CompTIA Security – Who Should You Trust?
When it comes to your business critical data, this is an extremely important question to ask! Data is the essential piece of the puzzle that keeps you in business. You have to trust that it will be treated with confidentiality and best business practices of the IT industry. Are you going to trust a company that tells you how awesome they are or are you going to trust a company that shows you with third party, industry specific endorsements? Read on and decide for yourself.
CompTIA is a nonprofit offering the guiding voice of the IT industry with a mission of advancing the global IT industry. They are recognized authority for making sure business professionals are continuously educated and tested for certifications. They advocate best business practices in addition to philanthropic efforts for the industry. We have seen the value in their hard work and educated ourselves to their standards.
Certifications Elevated Technologies Has Earned
The CompTIA Security Trustmark+ is designed to identify solution providers, like Elevated Technologies, that consistently follow best security practices regarding policies, processes, and planning. Customers know that businesses with CompTIA Security Trustmark + will keep their information safe with close attention to personnel security, training, and infrastructure.
The CompTIA Managed Services Trustmark is another vital credential designed to qualify and differentiate organizations providing on-site IT services as an extension of a managed services business offering. This is a comprehensive credential that accounts for the quality and commitment to the managed services agreement, standard operating procedures, systems and tools for delivering services, and the overall business best practices. The application and control framework are centered on validating the following:
1.) Code of Conduct
3.) Management and Finance
5.) Customer References
The CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification is a specialty accreditation that demonstrates knowledge of cloud computing from a business and technical perspective in addition to what is involved in moving and governing the cloud. A solid understanding of the business value provided by the cloud is required in addition to steps for successful implementation with regard to risks and consequences of the new IT world.
CompTIA developed a certification specific to the healthcare industry due to the privacy and data security measures associated with that vertical. This certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support IT systems in the U.S. Clinical settings.
MSPmentor 100 Small Business Edition
This ranking is devised by Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media, and defines emerging IT markets, disrupts established media markets and is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world. The list honors the world’s top 100 managed service providers that have 10 or fewer employees. (#69)
If you are still unsure of who to trust, take it from people who have made a decision and are so happy that they can’t stop talking about it!
“Elevated has proven to be a dependable IT consulting group that is always there when we need them. Their prompt communication and problem solving skills help us work efficiently as a company and keep us on the right track. I would recommend Elevated to any company who needs dependable IT service. Elevated understands the company’s dependence on today’s technologies and works hard day and night to ensure that our systems are operating at peak performance.”Gordon Harris, Project Manager
Oak Farms DairyEnvironment – Oak Farms Houston has 450 users and 8 servers. ET provides weekly IT support to their users and has recently refreshed their network after all new upgrades to their equipment. ET also provided and installed their Cisco phone system and internet access points, updating their entire facility with new technology.
“We currently use the Private Cloud Infrastructure solution from Elevated Technologies. It allows us to have a central cloud desktop accessible from anywhere. We enjoy the peace of mind knowing that our programs and files are always secure and backed up in multiple locations.”Melanie Ohl, Controller
Land Tejas Companies, Ltd.Environment – Land Tejas has approx. 15 users in a single office. ET provides complete IT management of their network along with providing a Cloud Desktop system to host their applications and files.