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September 23rd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
One day in the early-1990s, teenage Juan Fernandez was out in the blistering New Mexico heat making adobe mud bricks with his grandfather. Digging ditches, making, selling and laying bricks, and any other number of physically demanding tasks were what Fernandez had in his future. Not for the summer - Read More
September 22nd, 2022 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
You can be well prepared to sell your MSP at the highest valuation when the time is right by taking the appropriate action now.The recurring revenue model of managed IT services offers unique benefits over traditional time and materials, hardware resale, and project-based business models. - Read More
September 22nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As we head into the fall months, it’s time to start thinking about next year’s business plan. Since your ability to provide valuable services depends on your ability to bring in profitable business, it stands to reason that the marketing and sales section of your business plan is critical. The - Read More
September 21st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Setting a goal, working toward it and accomplishing it is one of the best feelings in the world. This feeling of achievement breeds confidence, and confidence factors into success. But you only get that feeling if you put in the work. Having someone else take your CompTIA certification exam for you - Read More
September 20th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As a growing, ever-evolving industry, technology needs key leaders to help mentor future generations and pave the way for a sustainable, responsible and inclusive industry. CompTIA recognizes some of those individuals and organizations through its annual Spotlight Awards as a way to promote - Read More
September 19th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Service management is a day-to-day task for many Linux system administrators. Now that we have left behind tools such as service and chkconfig, it's time to get comfortable with the systemctl command and all that it offers for service management. I will use a basic Apache web server deployment as - Read More
September 16th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you want to see success in the technology industry, a certification can help advance your IT career for the better. As the need for more information security professionals continues to grow, the demand for these roles will increase as well. Ethical hacking is a career path critical to ensuring - Read More
September 15th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Social media is about more than page likes and memes. It can be a powerful and impactful resource in your toolbox for growing your business and connecting with customers—as long as you’re doing it right. Understanding the connection between social media and lead generation is a foundational pillar - Read More
September 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The demand for DevOps (development and operations) talent is on the rise. The DevOps methodology is bridging the gap between software development teams and operations teams, breaking down the silos between departments and speeding up the rate at which software is developed and deployed. This - Read More