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September 22nd, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Docker is an open-source platform for managing container lifecycles. Containers are portable, efficient components that operate in a virtualized environment. The Docker company partners with cloud service providers and vendors like Red Hat and Microsoft to develop containerization technologies. - Read More
September 21st, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many managed services providers (MSPs) consider selling the hardest part of building client relationships, but fostering a long-term partnership that satisfies client expectations and generates opportunities to grow business requires much more hard work long after closing a deal.“The best-in-class - Read More
September 20th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Earlier in his career Ricardo De La Cruz, director of information technology at Barbarian, got a fast-paced tech job planning to learn everything. He finds that in today’s fast-moving tech world, there are better moves than just moving fast.During the eight years De La Cruz spent working at a small - Read More
September 20th, 2023 | 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
September 19th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We’re nearing the end of 2023, but some MSPs still treat their business like it’s 2013—reluctant to adopt software-as-a-service (SaaS), cybersecurity practices and automated processes that can help both them and their customers.It’s a problem that puts MSPs at risk of falling behind, according to - Read More
September 18th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybercrime is a word that packs a punch as cyberattacks have the potential to either damage or devastate organizations of all sizes. Cybercrime is costly to organizations across all sectors, with the median cost of a data breach being $4.35 million in 2022. This number increases for organizations - Read More
September 15th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For several years now, the technology industry has been pointing out the need for durable skills. These are the skills that go hand-in-hand with hardcore technical expertise to help IT pros work more effectively in teams and connect technology initiatives to organizational objectives. Skills like - Read More
September 14th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Digital identity has become a crucial part of our everyday lives, shaping how we interact and navigate today’s digital landscape. But what exactly is digital identity?Led by Kaitie Zhee, founder and CEO, Web3 Cloud X, a panel of experts at CompTIA ChannelCon 2023 discussed the latest developments - Read More
September 13th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
An organization's help desk is one of its primary communication centers. Your help desk is an intermediary between end users and the IT infrastructure. Users ask for help with hardware, applications and connectivity. They can also request new features, find learning opportunities and discover more - Read More
September 12th, 2023 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Cybersecurity is on a lot of MSPs’ minds these days—and rightly so—but it might not be on anyone’s mind more than Patrick Burgess, technical director of Nutbourne Ltd., a London-based MSP.Whether he’s talking about two-factor authentication and advanced endpoint defense, or any number of strategies - Read More