The concept of cloud computing has been around for more than a half century, long before vocational computer school training programs were offered online. The actual term is believed to have been used for the first time in 2006 when Google CEO Eric Schmidt first brought the topic up during a conference. In recent years, adoption rates have increased, and investors have shown a willingness to fund new research and development. And, most IT training students today learn at least basic terminology and functionality of cloud computing software and security no matter what computer school program they enroll in.
A career in IT could be a game changer for your family’s financial future. There is a great demand for employees with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a wide variety of businesses IT departments. Furthermore, there has been a call to increase the amount of women in the IT field.
Back in the 1980s, IT certifications were issued by particular manufacturers and were only truly relevant to their specific systems. While there was some overlap between the certifications, IT workers still had to be certified separately for Dell, Compaq, IBM, Macintosh, and so on. This certification regime was both inefficient and costly, forcing IT pros to pay fees to multiple organizations.
Information technology (IT) is a dynamic industry and a great place to start building a vibrant, exciting, and long-lasting career. Since technology changes so quickly, there is a great need for a highly motivated workforce willing to keep up with the changes in the industry. If you’re looking to make a new start in your career and are willing to learn, you will quickly rise through the ranks in any IT department in any company.
As more of our lives become connected to the internet, threats to our private data and computer systems increase.
Interacting with other people is a necessary part of life, no matter how much we’d like to avoid it. Too often, we all have conversations where we concentrate on the information we want to convey rather than what the other person is talking about.
The Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the latest buzzwords in IT, but their potential impact on our life and our careers is huge. The rise of ‘smart’ infrastructure in our homes, workplaces, and cities is undeniable, but what do these buzz words actually mean and what difference will they make to the future of IT careers?
Dallas is facing a rise in IT professional salaries, and candidates with networking and storage skills are currently in high-demand. These findings from the annual Dice Tech Salary Survey, released on March 28, confirms the outlook is good for those with a flexible skill set.
What is the Current Job Market like for Computer Network Administrators?
As digital technology continues to change and grow, the need for skilled professionals who have the knowledge and expertise required to administer computer networks will increase as well. The Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics' own website reports that, as of 2014, there were 382,600 people employed in the computer network administration field. Looking into the future, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the number of jobs in this field will continue to grow by 8% annually for the years 2014 through 2024.
The concept of cloud computing has been around for years; however, the technology and security that makes cloud computing possible is quite new. These days everyone from Netflix, Amazon to Apple have some sort of cloud infrastructure so the question is, "What is Cloud Computing and why should you be excited about it as a career choice?"