The History Of Comptia
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a leading advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the 50 million-plus professionals who design, implement, manage and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy and market research, CompTIA promotes industry growth; the development of a highly skilled workforce; and a commitment to creating an environment where innovation can flourish and the opportunities and benefits made possible by technology are available to all.
We are a vendor-neutral, independent source of information on a wide range of technology topics, including cybersecurity; education, training and certification of the global tech workforce; new and emerging technologies; legislation and policies affecting the industry; and workforce data, development and trends.
Our membership spans the full range of technology companies: established Fortune 500 leaders – including Microsoft, Apple and Google; small and medium-sized tech business establishments that provide technology expertise to customers across the country and around the world; and emerging tech-service innovators that support the implementation and management of modern technology.
We routinely engage with individual technology professionals through a variety of programs, including our CompTIA IT Pro membership group and our certification program, the largest vendor-neutral credentialing program for technology workers. CompTIA has awarded more than 2.7 million certifications in areas such as cybersecurity, networking, cloud computing and technical support.
CompTIA also maintains a robust partner program around the world with thousands of academic institutions, not-for-profits, job corps centers and other organizations. Together we are educating, training and certifying new generations of technology workers.