• thinQtank Training and Certification Courses

    There’s quite a lot going on at thinQtank® Learning this fall! Whether you’re pursuing additional professional training and certifications, or looking to renew your existing certifications, thinQtank has got you covered. Listed below are just a few courses we’re excited to be offering this fall. If you don’t see the specific course or you’re looking for, you … Continue reading “thinQtank Training and Certification Courses”

  • Top Ten Reasons For Cisco CCNA Certification

    Earning a Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification is the best way for you to prepare for a successful career in networking. Which is a great reason all by itself. But there are lots more. So read on, and discover the many advantages of a CCNA Routing and Switching certification—and the many reasons why you … Continue reading “Top Ten Reasons For Cisco CCNA Certification”

  • A Successful Path To Network Engineer

    So you want to be a network engineer. Where do you start? Here’s the good news — network engineers are in high demand. Companies are investing in newer, faster technology and mobile networks every day, increasing the need for highly trained network engineers. Network engineering is a fast-growing occupation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that network … Continue reading “A Successful Path To Network Engineer”

  • Facets of Valued Certifications

    Education, validation and recognition – just a few characteristics of a quality professional certification that distinguish individuals who have demonstrated particular knowledge or skills required for a specific role or profession. There are many benefits of voluntary certifications and tremendous value derived from earning credentials, employing certified individuals, creating certification programs and relying on those demonstrated … Continue reading “Facets of Valued Certifications”

  • Choosing The Best Cisco Certifications

    Struggling to decide which is the best Cisco certification for you? Choosing the right certification is always a challenging task. There are many factors to consider such as personal interests, your own strengths and weaknesses, and of course your career goals. As there are many Cisco courses to choose from, it can be a difficult … Continue reading “Choosing The Best Cisco Certifications”

  • The Value of Cybersecurity Professionals

    Cybersecurity has become a household word, but while we hear about data breaches and phishing scams on a daily basis, what does it all mean to your organization? To kick off cybersecurity month, here are six solid facts that prove the critical and urgent need for trained, experienced cybersecurity professionals. By 2021, cybercrimes will cost $6 … Continue reading “The Value of Cybersecurity Professionals”

  • Advancing Your Cybersecurity Career

    Cyberattacks are the fastest growing crime in the U.S., and they continue to grow in size and sophistication. With big companies like Equifax and Uber making headlines after having customer information stolen, it’s no surprise administrators are terrified of experiencing a data breach and the demand for cybersecurity certifications has skyrocketed. This fear isn’t unfounded, either. … Continue reading “Advancing Your Cybersecurity Career”

  • The Future of Network Engineers

    Currently, network engineers make an average wage of $85,000 per year. They have demanding jobs that compensate them well, and they’re constantly expanding their understanding of networks, platforms, software applications, and other facets of their careers. If this sounds familiar, you’re likely a network engineer, and you might have some concern about your future in the industry. … Continue reading “The Future of Network Engineers”

  • 3 Ways to Advance Your IT Career

    Unless you want to spend 40 years on the help desk, it’s up to you to work with your managers and HR to move your career as an IT pro forward. We collected some tips to help you get ahead. Most jobs in information technology (IT) start the same way: prepping and deploying workers’ laptops … Continue reading “3 Ways to Advance Your IT Career”

  • 10 Advantages of IT Certifications

    Why should you earn an IT certification (or certifications)? What is the value of an IT certification to you and to your employer? An IT certification is a quick and readily recognized benchmark mapped to a specific skill set based on standardized testing. A certification demonstrates your dedication, motivation and technical knowledge on a specific platform. Once … Continue reading “10 Advantages of IT Certifications”