Top Rated
47 Ratings
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Score 8.7 out of 100
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Score 9.5 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew
  • A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) and Skillsoft Leadership Development Program are tied in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.6

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

96%
24 Ratings
8.1

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

81%
9 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

100%
1 Rating
8.8

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

88%
5 Ratings

Usability

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

80%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

90%
1 Rating
9.0

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

90%
4 Ratings

Online Training

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

80%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

70%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

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.
Swarup Sangale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

They have a large library - make sure you clearly study the library offerings and choose the courses that are best for you as you will never be able to use all of them. Make sure you survey your user base before purchasing the licensing of the library courses so the courses are 'marked' with an employee in mind to keep costs minimized. Only purchase the Books 24x7 if you have a large IT department - otherwise you might want to lease a smaller content portion. Their Leadership Development, Project Management, business series and critical thinking and technical products are exceptional.
Terri Shearer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

  • Covers a wide-breadth of topics ranging from desktop / office skills to communications skills to leadership development
  • Offers knowledge portals (Knowledge Centers) around specific topic areas such as Management Development, Six Sigma, Professional Foundations, Sales, etc - that aggregate content from the large Skillsoft resources and present it in a way that is both meaningful and relevant to the learners. Plus, they have editors update the featured topic each month.
  • Include a wide variety of learning media such as eLearning courses, books, book summaries and videos.
Michelle Braden, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • 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.
Leo Quiroa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

  • The platform does have room to improve their response time for assistance. Depending on the issue an internal "help team may be required"
  • They removed what was called "knowledge centers" which could be summed up as an accumulation of books, courses, exams, practice exams, articles and basically any asset within the platform surrounded by a particular subject. This was a great benefit to some of our customer. It was a one-stop-shop but now you would need to search independently for all of those assets.
  • Because the platforms library can be customized its a bit of a struggle to have certain assets changed or modified within Skillsoft. You basically are on their time when it comes to updates or any major changes you as a customer would like to make.
Amir Draquez | 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

Starting Price

$0 per month

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

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

General

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

Starting Price

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program 8.8
Based on 5 answers
I would recommend to renew as this is part of our employee development goals and we make a strong commitment to develop employees' people skills. I think SkillSoft has a very innovative approach to develop people's interpersonal skills other than traditional classroom learning.
Tianyu Zhang, MILR, GPHR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program 8.0
Based on 2 answers
The integration between the main Skillsoft portal and Books24x7 could use improvement. Most users don't realize there is actually a separate books portal because the link to it is not that visible. Yet, once they discover it, they realize that the books portal is actually easier to use to search for books, ebook summaries, and videos.
Michelle Braden, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
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.
Swarup Sangale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program 9.0
Based on 4 answers
Very responsive, knowledge and helpful. They are always focused on ensuring they are doing the very best to support our success.
Michelle Braden, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program 7.0
Based on 4 answers
Just that it takes a village. It cannot be done alone. Everyone needs to know what you are doing and what their role is in the implementation. Tightly managing the project management schedule and resources is important in ensuring that everything gets done on time, and with quality. Education is KEY
Michelle Braden, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

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
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

I used Skillsoft before discovering lynda.com at my current firm. Both have strong offerings. lynda.com has broader offerings and seems more technically oriented
Michelle Braun | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

A Cloud Guru (Linux Academy)

  • 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.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program

  • We are not fully utilizing it due to lack of human resources. It could be better, but there is little time to devote to it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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