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What is XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service)?

What is XaaS (Anything-as-a-Service)?

Three common cloud services are Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—collectively known as (SPIaaS)—but more and more vendors are coming up with new ways of delivering traditional services via the cloud. These creative approaches have led to the concept of "anything" as a Service" or X-as-a-Service (XaaS), where the X represents an unknown value, just like it did in your middle school algebra classes.

XaaS, the essence of cloud computing, refers to an increasing number of services that are delivered via the Internet, rather than provided locally or on-site. Plus, analysts recently forecasted the global XaaS market to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 38.22% between 2016-2020.

The CompTIA Security+ Certification Course

The CompTIA Security+ Security Certification Course

Security+ training provides an excellent introduction to the security field and is typically a better entry point than jumping right into an advanced security program. With Security+, you’ll build a solid foundation of knowledge that you can build on, which will help you advance your career in the months and years to come.

7 Must Have Apps for Business

7 Must Have Apps for Businesses

Everyone has their favorite app; a go-to that they use constantly and keeps you in check. Applications were created to help us solve problems. Whether for work or play, their easy access and usability makes our lives and jobs easier. With more people working remotely, making sure your employees have the right tools to complete their job is a key necessity. There are many apps that exist specifically for businesses, but these stand out above the rest.

Social Media in the Workforce

Social Media in the Workforce

Social media is an integral part of today’s society. While the title itself is ‘social’, the workforce can strongly benefit from its popularity, easy access, wide reach and fast communication. Social media can seem underutilized in a work setting but its popularity has demanded that companies keep up with it to stay ahead.

The popularity of social media is one of its greatest assets to businesses.

10 Characteristics of a Highly Successful Network Administrator

10 Characteristics of a Highly Successful Network Administrator

In order to provide the level of reliability that management has come to expect, network administrators need to continue to exhibit some of the same attributes that they have always exhibited (e.g., tenacity, attention to detail and responsiveness). Network administrators, however, also need to be adaptable enough to change as the job evolves. This includes having the desire and ability to learn new technologies. In addition, because the job now requires ensuring the availability of applications, a level of software fluency is also a requirement.

Why Businesses Are Undergoing a Digital Transformation

Why Businesses Are Undergoing a Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is the use of technology to improve the performance or reach of a business, and it will continue to be an important topic for companies across the globe. Executives in all industries are using digital advances, such as data analytics, mobility, social media, and smart embedded devices (IoT) to change customer relationships, internal processes, and value propositions.

Strengthen Your Workforce with CompTIA Network+ Certification

Strengthen Your Workforce with CompTIA Network+ Certification

CompTIA Network+ is a vendor neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless networks.

2015 Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI) of the Year Award

The Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI) of the Year Award

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers' Khalaf Haddad wins the 2015 Citrix Certified Instructor of the Year award. The Citrix Certified Instructor (CCI) of the Year Award is issued to the instructor in each of three global regions who has demonstrated the best overall performance as measured by student satisfaction survey results and number of students educated.

What's New in Cisco CCNA v3.0?

What's New in Cisco CCNA v3.0?

Cisco’s most popular certification, the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), is undergoing an overhaul by upgrading from CCNA v2.0 to CCNA v3.0. That means new exams for ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA, and that also means new training courses. Note: The last day to test for the 200-120 CCNA v2.0 and 100-101 ICND1 v2.0 exams was August 20, 2016, and the last day to test for the 200-101 ICND2 v2.0 exam will be September 24, 2016.

Are You Utilizing Microsoft’s Reliability Monitor?

Are You Utilizing Microsoft’s Reliability Monitor?

OK IT people: How many of you have ever received the following phone call?

"Hi. My computer worked yesterday. My computer doesn’t work today. Help!"

I can hear everyone saying, "I've gotten that call too many times to count!" 

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