CCIA and CCEE Certs Retiring this November

On November 28, 2014, the CCIA and CCEE for Virtualization certifications will be retired. For the thousands of you who currently hold or are working towards these certifications, you may be wondering how this will effect you. This simply means that those working towards these certifications will have until November 28, 2014 to do so.…

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Information Security Professionals Are Running Scarce

High Demand, Low Supply of Cybersecurity Experts As the world moves further into the digital age, it only makes sense that cybercrime is on the rise. A number of major organizations have found themselves at the center of controversy after failing to adequately protect customer information. As a result, there is a growing segment of…

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Seven IT Certifications that Pay

There has long been a debate among IT professionals about the true value of certifications. Are they just a way for vendors to milk you for more money? Or do they really benefit your career? In a recent survey of 700 network professionals, jointly conducted by Network World and SolarWinds, of the 74% that held…

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A Useful Stepping Stone to Cisco Certification

If you’re thinking of getting Cisco-certified but find the task daunting, you might consider getting a Network+, Security+, or other CompTIA certification as a stepping stone. CompTIA certifications are considerably easier than Cisco certifications, so you can get an early success under your belt in as little as a few weeks. According to Cisco, people…

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Lync Server 2013 Certification Path

The Path to a MCSE: Communication Earning an MCSE: Communication certification will qualify you for a position in network and computer systems administration. It will validate your expertise in creating a consistent communications experience for your organization and connecting your colleagues to people around the world. Note: In order to earn your MCSE: Communication certification,…

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SharePoint 2013 Certification Path

The Path to a MCSE: SharePoint If you want to earn recognition for your expertise in helping a company organize, sync, collaborate and share information across their organization, you might consider getting certified as an MCSE in SharePoint. By making it easier for employees to stay connected, access files anytime and maintain messaging security, certified…

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A Useful Stepping Stone to Cisco Certification

If you’re thinking of getting Cisco-certified but find the task daunting, you might consider getting a Network+, Security+, or other CompTIA certification as a stepping stone. CompTIA certifications are considerably easier than Cisco certifications, so you can get an early success under your belt in as little as a few weeks. According to Cisco, people…

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Why Consider the Cisco CCNA Security Certification?

The Cisco CCNA Security Certification The Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) is an associate or foundation-level Cisco certification. Credential holders possess skills necessary to protect network security, including developing a security infrastructure, recognizing and mitigating security threats, and ensuring availability of network data and devices. The CCNA Security credential is recognized by the…

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Become a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Businesses Need Certified Ethical Hackers All cyber-attacks inflict losses. Period. A study by the Ponemon Institute last year found that cyber-attacks cost 56 U.S. companies an average of $8.9 million annually, ranging from $1.4 million to $46 million. The companies reported an average of over 100 cyber-attacks per week, a 42% increase from the previous…

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Cisco Announces New Certifications

Cisco Aligns Certifications with Real World Needs Cisco Learning Network is introducing new certification and training programs to prepare IT professionals for shifts in the technology landscape. The multinational corporation was worried that the continuing skills shortage in the tech field would cause the adoption of new and emerging technologies to stall and is introducing…

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Four Reasons to Obtain Cisco Training

The Value of Cisco Training and Certification Those currently in an IT career have seen their industry change rapidly over the past year, and the technology sector will likely continue to shift through 2015. While many companies are influencing the marketplace, perhaps none has as big of an impact as Cisco. Obtaining Cisco training is…

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