Category: Certification

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Microsoft Certification Roadmaps

There are lots of Microsoft certifications and multiple paths associated with some of the categories. Keeping track of them can be daunting. Luckily, Microsoft has published some roadmaps that are very easy to read. If...

Microsoft Once Again Decides to End Prometric’s Monopoly as an Exam Delivery Provider 0

Microsoft Once Again Decides to End Prometric’s Monopoly as an Exam Delivery Provider

After years of complaints from just about every Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft decided to add Pearson VUE as an alternative to Prometric, the only Microsoft exam provider available to MCTs. Prometric has been...

New Windows Server 2012 Courses from Microsoft 0

New Windows Server 2012 Courses from Microsoft

Microsoft has released the following new Windows Server 2012 courses. For those new to certification or new to Windows Server 2012: Course 20410A: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 Prerequisites: Before attending this course,...

Video: Microsoft Certification Exam Demo 0

Video: Microsoft Certification Exam Demo

If you are new to Microsoft certification exams, check out this demo from Microsoft that will help you understand how all exam types work. Watching this video before your first certification exam is highly...

MCT 2011 NA Summit in San Francisco Oct 19-21 (W-F) 0

MCT 2011 NA Summit in San Francisco Oct 19-21 (W-F)

Microsoft is assisting MCTs in North America to offer 3 days of training for MCTs on the latest Microsoft products and technologies.The summit will be held at Microsoft’s Northwest District office in San Francisco...

Microsoft Announces New Prices for Certification Exams 0

Microsoft Announces New Prices for Certification Exams

Thanks to Microsoft, they have not raised their certification prices for a long time, until now. Effective July 1, 2011, the retail price of Microsoft Certifications will increase worldwide, except for India where the...

Number of Questions on CompTIA Exams 0

Number of Questions on CompTIA Exams

One question that I am often asked when I am teaching CompTIA classes is how many questions are there on CompTIA exams. Thanks to my student Dawn, here is the information for CompTIA A+,...

Certiport Acquires MeasureUp 0

Certiport Acquires MeasureUp

Certiport has announced that it has acquired MeasureUp LLC. Even though MeasureUp software is not considered a very useful exam preparation tool compared to it’s competitors, they must have made some kind of deal...

2010 IT Skills and Salary Report 0

2010 IT Skills and Salary Report

TechRepublic and Global Knowledge have published their 2010 IT Skills and Salary Report. You can download a copy of the report here. Here are some of the highlights. – Over 19,500 IT professionals worldwide...