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IT Certification Press Releases

Press releases and industry news published by certification vendors, training companies, and other members of the IT certification marketplace.

Learning Tree Introduces a New Course: Preparing for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Exam

Learning Tree International (NASDAQ: LTRE) has announced the introduction of a new Agile certification course entitled Preparing for the PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)(SM) Exam

IDC MarketScape Report Evaluates IT Education and Training Offerings of Leading Vendors Worldwide

International Data Corporation (IDC) today released a new MarketScape report profiling and ranking the leading providers in the worldwide IT education and training market. This analysis revealed that vendors are universally strong at integrating a variety of delivery options in their portfolio, thumb but on the other side of the spectrum, few vendors are in a position to be credible advisors to IT departments on staffing, skill requirements, and best practices for IT organizational management.

Oracle University and HCG Announce New Education Center in Minneapolis, MN

HCG and Oracle University are pleased to announce the opening of a new education center in Minneapolis, generic Minnesota. The new location will be operated by HCG (Harbinger Consulting Group) and will be an official "Oracle Approved Education Center" in Minnesota.

New Test Windows Announced for Software Development Certifications

The IEEE Computer Society will hold two test periods this year for its Certified Software Development Associate and Certified Software Development Professional credentials.

Pay for IT skills and certifications continues its nearly yearlong slide

Pay awarded to workers for 524 IT skills and certifications they use on the job continued its downward slide between October and January according to the latest update of Foote Partners' IT Skills and Certifications Pay IndexTM (ITSCPI). The ITSCPI, which has surveyed and reported quarterly market values for individual IT skills since 1999, displayed a third straight quarter of losses for both certified and noncertified IT skills categories, a trend that began in April 2011.

CRISC Certification on the Rise as IT Professionals React to Radically Changing Landscape

More than 16, capsule 000 professionals have earned the CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) designation since it was introduced less than two years ago, there and the number continues to rise. This reflects a need among IT professionals to attain independent affirmation of their skill sets due to the radically changing IT and business landscape, says global nonprofit IT association ISACA.

Microsoft Announces 20th Anniversary of Microsoft Certifications

Expertise and passion for technology helped fuel the information technology revolution, shop changing the way people work, communicate and play. Today, as part of the 20th anniversary of Microsoft Certification celebration, Microsoft recognizes the more than 7 million people globally who are certified on Microsoft technology.

LPI Joins the Linux Foundation

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (, announced that it had become a member of the Linux Foundation

Cisco Updates Wireless Certification Program Exams and Courses to Address Latest Advances in Wireless Networking Industry

Cisco today announced that it has updated the CCNA Wireless and CCNP Wireless Exams and Courses, stuff which provide job ready practical skills and knowledge to address the latest advances in the wireless networking industry.

CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA Certification Launches Worldwide

A new exam and certification for information technology (IT) professionals working in the evolving and expanding data storage arena was introduced today by CompTIA and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).

ISACA Updates CISM Job Practice to Reflect Evolving IT Security Roles

To stay ahead of evolving IT security roles, ISACA's June 2012 Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) examination will be based on an updated job practice. The new CISM job practice is available at to help candidates prepare for the exam.

New Associate of (ISC)2 Programs for CSSLP and CAP Help Aspiring Professionals Prepare for Careers in Cyber Security

(ISC)("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced the expansion of the Associate of (ISC)program to include the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) credentials.

ExamForce Redefines Self-Study for IT Certifications with Release of ExamCoach

ExamCoach, abortion a new service launched by ExamForce, intends to turn the tables on "good intentions" and instead create successful actions by providing a host of services that are included with each exam preparation title.

(ISC)2 Announces Newly Elected 2012 Board of Directors

(ISC)2 ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced the results of the election for its 2012 Board of Directors. The Board provides governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates and enforces adherence to the (ISC) Code of Ethics.

Linux Professional Institute Hosts Exam Labs at SCALE 10X

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, announced promotional exam labs for their Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) at the Southern California Linux Expo

DataCore Software Celebrates Holidays by Offering Free Storage Hypervisor to Microsoft Certified and System Center Professionals

DataCore Software, the industry's premier provider of storage virtualization software, announced today that in the spirit of the holiday season it will offer free license keys of its SANsymphony -V storage hypervisor to Microsoft Certified and System Center professionals. The not-for-resale (NFR) license keys