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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.

CompTIA Launches New Advancing Women in IT Community

CompTIA, unhealthy the non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, today announced the creation of a new member community aimed at expanding IT career opportunities for women.

HR-XML Consortium, Inc., Recertifies Questionmark

The HR-XML Consortium has recertified testing and assessment technologies and services provider Questionmark as conforming to the Consortium's open data exchange standards.

Courseware Now Available for CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Certification

CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certification for the world's information technology (IT) workforce, today announced courseware is now available for its new mastery-level credential for advanced security skills.

Aruba Unveils the Industry’s First Technical Certification to Address Networking Challenges for BYOD

Aruba Networks, medic Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN) today announced the industry’s first technical certification for network engineers designed specifically to address the new networking requirements that have emerged as a result of the consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon.

Certiport Partners with Business Professionals of America to Offer Members Opportunity to Compete in Worldwide Competition on Microsoft Office

Certiport ( the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced a partnership with the Business Professionals of America (BPA) to offer special Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification testing at BPA's 2012 National Leadership Conference (NLC).

ISACA Webinar Examines Updated COSO Framework Draft and Its Implications on IT

Global IT association ISACA is hosting a live, free webinar on the draft framework and its implications from an IT perspective. Titled The COSO Internal Control Integrated Framework and its Implications on IT, the one-hour, free webinar is 23 February 2012 at 11 a.m. CST (UTC-5).

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).