CompTIA Launches Mobile Training, Technology Initiatives
The mobility training program will be the newest addition to CompTIA's training curriculum for the IT channel.CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the IT industry, announced it is developing IT channel training programs and resources focused on enterprise mobility management. The association extended an invitation to all sectors of the mobile universe, including carriers, device and infrastructure manufacturers, mobile application developers, solution providers and others, to join a content advisory board. This group will help direct the goals and objectives for CompTIA's mobile technology channel training initiatives. Topics the group will consider include the bundling and marketing of offerings such as mobile device management, telecom expense management, mobile security, mobile help desk, mobile application development and management. The mobility training program will be the newest addition to CompTIA's training curriculum for the IT channel. The current training portfolio includes live workshops, training guides and other resources to help IT solution providers expand their business in areas such as IT security, cloud computing, unified communications, health care IT and legal IT services.
"With tablets, smart phones and related devices high on the shopping lists of many organizations, the shift from -immobile' networks to conducting business on the go clearly is gathering momentum," said Kelly Ricker, vice president of events and education with CompTIA. "The move to mobility allows organizations to become more nimble and more productive, but it also creates new challenges."