Spotlight CompTIA PDI+ Certification at ITEX 2008
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. — Jan. 30
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a provider of vendor-neutral certifications for technology professionals, will feature its newest certification, CompTIA Printing and Document Imaging+ (CompTIA PDI+) at the Information Technology, Education & Exposition (ITEX) event in Las Vegas on Feb. 21-22.
CompTIA PDI+ is a vendor-neutral credential that certifies an individual has the baseline technical skills necessary to service and support printing and document imaging devices, as well as business and communications skills to provide a quality customer service experience. The certification became available worldwide in early January.
Now in its eighth year, the ITEX 2008 trade show is the only national event in one forum that covers all aspects of the document technology and business solutions marketplaces. An elite audience of imaging dealers, value-added resellers and system integrators attends the show to stay current on the latest industry trends, practices and strategies.
CompTIA will exhibit at ITEX 2008 in Booth No. 823 in North Hall 4 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“As customers replace single-function printers with multifunction peripherals, the industry recognizes that the skills of the technicians servicing and supporting theses devices must evolve as well,” said John Venator, president and chief executive officer, CompTIA. “That’s why more than a dozen leading companies came together to develop CompTIA PDI+.”
Companies that provided subject matter expertise and financial support to develop CompTIA PDI+ included Brother International Corp., Canon; Data Vault Inc., Hewlett Packard, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Lexmark International; Parts Now!, Pitney Bowes, Ricoh Americas Corp., Sharp Electronics Corp., Sharp Electronics of Canada, Specialized Solutions and Xerox Corp.