CompTIA's IT Industry Outlook 2015 report predicts a better year for IT sales as well as IT solutions providers taking a more strategic approach to services and solutions.CompTIA says the channel will be challenged to focus on their own branding and marketing as well as on tech skills as consumer and enterprise use of technology continues to evolve.
CompTIA’s Business Confidence Index Shows A Gain In Q4
CompTIA’s IT Industry Business Confidence Index for 2014’s fourth quarter reveals a slight upturn from its third quarter dip.
3 Takeaways For IT Solutions Providers And1 Insight About End UsersFrom CompTIA’s “Trends In Cloud Computing”
Among all the possible takeaways for IT solutions providers in CompTIA’s Fifth Annual Trends in Cloud Computing, Carolyn April, senior director of industry analysis for CompTIA, says make sure you don’t miss these.
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Why Your IT Clients Need A Formal Mobility Policy
The CompTIA paper, “The Mobility Ecosystem,” says mobility, a trend born in the consumer market, continues to increase in enterprise potential. Varied and complex, mobility introduces devices, applications, and connections different from those traditionally used in businesses.
What MSPs Need To Know About Starting — And Growing — A Cloud Practice
CompTIA’s guide, “Accelerating Your Cloud Business a Practical Guide for Solution Providers,” explains how businesses can take advantage of opportunities in the cloud. Because solutions providers have gained their clients’ trust and have knowledge of their needs, they are in an excellent position to help their clients choose the best cloud options.
Strategies That Can Help Minimize Channel Conflict
CompTIA’s Quick Start Guide Profitable Partnering offers strategies for managing conflict and getting the most out of your vendor partnerships.
What You Don’t Know About Your Balance Sheet Can Hurt You
Among the resources on CompTIA’s website is the Quick Start Guide Understanding Your Balance Sheet. In addition to an explanation, in detail, of your balance sheet, the guide also lists some popular misconceptions about balance sheets.
What Makes A Service A “Cloud Service”?
According to CompTIA’s research brief The Cloud Computing Ecosystem, in many ways, cloud computing is nothing new. It has many similarities to existing models — such as time sharing and hosted systems. The cloud, however, offers speed and a platform on which new services can be built and provided to end users. In fact, services account for 57 percent of the U.S. IT and telecom industries. Building and providing these services, though, requires a wide knowledge base.
Why You Should Make Your Customers’ Compliance Your Business
A company’s IT and business decisions are affected by dozens of regulations and standards. These can slow or even stall the decision making process. Successful IT solutions providers know which mandates a customer is subject to and how to bring them into compliance.
What Role Can IT Solutions Providers Play With Social Media Initiatives?
As social media becomes a significant part of business operations, enterprises question what role IT should play. Though marketing and communications are the primary objectives of social tools, these are carried out over the Internet, so naturally IT is expected to get involved
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CompTIA Launches Future Leaders Community To Welcome IT Industry’s Next Wave Of Innovators And Trendsetters
A new initiative that embraces the information technology (IT) industry’s multi-generational workforce and promotes greater collaboration among generations was launched recently by CompTIA, the IT industry association.
CompTIA Makes Retaining Professional Legal Services Easy And Affordable For IT Services Industry
Demonstrating its growing premier member business value, CompTIA, the IT industry association, recently launched its first professional service benefit.
CompTIA Advancing Women In IT Community Announces 2015 Webinar Series
CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry association, announced recently its Advancing Women in IT Community will offer a series of free educational webinars in 2015 to promote the performance and productivity benefits businesses can realize by diversifying their workforce.
CompTIA CertMaster Expands Product Line With Addition Of CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam
CompTIA, the information technology (IT) industry association and the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the IT workforce, recently announced the latest addition to its CompTIA CertMaster portfolio.
Persistent Talent Shortage May Hinder Hiring Plans Of Technology Companies, New TECNA Survey Reveals
Technology companies across the country say they intend to hire new staff over the next 12 months, but those plans may be sidetracked by a continuing shortage of qualified tech talent, according to a new survey released recently by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA).