The Technology Behind Modern Data Centers

Cengage author Ted Simpson highlights today’s virtualization technology as the backbone of Software Defined Data Centers (SDDC) and Cloud computing. In this presentation, you’ll learn about the advantages and challenges of implementing a VDI infrastructure and explore popular VDI products from VMware and Microsoft. While VMware is the current leader in virtualization systems, Microsoft’s Hyper-V is rapidly gaining ground, making it vital that IT professionals be familiar with both. 

Teaching the New Security+ Exam

Cengage author, Mark Ciampa, explores the updates in the October 25, 2017 CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-501, including:

  • changes in overall exam content
  • how the exam objectives link to Bloom’s Taxonomy ladder
  • strategies for implementing these updates in your course

Promoting Creativity:
Less Talking and More Doing!

Creativity and innovation are frequently identified as key 21st century skills, important to success in education and current and future careers. But as discussions of its importance proliferate, information on strategies that teachers can use to foster student creativity is less common. The goals of this session are to note the importance of creativity and innovation using technology, summarize recent research and provide examples of how creativity can be enhanced in today’s schools and classrooms. Become part of the innovative classroom experience with hands-on free activities that promote creativity!