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Microsoft is Retiring Several Certifications and Exams in January 2021

The lists below details what and when Microsoft certifications and exams are retiring and what your recommended next steps should be. 

First, if you’ve recently earned one of these certifications or have been studying for an upcoming MCSA, MCSE or MCSD exam, relax and take a deep breath, you’re OK, but you should move swiftly. In Microsoft's statement they clarified that, “If you have passed a qualifying exam, it will still count towards competency attainment for 12 months after the exam is retired.”

If you are pursuing a qualifying exam, “you can continue earning the MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE certifications as long as the required exams are still available. As we retire the exams that are part of those certification paths, you will no longer be able to earn those certifications. If you are unable to complete the required exams before they are retired (31/01/2021), ....”

New Horizons Named Top 20 for Top IT Training Companies

FOR THE 11TH YEAR IN A ROW, NEW HORIZONS IS HONORED AS A TOP 20 IT TRAINING COMPANY

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers today announced that it is named as one of the top 20 IT training companies on TrainingIndustry.com’s annual Top 20 IT Training Companies List. We’ve been honored with this designation for the past eleven years in a row!

New Horizons Learning Group wins CertNexus’ Most Improved

New Horizons Learning Group has earned the Most Improved Authorized Training Partner award at the annual Authorized Training  Partner Meeting and Award Ceremony held virtually from Rochester, NY.

Given to CertNexus Authorized Training Partners (ATP), each award recognizes the ATPs exemplary representation of CertNexus’ emerging tech training and certification programs and their outstanding achievements in doing so.

“Data is driving business and New Horizons Learning Group has recognized that the next generation of skills will be focused around data-driven technologies,” said Jeff Felice, President of CertNexus. “ Extending their training services to focus on the growing emerging tech skills gap has led to the growth of their business. ”

What's the big deal with VMware's vSphere 7 upgrade?

In the weeks before COVID quarantined our households, VMware announced vSphere 7. Its release marks the most significant enhancements to vSphere in over a decade, bringing network administrators and developers alike a unified cloud platform that is optimized to build, run, and manage modern applications. In case you were too focused on Tiger King, we've summarized whats new, why it matters and how this can help your organization.

How the CARES Act Impacts Employers Who Keep Employees on Payroll

The CARES Act encourages employers to keep employees on payroll. Now what? The leadership in every organization wants to keep their people during COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic if they can. But now that there are government programs that can assist that mission, what comes next?

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