The first available AWS Certification Exam is for the "AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level" certification, will be made available in 2013.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 30-Apr-2013
With the credential and first examinations to be available in 2014, (ISC)2 and CSA will identify the areas of required expertise, practice domains, and a globally accepted benchmark for the level of experience required to denote competency.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 25-Apr-2013
The two signed a MoU to establish a local subsidiary on cloud business, a data center supporting cloud service platforms, and a laboratory to develop cloud service applications for the government and other public uses.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 10-Apr-2013
Recruiter Spring Professional fleshes out the "soft skills" requirement that recruiters of "cloud professionals" look for; why candidates need to respond well to "negative comments;" and why cloud professionals are rare species in the human resource marketplace.
by: Carol Ko 03-Apr-2013
Some of the "must-know" items of a cloud professional are software development, telecoms, network security, risk management and information security, preferably also knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements, plus a string of other soft skills.
by: Carol Ko 03-Apr-2013
While (ISC)2's latest study shows about 75% of the info-security workforce in APAC agree that cloud computing requires new skill sets, Akamai's Enterprise Security Director John Ellis said there is already a cloud-aspect to most of the IT skills that an organizations looks for.
by: Carol Ko 27-Feb-2013
Demand for “cloud-ready” IT workers will grow by 26% annually through 2015, with as many as 7 million cloud-related jobs available worldwide, according to an IDC white paper ‘Climate Change: Cloud’s Impact on IT Organizations and Staffing’ sponsored by Microsoft Corp.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 16-Jan-2013
Nearly six out of 10 cloud service providers say cost reduction is still the primary reason most business users migrate to cloud, yet almost four out of 10 providers say proving cost savings is their biggest challenge.
by: Networks Asia staff 28-Dec-2012
The most sought after cloud-related job titles in Hong Kong this year were related to security, data center, project management, and customer relationship management, as well as less technical ones such as relationship and service delivery management.
by: Carol Ko 06-Nov-2012
Micro Focus, a leader in the COBOL application base, is seeing developers using its technology beginning to examine the possibilities of cloud application development and deployment for their businesses.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 30-Oct-2012