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Voucher Discounts: How to Save Money on Your IT Certifications (2021 Refresh)

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Getting an IT certification is an investment in your career. But with every investment comes a cost. Here are seven ways to get a voucher discount

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Analyze This: CompTIA’s New Data Analytics Certification

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Next year, CompTIA will launch a new data analytics certification, CompTIA Data+. Learn about it and how data analytics skills can help advance your career

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Your Next Move: Data Center Technician

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If you enjoy configuring server hardware, implementing security controls and troubleshooting, a data center technician job may be for you

17 Highest-Paying IT Certifications in the United States

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Leveling up your IT career can be as easy as earning one of the highest-paying IT certifications in the United States

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Talk Tech to Me: Automated Configuration Management with Ansible

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With the advent of sophisticated data centers and cloud implementations, IT pros need to know how to automate tasks with tools like Ansible

Rethinking Network Design: Remote-First Workforces Steer Infrastructure onto New Paths

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The rise of remote work means the structure of networks is shifting from an on-premise focus to one that supports off-premise workers

How Business Communication and Collaboration Skills Can Advance Your IT Career

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Learn how business acumen and professional skills can advance an IT career from Maddy Martin, the education director at an AI firm

CompTIA Server+ or CompTIA Cloud+? How to Choose

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Learn the similarities and differences between the new CompTIA Server+ and CompTIA Cloud+ so you can decide which IT certification is right for you

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Tech Trends and Your IT Career: How to Level Up in 2021

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2021 will offer many opportunities for you to advance your IT career and gain new IT skills. Set yourself up for success with these tech tips

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A Day Without Technology

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Life without technology wouldn’t be functional or enjoyable for most of us. Keep the world running by getting into IT

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The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

How to Get a CompTIA A+ Certification

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Find out how to get a CompTIA A+ certification. Get a CompTIA A+ certification and start your IT career today

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6 Seldom-Discussed Tips for Working in the Tech Industry

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These 6 tips are rarely discussed online, but are essential as you build integrity and earn respect from your peers in the technology industry

Talk Tech to Me: Configuring WireGuard, the Hottest New VPN Technology

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WireGuard is a cross-platform VPN that minimizes bandwidth and maximizes data transfer speed with top-notch security and a lower attack surface

+ Means More: Get a Tech Job with CompTIA and ZipRecruiter

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Through CompTIA’s partnership with ZipRecruiter, you can match your skills to new job opportunities and highlight them on your career profile

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16 Best IT Support Jobs in 2021

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Learn what the 16 best IT support jobs are in the industry with research from CompTIA. Start advancing a new career in IT today

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Exam Development, Launch and Retirement: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About CompTIA Exams

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Developing CompTIA certification exams requires input from industry professionals and oversight to ensure a high level of accuracy and impartiality

Talk Tech to Me: Configuring WireGuard, the Hottest New VPN Technology

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WireGuard is a cross-platform VPN that minimizes bandwidth and maximizes data transfer speed with top-notch security and a lower attack surface

Most Popular IT Certifications for 2021

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You know the value of IT certification. But do you know which ones will get you where you want to go? These are the most popular certifications

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2020 Tech Towns Resilient Amid Uncertainty as Remote Work Grows

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If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected—except, perhaps, when it comes to CompTIA's Tech Town Index.

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Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Leeds Tops the List of the UK's 2020 Tech Towns

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Amid unprecedented circumstances, CompTIA’s 2nd annual UK Tech Town Index looked at the landscape of employment opportunities, livability factors and opportunity costs to rank the top 10 cities for IT pros to live and work in 2020.

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The CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway (2020 Refresh): Employable Skills Found Here

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With the increase in cyberattacks and the number of new connected devices, the need for skilled cybersecurity professionals is growing at a rapid pace. The CompTIA Cybersecurity Career Pathway can help you get into cybersecurity

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From Awareness to Accountability: How to Close the Gender Gap in Tech

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As the gender gap remains an issue in technology jobs, it's become critical to increase the accountability of programs aimed at bringing more women and underrepresented populations in the industry. Find resources designed to encourage women in tech

The Building Blocks of Cybersecurity: A Particular Set of Skills

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A recent CompTIA research study revealed the cybersecurity skills IT pros need to build their knowledge base and careers

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

CompTIA Security+ 501 vs. 601: What’s the Difference?

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CompTIA Security+ ranks among the top 10 cybersecurity certifications in 2020. See how CompTIA Security+ 601, coming in November, compares to 501

These Cities Have the Most IT Job Openings, in 5 Categories

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Amidst an uncertain 2020, the IT industry continues to be a hotbed of opportunity for qualified people, begging the question: what cities need IT pros

How CompTIA Membership Can Help Evolve Your Business with Emerging Tech and Solutions Selling

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By leveraging emerging and innovative technologies, MSPs are making the switch to selling solutions.

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4 Business Models to Think About Heading into 2021

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Heading into 2021, there are four different models that are either well established or well positioned for future growth in the tech industry: consulting, value-added reselling, managed services, and solution building

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Best Jobs in Cybersecurity for 2020 and How to Get One

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Interested in a career in cybersecurity? Find out more about the top nine cybersecurity job titles in the United States as told by Cyberseek, and understand what education, certifications and skills you need to start a career in cybersecurity

How IT Pros Can Make Cybersecurity a Business Priority

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The data from CompTIA’s new State of Cybersecurity 2020 research report can help IT pros facilitate conversations about how to respond to changes in the cybersecurity landscape

Your IT Career: Be a Brand and Not an Employee in Tech

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Learn how to create a personal brand that will allow you to market and sell your education and experience to advance your IT career

Fortifying Your Cloud: Mitigation Techniques for Cloud Security Flaws

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To benefit from the cloud, you must be able to anticipate these common security flaws and know how to mitigate them

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Best Cities for Tech Jobs in 2021: Where Can You Make More Money?

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Pair the new CompTIA Tech Town Index with our IT Salary Calculator to find the best cities for tech jobs and where your money can go further

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3 Things That Are More Important to IT Employers Than a College Degree

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Those who don’t have a degree shouldn’t disqualify themselves from an IT career. Here are a few ways you can get into IT without going to college

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Remote IT Jobs: How to Get One and What to Expect

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Wondering what it’s like to have a remote IT job? Read about the daily expectations and hear how to get one, from seasoned IT pros

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Climbing to the Top: Why Tech Thrives in Colorado

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A focus on health and fitness and a love of sunshine unites IT pros in these three Colorado Tech Towns

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Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.