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Channel urged to work together on change - and view it as an opportunity
CompTIA channel members members have been told to view change as an opportunity but work collectively to ensure a strong outcome.
Exclusive: New initiative aims to challenge stereotypes and help girls Dream IT
A new initiative from IT community CompTIA aims to challenge stereotypes and preconceived ideas and show year 7 and 8 girls tech really is cool.
Exclusive: IT industry called on to help girls Dream IT
IT community organisation CompTIA has put the call out for those involved in IT to speak out to encourage young girls into IT.
New initiative to boost women’s participation in ANZ IT industries
The IT industry isn’t just a place for the boys and is in fact a great place for the girls - an initiative has been launched to promote this message.
CompTIA launches local initiative to encourage women into IT
IT offers 'endless' opportunities for women - and now CompTIA has launched a local version of its global initiative to encourage women into IT.
CompTIA sets ANZ channel community meeting date
The meetings provide the local community a non-competitive forum with which to discuss the common challenges faced by the channel in Australia and NZ.
Peace of mind from cybercrime
If we accept cyber-crime as ever changing, Australian organisations can’t afford to stand still.
Exclusive: Is flexible billing the new reseller battleground?
Technology isn’t the next big differentiator for resellers with the focus instead shifting to billing models. So are you ready?
CompTIA survey uncovers top 7 IT employability skills in the channel
IT skills in the channel are more important than ever to understand and keep ahead of the industry's shape and direction.
CompTIA urges reseller action over ransomware
CompTIA is urging resellers be proactive about helping customers protect themselves from ransomware, with some less conventional, high value measures.
Taking advantage of managed services popularity
“The very things that are leading to change and challenges in the IT channel are also delivering an enormous range of new opportunities."
New channel standards for managed IT solution providers released
CompTIA has rolled out its second 'channel standards' this time focusing on providing managed IT solution providers with a blueprint for best practice
CompTIA launches customer retention tool for MSPs
“Many MSPs are winging it, with no real direction or understanding of what it takes to bring on a new customer."
IT pros need to reassess security approach as stakes get higher
"Companies are embracing new technology solutions without taking the corresponding actions necessary to build a proper defense."
CompTIA launches customer engagement tool for MSPs
“Many MSPs are winging it, with no real direction or understanding of what it takes to bring on a new customer and keep the customer long term."
Technology distribution is changing - so where do channel partners stand?
“The IT delivery model is changing. On the surface, it might not seem that distribution is needed with cloud and other advanced technologies."
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Cyber crime hits Aussie businesses hard
“Due to the evolving nature of IT, most organisations have had to change the way their company approaches security."
What to consider before going all in with one vendor?
“All-in-one platforms let managed service providers work with fewer vendors, minimising the processes they have to work with."
The IT security skills gap is affecting everyone, especially the channel
"Overall, 86% of attendees at the meetings said that some degree of security skills gap existed in their organisation."
CompTIA expands education offering for channel
CompTIA is ramping up its education resources with the launch of online executive certificate courses and new quick start e-learning courses.
CompTIA launches Channel Standards for best practices
CompTIA has launched Channel Standards, a collection of best practices designed to give the ANZ channel a blueprint for best practices.
Channel partners have more opportunities now than ever before
“Overall there are increased opportunities for the channel by virtue of the fact that nearly every manager now has a de facto IT function."
Mobile opportunities abound for channel
CompTIA says workforce mobility is a growing trend in 2016, offering up plenty of new opportunities for the channel.