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Certification Renewal One Less Thing to Worry About with CompTIA CertMaster CE
By Matthew Stern | February 14, 2018
When a serious and frightening situation befell the family of Aaron Staines, system and network administrator for Barry County, Michigan, renewing his CompTIA certifications were the last thing on his mind. But CompTIA CertMaster CE allowed him to maintain his professional credentials as things returned to normal.
Video: IT Certifications Transform and Grow Ricoh’s Line of Services
By CompTIA | February 13, 2018
While most people know Ricoh for print services, their expanding line of technology devices and maintenance can be attributed to a well-trained and certified staff. Learn how they did it and what the future holds for them.
Not "Your Place or Mine?" But Both: Understanding the Hybrid Cloud
By Ed Tittel | February 12, 2018
Instead of “your place or mine?” the real question with cloud computing is how best to mix and match cloud infrastructure, assets and services that come from private and public clouds under a single umbrella. Here, we explore the issues involved and some of the common best practices for resolving them.
4 Keys to Successful Cloud Deployments
By Teresa Sears | February 09, 2018
A sure way to prompt eye rolls in a room full of IT professionals is to mention the phrase cloud computing. This knee-jerk cynicism aside, cloud models continue to transform the delivery of IT services despite our collective exhaustion over the catchphrases we use to describe them.
Quiz: What's Your Certification Pathway?
By CompTIA | February 08, 2018
With 12 CompTIA certifications to choose from, doing your homework and choosing your path is a must. What is your end game?
The Why and How of Talking Tech with the Board:
3 Strategies to Help Them “Get” Cybersecurity
By Chris Hodson | February 07, 2018
For those of us who eat, breathe and sleep technology, cybersecurity solutions may seem obvious. But there’s a hidden danger to being too technical when talking to executives and the board, from whom we need buy-in. the following strategies can help them “get’ cybersecurity without getting too technical.
Introducing the CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway
By Teresa Sears | February 05, 2018
Infrastructure is the bedrock of IT operations. Security, mobility, agility and resiliency all depend on a solid network architecture. The CompTIA Infrastructure Career Pathway aligns CompTIA certifications with the skillsets needed by today's IT pros to support and manage IT infrastructure.
Cloud Skills Needed Around the World
By James Stanger | February 02, 2018
This past week, I went to Japan to talk to IT pros and corporate leaders about the cloud. All of these companies were looking for ways to upgrade the skills of their employees. Each one is ready for the cloud, but in such a fast-moving field – particularly in regard to the internet of things (IoT) – they’re very interested in finding ways to make their workers even more cloud-ready.
Playing Both Sides of Cybersecurity: Introducing CompTIA PenTest+
By Patrick Lane | January 31, 2018
In cybersecurity, as in the military, sports and more, a solid defense is nothing without an equally strong offense. You can’t just sit back and wait – you need to take action. Cybersecurity professionals need to find system weaknesses before cyber-criminals do, and that’s where penetration testing comes in.
Laid Off, Now What? Switching Careers into IT
By Debra B. McCraw | January 29, 2018
Even as the economy ebbs and flows, anymore, layoffs seem to be a part of our everyday lives. When facing a layoff, one of your first thoughts may be, “I need a new job.” But where do you begin? If you haven’t thought about IT before, now might be the time.
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