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Unique Technology Training Needs

February 9, 2016 in Corporate, IBM, Microsoft, Security, Web Development / by Centriq Training

Centriq customers know they can contact us for all of their IT training needs, even if the technology they’re seeking isn’t on our website. We have a network of training partners we work with so no training need goes unsatisfied.

As 2015 was drawing to an end, we observed an increase in requests for unique technology training, few of which were featured on our website. However, we were able to satisfy these needs through our training partners.Read More

February’s Featured TechSmart KC Student

February 5, 2016 in TechSmart KC / by Thane Clark

Rhys Keller

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“My name is Rhys Keller. I was homeschooled for my general education, which taught me to be able to study and teach myself, as well as to manage a schedule so I could accomplish goals that have been set out. It also allowed me to volunteer at the Midwest Parent Educators Homeschool Conference for three years, giving me some experience speaking in front of groups of approximately one hundred people, as well as working within an organized system to run the conference smoothly. As a summer job for the last three years I worked as a Read More

Planning Tool to Utilize Microsoft SATV Benefits

Planning Tool to Utilize Microsoft SATV Benefits

January 11, 2016 in Corporate, Microsoft, News / by Centriq Training

Microsoft Software Assurance coverage often includes free technical training. This means your organization may have Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV’s) that can be used to train your IT team for free.

These training vouchers can be used to provide technical training to your IT team at no out-of-pocket cost to you. But, SATV’s do expire at the end of your customer agreement, so don’t let them go to waste.

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New CEH and CHFI Certification Maintenance Fee: What you need to know.

New CEH and CHFI Certification Maintenance Fee: What you need to know.

December 29, 2015 in Corporate, EC-Council / by Centriq Training

EC-Council will begin charging an $80/year certification maintenance fee in 2016 for all individuals holding existing (or achieving new) EC-Council certifications, such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI). The fee will go into effect on January 1, 2016 and should be paid via the cert holders ASPEN account.

To offset the maintenance fee, any individual that is certified or recertified on or after January 1, 2016 is eligible to receive one free certification exam voucher upon completion of the applicable EC-Council Continuing Education (ECE) cycle. This free voucher ranges in value from $125 – $650 USD. Plus … if you redeem the voucher and pass the exam, you won’t need to worry about accumulating the required 120 CPE for the next 3 years!Read More