Open Telekom Cloud for Business Customers

First steps

Obtain the essential knowledge to quickly take your cloud projects to the next level.

The decisive information on the first steps in the world of Open Telekom Cloud and how to quickly launch your projects is available here.


Step 1: Log in and familiarize yourself with the console

Sign up for the first time and learn how to use the console to manage the Open Telekom Cloud.
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The video will show you

  • how to set-up your user account
  • how to log in via the console

The video will show you

  • how the console is structured and grouped
  • how to manage your account
  • which services and control elements are available

Step 2: Set up your Virtual Private Cloud

After you have successfully logged in via the console, the next step should be to set up your own Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). This is a private and secure cloud environment within the public cloud.

Use the step-by-step instructions to learn

  • how to create and set up a Virtual Private Cloud
  • how to configure subnets and IP addresses
  • how to set up security groups
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Step 3: Establish your workloads

Read these tutorials to learn how to migrate workloads and automate the processes.

Migrating to the Open Telekom Cloud

These instruction will show you how to migrate your existing workloads from another cloud infrastructure, such as AWS, to the Open Telekom Cloud.

Technical Migration Guide

Automation via APIs

Application programming interfaces (APIs) offer plenty of benefits when orchestrating applications in the Open Telekom Cloud. This article details which APIs and Call Level Interface tools are available.

APIs for automation with the Open Telekom Cloud

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Step 4: Expand your knowledge. Training courses, certification and the community

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Training Programs

Learn the basics of the Open Telekom Cloud either directly from experts or the e-learning courses. Choose between online self-training and hosted training courses to identify the offer perfectly suited for you.

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The Open Telekom Cloud Certificate verifies your cloud expertise to third parties. All you have to do is complete your free exams in our e-learning center.

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Participate in discussions in our online community; pose your questions to experienced users and benefit from the expertise of other users.


Step 5: Familiarize yourself with additional technical resources


The most important applications explained in detail.


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