MTTC Becomes Server+ Cornerstone Partner
26, 2000, SAN DIEGO, CA. The management company for the McConnell
Technology & Training Center, Innovative Productivity Inc., has become a Cornerstone
Partner of the new Server+ Certification program. The Computing Technology Industry
Association is a not-for-profit trade association of more than 10,000 information
technology companies in over 50 countries. CompTIA is well known for its programs and
guidelines for vendor-neutral standards in IT certification, e-commerce, customer service,
workforce development, and public policy issues.
is the newest member of CompTIA's certification family. This certification will deal with
advanced hardware issues, such as RAID, SCSI, multiple CPUs, SANs - and more. There is
currently nothing in the industry like this that is vendor neutral, and there is a broad
range of support for this initiative, including core support by 3Com, Adaptec, Compaq,
Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, EDS Innovations Canada, Sybex, Marcraft, Heathkit, and Course
Technology. Beach Craigmyle represented the MTTC at the Server+ planning meeting in San
currently offers training for two CompTIA certifications that develop necessary skills and
knowledge for an individual to perform competently and successfully in computer repair and
- A+® - entry-level personal computer
troubleshooting and repair
- Network+ - networking fundamentals and
base-level Internet skills
MTTC expects to offer courses in Server+
beginning next year.
The beta test for Server+ can be taken at any
VUE or Prometric testing site worldwide from November 14th through November 29th of this
year. Completing the beta test with a to-be-determined passing score would have the
advantage of leading to valid Server+ certification. Additionally, the charge for this
test will be at a reduced rate. This certification would be of most interest to those with
eighteen to twenty-four months of industry experience. For more information contact MTTC
at (502) 367-2186.
CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry
Association, is a not-for-profit trade association of more than 10,000 companies and
professional IT members in the rapidly converging computing and communications market.
CompTIA has members in more than 50 countries and provides a unified voice for the
industry in the areas of e-commerce standards, vendor-neutral certification, service
metrics, public policy and workforce development. More than a quarter of a million
individuals worldwide have earned CompTIA certifications in PC service, networking,
document imaging, and Internet. More information is available at www.comptia.com.