
  • Include more material for non-technical people, sometimes the sales teams are completely lost in the platform but they would like to learn about it.
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ITProTV
  • The episode download feature could use a little work (speaking about the Android experience). When you download the episode, you need to go to downloaded in ITProTV instead of just playing on the normal episode content screen. It works well for what it is, but it would be nice to have the downloaded content play straight from the episode screen.
  • I've had a few little issues with the Roku. It works great, but there have been a couple times when I needed to contact support because the Roku kept saying I wasn't a subscriber. The problem mostly resolved itself, but I still occasionally get the message. It isn't a huge deal since I can still access the content on Android or through a web browser.
  • I would like to see an al la carte for school education. Currently, we must contact a sales rep for one-off trainings, like A+, Network+, etc. (the sales reps are phenomenal... so that isn't much of an issue!)
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Likelihood to Renew
A Cloud Guru
No answers on this topic
ITProTV
Using ITProTV has been a cakewalk. Not once have I wished that we went with a different vendor. The content stays updated. My technicians are improving their skills. We can train when we need it and access the content required. We are improving all the way around.... why wouldn't I want to renew?
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Usability
A Cloud Guru
No answers on this topic
ITProTV
Because they have a mobile app!
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Support Rating
A Cloud Guru
The support team of A Cloud Guru is quite quick. There are scenarios where A Cloud Guru was not working in my organization. We reached out to their support team and they quickly resolved the issue. Also, if any individual is facing issues accessing A Cloud Guru, their support team is quick to resolve the issue.
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ITProTV
Let me start with... their chat really works. You aren't chatting with a bot. When we first looked into purchasing ITProTV, I opened a chat on their site. One of their sales people, Brandon, contacted me quickly and by phone. I totally thought I was chatting with a computer, then the phone rang and Brandon introduced himself. I was blown away. Then, on the two occasions when I contact support, I did it through the chat. Not only did my problem get resolved quickly, a tech named Jessica followed up via email a couple days later to make sure the issues hadn't continued. Fantastic!
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Alternatives Considered
A Cloud Guru
The main differentiator was the contents as we were interested in a cloud platform other similar platforms did not have the below: it is very good to establish cloud learning development plans and then track them and manage them for the team. The platform supports learning tracks, exams, and sandboxes with all major cloud providers guarantees that you don't get an accidental charge as a result of [the] testing and exploring the cloud
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ITProTV
Previously my team used the Microsoft on demand training which has everything you could ever dream of from Microsoft in the same format as ITProTV. It did have the latest and greatest Microsoft training because it is Microsoft, but it only had Microsoft and nothing more. The cost was the other issue. The On demand workshops subscription cost a lot more than my budget would allow. I would have been forced to pick who was getting training and who was not which would most likely cause some friction between the team members.
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Return on Investment
A Cloud Guru
  • Engagement scores around investment in L&D have increased.
  • There's excitement around upcoming changes to our technology instead of fear we have seen in the past.
  • We feel confident we will be able to deliver these new technologies - although we are at the start of our journey.
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ITProTV
  • I am aiming to have passed the first exam by January and I believe ITPro.TV is helping me achieve this goal.
  • Having these two new qualifications with the help of ITPro.TV will enabled my business to be "Cyber Ready"
  • This will enable us to offer advice to our clients for moving their business' forward.
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