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June 4th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Artificial intelligence is a term that still conjures images of sci-fi thrillers for the average user. While the stigma may not have fully dissipated from dystopian cinema, AI is most commonly used in the business world.Brands that we see with regularity are engaging in AI projects to help them - Read More
June 3rd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA understands the investment and effort you make in studying and training for your IT certifications. We’ve offered online training options for some time, and in 2020 we launched online testing. Being able to both train and test at home help you to more easily fit getting certified - Read More
June 2nd, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Virtualization has revolutionized the IT world. The concepts and practices of administering virtualized servers are critical systems administrator (or sysadmin) skills. This is why it’s a big part of the new CompTIA Server+ (SK0-005) exam. I recently introduced a series of articles covering my - Read More
June 1st, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With business valuations at historical peaks, the new administration poised to raise capital gains taxes, and more private equity firms aggressively hunting for recurring revenue from managed services providers, 2021 is shaping up to see the most MSP merger and acquisition activity to date. All of - Read More
May 28th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
More companies than ever have moved some or all services to the cloud. Cloud services have a major impact on these organizations, and not just from a technical perspective. Organizations now need decision makers, analysts and process owners who understand vital cloud principles from a business - Read More
May 27th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many managed service providers (MSPs) not only survived 2020 and early 2021—they thrived, with the shift to remote work fueling the need for IT services and technology solutions during an uncertain period for many small and medium-sized businesses. But MSPs must continue to evolve in order to stay - Read More
May 27th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Did you know that businesses experience ransomware attacks once every 40 seconds? To combat this and other cyber-threats, organizations of all sizes and in all industries are ramping up their cybersecurity rosters, and this year, unfilled cybersecurity jobs are estimated to reach 3.5 million. Do - Read More
May 26th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
This article is part of an IT Career News series called Your Next Move. These articles take an inside look at the roles related to CompTIA certifications. Each article will include the responsibilities, qualifications, related job titles and salary range for the role. As you consider the next move - Read More
May 25th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When a company employs between five to 10 people, the owner is usually aware of everything going on—and so is everyone else. But that will change as you start to grow the business. The “Rule of Seven” states that a manager should have up to seven direct reports. At that number, they have the time - Read More
May 24th, 2021 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I am very excited to share some of my favorite topics from the new CompTIA Server+ (SK0-005) content. The CompTIA Server+ exam objectives contain an excellent body of knowledge for those wishing to venture into the sysadmin area of IT. I love that the content acknowledges both Windows and - Read More