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07 Apr 2017 The Value of IT CertificationThe Value of IT Certification [62241]
By Sheryl Domingue

Sheryl blogs, "Taking an IT certification has become a common practice in recent years for those who want to remain up-to-date with the constantly evolving IT industry. Whether it's getting hired, a promotion, re-skilling for a new line of work, or staying current to the latest technology, many more IT professionals are seeking the value of certification.

According to the latest Pearson VUE survey, 88% of IT professionals recommend certification to a colleague when discussing a career or advancement in IT. Given the fact that IT is a fast-paced industry, there is no surprise to see that more than half of respondents work in IT - 63.3%. The survey yielded nearly 28,000 completed responses from employees of 26 of the world's leading IT organizations..."
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02 Nov 2016 Top 10 Best-Paying IT Certs (Slideshow) [57534]
Datamation, November 2nd, 2016

"One of the ways for IT professionals to increase their earning power is by obtaining one or more certifications. But not all certifications are the same. Some can boost IT salaries significantly, while others do little to increase pay.

A 2015 report from testing provider Pearson Vue found that 24 percent of IT professionals who had obtained a certification received a salary increase of up to 20 percent as a result of the certification. In addition, 59 percent of people who had obtained IT certs said that the training and exam helped them either to gain confidence or to achieve higher performance ratings, both of which can help IT pros increase their salaries over time.

So which IT certification should you pursue?..."
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23 Jan 2012 Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator [25298]
Newest Certification for Solaris 11 Sys Admins

Become an Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator, the newest certification available for Oracle Solaris system administrators with a strong foundation in the administration of the Oracle Solaris 11 Operating System and are proficient in essential system administration skills such as managing local disk devices, managing file systems, installing and removing Solaris packages and patches, performing system boot procedures and system processes. Candidates can earn the OCA certification with a single exam: The "Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration" exam (1Z1-821) at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Exam appointments are available now at
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12 May 2011 Pearson VUE Becomes Exclusive Testing Vendor for Oracle Certifications [24179]
Transition Applies to Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL and Other Former Sun Certification Exams

As of June 1, 2011, Pearson VUE will become the exclusive source of certification exams for Java, Oracle Solaris, MySQL, and NetBeans. Oracle explains that this move will consolidate all of its certification examinations within a single testing vendor whose 5000 test sites will enable Oracle to better service and provide global testing coverage for these certifications. Prometric will continue to accept walk-in registrants through May 31, 2011, but not beyond. Registrations with Pearson VUE begin on May 16, 2011 for those planning to take an exam on or after June 1. Oracle advises completing a registration with Pearson VUE to ensure access to certification history and to enable registration after the transition.
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