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ISACA's CISM, CRISC Among Highest-Paying IT Certs

SimonV · Jun 22, 2012 1

ISACA's CISM, CRISC Among Highest-Paying IT Certifications



ISACA’s Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) credentials have been named two of the highest-paying IT certifications in the latest Foote Partners’ IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index (ITSCPI). The recognition shows that employers are investing in professionals with specific IT skill sets that demonstrate the knowledge and expertise to address current and emerging challenges such as cloud computing and big data.

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Skype launches in-call ads

dales · Jun 14, 2012 0

Skype launches in-call ads



In the kind of emetic doubletalk that can only be produced by highly-trained university professionals, Skype has justified its launch of in-call advertising by saying the move will let people “have meaningful conversations about brands in a highly engaging environment”.

Admittedly, it’s proven devilishly difficult over the years to turn the popular free-but-proprietary-VoIP platform into a river of gold: first, its founders only struck a paying vein by selling to eBay, and now Microsoft is having a shot at “monetizing” Skpe.

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StarWind SAN Software - Free to VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix Certified Pros

dales · Jun 13, 2012 1

StarWind High Availability SAN Software Is Free to VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix Certified Professionals



StarWind Software Inc., an innovative provider of iSCSI SAN software and VM backup technology, announced today that the company offers free license keys of its best-of-breed High Availability SAN solutions to VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Instructors (VCI), Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP), Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT), Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP), and Citrix Certified Instructors (CCI). The not-for-resale (NFR) license keys are available for non-production use, including: course development, training, lab testing, evaluation, and demonstration purposes. The offer includes such solutions as StarWind iSCSI SAN and StarWind Native SAN for Hyper-V both enhanced with a powerful VM Back-up Plug-in.

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New HP Server Solutions Architect

SimonV · Jun 13, 2012 1

New HP Server Solutions Architect



Hp have released a new Server Solutions Architect certification,the certification focuses on the new HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) server systems and HP Integrity. Upgrade paths from APC - HP Integrity Servers [2010] and from APC - HP ProLiant Server Solutions [2010] certifications are also available.

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MCSD Reinvented for the Cloud

SimonV · Jun 12, 2012 4

MCSD Reinvented for the Cloud



Microsoft has reinvented the MCSD for the cloud and the future of the applications marketplace. The MCSD addresses new skills and a broader audience, including next generation of developers who thrive on leading edge technology.

The first MCSD certification, called MCSD: Windows Metro Style Apps , is for developers who want the skills to create amazing apps for Windows 8. With Windows 8, developers can build these applications using multiple programming approaches, including C# and HTML5 with JavaScript, that work across devices.

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CCIE Security Exam Refresh

SimonV · Jun 12, 2012 0

CCIE Security Exam Refresh



The Cisco CCIE Security Written and Lab exams have been revised to v4.0. Written exam topics v4.0 and lab exam topics v4.0 are now available and the first administration of the updated exams is scheduled for November 2012

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LinkedIn Passwords Leaked By Hackers

AJ · Jun 7, 2012 12

LinkedIn Passwords Leaked By Hackers



Social networking website LinkedIn has said some of its members' passwords have been "compromised" after reports that more than six million passwords had been leaked onto the internet.

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Microsoft MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure Launched

SimonV · Jun 1, 2012 0

Microsoft MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure Launched



Prove you can enable flexible and reliable access to corporate resources across devices by earning the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Desktop Infrastructure certification.

The new MCSE cert covers the following exams:

  • Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 *1
  • Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • Exam 70-415: Implementing a Desktop Infrastructure*2
  • Exam 70-416: Implementing Desktop Application Environments*2

*1 Exam 70-410 is available as a beta exam starting June...

Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure Launched

SimonV · Jun 1, 2012 1

Microsoft MCSE: Server Infrastructure Launched



IT departments must adapt to rapidly changing business needs that demand cloud-enabled infrastructure solutions that are both agile and cost effective. Respond to these changing demands and get recognized with a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Server Infrastructure certification.

The new MCSE cert covers the following exams:

  • Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 *1
  • Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • Exam 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure*2
  • Exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced...

Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Launched

SimonV · Jun 1, 2012 0

Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 Launched



The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 certification shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills that are relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment.

The new MCSA cert covers the following exams:

  • Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 *Beta
  • Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
* Exam 70-410 is available as a beta exam starting June 17, 2012

The MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification is a prerequisite for earning the MCSE: Server...