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January 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
While the economy continues to improve, some workers are still struggling to put food on the table and take care of their families. Many are hard-working and dedicated individuals who have had to turn their professional lives upside down in this turbulent market.When the market gives us lemons, it - Read More
 
January 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I can’t remember the last time I asked a tech salesperson to recommend something.  Sure, I’ll ask if they have something in stock or what something costs, but nothing more.  And inevitably while I’m standing there, I’ll hear someone given the wrong specifications - Read More
 
December 30th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With the launch of the CLEAR WiMAX network in select US cities we’re going to begin to understand what kinds of applications true mobile broadband can begin to power. And whether it ends up being WiMAX, Long Term Evolution (LTE a competitor to WiMAX), or new hybrids yet to emerge in the big - Read More
 
December 29th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Looking back over the IT news from 2009, I’m struck by a handful of shifts and trends that will have a lasting impact on the IT industry. Here are my top five:The financial meltdown – what started as a panic at the end of 2008 ran well into 2009 with companies laying off staff and - Read More
 
December 28th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With the war still raging in Iraq and Afghanistan, we often focus on the vets who are just now transitioning from military service to private life. But IT skills can help vets of any age find new career opportunities. Take Gary William I. Anthony of San Antonio, Texas, a recent graduate of the - Read More
 
December 24th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In this edition, Mark A. Miller, President and CEO of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers describes his interest in CompTIA’s Getting America Back To Work program.  Download the MP3 file.[podcast]http://www.comptia.org/media/Mark_Miller_Getting_America_Back_to_Work_Dec_2010.mp3[/ - Read More
 
December 23rd, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Prognosticators come in many flavors. In my opinion, the ones who actually put real money at risk provide some of the most useful insights. I recently attended Potomac TechWire’s annual Venture Capital Outlook breakfast roundtable, held just outside of Washington, DC. With panelists from New - Read More
 
December 23rd, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
We’re ending the year right, ranking on several top lists of 2009. Channel Insider noted CompTIA’s success in its end-of-year Bull’s Eye Awards, bestowing upon us the “Challenger” designation for being a vibrant Channel Community and for CEO Todd being a top IT - Read More
 
December 22nd, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
So much of the Green IT revolution is yet to be defined and I’m not even sure we’ve really gotten started. We’re beginning to get a good handle on how to market and sell software as a service (SaaS) while managed services and cloud computing are becoming less foggy. However, the - Read More
 
December 21st, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I came across an article today, “Security in the Ether” by David Talbot in Technology Review that speaks to a number of issues with cloud computing security.  At nearly 3500 words, it’s a hefty piece that gives a wide perspective on the multifaceted debate around the - Read More
 

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