Cisco Certificates Highly Regarded

In the world of networking, there are few names like Cisco. The company’s products are used all over the world to facilitate network access for countless organizations. With this in mind, it is no surprise that Cisco is expected to experience growth in the near future as things like the cloud become more commonly leveraged. The…

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IT Sector Increases Hiring in First Half of 2014

It was announced this week that the tech industry in the U.S. is hiring more quickly so far this year than it did during the same period in 2013. A midyear analysis of employment by the TechAmerica Foundation found that the tech industry had hired 6.3 million workers as of June 2014, growing by nearly 119,000…

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VMware Certifications Increasingly Valuable Assets

The way in which people work is changing every day. Much of this has to do with concepts like the cloud and virtualization. If there’s any company out there that understands these things, it’s VMware. VMware first made a name for itself in the virtualization market. While it has gotten its hands into several other…

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IT Trends Expected for 2014, 2015 & Beyond

Ten Information Technology Trends for 2014 & Beyond The pace of change in IT today is greater than ever. And it’s been said that the changes we’re due to see in 2014 and beyond start with the way people think. Perhaps this means that a lot of the transformation taking place is due to the…

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What does Cloud Computing Mean for Project Managers?

Project Management & Cloud Computing Whether software development or infrastructure, the manner in which cloud computing projects are delivered is altered enough to require a slightly different approach to project management. While the same elements exist on cloud computing projects as any other, the sequence in which they need to be done is a bit…

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Training for Today’s Project Managers

Solutions for Project Managers of All Levels Businesses everywhere rely on individuals possessing a variety of different skills relating to Project Management. The PMP (Project Management Professional), for example, continues to be one of the most sought after certifications for a good reason; successfully managing projects is vital to any business. Analysis, budgeting, time management…

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IT Security Spending to Exceed $70 Billion in 2014

By the End of the Year, IT Security Spending will Exceed $70 Billion A recent study from Gartner found that global security spending will top $71 billion by the end of the year, increasing almost 8% from 2013. The report also projected that, by the end of 2015, spending on information security will rise another…

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The Link Between System Center & ITIL®

ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) is synonymous with Service Management and has transformed IT departments worldwide for decades. It is the most widely adopted approach to IT Service Management in the world and is applicable to IT departments of any size. The ITIL Service Lifecycle approach and best practices have been proven successful time and time…

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Top 5 Most Frequently Used ITIL® Terms

ITIL® Terms Defined So, what is ITIL? ITIL® is about Service Management in IT. It’s about what happens when an IT department is introducing a new service into an organization and everything that comes before its introduction and after. It’s about your customers attaining value in the services that you provide them. But more than…

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Red Hat Certification: Proven Real World Skills

The RHCSA & RHCE Are you skeptical of IT certifications? Well, Red Hat certifications are different. To earn a Red Hat certification, you must pass a hands-on, practical exam in which you complete real-world tasks using the technology rather than just being asked questions about it. Red Hat certification programs validate people’s technical skills and…

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Top 5 Ways Businesses Benefit from Server Virtualization

Reap the Benefits of Server Virtualization Virtualization is not an IT trend. It is also not new, but it is new in many organizations, as companies of all sizes invest in virtualization technologies to reap it’s many benefits: energy savings, server and desktop provisioning, reduction in physical servers, increased uptime and availability, better disaster recovery…and…

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What to Expect With Windows 10

Windows 10 Brings Major Changes While Apple has been enjoying its fair share of media attention as of late with the announcement of new devices, one of its chief competitors is gearing up for changes of their own. Microsoft will release a preview version of the Windows 10 operating system on September 30, marking the…

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Benefits of System Center 2012 – Service Manager

What are the Benefits of SCSM 2012? Service Manager is the component of System Center 2012 cloud and data center management solutions that helps standardize service delivery across your organization. These solutions provide a common management toolset for your private and public cloud applications and services, and help you deliver IT as a Service to…

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