SureSkills Launches its Disaster Recovery as a Service Offering

Adam McElligott

SureSkills has launched its Disaster Recovery as a Service offering, to provide customers with a managed service that delivers assurance they can quickly restore critical systems in the event of service disruption.

As organisations come to depend more than ever on their IT, and those systems grow in complexity, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for them to manage a resiliency strategy. The recent BA IT outage and the global WannaCry ransomware infection were stark reminders of how much businesses rely on IT, and the resulting risk when those systems are no longer available.

Such a scenario is becoming increasingly common. According to a business continuity survey by IBM, almost four out of ten organisations have had to execute their disaster recovery plan during the past two years, because of an interruption to their IT service.

How to Improve your IT Skill Set: Cashing in on the Benefits of ITIL Certification

Adam McElligott

Information Technology Infrastructural Library (ITIL) is the most popular framework or set of practices used by companies to manage their IT services. Not only does it provide an effective structure with which to manage and deliver services, but the framework also helps companies provide a good quality service and overcome any difficulties that may crop up in the development of IT systems.

The benefits of ITIL certification are plenty, but today we’re exploring the top 5:

Top 5 Benefits of Amazon Web Services

Adam McElligott

As companies continue moving to the Cloud, options for Cloud-based services and platforms continue to grow. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one great option for meeting the broad range of business needs in this area.

Running your applications on AWS can help you move faster, operate more securely, and save substantial costs, all while benefitting from the higher scale and superior performance of the Cloud.

Here are the top five benefits of using AWS.


PRINCE2 Membership Now Included with PRINCE2 2017 Practitioner Exams

Adam McElligott

PRINCE2 2017 launches on the 10th July with the arrival of the updated PRINCE2 guidance and new Foundation and Practitioner examinations. All current PRINCE2 Practitioner certificate holders who passed the exam before the 2017 update can retain their existing qualification for the five-year period from when they passed the exam. 

Your current certification in PRINCE2 will remain valid until the end of its five-year period and it is still applicable for the PRINCE2 digital badge available via the PRINCE2 Membership programme.

However, AXELOS is updating the way in which PRINCE2 Practitioners remain current. It is recommended that any existing PRINCE2 Practitioners familiarise themselves with the changes through reviewing the new guidance or joining the PRINCE2 Membership programme which will provide exclusive content on the changes covered within the PRINCE2 2017 update.


Get Additional Benefits from Your PRINCE2 Certification with CPD Membership

Adam McElligott

As part of Axelos membership you can choose to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and earn a digital badge linked to your qualification. The CPD toolset is a core feature of your Axelos membership and designed to support you with your professional development activities. Here are three steps you can follow to meet your annual points requirements.