Continuum University Adds Backup Specialist to IT Certification Program

Posted by Continuum Staff

Dec 09 2015

Become a Continuum Certified IT Expert, December 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016 and Automatically Enter Contest for Chance to Win Ticket to Navigate 2016 – September 28-30, 2016 – Boston

BOSTON – Dec. 9, 2015 – Continuum University, the self-paced, interactive online learning center at Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has added a certification program for Continuity247™, the company’s fully managed backup and disaster recovery (BDR) platform, which proactively monitors, troubleshoots and remediates problems to ensure backups continuously run for its clients. Continuum’s no-cost IT certification program is designed to help its MSP partners and their technicians to get up to speed quickly on Continuum’s products.

“The training courses at Continuum University are continuously being updated to reflect the most up-to-date training to give our MSP partners the knowledge and competitive advantage they need to be successful,” said Jen Roadman, Partner Education Manager at Continuum. “We encourage all of our MSP partners to log on today and complete the requirements to become a Certified IT Expert.”

To earn the Backup Specialist certification, technicians are required to 1) watch the video modules, 2) complete the guided reviews and 3) pass the Continuum Backup Specialist exam with a minimum score of 80 percent. Continuum’s IT certification program includes four specialist certificates – Continuum Administration Specialist, Continuum RMM Specialist, Continuum Help Desk Activation Specialist and now Continuum Backup Specialist. All four certifications are required to become a Continuum Certified IT Expert.

Every technician who completes the required certifications and becomes a Continuum Certified IT Expert from December 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016 are automatically entered for a chance to win one of three tickets to Navigate 2016, taking place on Wednesday, September 28 – Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Anyone who earns a new certification or who has earned a certification in the past and recertifies during this time is eligible. Continuum recommends certification on a yearly basis.

Continuum U has certified over 1,000 IT technicians, all having completed the required courses and passing the certification exam showing efficiency in Continuum’s managed IT services. Continuum partners can log into Continuum U to start or to continue training at: https://continuumu.net/. For more information, visit: http://www.continuum.net/grow-your-msp-business/continuum-u

For more information on Continuity247, visit: http://www.continuum.net/continuity247.

Contact:

Tracy Wemett
BroadPR
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tracy@broadpr.com


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Continuum is the technology industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services, allowing its Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners to maintain both on premise and cloud-based servers, desktops, mobile devices and other endpoints for small-and-medium-sized businesses. Continuum’s SaaS platform enables MSPs to efficiently backup, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain clients’ IT infrastructure from a single pane of glass, all backed by an industry–leading network operations center (NOC) and Help Desk. The company employs over 1,000 professionals worldwide, supports 3,500 partners servicing 50,000 SMB customers and monitors over 700,000 endpoints. In 2012, Continuum established the Continuum Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing financial support to charities focused on helping veterans find jobs in IT. For more information, visit http://www.continuum.net/ or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.