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December 1st, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As of December 13th, CompTIA’s new address will be 3500 Lacey Road, Suite 100, Downers Grove, IL 60515.  We’ve been an ardent Chicagoan for 25 years – so we’re not moving far.  In fact, our new office is only 3.5 miles from our former headquarters in Oakbrook - Read More
November 30th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Service abuse and warranty fraud (hereafter referred to simply as “warranty fraud”) has been a hot topic in our CompTIA services communities as well as within the industry at large over the past year. And well it should be; recent research by PwC estimates that the cost to the - Read More
November 30th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A look at the week of November 29, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channelThis week, the unpopular 1099 reporting requirement was upheld in the Senate.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched a new cybersecurity center aimed at facilitating information sharing between federal - Read More
November 30th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
This month the CompTIA Educational Foundation awarded IT Merit Award Scholarships of $250 each to 25 students who are pursuing careers in the information technology industry.  These are kids and young adults who want to make our industry their own. The scholarships are to reward them for - Read More
November 29th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We brought the crazy and the creative out last month at CompTIA. Six staff teams fundraised in all sorts of ways to bring in more than $14,000 combined for the CompTIA Educational Foundation.  We’ll match that total, giving $28,000 to the foundation so that it can offer free IT training - Read More
November 29th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Retailers – particularly purveyors of computers and electronics – are cheering after the brisk return of consumers to the malls this past holiday weekend. Early reports indicate Americans are opening their wallets to cash in on reported bargains on everything from name-brand clothes to - Read More
November 29th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s the end of the year, so I’ve been thinking about CompTIA’s IT Security community and plans for 2011. So, what could tubeless toilet paper and things that kill a business possibly have to do with IT Security 2.0? Read on… I recently read that Kimberly-Clark is - Read More
November 28th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
From the first face-to-face meeting of the CompTIA Cloud/SaaS Community, there was ample evidence that we needed to add a sense of clarity to the much used term, ‘cloud’. The questions started out as simple as what exactly ‘cloud’ was and evolved into deeper concerns - Read More
November 26th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For most of us in the Channel-Lands, it was a short week. The Thanksgiving holiday usually means two-and-a-half days of work, most of which is consumed with preparations for the annual festival of food, family and football. Ah, precisely the reason our forefathers ventured to this great continent. - Read More
November 24th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Some of the latest Microsoft TV commercials reflect scenes familiar to us all: stranded at airports waiting for crowded flights. In one spot, a couple is dismayed by the wait time for their delayed flight. How will they pass the time? “To the Cloud,” the man exclaims! He connects to his - Read More