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By Sean Wilkins ⋅ May 9, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
CompTIA now offers e-learning, an online solution for courses in cloud, mobility and security. We outline the different certifications available and discuss who should pursue them.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 10, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
As cloud computing gets even more common, it’s important to think about getting certified in cloud technologies in order to remain competitive. Should you wait for CompTIA Cloud+ or get a vendor-specific cert? We discuss the benefits of the various options.
By Sean Wilkins ⋅ March 11, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The IT certification landscape is large and diverse. Since technology from different vendors like Microsoft, Citrix and VMware changes frequently, knowing the impact on your career and be difficult to understand. Use this guide to make sure you start your certification exam prep efforts with the right path in mind.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ February 7, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
The IT cert organization, CompTIA, recently made some additions to their community outreach programs, called Mobility and Advancing Women in IT. See what CompTIA is trying to accomplish with these new initiatives, plus some more announcements about membership.
By Mike Lata ⋅ December 10, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
We discuss CompTIA’s Continuous Education program and remind you to keep track of your certifications and make sure they are up to date.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ September 24, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Learn about CompTIA’s newest certification, CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician, and what this certification could mean in the growing field of healthcare IT. This specialized part of IT is growing especially because of new federal regulations related to technology used in the healthcare industry, as well as the introduction of electronic medical records that depend on cloud infrastructure.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ August 16, 2012 ⋅ 3:32 ⋅ Post a comment
Here’s Ed Liberman explaining the process of becoming a network administrator with an entry-level certification such as CompTIA Network+. Ed outlines the value in the vendor-neutral IT certification and how you can place it within your personal career goals.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ August 7, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Get the most out of your knowledge of networking fundamentals and earn the new CompTIA Network+ certification. We have a completely new course the meets the updates between CompTIA’s N10-004 and N10-005 exams, and teaches you the essential concepts for working with computer networking technologies in today’s industry.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ July 26, 2012 ⋅ 4:32 ⋅ Post a comment
Here’s the definition of cloud computing according to vExpert David Davis. This video from CompTIA Cloud Essentials training answers questions about how cloud computing is actually adopted to the datacenter.
By David Davis ⋅ July 10, 2012 ⋅ 2 comments
Cloud Computing is the hottest tech topic today, yet many IT pros still don’t really know what it is and how it works. Our new CompTIA Cloud Essentials Training is here to help you demonstrate your cloud computing knowledge and build a foundation for a career in the cloud.
By Ben Bedo ⋅ March 26, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
Sometimes the frustrating part about planning your IT certification path has to do with vendor-specific certification programs. Say you have experience with multiple technologies. How do you decide which one to pursue first? The CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) Designation provides a vendor-neutral option for IT pros looking to expand their credentials as trainers.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ December 27, 2011 ⋅ One comment
Our new CompTIA course has been updated to meet the requirements of the new SY0-301 exam, and goes above beyond with brand new lessons for each topic relating to Security Plus. Break into one of the fastest growing fields in IT with CompTIA Security Plus Training taught by TrainSignal’s own Lisa Szpunar!
By Benjamin Roussey ⋅ December 19, 2011 ⋅ Post a comment
Earlier this year, CompTIA announced a revision to their popular Security+ certification which resulted in an updated exam: SY0-301. Learn about the new Security+ exam requirements and how you can prepare for the certification.
By Kasia Lorenc ⋅ November 30, 2010 ⋅ 2 comments
Linux might not be as ubiquitous as Windows, but its steady growth in usage, jobs, salaries and opportunities is nothing to sneeze at. Why Linux? According to the Linux Foundation, Linux related jobs have grown 80% over the past 5 years, while indeed.com lists the average salary for Linux Administrators at $86,000 in the US. [...]
By Mike Rodriguez ⋅ November 23, 2010 ⋅ One comment
A lot has happened in the IT certification world over the past few weeks. CompTIA has announced a brand new certification plus an update to one of their most popular certifications. The Linux Professional Institute is working on a new enterprise level exam and Cisco has just completed a major revision to many of its [...]