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From the Help Desk to Systems Engineer and Still Using CompTIA A+

Association of Information Technology Professional

As a systems engineer, Girard Kavelines still goes back to the skills he learned when he got CompTIA A

Tech Talent and Diversity Predictions for 2022: From AI Innovations to the Great Resignation

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From WFH and hybrid office trends to inroads made in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, a lot impacted the tech workforce last year. And 2022 promises even further change. We asked leaders from CompTIA's Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community for their predictions.

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Why the Metaverse Will Matter to IT Pros

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As 2021 drew to a close, the buzzword on everyone’s lips was metaverse. What does this mean for IT pros, when AR/VR comes into the office

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Your Next Move: Linux Administrator

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If you like to tinker in Linux, take your interest to the next level and skill up to become a Linux administrator

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

5 Things You Can Start Today to Advance Your IT Career

Association of Information Technology Professional

Where you go in your career is completely up to you. Here’s some actions you can take to make sure you’re on the right path

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Level by Level: How Data Centers Work

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As the demand for data centers continues to grow, IT pros must understand the defining factors of a proper data center

The Cost vs. Value of Pursuing a Postgraduate Degree in Information Technology

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Do you need a degree to get an IT job? Well, it depends. Learn how to align your goals with the proper training and experience

7 Lessons Learned from Cybersecurity Experts in 2021

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MJ Shoer, executive director of the CompTIA ISAO, recently completed the second season of his Shoering Up Security YouTube series, interviewing weekly guests about challenges and trends in the cybersecurity space and what MSPs should know. Here are some highlights and lessons learned

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Controlling Priority Traffic with SD-WAN

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SD-WAN offers many benefits for organizations looking to modernize networks around applications

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Use a Troubleshooting Methodology for More Efficient IT Support

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A troubleshooting methodology adds efficiency and reliability to IT support issues, helps reduce downtime and avoids long term service outages

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Why the Product Message Should Come From Product Management

Speaker: Jordan Bergtraum, Head of Product at Equip ID & Consultant

Join Jordan Bergtraum, Head of Product at Equip ID & Consultant, as he tells you why Product Management should create the initial Product message and how to create a compelling Product message!

SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, VNF: What Are the Differences, and Why Should You Care?

Association of Information Technology Professional

On paper these acronyms can be easily confused. In reality, they mean very different things. Learn the difference and how to make them work for you

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10 AI Predictions for 2022: From Automation to Robots that Clean

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As artificial intelligence tech becomes more widely adopted by businesses—integrated in everything from chatbots to threat detection (and so much more), it’s hard not to wonder “What’s next?”

4 Helpful Tools You Can Use to Take Control of Your IT Career

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Implementing just one of these tools can help you streamline your daily tasks and lead you to work in a more structured and organized way

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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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Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

How to Study for CompTIA Network+

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The brand-new version of CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) has just been released. Read on to learn the best plan of attack to earn this certification

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The NEW CompTIA Network+: Your Questions Answered

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CompTIA Network+ is a globally recognized certification that validates the skills required to implement enterprise-level wired and wireless network solutions. Read on as we’ve answered your pressing questions about the newest version of the exam

Your Next Move: Data Analyst

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If you like numbers and digging deep into datasets, but also possess a need to be creative and satisfy your curiosity, then data analyst may be a good next step for you

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5 Reasons Blockchain Should Matter to Solution Providers

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It's time for solution providers and MSPs to learn how they can integrate blockchain into their current and future solutions offerings to customers. Here are five reasons why, according to members of CompTIA’s Blockchain Advisory Council

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Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

CompTIA Network+ N10-007 vs. N10-008: What’s the Difference?

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The new CompTIA Network+ validates the technical skills needed to securely establish, maintain and troubleshoot the essential networks that businesses rely on

Nightmare IT Stories

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IT pros share their worst days on the job, from disastrous server rooms to full on rat infestations. Brace yourself for these Nightmare IT Stories

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Your Next Move: IT Server Technician

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Do you have an eye for detail and a knack for problem solving? Put your troubleshooting skills to work as an IT server technician

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Your Next Move: Data Architect

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If you want to become a data expert and are able to balance the short-term and long-term needs of an organization, data architect may be a good next move for you

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

2022 Trends Illustrate Tech is Bigger Than Sum of Its Parts

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There are many signals suggesting that technology’s early stages are coming to an end, and CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2022 looks at how a more mature tech sector is impacting the rest of the economy

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CompTIA Network+ vs. CCNA: Why IT Pros Should Earn CompTIA Network+ First

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Looking to land a job in computer networking? Your best move is to first get a vendor-neutral certification like CompTIA Network+ and then move onto vendor-specific certifications

My CompTIA Cloud+ Favorites: Cloud Migrations

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Cloud migrations are a critical and timely topic for cloud administrators and one that CompTIA Cloud+ covers extensively

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5 IT Jobs You Could Get with CompTIA Server+

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Learn how the skills covered in CompTIA Server+ translate to IT infrastructure job roles and how you can earn that promotion

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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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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

Jobs You Can Get with CompTIA Network+

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The new version of CompTIA Network+ (N10-008) focuses on foundational networking tools and technologies that will help you get an in-demand networking job

Innovating and Problem Solving with the Open Systems Interconnection Reference Model (OSI/RM)

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Understanding the OSI/RM helps you comprehend networking, troubleshoot and keep pace with innovation

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

How She Does IT: Systems Engineer Says Confidence Is Key to Success

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Lalitha Ande has an enviable skillset. Her experience is both robust and diverse. But, when she moved from India to the UK in 2007 she learned that presenting your accomplishments can be just as important as your skills. The lessons of her success are valuable for IT pros at any level

My CompTIA Cloud+ Favorites: Virtualization and Resource Management

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Part 1 of my favorite CompTIA Cloud+ topics, covering virtual machines/containers, virtual networks, resource scaling and service deployment

Want to Work in the Data Center? Learn the Basics

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Careers in the data center are thriving. Learn what types of IT pros keep the data center running and the skills you need to get there

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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Migrating Oracle to PostgreSQL

Considering migrating away from Oracle? Learn why PostgreSQL is the right move.