Emily Matzelle's Posts

Freelance Writer

Emily Matzelle is a freelance writer based in the Chicagoland area. She’s spent 18+ years writing for a variety of industries including technology, health care, B2B and B2C. Emily has worked with CompTIA since 2011.

  • The One Who Won: CompTIA’s One Millionth A+ Certified IT Pro Travels to Total Seminars

    Feb 4, 2015, 21:50 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Last November, we all met Logan Murphy – an IT consultant with Long View Systems in Fort Collins, Colorado – when he became CompTIA’s one millionth A+ certified IT pro. Part of Murphy’s prize included a three-day trip to Houston, Texas, sponsored by Total Seminars, to meet Mike Meyers and star in a training video and materials.
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  • Meet Logan Murphy – Our One Millionth A+ Certified IT Pro

    Nov 7, 2014, 21:43 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Logan Murphy of Fort Collins, Colorado, is an IT consultant with Long View Systems. Just recently, he became CompTIA A+ certified and even more recently discovered that he was the one millionth IT pro to do so! We caught up with Murphy to talk about why he set out to become certified in the first place; how his A+ certification will help him in the next phase of his career; and how he feels about his one million certified status and the prizes that come along with it.
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  • Earn a CompTIA Trustmark for Half Price at EMEA

    Sep 30, 2014, 20:24 PM by Emily Matzelle
    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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  • Develop Strategies for Excellence at the 2014 EMEA Member and Partner Conference

    Sep 16, 2014, 17:38 PM by Emily Matzelle
    IT businesses face significant, business-changing decisions including what solutions to sell, how to sell them and whom to partner with. CompTIA’s 2014 EMEA Member and Partner Conference includes a strong lineup of educational sessions, panel discussions and keynote speakers to help IT companies make those decisions and develop strategies for excellence.
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  • Three Companies Voted Best of ChannelCon 2014

    Aug 12, 2014, 22:45 PM by Emily Matzelle
    ChannelCon 2014 started with more than 1,000 leading solution providers, analysts, media and other channel organizations — including more than 145 vendor and distributor companies taking part in the Technology Vendor Fair — and concluded with three companies coming out on top as the Best of ChannelCon award winners.
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  • 145 More Reasons to Attend ChannelCon 2014

    Jul 28, 2014, 20:22 PM by Emily Matzelle
    With just days to go before CompTIA takes over Phoenix for ChannelCon 2014, you may think that we’ve been through all the reasons why you should attend. As it turns out, we have 145 more! We’re excited to host more than 145 media and industry partners exhibiting this year, giving you the opportunity to browse the latest and greatest channel products, solutions and partner initiatives — plus samples and deals found only at ChannelCon.
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  • Executive Certificates — Available Exclusively at ChannelCon — Cover Cash Flow and Security Risks

    Jul 22, 2014, 16:22 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Enhance your business by sitting in on three hour-long courses — available exclusively at ChannelCon — and earning a CompTIA executive certificate, which can help you expand your knowledge and skillset to target your company’s goals and objectives. The 2014 ChannelCon offerings include the Executive Certificate in Business Agility, the Executive Certificate in Channel Management and the CompTIA Online Executive Certificate in Cloud, Mobility or IT Security.
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  • Get in the Driver’s Seat at ChannelCon’s Community Day

    Jul 17, 2014, 20:28 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Beginning with a hearty community breakfast, ChannelCon’s Community Day features collaborative meetings open to anyone who has an interest in driving their particular niche of the IT channel. If you’ve never been to a CompTIA community meeting, don’t be shy. Check out the schedule and join us.
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  • Get $100 off Invaluable CompTIA Business Credentials — Only at ChannelCon

    Jul 8, 2014, 20:43 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If applying for a CompTIA Trustmark has ever entered your mind, ChannelCon is the time to make a decision. This year, ChannelCon attendees can participate in the Trustmark Workshop, scheduled for 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6. Pair your newfound knowledge with a $100 discount and you have a recipe for success.
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  • Virtual IT Hero Uses CertMaster to Level Up

    Jul 8, 2014, 20:38 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If climbing the corporate IT ladder was a video game, CompTIA CertMaster would be the golden coin that helps you conquer the end boss. In CompTIA’s new YouTube video, Career Level Up, an entry-level IT technician uses CompTIA CertMaster to take him on an epic journey from his status quo cubicle to an office with a view.
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