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January 24th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Whether you're learning the Linux operating system, using Linux to manage your server fleet in the cloud, performing a cybersecurity penetration test using Linux tools or testing the Web apps you’ve created on a Linux server, you can do it at near native speed without costly software on an M1-based - Read More
January 21st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Despite the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, net tech employment in Canada was expected to increase 1.3% last year after falling for much of 2020. Meanwhile, IDC forecasts that tech spending in Canada is forecasted to reach C$132.6 billion by 2025, led by cloud computing, core business - Read More
January 21st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Information technology powers the world today. It is difficult to name a single area of life, personal or professional, where people do not make use of computers or other networked devices. Therefore, skills like being able to set up, configure, troubleshoot and repair networked devices are some of - Read More
January 20th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Nobody calls up an MSP or solution provider and says “Hi, I’d like to buy some more blockchain and internet of things please.” And yet both technologies increasingly are the foundations for innovative solutions capable of solving a multitude of customers' business problems. Which means they - Read More
January 19th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Linux is not managed by a single vendor, so understanding and selecting the right version can be difficult. If you use Microsoft Windows or Apple macOS, you are accustomed to these vendors retaining tight control of the reins. The vendor decides when to release major updates, and they are usually - Read More
January 18th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
There are a lot of reasons why MSPs should get excited about drones, which doesn’t even include a projected 20+% growth rate for the next several years. But if you’re not familiar with the technology—or its applications in the business space—there’s a lot you need to know. A comprehensive guide to - Read More
January 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The tech workforce experienced unprecedented change and challenges in 2021. From more permanent work-from-home and hybrid office trends to inroads made in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, CompTIA’s Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community has been tracking—and responding to— - Read More
January 14th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’re interested in doing some cool things with your career, I suggest getting into data analytics. Just a year ago, we asked thousands of business leaders, IT professionals and hiring managers about the key technologies and skills that would grow revenue for their organizations through 2023. - Read More
January 13th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more widely adopted by businesses—integrated in everything from chatbots to threat detection (and so much more), it’s hard not to wonder “what’s next?” We posed that question to members of CompTIA’s AI Advisory Council and received some enlightening and - Read More
January 12th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For more than 15 years, almost every day at work has provided a new, interesting, challenge for Girard Kavelines. And for Kavelines, that is not a bad thing. It is quite the opposite. The variety of tasks that he is called upon to address as an IT professional, the variety of skills that the role - Read More