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August 18th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Summer blockbuster movies bring together two of my favorite things: the vacation season and great cinema. One reason I love this movie genre is the escape it provides from the everyday routine and all its challenges. Time travel is a frequent occurence in blockbuster movies and - Read More
 
August 18th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
A look at the week of August 16, 2010, in public advocacy for the IT channelThis week, the General Accounting Office released a report criticizing both the private sector and the government for poor communication and collaboration around cybersecurity.  NASA hosted an IT Summit to discuss ways - Read More
 
August 18th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Philanthropic representatives from a dozen leading IT companies met with the CompTIA Educational Foundation as part of its first-ever IT Philanthropy Summit last week during Breakaway. The invitation-only summit provided participants the opportunity to leverage and collaborate with other leaders to - Read More
 
August 16th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
What is the most expensive security breach ever? Before you answer, read the rest of this blog (trust me, you’re probably wrong).According to a recent report by the Ponemon Institute, the mean corporate loss to IT security breaches last year was $3.8 million. During the four-week study period - Read More
 
August 14th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The current transition of doctors’ offices and hospitals from paper to the digital realm is a key challenge for our industry, but it’s also an opportunity.   How can IT professionals help physicians enter the digital age safely and with the least amount of disruption? CompTIA - Read More
 
August 14th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The center of the Channel-Lands universe was San Antonio this week as the CompTIA faithful converged on the Texan city for the annual Breakaway conference. Four days of packed education and analyses presentations, community meetings and peer networking seemed to pass too quickly. You can read all - Read More
 
August 12th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
“Know the specialties!” Patti Dodgen, CEO of healthcare systems integrator Hielix, told VARs who attended the Breakaway session: “Building Your HIT Blueprint – Assessing the IT Needs of a Healthcare Provider to Become a Trusted Advisor.” The session was “powered - Read More
 
August 12th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
 The Final Day at MSP University Bootcamp As the MSP University Bootcamp (part of this week's CompTIA Breakaway event) in San Antonio came to a close, healthcare IT took center stage between an interactive panel of practice and technology experts, and a presentation from HP. Complementing both - Read More
 
August 12th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Gary Fish founded his company, FishNet Security, 1996 as an integrator of hardware and software security products. In 14 years, he grew the company from $0 to more than $300 million in annual revenue, 400 employees, and more than 25,000 active and inactive customers.  Today, he’s one of - Read More
 
August 12th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Between managed IT services and the ever-changing needs of business customers, a switch to consultative sales is increasingly important for today’s solution providers. In a highly interactive discussion during CompTIA Breakaway, a packed room of solution providers quizzed the expert panel on - Read More
 

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