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Why IT Infrastructure Is Important to Your Career
By Ed Tittel | June 06, 2018
Under the bells, whistles and blinking lights that represent IT, there’s a lot of infrastructure that ties all the people, processing and data together to get the work done. The better IT professionals understand that underlying infrastructure, the better they’ll be equipped to practice their particular trades and get things done.
Applying Your Linux Skills to macOS: Terminal BASH and Common Commands
By Jason W. Eckert | June 04, 2018
As you now know from my introductory article, macOS is a flavor of UNIX, similar to Linux. But unlike Linux, macOS does not support virtual terminals by default.
How to Choose: Which Certification is Best for Cybersecurity?
By Brett Hanley | June 01, 2018
There are entry-level, intermediate and advanced cybersecurity certification options for IT pros who want to jumpstart or advance their careers in the security realm. Certifications along the CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to have an edge on the job market.
Building the Skills for Cloud Success
By Seth Robinson | May 30, 2018
Businesses are beginning to realize that cloud computing can enable an entirely new approach, one that allows IT to take a more strategic role in driving the business forward. Cloud Computing and IT Operations examines the changes taking place within IT teams as they embrace cloud solutions and transform their companies.
How to Choose the Best IT Certification Training Product for You
By Jessalynne Madden | May 25, 2018
Deciding to pursue an IT certification may be easy, but what can be difficult is preparing for the exam. Understanding how you learn best, as well as what training modes and materials are available to you, will go a long way in making exam prep less stressful.
Bringing Hospitality to the Help Desk
By Emily Matzelle | May 23, 2018
When it comes to the help desk, a good technician must be both knowledgeable and personable – but that often isn’t the case. Meet Karolis Krikstanas, who successfully paired his interest in IT with a hospitality skillset and a CompTIA A+ certification to move out of the hotel industry and on to the help desk.
Clock CEUs in Security and Cloud Sessions at ChannelCon
By Michelle Lange | May 21, 2018
Follow ChannelCon’s IT Pro Track Powered by CompTIA AITP and earn the credits you need to keep your certification up to date.
No More Close Shaves: Talking End-User Security at the National Conference of State Legislatures
By James Stanger | May 18, 2018
You’re probably already aware that the most pressing cybersecurity issue is finding ways to keep end users from succumbing to social engineering attacks. Let me tell you quick a story about one of our efforts to stem the tide.
What Is Cloud Computing? A General Overview
By Ed Tittel | May 16, 2018
Though the cloud has become ubiquitous, not everybody gets what cloud computing is, and why it’s taking over IT and computing. Here, we provide a basic introduction to some key terms and concepts and explain why cloud computing rules IT as we know it today and for the foreseeable future.
What’s Next? Using CompTIA Network+ to Launch Your IT Specialization
By Anthony Sequeira | May 14, 2018
The beauty of both CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ as a foundation of learning is that their coverage is broad and gives learners a sense of today’s IT environments. These environments tend to be more complex than ever and also tend to include the equipment of multiple vendors.
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