WILLCO TECH, a SaaS Factory company, announced today that it has signed a training and certification partnership agreement with CompTIA, the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and training for information technology (IT) professionals and individuals interested in joining the IT workforce.
The organizations are looking at various projects including integration of certification records for the benefit of a more streamlined and validated credentials management process. The companies are also exploring opportunities to up-skill veteran workforce candidates.
Mike Fischer, CEO of WILLCO TECH, stated: “We see a great deal of synergy between WILLCO TECH and CompTIA. This partnership provides extensive training, certifications, and credentials management advantages for commercial and government markets; particularly as it relates to the growing need for credentialed information security and IT technology professionals. We are excited to team with CompTIA to support the ongoing education and credentials for this highly skilled workforce.”
“Professional certifications and validated credentials continue to grow in importance and value for IT professionals in the public and private sectors and the organizations that employ them,” said John McGlinchey, Executive Vice President for Global Certification at CompTIA.
“As a veteran, finding the right job can be challenging. Working with WILLCO TECH we can help connect them with hundreds of veteran friendly companies,” McGlinchey added. Together with WILLCO TECH we intend to ease that burden with a system that’s easy to manage and use and comprehensive enough to meet any organization or veteran’s needs.”
WILLCO TECH’s Cyberstar solution is the largest Credentials Management and Cyber Workforce Compliance software system in use by the Federal Government. The WILLCO TECH developed software solution tracks training and certifications for more than 1.6 million government users.
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading voice and advocate for the $5.2 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for advancing the tech industry and its workforce. Visit www.comptia.org to learn more.