Microsoft Acquires Pentagon Certification, Closes Gap With Amazon

According to the Washington Post, Microsoft has achieved Impact Level 6, the Pentagon’s highest IT security certification. Prior to December 12, Amazon was the only company to have achieved Impact Level 6. The certification allows a company to store classified…

Microsoft Partners With Linux Foundation On Azure Certification

Microsoft and The Linux Foundation announced on Wednesday that they have partnered to offer a new certification for Linux on Azure. “In order to become certified, individuals must pass both the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator exam, and the Microsoft…

LinkedIn Launches “Add To Profile” Button For Certifications

LinkedIn is launching a new feature that lets members add professional certifications to their profile with one click. The company has partnered with Coursera, Lynda.com, Microsoft, HubSpot, and Aspiring Minds over the past year on a pilot of the program,…

Linux Foundation Launches Linux Certification Program

The nonprofit Linux Foundation announced a new Linux Certification Program to help systems administrators show off some credentials and get jobs based upon them. There are two certifications – one for early career admins and one for engineer-level admins. The…

NetCom Launches New Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Course

NetCom has launched a new Microsoft SharePoint 2013 course aimed at preparing attendees for the certification exa for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in SharePoint 2013 (MCSE). SharePoint 2013 is part of Microsoft’s recent “era of productivity” software rollout. “The new…