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  • Tech industry may gain from Obama's free tuition plan

    Seminole State College in Sanford Fla., near Orlando, graduates about 70 students annually with two-year degrees in its programming and networking programs. Local tech firms have helped to shape the college's courses.

  • This is likely how you will buy cloud resources moving forward

    The migration of services delivered through cloud-based resources is causing tectonic shifts across the IT vendor landscape and one area of the market that's been unsure about what it means has been channel resellers. But the channel is finally finding its groove in the cloud, according to a new study.

  • How the fiscal cliff affects IT

    Since the election, the political news cycle has revolved around the impending "fiscal cliff," a perfect storm of tax increases and government spending cuts set to take effect on Jan. 2, 2013. Although the IT industry may not have paid much attention, it's just as susceptible to the policy changes as the rest of the economy.

  • IT industry could be blindsided by fiscal cliff

    As Congress continues to debate how it should prevent the federal government and national economy from plummeting off the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year, many technology companies - particularly smaller businesses and startups - may be unprepared for the ensuing changes.

  • Physicians using tablets to treat patients

    Within the next year, almost half of all doctors will be using tablets and other mobile devices to perform everyday tasks, such as accessing patient information in electronic medical records (EMRs), according to the <a href="">survey by the Computing Technology Industry Association</a> (CompTIA), a nonprofit group.

  • IT Hall of Fame seeks nominations

    IT trade group CompTIA is <a href="">now accepting nominations</a> for its 2012 IT Hall of Fame inductees.

  • Will IT certs get you jobs and raises? Survey says yes

    Debate rages among IT professionals over the value of certifications, but a survey of 700 network professionals jointly conducted by Network World and SolarWinds may help put that argument to rest. Among those who earned certifications, most saw a significant boost in their careers as a result.

  • Business paper use remains high

    Businesses aren't rushing to create paperless offices; in fact, some are relying on paper documents more than ever, according to a new study by CompTIA.

  • SNIA puts storage networking tutorials online

    SANTA CLARA, CALIF. -- The Storage Networking Industry Association this week announced a doubling its efforts to put tutorials for IT managers and storage administers online. The group said it hopes to get upwards of 60 sessions online by the end of 2011.