Trade body CompTIA is joining forces with the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) to launch a certification for IT workers.
The aim of the accreditation is to provide IT staff with a globally recognised validation of their skills and expertise in data storage and networking.
Terry Erdle, executive vice president of skills certification at CompTIA, said: "Combining the technical leadership of SNIA with the global management capabilities of CompTIA will result in a credential recognised globally as the standard for validating IT professionals in data storage."
Wayne Adams, chairman of SNIA's board of directors, added: "This credential will provide an excellent programme for IT professionals to advance their career."
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