CompTIA Communities and Councils
CompTIA Communities are the foundation of the Association’s initiatives, programs, education and research. These member-driven groups collaborate to advance specific technologies, vertical markets or business segments that are vital to the IT industry.
CompTIA Community members include IT professionals, vendors, distributors and thought leaders who work together on the issues and programs that will shape the future of the IT industry.
Dedicated to empowering women with the knowledge and skills necessary to help their pursuit of successful IT careers, as well as to inspire women to enter the IT field as a career choice. The community is a vital information resource, provides mentorship and networking opportunities, develops member-driven initiatives and programs, is active in legislation involving women and careers, and is actively involved in pursing the overall objectives of the CompTIA – ECAP (education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy).
Addresses the opportunities as well as challenges in the emerging field of cloud, or SaaS (software as a service) computing and application delivery. This group is in the midst of developing best practices, education programs, industry standards, as well as member driven initiatives specific to web-based technologies.
Focused on the challenges and opportunities in technology security. Goals include the development of security-specific best practices, education programs, industry standards, and member-driven initiatives. This community will promote the adoption and industry awareness of the CompTIA Security Trustmark, which it created, as well as develop and adopt an industry code of ethics around best security practices.
Dedicated to the advancement of the IT services industry. The collaborative group crafts industry best practices and initiatives, provides networking opportunities between IT services thought leaders and develops industry-specific education and tools.
Focuses on the creation of standards and initiatives specific to the managed print services industry. The group was created to provide networking opportunities among industry thought leaders, as well as to create beneficial tools and programs for managed print services providers.
The CompTIA Mobility Community is dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities facing solution providers in the field of mobile technologies and services. This group was formed to provide networking opportunities among vendors, solution providers, and relate industry thought leaders.
Focuses on the creation of industry standards and resources to improve managed services marketing and delivery. The group was created to provide networking opportunities among thought leaders, develop managed IT services-specific programs and tools, and generate member-driven initiatives.
CompTIA's UK Channel Community is the focal point for our industry-based activities. Formed in 2011, it provides a platform for thought leaders from across the UK IT channel (including resellers, solution providers, distributors, vendors and channel associates) to network, share ideas, develop best practices. It aims to be a valuable source of business education and resources for companies engaged in the delivery of IT services in the UK.
The Unified Communications Community focuses on best practices, business fundamental education and resources for companies engaged in the creation and delivery of this rapidly-developing technology. The group is in the development stage, designed to provide networking opportunities among thought leaders from this segment of the industry. The Unified Communications Community will focus their efforts on building business specific education programs and creating member-driven initiatives to reach their overall objectives.
CompTIA advisory councils represent specific IT industry channel segments or professions.
The Partner 500 Advisory Council solicits input from the 500 largest solution providers, typically with annual sales volumes of more than $25 million.
The Vendor Advisory Council gathers input from hardware manufacturers and software vendors who have in-depth channel knowledge.
The Telecom Advisory Council provides strategic near-term insight on the convergence of the telecommunications industry.
The IT Law Council brings together legal thought leaders in the global IT industry to identify and discuss prevalent legal issues in IT, and collectively work toward solutions.