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Aaron Axline

A short history of IT certification, Part 2: The dawn of technology certification

In Part One of this series, we looked at the origins of professional certification and its adoption across different industries. In this second installment, we're going to focus on the IT industry and ...

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Which vendor’s cloud certifications are right for your IT career?

IT professionals and career starters looking for a cloud computing training and certification program have several options to choose from, as cloud computing currently represents the dominant paradigm ...

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The here, there, and everywhere of Google Certification

Would you like to have more information on Google's certification program for IT professionals? Be prepared to search for it. The massive tech company that saw its name become a verb in the ...

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Choosing the right IT certification training can ensure exam success

Preparing to challenge (and hopefully pass) a certification exam can be a daunting task. Thankfully, there is a multitude of certification training materials and exam preparation options …

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A short history of IT certification, Part 1: From medieval master to modern professional

IT training and certification is a global phenomenon that spans the length and breadth …

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The final demise of MCSA (and MCSD and MCSE) certification marks the end of an era

The year was 2001, but I wasn’t on a space odyssey — instead, I was in rural Pennsylvania with …

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CompTIA's certification pedigree is potent, but some of its credentials are not

Over the last two decades, the IT certification arena has been heavily influenced by the work ...

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Cloud services giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) is dominating a key IT industry

On Nov. 25, 2020, the entire internet went down. Or at least that's how it seemed for thousands ...

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With 2020 gone, what did the tech industry learn from COVID-19?

If the major theme of the last 20 years has been how information technology dramatically changed the world, then the year 2020 was when IT itself had to adapt, in order to serve a pandemic-stricken ...

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Pick a cloud, any cloud: Where should you focus your cloud study efforts?

Cloud computing is the de facto technology standard for the majority of people in both their working and personal lives. The convenience and functionality of the cloud paired with powerful mobile ...

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