From PC Break/Fix to CloudMASTER

Grazed from SysCon. Author: Kevin Jackson.

It was late 2011 and Steven Donovan was comfortable working at SHI International Corporation, a growing information technology firm, as a personal computer break/fix technician. His company had been growing quickly from a $1 million "software-only" regional re-seller into eventually becoming a $6 billion global provider of information technology products and services.

At that time, cloud computing was just starting to explode onto the information technology scene. Although Amazon Web Services had been offering its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) since 2006, browser-based enterprise applications from companies like Google had only been around since 2009. Steven wanted to somehow elevate himself professionally so after hearing good things about the New Jersey Institutes CloudMASTER® certification he enrolled. After a short, but intense, online curriculum Steven earned NJIT CloudMASTER® Certificate 11002...

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