CompTIA Blog

  • Your Next Move: Cloud Architect

    Mar 18, 2019, 12:19 PM by Jessica Frank
    If you like to be at the forefront of technology and want to design and implement your own ideas, then becoming a cloud architect may be in your future. Learn what it takes to get there and the bright outlook for this IT job.
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  • Cloud Technology and Automation: One Key to Cloud Success

    Mar 8, 2019, 12:24 PM by Ed Tittel
    Experts largely agree that automation is an important ingredient for managing cloud services and technology. Find out ways to use automation to make the cloud more efficient and the skills IT pros need to work in the cloud.
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  • Digital Transformation and CompTIA A+: Why Hardware and Software Knowhow Still Count

    Mar 6, 2019, 12:14 PM by Chris Hodson
    Innovations like cloud computing have come on fast, in ways that have begun to change what's necessary for IT staff to know. But where does that leave the foundational hardware and software knowledge that has been the basis of enterprise IT since the beginning? It's still important! And here's why.
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  • Emerging Technology and IT Pros: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    Feb 15, 2019, 17:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Companies are exploring a number of new trends as they try to drive new growth or reach new customers, and the natural next question is around getting the right skills. Rather than seeking out highly specialized skills, the right answer is likely to build new skills on top of existing ones.
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  • Your Cloud Solutions Deserve Zero-Trust Networking

    Feb 4, 2019, 09:00 AM by David Landsberger
    When it comes to the far more likely prospect of a hacker infiltrating your systems, cloud service providers push the burden of responsibility back to you, the end user. Cloud service providers are not held to a high security standard when it comes to releasing their products
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  • What Is a Cloud Engineer? What I Do and How I Got Here

    Jan 4, 2019, 20:41 PM by Molly Stewart
    Molly Stewart, a cloud engineer from St. Louis, Missouri, talks about ​what a cloud engineer does, how she got to where she is and the difference between working on-premises vs. cloud.
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  • Computer Networking: What's Changed, What's Changing and What It Means for You

    Nov 9, 2018, 15:57 PM by Chris Hodson
    The shape of enterprise networks is changing – but then, it always has been. Chris Hodson looks at what recent developments in cloud computing mean – for businesses and the IT pros that maintain them.
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  • How Cloud Computing is Revolutionizing the Way We Manage Software

    Nov 7, 2018, 22:54 PM by Matthew Stern
    Enterprises, employees and even solution providers are winning with cloud-deployed software solutions as the cloud-based model for IT matures. Understanding how can help you find your place in the cloud IT ecosystem.
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  • How Linux and Open Source Provide the Foundation for Cloud Technologies

    Nov 7, 2018, 16:26 PM by Jason W. Eckert
    The zero-cost nature of Linux makes it an easy choice for a cloud container or operating system. Plus, the abundance of open-source software available for Linux allows developers to build rich web apps.
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  • How Are You Using Cloud?

    Nov 2, 2018, 18:41 PM by CompTIA
    The best way to know how to market cloud solutions is to use them in your business. We asked some of your peers how they're doing just that. Check out this infographic for the full story.
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  • IBM, Red Hat and Multi-Cloud Management: What It Means for IT Pros

    Oct 30, 2018, 14:53 PM by Seth Robinson
    IT pros have found that their jobs have not disappeared when their companies adopted a cloud approach. Instead, the maintenance tasks have been replaced with more strategic work around workload management.
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  • 3 Steps to a Successful Cloud Migration Strategy

    Sep 14, 2018, 15:58 PM by Michelle Lange
    Execute a successful cloud migration across any service or deployment model using these tips from cloud computing expert DuWayne Harrison, who spoke at ChannelCon 2018.
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  • Building the Skills for Cloud Success

    May 30, 2018, 20:02 PM by Seth Robinson
    Businesses are beginning to realize that cloud computing can enable an entirely new approach, one that allows IT to take a more strategic role in driving the business forward. Cloud Computing and IT Operations examines the changes taking place within IT teams as they embrace cloud solutions and transform their companies.
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  • What Is Cloud Computing? A General Overview

    May 16, 2018, 14:38 PM by Ed Tittel
    Though the cloud has become ubiquitous, not everybody gets what cloud computing is, and why it’s taking over IT and computing. Here, we provide a basic introduction to some key terms and concepts and explain why cloud computing rules IT as we know it today and for the foreseeable future.
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  • 5 Ways CompTIA Cloud+ Increases Your Earning Potential

    Apr 23, 2018, 14:18 PM by Amy L. Hamblin
    As demand for all things cloud increases, so do the salaries. Here are the top-paying cloud computing skills validated by CompTIA Cloud+.
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