Knowledge is Power–Free Resources to Keep Your Skills Updated

As someone who works in the IT industry, you know that things are always changing.  At the same time, a lot of people depend on you and your skills to keep things going.

What better way to stay on top of this change than to keep learning?  Our goal is to make this just a bit easier for you.  There are a lot of resources out there so we’ve created a short list of must have learning resources that you can use to help improve your IT skill set and hopefully set you up for future career growth.

TechNet Evaluation Download Center

TechNetStay up to speed on the newest Microsoft software by actually getting your hands on trial versions of it.  A great example is that there are now eight, that’s right eight new, pre-release versions of System Center 2012 available for you to try out.  Download them right now and start your learning!

Virtualization Certification

The path to getting certified won’t only help increase your skill set, being a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist also looks pretty good on your resume too!  The best part is you can get certified for free with the Virtualization Certification Challenge.  Note: see the Terms and Conditions for this offer.

Microsoft Virtual Academy

MVALogoFree training is great, free training online that you can do at your own pace is even better!  MVA has training in bite sized, consumable chunks on a multitude of Microsoft products and technologies.  Check out courses like Office 365 for the IT Pro – The Platform, or Planning, Building and Managing a Private Cloud.  There’s already a lot of content available, with more on the way.


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Happy Learning!


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