29 Jan 2015 | Oz Merchant
What Your IT Guy Wishes You Knew About The Cloud

Cloud, cloud-based, cloud computing, cloud storage … there are so many trendy buzz words related to “cloud” that make it sound more like hype than anything else. As cloud computing expands across all industries and even in your personal life, you may have some questions about what it all means, its security, and whether you need to bring an umbrella.

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30 Jan 2015 | Johnny Bass | CCNA, Certification, Cisco, Data Center
CCNA Data Center Question of the Week: Fabric Extender

Which Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender supports FCoE?

28 Jan 2015 | James Michael Stewart | Certification, CompTIA, Security+
Security+ Question of the Week: Flood Guard

What type of attack does a flood guard protect against?

27 Jan 2015 | Hank Marquis | ITIL, Service Management
Is Your Help Desk Being Replaced with Social Media?

As social media systems and services like Yammer, IBM Connections, Facebook and Twitter are now replacing IT service desks, it’s wise to consider which approaches are best for social media technical support.

26 Jan 2015 | Guest Authors | Certification, PMP, Project Management
PMP Question of the Week: Project Charter

Which of the following statements is not true regarding a project charter?

23 Jan 2015 | Johnny Bass | CCNA, Certification, Cisco, Data Center
CCNA Data Center Question of the Week: Fibre Channel HBA

Which is the correct port type for a Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) connected to a Fibre Channel hub?

21 Jan 2015 | Guest Authors | Business Transformation
The Benefits of Deploying IT Skills Frameworks

Organizations that strive to ensure their IT departments can successfully add business value can derive numerous benefits from utilizing and deploying IT skills frameworks. IT skills frameworks provide a foundation for identifying the core IT skills that are necessary to support the strategic direction of the business. The increasing trend toward business transformation in which CIOs are tasked with demonstrating business value from IT resources requires a holistic insight into the current state of IT skills readiness, the future state of IT skills readiness and the gap that exists between the two endpoints.