Creating IT Futures, the philanthropic arm of CompTIA, has released the Federal Technology Convergence Commission Report to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), highlighting how converged technologies could redefine government communication, cooperation, and the way federal agencies address the nation’s most significant issues.
CompTIA Adds “Future Leaders” Community For Young IT Professionals
This week, CompTIA, the IT industry association, announced the addition of a new CompTIA community: Future Leaders. CompTIA’s communities now total 10 with the addition of this group that brings together members of the IT industry, age 35 and younger.
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.
EXPLORING COMPTIA INSIGHTS & TOOLS
Cash Management: What IT Solutions Providers Can Do When The Ends Don’t Meet
In the CompTIA Quick Start Guide Cash Management Strategies: A Practical Guide For Solutions Providers, the guide’s authors point out the differences between “strategic” and “tactical” cash management.
Can You Answer Your IT Clients’ Questions About BC/DR?
Most IT solutions providers offer some type of backup and business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) solution. According to CompTIA’s Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Overview, it’s a natural extension of their other offerings.
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.
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CompTIA Honors Mike Brogan With Lifetime Achievement Award
Celebrating exceptional leadership and humanitarianism, CompTIA recently recognized IT services pioneer Mike Brogan with the IT association’s 2015 “Lifetime Achievement Award.
CompTIA Business Model Benchmark Aims To Help Technology Solution Providers Build Strong Foundations For Long-Term Success
CompTIA, the IT industry association, said recently it has developed a new assessment tool to help technology solution providers gain better short- and long-term insight into their financial and operating models.
CompTIA Announces 2015 IT Hall Of Fame Inductees
CompTIA recently announced two distinguished technology leaders – Scott Cook, Founder of Intuit and Sam Palmisano, former CEO of IBM – will be inducted into the IT Hall of Fame.
SMBs Value Innovation Expertise When Selecting Technology Partners, New CompTIA Research Reveals
Information technology (IT) companies looking to engage or expand their work with small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) would do well to highlight their expertise and innovations skills, new research from CompTIA, the IT industry association, reveals.
Comptia Launches New Cloud Trustmark+ For It Channel
CompTIA recently announced the IT industry’s first formal accreditation for cloud-focused IT vendors and distributors.