AT&T Aspire Grant Boosts Ivy Tech Programs

Thanks to $10,000 in funding from AT&T’s Aspire initiative, students enrolled in computing and informatics at Ivy Tech Community College’s Lake County campus now have access to more of the most updated equipment.

“AT&T is helping provide the much needed supplies to stay current in information technology,” Matt Cloud, chair of the School of Information Technology at the campus, said. “The purchase of routers and switches allows us to train students on the latest in not just basic networking, but also virtualization of networks, voice and video, while individual large-scale in-house wide area networks are built by 20 students at a time.

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Program Spotlight: Server Administration

High demand field calls for experienced individuals.

Are you interested in a high-demand career in the growing field of technology? A career in Server Administration may be the one for you!

By getting a  Server Administration degree, you are able to work with various types of technology daily. With 199 annual job openings projected thorough 2020, now is the time to pursue this path!

Ivy Tech Community College offers eight different programs for those interested in a career in technology, all slightly different. However, the Server Administration program is unique from other technology programs due to the hands-on and cloud-based skills learned in order to support various different operating systems. Individuals in Server Administration also have the opportunity to work with enterprise services systems, virtual machines, and applications that run upon them.

How Ivy Tech can prepare you for the workforce.

Ivy Tech’s Server Administration program focuses on relevant enterprise server operating systems configuration, management, and security. In the field of technology it’s important to stay current. With Ivy Tech’s Server Administration program, students will focus primarily on current network security concepts as well as prepare for information technology requirements.

Many graduates of this program enter directly into the workforce. However, many transfer to another four-year university to continue toward their bachelor’s degree. Several careers are available to graduates of this program that include Server Support Technician, Network Server Support Analyst, and Network Administrator.

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If you’re looking to enter a high-demand career that is quickly expanding, a career in Server Administration is for you!  So apply today! Have any further questions regarding Ivy Tech or your potential degree path? Call 888-IVY-LINE, or visit your local campus today!


Program Spotlight: Network Infrastructure

High tech degree, for a high tech industry.

One of Ivy Tech Community College’s eight computing programs, Network Infrastructure, allows students to work with industry-standard networking equipment. This includes everything from routers and switches, to connectivity and mounting.

This curriculum also allows students to work through Cisco Networking Academy official CCNA preparation curriculum, and a variety of elective courses in infrastructure, wireless, voice, server administration and cyber security. Continue reading