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  • New CompTIA Server+ Targets Storage, Virtualization & Security
    New CompTIA Server+ Targets Storage, Virtualization & Security
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    Earlier this month (October 2015) CompTIA released a new version of its Server+ exam, designated SK0-004. This exam comes in the wake of SK0-003 which was released in March 2010 and thus is ripe for a technology refresh. Read More
  • Why Cloud & Big Data Should Be Top Of Mind For Computer Engineers
    Why Cloud & Big Data Should Be Top Of Mind For Computer Engineers
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    Current and aspiring computer engineers should to be looking towards developing their skills and knowledge around cloud computing and big data technologies. Read More
  • IT Certifications That Can Do Double Duty for Higher Ed
    IT Certifications That Can Do Double Duty for Higher Ed
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    An increasing number of college programs for adult learners let you count IT certifications towards college credit. For current or aspiring IT pros, this can provide a big boost toward meeting degree requirements. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Finding IT Certs Worth Pursuing
    Making it in IT: Finding IT Certs Worth Pursuing
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    By paying careful attention to you present circumstances -- technically, professionally and personally -- you can quickly identify technology areas and job roles where training and certification will help to advance your career. Read More
  • Making Sense of our Best Certs List
    Making Sense of our Best Certs List
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    Our Best Certifications list is growing! See what certification areas are next and how to suggest new ones for us to investigate and cover. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Career Advice for Military Vets
    Making it in IT: Career Advice for Military Vets
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    What’s the best way for a military vet with an IT background to transition from a service role to a civilian role? Ed Tittel offers advice and resources for vets looking to get trained, certified and ready for work in IT. Read More
  • New MongoDB Certifications for Developers and DBAs
    New MongoDB Certifications for Developers and DBAs
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    MongoDB is introducing a certification program for developers and database administrators to prove their chops at building applications based on this increasingly popular NoSQL environment. Read More
  • IT Owes a Special Debt to Veterans of all Stripes & Services
    IT Owes a Special Debt to Veterans of all Stripes & Services
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    On Veteran’s Day, it’s interesting to reflect upon how much of what we understand as information technology today came out of military funding, impetus, design, and activity. Read More
  • Making it in IT: How to Sell Yourself
    Making it in IT: How to Sell Yourself
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    As you plan out your IT career and professional development, you have to accept and embrace the idea that you are what's for sale in the job market. Here's how to create a package that is "YOU" and sell yourself. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Crafting Your Own IT Certification Path
    Making it in IT: Crafting Your Own IT Certification Path
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    Crafting your own certification path by combining credentials from multiple programs is important to career success in IT. Instead of considering MCSA - MCSE - MCM - MCA, think security - cloud - storage as a potential combination. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Getting Valuable IT Experience Through Volunteering
    Making it in IT: Getting Valuable IT Experience Through Volunteering
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    Volunteering is a great way to gain IT experience, especially for those that are new to the field. Today we examine when and how volunteering make sense to gain IT experience, and when you should call it quits. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Why Entry-Level Certs Matter
    Making it in IT: Why Entry-Level Certs Matter
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    VMware's recent release of Associate Level certifications provides a much needed entry point for aspiring IT professionals. The new VCA certifications are a win-win situation for both VMware and IT professionals. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Career Options for PC Enthusiasts
    Making it in IT: Career Options for PC Enthusiasts
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    A young PC enthusiast dips his foot into career planning, wanting to know whether computer engineering or computer science are a better option and what types of jobs apply to each choice. Read More
  • Making it in IT: High-Tech Jobs in Canada for Foreign Workers
    Making it in IT: High-Tech Jobs in Canada for Foreign Workers
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    America's next-door neighbor to the north is unusually hospitable to high-tech workers, even going so far as recruiting technically skilled professionals to consider plying their trade in Canada. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Success is Not Enough
    Making it in IT: Success is Not Enough
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    Success may not always be its own reward -- it always pays to think ahead anyway. Here's what you can learn from a young SysAdmin to try to develop a focus and drive, and ultimately advance your IT careers. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Climbing the Networking Career Ladder
    Making it in IT: Climbing the Networking Career Ladder
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    With virtualization and cloud computing becoming more and more prevalent, an aspiring network administrator should consider these areas for long-term career advancement. Here's how to do it right. Read More
  • Making it in IT: How to Beat Potential Age Discrimination in Hiring
    Making it in IT: How to Beat Potential Age Discrimination in Hiring
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    Age discrimination in hiring is mostly a matter of perception and rarely has to do with the IT Pro's knowledge, skills or abilities. Here are some tips on how to beat potential age discrimination in hiring by coming off flexible, adaptable and aware. Read More
  • Making it in IT: How to Become an Entrepreneur
    Making it in IT: How to Become an Entrepreneur
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    How do you break into the technology game as an inventor and entrepreneur? A solid plan for a recent high school grad includes pursuing education and real-world experience, all within 6-7 years. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Digging into a Meaningful IT Career
    Making it in IT: Digging into a Meaningful IT Career
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    Making career decisions isn't easy. Here a college student asks for guidance on fields of study -- cloud computing, networking, security -- and which degrees and certifications to pursue. Read More
  • Making it in IT: Don’t Ask for a Job, Ask for a Reference
    Making it in IT: Don’t Ask for a Job, Ask for a Reference
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    Asking for a reference instead of a job, gives people an easy opportunity to say "Yes." This approach has a number of benefits which will quickly turn this into one of your most useful job search techniques. Read More