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Likelihood to Recommend

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

Where it's strong: Linux, open source technologies, web development administration, virtualization and automation, cloud platforms like AWS and Azure, CI/CD trainingWhere it's lacking: The more traditional aspects of IT -- Windows, Active Directory, IT Service Management. storage administration and networking basics... advanced networking also, like CCNA, would be nice.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

In a college setting, it's great for supplemental help on lower-level subjects or a refresher on high school subjects. I recommend it to my freshmen in "welcome to college" type of course. In K-12, it can serve as supplemental instruction (teachers can create lesson plans for their students) as a good way to differentiate and bring in technology. It can also be great to recommend at home. I believe in its power enough that it could be a primary vehicle for homeschooling through at least 8th grade and maybe into high school.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • The videos are short and easy to ingest. This is super important! Long videos get boring and people lose interest quickly
  • New training videos for new technology are always being added regularly
  • In addition to new videos, existing training videos are updated when software or technology changes, ensure that you always have current information while you're learning
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

  • User experience and navigation.
  • Short videos that are clear and easy to understand.
  • Breadth and depth of information.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • The merger with A Cloud Guru has confused things a bit. They're slowly replacing the Linux academy branded training with ACG training (which is fine) but if we found ourselves losing access to training videos while we were in the midst of watching them
  • A more robust community would be nice. There's the Slack channel, but I wish there was more robust community features
  • It would be nice to be able to download videos locally on desktops and laptops. This helps greatly with rewinding the video to reiterate key learning points
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

  • Expand info for younger kids.
  • Expand college level offerings.
  • The videos could be more visually dynamic.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 6.0
Based on 1 answer
The site can have some issues. It can be difficult to return to the training module you were viewing after some time away from the site and you have to relogin. We've also had issues where the session will time out at random points, which makes it frustrating to move on to the next videos in the module when you have to re-login and try and find which one you left off on.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

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Support Rating

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I've never had to communicate with Linux Academy's customer support aside from some minor billing issues, which were easily ironed out in a very quick manner.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

Khan Academy 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I've only had to seek support one time. There was a glitch in one of my lessons and I submitted an email. The glitch was fixed by support within a few days, but I would've liked for it to be faster. However, I don't have a big complaint there because it is a free service.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

We've tried CBT Nuggets, Pluralsight, ITProTV, and even official training programs directly from the software vendors. Linux Academy outranks them all simply because of the quality of the training videos compared to the monthly costs. It's hard to beat its affordably, especially when the training material is such high quality and engaging
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

This is nothing similar to Khan Academy that I know of. It's a complete K-12 education, completely for free. It's not only free but high quality and fun, so much so that I have spent quite a lot of my spare time working through different courses for refreshers or that are of interest to me.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • Linux Academy keeps us on the cutting edge, that's a huge positive impact.
  • We're able to use Linux Academy to help earn IT certifications for our employees
  • It keeps our employees wanting to learn more, which improves our skillsets as a whole.
Anthony Tutrone | TrustRadius Reviewer

Khan Academy

  • Totally positive because it's free.
  • All you have to do is use it!
  • Nothing to risk!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$0.001
Personal Basic$31.59 ($379.00)2
Personal Plus$41.59 ($499.00)2
Business Basic$41.59 ($499.00)2
Business Plus$58.25 ($699.00)2
  1. per month
  2. per month (per year)
Additional Pricing Details
Contact Sales for Enterprise Pricing. https://acloudguru.com/solutions/business

Khan Academy

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Khan Academy Editions & Modules

Edition
LearnersFree
TeachersFree
DistrictsFree
ParentsFree
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