CompTIA Blog

  • How to Work Smarter, Safer Online in Public Places

    by Natalie Hope McDonald  | May 18, 2017
    These days people work everywhere, which boosts productivity and makes for a wider world, but does come with risks. Here, cybersecurity experts weigh in on hotspots, mobile devices and more.
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  • ChannelTrends: The Shift from Tech to Training for IT Security

    by Brian Sherman  | May 16, 2017
    The big problem for IT security providers is that their tools no longer differentiate their businesses. The real value is ensuring that end users have the knowledge, skills and training to protect their organizations.
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  • CompTIA Guides Arrow on Cloud Selling Journey

    by Matthew Stern  | May 11, 2017
    Client interest in cloud is booming, and big-name hardware vendors like Oracle are meeting the demand. But where do partners fit? With an innovative, award-winning series of workshops built around CompTIA educational materials, Arrow’s Kirk Bohn has set out to help them understand – and succeed.
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  • No Experience Necessary? Best Practices in Hiring Recent Grads

    by Natalie Hope McDonald  | May 05, 2017
    Hiring recent college graduates can be difficult, as they likely lack the experience necessary to demonstrate their skills. But they can be assessed from different angles –such as volunteering in tech, their lifelong tech literacy and even their passion for gaming.
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  • ChannelTrends: The Art of Attracting and Retaining Next Generation Talent

    by Brian Sherman  | May 03, 2017
    Today’s tech entrepreneurs need to change their habits. The best and brightest job candidates often focus as much on the work environment and flex-time as they do salary and benefits. With IT talent in high demand, channel firms must be aware of the interests and needs of millennials and a cross-generational workforce if they hope to compete.
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  • ChannelTrends: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Retail IT Specializations

    by Brian Sherman  | April 27, 2017
    Every vertical offers opportunities and challenges for IT services firms, and the retail market is a great example.What are the best prospects and the biggest obstacles?
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  • Facing the Reality of Robot Co-Workers

    by Seth Robinson  | April 24, 2017
    It’s not a huge stretch to imagine many current jobs that could soon be performed by technology. But it’s also worth considering some factors that might shape a future not completely dominated by robot overlords.
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  • ChannelTrends: BDR is The Building Block of Today’s MSP Business Model

    by Brian Sherman  | April 20, 2017
    The MSP evolution is still underway. And business continuity (back-up and disaster recovery) is one of the most crucial building blocks for an IT services business today. Those who look beyond the tools and gain a real understanding of the impact these programs can have on their clients are better positioned to grow their own opportunities...and profitability.
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  • Member Focus: Doing Business in the UAE

    by Kris Nagamootoo  | April 10, 2017
    With CompTIA being a truly global organisation, we want to share member stories from around the globe. In this article, we introduce Mohammed Yusuf, director of Dubai-based MSP Burhani Managed IT, who shares his experience and insight on being an MSP in the UAE and trends in the Middle East.
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  • CompTIA’s Cloud Community Meeting Finds Cloud Mature With Room to Grow

    by Daniel Margolis  | April 10, 2017
    CompTIA’s Cloud Community met last month at the association’s Annual Member Meeting, held at the Swissotel in Chicago, March 20 to 23.
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  • Drones Take Off at CompTIA Advisory Councils Meeting

    by Miles Jobgen | Mar 16, 2018
    Opportunities for drone-based services are exploding. But as with any emerging technology market, the tech and its applications are moving faster than regulations and our own ability to comprehend potential repercussions can keep up. Getting ahead of this bisection is vital for the drone service industry – and the DRAC is here to help.
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