SALT LAKE CITY, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (RPRN) CompTIA, the leading global provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications and the current CompTIA Cloud/SaaS community elected ClearCenter's CEO Michael Proper to be the chair of the CompTIA Cloud/SaaS community.
"CompTIA is a driving force in cloud computing and is defining the terms and standards that the cloud desperately needs," said Michael Proper. "I am honored to work with CompTIA to help create a clear path for those migrating to cloud apps and services."
"Michael will be working directly with other cloud influencer's to continue to define the industry definitions, terms and certifications for cloud applications and services; thus helping to enable the adoption of cloud applications and services and ultimately helping channel players (both Vendors and Service Providers) combine cloud and on-premise offerings."
"I very much look forward to leveraging Michael's vast experience in the IT industry in general and in the Cloud specifically and know the Community will benefit greatly from his leadership," said Tim Byrnes, Director, Member Communities at CompTIA.
"As Chair of the Cloud Committee, Michael will also provide value as part of the CompTIA Communities Executive Board (CEB) consisting of the following CompTIA Communities: Cloud/SaaS, Healthcare IT, IT Security, IT Services and Support, Managed IT Services, Managed Print Services, Small Business Owners, UK Channel, and Unified Communications. As part of the CEB, he will assist in formulating CompTIA communities strategy, bring community objectives into alignment with member needs, and help to improve efficiencies," stated Jim Hamilton Senior Director, Member Relations at CompTIA.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry. Its members are the companies at the forefront of innovation; and the professionals responsible for maximizing the benefits organizations receive from their investments in technology. CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through its educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications, and public policy advocacy. For more information, visit www.comptia.org.
ClearCenter, based in Salt Lake City, Utah - U.S.A. and Toronto, Ontario - Canada, is the leader in providing a Hybrid IT platform for service providers based on ClearOS. For more information about ClearCenter, visit www.clearcenter.com.
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