AWSome Day  Cork 15th of October Monday, September 7, 20150

AWSome Day Cork 15th of October

Just getting started with the Amazon Web Services Cloud? Join others that are new to AWS at the AWS AWSome day, a free one day training event delivered by AWS Technical Instructors. The day starts with a session highlighting how customers are using AWS to develop, deploy and operate secure applications and IT services that improve agility and reduce costs.

We will then cover AWS foundational services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and Amazon RDS before closing the day with an introduction to AWS deployment tools and techniques and the next steps that you can take to continue developing your knowledge. As Ireland's only AWS Authorised Training Partner, SureSkills can offer you the best opportunity to succeed on your AWS journey.

SureSkills Sponsor AWS User Group Wednesday, September 2, 20150

SureSkills Sponsor AWS User Group

SureSkills recently sponsored the AWS user group meet up held in the Button Factory in Temple Bar. The Dublin based user group is one of the largest in the world with over 700 members. With numbers like that it was not surprising to see a packed out venue last night eager to hear the speaker’s presentations. The speakers on the night included AWS, Nordcloud, Zalando, Citrix and New Relic with each giving their own angle on the AWS story. As Ireland’s only AWS Authorised Training Provider...
Cloud Computing – What have we Learned? Tuesday, September 1, 20150

Cloud Computing – What have we Learned?

Cloud computing has evolved through a number of phases which include grid and utility computing, application service provision (ASP), and Software as a Service (SaaS).  But the overarching concept of delivering computing resources through a global network is rooted in the sixties. The idea of an "intergalactic computer network" was introduced in the sixties by J.C.R. Licklider, who was responsible for enabling the development of ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) in...
ITIL Practitioner FAQs Tuesday, August 11, 20150

ITIL Practitioner FAQs

ITIL Practitioner FAQ's, The New Qualification: Earlier this year AXELOS announced that they had formed a global team of IT Service Management (ITSM) professionals to develop the new ITIL Practitioner qualification. The Practitioner Architects Team lead the development of the syllabus and exam questions for the new qualification, which will be available globally by the end of 2015. ITIL Practitioner will equip ITSM professionals with skills to successfully adopt and adapt ITIL to...
The Importance of Employee Training Wednesday, July 29, 20150

The Importance of Employee Training

If you were given the choice between two different pilots—one was trained, the other not—which one would you choose? But what if there was no “up-front” cost for the untrained pilot? You still wouldn’t do it? Yet many business owners do not recognise the importance of employee training. According to a recent survey by go2HR, 40% of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year. Training presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

30 Years of Technology in Ireland

What has been the biggest change in IT over the last 30 years?  As Told by SureSkills CTO, Kevin Reid for TechPro's 30 year retro edition.  Easy, the internet and growth of information. In a little over 30 years the internet has gone from being the ultimate secret to being the ultimate public tool through which many people choose to live their lives. Beginning as a top secret research project to enable underground US nuclear sites to communicate with each other in the event that the...

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