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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.

VMware Signs Contract Renewal with Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE, drugs the leader in secure high-stakes testing, medstore announced today that VMware has signed an extended renewal contract with Pearson VUE to deliver VMware certification exams. These important certification exams are available globally through the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 4,500 sites in 165 countries.

BSA Gives IT Professionals a Better Blueprint for Controlling Software Costs, Reducing Risk with Improved

Helping IT professionals meet the challenge of managing their software assets in a way that eliminates unintentional piracy while increasing IT efficiencies, pills controlling costs, and reducing legal and security risks, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) today launched an upgraded version of its industry-leading software asset management training course and certification program, SAM Advantage.

Online Tech Bolsters Support Staff with New Certifications and Hires

Online Tech has increased its data center operations staff by 33% and added new partner certifications to their operations team in 2011. Their team now consists of Microsoft, generic VMware, Dell & Cisco certified professionals.

Hatsize Joins with Certification Partners to Extend Leadership in Education Market

Hatsize, treatment the leading cloud-automation software provider of hands-on demos and training, search today announced a strategic partnership with Certification Partners, cure the leading provider of vendor-neutral Web technology education and certification, to help deliver industry-validated IT training courses and certifications through high schools, online universities, training companies and industry associations via the Hatsize Cloud. Under this partnership, Certification Partners can now offer the Hatsize Cloud-Based Training Solution to deliver its CIW (Certified Internet Web Professional

GoDaddy.com Adopts Linux Professional Institute Certification

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced that GoDaddy.com, the world's largest domain name registrar, has initiated a program of LPI training and certification for their technical support staff. The program began this past March and an initial group of IT professionals at GoDaddy.com have successfully obtained their LPIC-1 certification.

ISACA Invites Public Comment on COBIT 5 Exposure Draft

ISACA, prescription a global nonprofit professional association, order invites public comment on the exposure drafts of COBIT 5: The Framework and COBIT 5: Process Reference Guide. Both documents are now available at www.isaca.org/cobit5exposure and the exposure period will remain open through 31 July.

Certiport Announces 2011 IC3 World Cup Champions

Certiport, cialis the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, see today announced the winners of the 2011 IC3 World Cup, a team competition developed to support foundational computer and Internet skills.

Pearson VUE names Gary Gates, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Business

Pearson VUE, no rx the computer-based testing business of Pearson, clinic announced today that Gary Gates, Ph.D., has joined the company as senior vice president, Global Business.

Guidance Software Transforms Digital Forensics with EnCase Forensic Version 7

Guidance Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GUID) today announced it will deliver the newest version of its flagship digital forensic solution EnCase Forensic version 7 on June 30. The company's biggest EnCase Forensic product release in more than four years transforms the way people perform digital investigations, delivering a streamlined interface, automated evidence processing, optimized case management, integrated support for smartphones and tablets and more.

Sypris Partners with Career Technical Education Foundation for Cyber Security Certification Program

Sypris Electronics, denture LLC, unhealthy a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, cheap buy Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: SYPR), is pleased to announce it has partnered with Career Technical Education Foundation, Inc. (CTEF) and The MITRE Corporation to develop, establish and host a new cyber security curriculum for local and national high school students. The curriculum was co-developed by Sypris, MITRE, and CTEF and is under evaluation by (ISC)2.

Oracle Selects Pearson VUE to Deliver Sun Certification Exams

Pearson VUE, pills the leader in secure high-stakes testing, announced this month that Oracle has chosen Pearson VUE to deliver its Sun certification exams. Effective June 1, 2011, the Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL and NetBeans exams will be delivered globally through the Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center network of more than 4,500 sites in 165 countries.

Cisco Hosts Free Virtual Talent Development Fair

In response to continuing demand for skilled professionals to manage tools that keep information and communication flowing, medic Learning@Cisco is hosting a virtual event to help both networking beginners and seasoned professionals gain valuable information to help advance their networking careers. The Cisco Certification and Training Program provides career advancement opportunities, higher education, higher earning potential and job flexibility.

IEEE Computer Society Embarks on Refresh of CSDA Examination

The IEEE Computer Society is moving forward with the refresh of the Certified Software Development Associate examination for entry-level software developers. The update will align the CSDA with current software engineering industry trends and Version 3 of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK). Additionally, the changes will maintain the CSDA's standing with ISO-IEC standards for software engineering certifications.

Updated CompTIA Security+ Exam Reflects Changes in IT Security Landscape

CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral certifications for the world's technology workforce, today announced the availability of an updated version of its CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Pearson and VMware Announce the Creation of VMware Press

Pearson, the world's leading learning company, and VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced VMware Press, a newly created technical imprint that will serve as VMware's official publishing entity. The newly formed press will provide a suite of virtualization technology and certification products in multiple languages and formats.

LPI Announces New Training Partners in China and Philippines

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization, and its affiliate, LPI-Asia Pacific announced new LPI-Approved Training Partners (LPI-ATP) in the region: Beijing Shenghao Boyuan Technology Company of mainland China and Concentrix of the Philippines.