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Survey: Enterprises to turn to more contract workers for IT
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

The IT workforce of the future will have fewer full-time employees, according to an international survey of 5,000 executives     [more]
Build a line of defense with these network security tips
Source: Certification Magazine

This feature first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Certification Magazine. Criminals lurk in many of the Internet’s dark corners, scouting out victims and eager to pounce whenever they identify a network vulnerability. Organizations that fail to apply basic security controls to their networks face a multitude of risks from anonymous attackers, including theft of ...The post Build a line of defense with these network security tips 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]
Change someone's life this holiday season
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Pioneering new techniques in workforce development, the Creating IT Futures Foundation helps people have a chance to improve     [more]
Microsoft reports strong revenues, tablet sales in fiscal Q1
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Microsoft reported revenue of $23.2 billion for its fiscal first quarter, 25% higher than the year before.   Online Cybersecurity Degree & Certificate Programs Keep your cybersecurity skills relevant with an NSA-certified degree or certificate from a regionally accredited online college for adults. Transfer up to 116 credits toward your bachelor's degree, or up to 9 credits toward your master's in cybersecurity. 8-week courses. Dual BS-IT/MS in Cybersecurity program also available. Free Program Guide.   [more]
Oracle’s new recertification policy: A calamity of Biblical proportions?
Source: Certification Magazine

The Oracle Certification Program recently announced a significant policy change. A number of certifications related to older releases of the Oracle database now require candidates to recertify in order for their credentials to remain active. The policy affects 11 certifications for release 9i and older that will require action by Nov. 1, 2015. Another five ...The post Oracle’s new recertification policy: A calamity of Biblical proportions? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Riverbed taps former Cisco exec for channel chief
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Riverbed Technology has named Karl Meulema as its channel chief.     [more]
Dear CertMag: Which certs will help me become an IT security specialist?
Source: Certification Magazine

 Dear CertMag  is a weekly feature that addresses common questions about certification and related IT issues. Have a question? Send an e-mail to editor (at) certmag (dot) com. Dear CertMag: I graduated National Diploma: Information Technology (Support Services) from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. I am currently working for Eskom as an Assistant ...The post Dear CertMag: Which certs will help me become an IT security specialist? appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
CertStudent: Teacher and students earn certifications together
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. It’s fall, and fall means football season. Just as a high ...The post CertStudent: Teacher and students earn certifications together appeared first on Certification Magazine.   [more]
Commentary: Choosing the right IT certifications is key to success
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Determining which IT certifications are most useful helps employees advance more quickly, Sharon Florentine writes.     [more]
Delegate smart, flexible problem solvers to manage key partnerships
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Solution providers that want to get the most value from their alliances delegate partner responsibilities to their most capab    [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]
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]
HP announces servers with Intel Xeon processors
Source: CompTIA SmartBrief

Hewlett-Packard has announced Moonshot servers that use Intel Xeon processors and offer solutions for managed Web hosting, We    [more]


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