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August, 2013


August 30, 2013  3:15 PM

Cloud Certification is an Area of Huge Ferment for IT Pros

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With virtualization and cloud-based computing so dominant on the IT landscape already, and trending strongly upward, I was curious to see what would happen in researching a certification survey story for Tom's IT Pro on that very topic. As I expected, I found plenty of evidence for strong growth,...

August 28, 2013  2:52 PM

What’s the Real Story on High-Tech Immigration Reform?

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I was researching a reader question for my weekly blog post for Tom's IT Pro earlier this week when I came across a PBS story that posted on July 24, 2013. Entitled " Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 26, 2013  3:14 PM

Where’s ITCertificationMaster.com?

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For the past two years or so, I've been following Mirek (Miroslaw) Burnejko's excellent ITCertificationMaster.com Website on a pretty...


August 23, 2013  3:27 PM

Interesting Virtualization Infographic

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Nobody can deny that virtualization tools, platforms, and technologies are at the white-hot heart of what's making things happen in IT these days, and driving future growth and development . That's why I examined a nice Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 21, 2013  2:50 PM

Notes from Brocade Certification: 2013 Survey & SDN/Vyatta Coming Soon!

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I got a very nice e-mail on Monday from Joe Cannata, Brocade University's Senior Manager of Certification. He shared pointers to the results of the company's 2013 Certification Survey, which polls as many of its certified IT professionals as are willing to respond, to take their temperature on a...


August 19, 2013  4:37 PM

Getting Ready for Software Defined Networking

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When I posted about SDN (Software Defined Networking) nearly two weeks ago, I didn't anticipate the huge groundswell of interest and reaction that information would provoke (to see that original post, check out Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 14, 2013  5:10 PM

Future-Proofing an IT Career

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I get lots of e-mail from readers of this and other blogs I write on IT certification and career development topics, which also include my "Making it in...

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August 12, 2013  5:22 PM

Big Data/Data Analytics Gains a New Cert: CAP

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Last March, I blogged for PearsonITCertification.com about certifications related to big...

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August 9, 2013  3:12 PM

Pending Windows 8.1 Changes Hit MVA HTML5 Training at MS

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Microsoft is going to accommodate the many changes to the UI and APIs that the transition from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 (and Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2) will bring by doing an "in-place" updates to many of its training courses and IT certification exams. By in-place update, I...


August 8, 2013  4:57 PM

Learning@Cisco Takes Bold Steps Forward into the World of Software Defined Networking (SDN)

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Late last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with several members of the Learning@Cisco team about the company’s future directions for SDN, including Jeanne Beliveau Dunn (VP/GM) and Tejas Vashi (Director, Product Mgmt). The focus of our discussion started from a typical marketing PowerPoint...


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