CompTIA Blog

  • Technical Acumen: No Longer Just Enough

    by Carolyn April | Oct 23, 2014
    It’s no longer enough to simply build a better mousetrap — to succeed you’ve got to build out the entire business, according to CompTIA’s 4th Annual State of the Channel report. Read how managed services and cloud business models are impacting sales and marketing efforts, plus the nontechnology challenges the channel is facing.
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  • Industry Challenges Emerge Alongside Internet of Things

    by Seth Robinson | Oct 22, 2014
    Multiple advances in technology have drastically changed the scope of the burgeoning Internet of Things—in fact, the number of connected “things” is projected to skyrocket to 50.1 billion in 2020. Read CompTIA researcher Seth Robinson’s breakdown of IoT and download our latest study, Sizing Up the Internet of Things.
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  • Huge Key to Profits: Hiring the Right Person the First Time

    by Eric Larson | Oct 20, 2014
    The longer it takes to grow your headcount, the longer you postpone profits, but it’s difficult to find and hire the right people. Creating IT Futures’ Eric Larson walks through the important questions to ask yourself before hiring, and issues that impact your company’s IT workforce outlook.
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  • CompTIA Donation Helps Cedar Rapids Students Connect

    by Michelle Peterson | Oct 16, 2014
    Many students in the diverse student body of Hoover Elementary in Cedar Rapids come from struggling families and nearly a quarter of their population is learning English for the first time. A donation from one of CompTIA’s member communities has been used on technology buys that will help students stay on track and help the school close its achievement gap.
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  • ChannelTrends: A Little Hand-Holding Leads to Stronger Client Relationships

    by Brian Sherman | Oct 15, 2014
    Onboarding a new client is the perfect opportunity to both set and manage expectations while nurturing and developing your professional relationship early on. From a welcome gift to salient points about necessary hardware upgrades, give your new clients what they need to trust you and your services.
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  • Join Us In Sydney to Help Shape the Future of the Australian IT Channel

    by Jim Hamilton | Oct 07, 2014
    Help us further our mission to drive the IT industry forward by shaping the future of the IT channel in Australia. We’ll be holding our first CompTIA Australia Community meeting on November 12, which is free for all solution providers, vendors and distributors working in the IT channel. Register now and be part of the conversation.
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  • Boston Celtics Get an Assist from CompTIA’s IT Security Community

    by Michelle Peterson | Oct 07, 2014
    Students at Boston’s Mildred Avenue K-8 School and Community Center can thank CompTIA’s IT Security Community and the Boston Celtics for help in renovating the center’s computer lab and teen space. With help from the Creating IT Futures Foundation, the IT Security Community donated $5,000 to the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, which allocated the donation to its Player Choice Grant, a grant that allows members of the Celtics roster to vote on where the money should go.
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  • Gain C-Level Insight from Five Top Brass Speakers at the Fall ITSS Meeting

    by Michelle Peterson | Oct 02, 2014
    Whether you want to learn about disruptive trends in IT, business transformation or just find sales solutions, you’ll hear secrets straight from the top at the Oct. 21 and 22 IT Services & Support Fall Community Meeting in Philadelphia.
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  • Wins Gold and Silver Awards

    by Michelle Peterson | Oct 01, 2014
    The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts selected to receive both gold and silver W3 Awards for 2014, the ninth time the awards have been given. Facing competition from 4,000 other entries, CompTIA was honored as a top-performing association site with awards for web writing, the home page and the user experience.
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  • Earn a CompTIA Trustmark for Half Price at EMEA

    by Emily Matzelle | Sep 30, 2014
    Prove your business is best-in-class by earning a vendor-neutral CompTIA Trustmark—and do it at half price when you attend EMEA in London.
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