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A career in information technology requires continuous learning. Whether you are diving into a new area of IT or are looking to earn free CPE credits online, we have the resources you'll need to make your next project successful and keep your IT certifications valid.

  • Book Chapters

    Browse through our list of free online computer science, engineering and programming textbooks excerpts and chapter downloads.

  • Buyer's Guides

    Need to determine which type of technology or vendor's product will help you solve your business problem? Use our buyer's guides to get up to speed quickly.

  • Certification Practice Questions

    Practice questions for IT certification exams and updates about changes in certifications.

  • Cheat Sheets

    A cheat sheet is a quick look-up reference chart or set of simple, brief instructions for accomplishing a specific task.

  • Expert Advice

    Looking for real-world technology advice and education? Hear from industry veterans as they share their own best practices, perspectives and lessons learned across a range of topics.

  • Infographics

    Are you a visual learner? Browse these educational graphics and quickly get up to speed about a variety of IT-related topics.

  • Interview Questions & Answers

    Sample questions and answers to help you prepare for your next job interview.

  • Learning Guides

    Our topic-specific guides provide easy access to content we have about a particular niche topic. 

  • Quizzes

    Take a few minutes to test your knowledge about the vocabulary used in information technology or take a quiz about a particular niche area of expertise. A quiz is a great starting point for self-directed learning!

  • Tech Accelerator

    Tech Accelerator is a learning resource for cybersecurity, storage, AI, data analytics, DevOps, networking, customer experience management, HR, and related business topics.

  • Technology-specific sites

    We've created a useful landing page to help you navigate the TechTarget network of IT-specific sites. You'll want to bookmark this page and use it often.

  • Templates (free!)

    Why reinvent the wheel when there are free business templates you can use?

  • Writing for Business

    Is your grammar as good as your code? Quiz yourself on these common mistakes people make in Powerpoint presentations, business plans and other B2B documents and find out!

SearchCompliance

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other ...

SearchStorage

  • RAM (Random Access Memory)

    RAM (Random Access Memory) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

  • business impact analysis (BIA)

    Business impact analysis (BIA) is a systematic process to determine and evaluate the potential effects of an interruption to ...

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive that is used in internally mounted storage expansion cards of a small form factor.

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