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Making it in IT: Climbing the Networking Career Ladder
By Ed Tittel | June 05, 2018

With virtualization and cloud computing becoming more and more prevalent, an aspiring network administrator should consider these areas for long-term career advancement. Here's how to do it right.

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An Interesting and Nearly Free Ticket to MSCD: Azure Certification
By Ed Tittel | June 05, 2018

By combining a number of free online resources, IT professionals interested in the MSCD: Azure credential can get certified for next to nothing. Here's how.

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5 Free IT Training Courses Available On edX
By Business News Daily Editor | June 05, 2018

Massive Open Online Courses – or MOOCs for short – are a great source of free, high-quality training. Check out these five IT courses from edX.

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Six Sigma Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | June 05, 2018

Find out what Six Sigma means to organizations and the kinds of employees who can benefit from Six Sigma certification.

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Top 10 Online Cisco Certification Resources
By Ed Tittel | June 04, 2018

When it comes to IT certifications, Cisco is near the top in terms of interest, value and size of its program. Here are the top 10 online certification resources for Cisco professionals.

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Avaya Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | June 04, 2018

Careers focused on Avaya products and services generally offer a high salary potential and a plethora of available jobs.

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Juniper Networks Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | June 01, 2018

If you're looking for a new networking career opportunity or if you work for a company that utilizes Juniper Network products and services, participating in the Juniper Networks Certification Program...

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EC-Council Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | May 31, 2018

EC-Council offers some of the best-known ethical hacking and penetration testing certifications. This guide will help you get started with EC-Council's popular CEH and LPT credentials as well as...

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MongoDB Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 31, 2018

MongoDB is one of the most popular options for document stores available today. As it continues to grow, more organizations are looking for database administrators and developers with MongoDB skills...

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New And Upcoming Software Defined Networking (SDN) Certifications
By Business News Daily Editor | May 30, 2018

SDN and NFV knowledge, skills, certifications and focused training can help put your resume at the top of the stack while building your networking career.

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PMI Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | May 30, 2018

The Project Management Institute offers project management certifications for individuals at all career levels. This certification guide will help you get started with PMI's most popular PMP...

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Check Point Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | May 30, 2018

Check Point offers security certifications geared towards network and system administrators, analysts, engineers and security managers working with the company's security products.

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How to Work from Home When School is Out
By Katharine Paljug | May 28, 2018

As parents know, when you work from home, summer vacation can be a stressful time. Here's how to get work done while your kids are on break.

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IBM Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Business News Daily Editor | May 26, 2018

IBM's IT certifications help IBM employees, partners and consultants bring solutions to customers more quickly and efficiently. IBM credentials can also mean higher salaries and upward mobility for...

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Dell EMC Proven Professional Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 26, 2018

EMC offers certifications in enterprise storage, including tracks for data scientists, cloud (data center) architects and cloud administrators, as well as vendor-neutral options. Learn more about...

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Making It in IT: What Makes a Good SysAdmin?
By Ed Tittel | May 25, 2018

There are three areas that a systems administrator must cover well to be good at their job: technical, interpersonal and management.

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How to Find a Job in IT With No IT Work Experience
By Ed Tittel | May 24, 2018

It's difficult to get a job in IT with no experience, but there is a way. Here's how to get from zero work to full-time IT employment in several not-so-easy but attainable steps.

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Best Free Prep Materials for the Certified Ethical Hacker
By Ed Tittel | May 24, 2018

The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) credential is an intermediate level that teaches IT pros to look at security from a white-hat perspective.

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How to Become A SharePoint Administrator
By Ed Tittel | May 24, 2018

Breaking into the Unified Communications and Collaboration arena to become a SharePoint Admin involves completing a few key certifications and getting experience with the technology.

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Investing in a Home Lab For IT Certification Training
By Ed Tittel | May 23, 2018

For many IT certifications, a home lab can be a very useful learning tool. But before you spend the time and money building your home lab, ask yourself: "How much will it cost?" and "How much can it...

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Ready to Move On? A Complete Guide to Quitting Your Job
By Andreas Rivera | May 23, 2018

Quitting and moving on from a career is part of professional life. Experts weigh in on how to properly leave your current position without compromising your future.

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Scrum.org Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 22, 2018

Is a career in Scrum and Agile in your future? Find out if a certification through Scrum.org fits your interests.

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ISACA Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 22, 2018

ISACA offers certifications in systems auditing, security management, and IT governance and risk. This certification guide covers ISACA's CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC certifications, the CSX program...

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Free OpenStack Training Resources
By Ed Tittel | May 18, 2018

Here's what you need to know about training to administrate OpenStack, a free and open source platform for cloud computing often used for IaaS (infrastructure as a service) deployments.

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Building Your CIO Career Plan in 5 (Not-So-Easy) Steps
By Ed Tittel | May 17, 2018

Becoming a Chief Information Officer for an organization is on the wishlists of many IT pros. But in order to turn that wish into a solid career plan, you first need to identify where you stand and...

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40-Plus Certifications to Advance Your Networking Career
By Business News Daily Editor | May 14, 2018

Looking to advance your career in networking? Here are the most popular networking certifications ideal for those aspiring to be network specialists, administrators and engineers.

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Getting an MBA Without a Bachelor's Degree
By Ed Tittel | May 11, 2018

Is it possible to get into an MBA program without a bachelor's degree? While many schools have strict admission policies, some, including the prestigious University of Chicago, will consider MBA...

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Technical vs. Management: Which IT Career Track Is Right for You?
By Ed Tittel | May 11, 2018

At some point in their careers, most IT professionals will choose to continue on a technical tracks or transition into a management role. Here's how to decide which path is right for you.

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(ISC)2 Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 10, 2018

(ISC)2 offers vendor-neutral security certifications with specializations in security architecture, security engineering and security management. This guide will help you get started with (ISC)2's...

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HPE Certification Guide: Overview and Career Paths
By Ed Tittel | May 10, 2018

HP recently rebranded most of its IT certifications as HPE certs and today offers credentials in big data, cloud computing, networking, security, storage, IT management and more.