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Managed Print Services Webinar: BPS/BPO Continuum
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Join CompTIA's Managed Print Services Community to see the results from the discussion at CompTIA's Annual Member Meeting.     [more]
IT education helps workers avoid obsolescence
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

According to a survey conducted by Tech Pro Research, 59% of IT and technology workers are concerned that their professional     [more]
What to expect when you’re expecting … Windows 10
Source: Certification Magazine

  In an article penned for Certification Magazine last month, I spent some time speculating about the next version of Microsoft Windows, the beta release of which was due out Sept. 30. In that article, I pieced together all of the rumors and speculation to try to form a coherent picture of what this new version ...The post What to expect when you’re expecting … Windows 10 appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Fast-track your IT career with these top network design certs
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. If you’re a network administrator looking to up your game (and your paycheck), then network design is a logical next step. If you’re already in this lucrative field, then congrats! And what are you doing to advance your career? In either case, adding a ...The post Fast-track your IT career with these top network design certs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Is it always best to certify in the latest release of Oracle?
Source: Certification Magazine

Recently I participated in a discussion about which release certification candidates just starting the Oracle DBA track should pursue. Robert Freeman, author of Oracle Database 12c New Features from Oracle Press and OCP: Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional Study Guide: Exam 1Z0-063 from Sybex had started the thread with the assertion that, barring a ...The post Is it always best to certify in the latest release of Oracle? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Investors bid up BlackBerry shares on Lenovo rumor
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

BlackBerry's stock rose by 9% on Monday, as investors embraced reports of takeover talks between China's Lenovo Group and the  Penn State's Online BS in Security and Risk Analysis As governments and private entities become increasingly dependent on technology, the need for information security and risk analysis professionals will increase. If you work in or aspire to work in information and data security, network security, cybersecurity, or intel analytics, this could be an excellent program for you. Learn more at SRA program online.   [more]
Creating sustainable careers in information technology
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

What can the industry do to combat the widening IT skills gap?     [more]
Nadella discusses "dual use" of Microsoft products, women in the workplace
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discussed cloud strategy and touted consumers' "dual use" of Microsoft products, such as using Wi    [more]
Why successful cloud migration requires executive buy-in
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Moving IT infrastructure to the cloud promises to bring efficiencies to enterprise operations, but making the shift requires     [more]
Make your mark with these top network administration certs
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. Network administration is a popular IT niche full of challenge and variety. An admin may install a new server on Monday, spend Tuesday eradicating security vulnerabilities, and get his Wednesday going by hunting down a network bottleneck. Some networks admins routinely juggle scary-long task ...The post Make your mark with these top network administration certs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CompTIA offers free tool to assess IT security needs
Source: Certification Magazine

Sometimes finding out about a cybersecurity vulnerability is like seeing a mouse in the kitchen. Before it happens, both businesses and home computer users tend to assume that their IT security is entirely shipshape. If you haven’t seen any problems, then why would you assume that problems exist, right? You only start asking questions after you ...The post CompTIA offers free tool to assess IT security needs appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
One in a million: CompTIA A+ passes certification milestone
Source: Certification Magazine

The Million Man March didn’t actually have a million men. And the cave people in Raquel Welch’s One Million Years B.C. couldn’t have actually lived on Earth 1,000,000 years before Christ (look, they didn’t call the movie One Million Years BCE, so shut up). There really all, however, 1,000,000 CompTIA A+ certification holders. Not only ...The post One in a million: CompTIA A+ passes certification milestone appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
IBM posts lower profit, sales for Q3
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

IBM announced lower-than-expected third-quarter results on Monday, and its stock price fell 7% for the day.     [more]
CompTIA introduces certification exam for IT novices
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

CompTIA has introduced an IT Fundamentals certification exam for newcomers to the industry.     [more]
CertStudent: Lucky IT admin gets free certification training for life
Source: Certification Magazine

 CertStudent  is a regular feature that profiles students of all ages who are pursuing certification at schools, in training programs, and on their own time (and own dime). Know an interesting  CertStudent ? Share the details with us at editor (at) certmag (dot) com. From somewhere in the picturesque environs of Aschaffenburg, Germany, 26-year-old Mario ...The post CertStudent: Lucky IT admin gets free certification training for life appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]


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