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August 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Every couple of years a new focus seems to envelop the channel, with managed services and cloud computing getting a majority of the buzz until earlier in 2010. Healthcare IT is all the rage in the industry and, like the two previously mentioned topics, there’s a real business opportunity - Read More
 
August 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Each August during Breakaway, the CompTIA Educational Foundation presents its Creating Futures Awards to IT and philanthropic leaders. These leaders have gone above and beyond to support Creating Futures which provides free IT training and certification opportunities to populations who have - Read More
 
August 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Looks like creativity and IT go hand in hand.  We asked you to submit your three-minute videos for our PitchIT contest for Breakaway, showcasing the best new products and businesses in the IT channel.  Your videos were creative and entertaining, but most importantly, you showed us that - Read More
 
August 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
At last the mighty task is done;Resplendent in the western sunThe Bridge looms mountain high;Its titan piers grip ocean floor,Its great steel arms link shore with shore,Its towers pierce the sky. These words were penned in 1937 upon completion of the Golden Gate Bridge by chief engineer Joseph - Read More
 
August 5th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Our Breakaway show floor is teaming with special offers and new product launches for the IT channel.  Check out our latest daily round-up of who and what to see next week in San Antonio.This year the current U.S. capital gains tax rate is due to expire on 12/31/2010. Most observers in the - Read More
 
August 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
While you’re making your agenda for Breakaway in San Antonio next week, we know you plan to network with the leaders and innovators in the IT channel.  But beyond the learning going on in the conference sessions, this year our show floor is bigger than ever with a host of new pavilions - Read More
 
August 4th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
From CompTIA CEO, Todd Thibodeaux If it's early August it must be time for Breakaway.  Hard to believe it's my third already!  We have some really terrific stuff planned for all the attendees and exhibitors.  We're really looking forward to seeing everyone there.  This year's - Read More
 
August 3rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Part One of an Occasional SeriesWe recently tweaked a few people by announcing the need for some certification holders in the federal government to maintain a current certification level, essentially updating their skills every three years.The reaction in a few circles was immediate, swift and - Read More
 
August 3rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
This past week there was a lot of coverage of cybersecurity measures and their effect on government agencies as well as the private sector. Recent estimates valued the material impact of cybercrime on top U.S. organizations at $171 million dollars annually.  Meanwhile, various federal - Read More
 
August 3rd, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Policymakers and the military are continuing their focus on cybersecurity, with the military stepping up hiring, nations acknowledging the threat of cybersecurity and HHS working to strengthen security around online medical records.  Meanwhile, DowJones VentureSource has announced an upswing - Read More
 

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