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Newsletter: January 2014

Nine new courses, an updated Android app, and the launch of free trial — 2014 is already off to an amazing start!

New Courses

Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7 and/or 8: An Accelerated Guide with Greg Shields

Microsoft will soon discontinue support of Windows XP. Recognizing your immediate need for Windows XP migration knowledge, Greg compiled 11 of the most-relevant Nuggets from his previously-recorded 70-415 and 70-416 courses to help make the transition as seamless as possible.

Microsoft Windows Server 70-410 with R2 Updates with James Conrad

Are you ready for Windows Server 2012 R2? You will be after watching this 31-video training course! Get familiar with Windows Server 2012 R2 and prepare for the updated 70-410 exam.

Cisco CCNP Data Center 642-035 DCUCT with Anthony Sequeira

In this 18-video course, Anthony dives into many of the complex components associated with the Cisco UCS system. The course also prepares you for the 642-035 exam, which is associated with the CCNP Data Center and Cisco Unified Computing Support Specialist certifications.

(ISC)2 Security CISSP with Keith Barker

CISSP certification is one of the most respected certifications available. In this 29-video course, Keith covers information security, focusing on the 10 Common Bodies of Knowledge in the CISSP certification exam.

Cisco CCNA 640-875 SPNGN1 with Jeremy Cioara

In this 35-video course, Jeremy covers a broad variety of networking topics including service provider network architecture, routing, and device management.

This course also prepares students for the SPNGN1 640-875 exam, which must be passed to earn the CCNA Service Provider certification.

CentOS System Administrator Prep with Shawn Powers

During this 26-video course, Shawn prepares new Linux system administrators to take the LPIC-1 certification exam. He also shares skills that can help Linux system admins be more successful at their jobs. LPIC-1 is the entry-level certification for Linux technology.

IIS 8.5 with Jason Helmick

In this 16-video course, new trainer Jason covers IIS 8.5, Microsoft’s high-performance and very secure web server. He’ll explain how to install the server, how to use it to build web farms, and more.

Project Management for the Real World with Steve Caseley

This 25-video course will follow a real-world project, implementing a Software-as-a-Service Warehouse modernization solution, from inception through to successful delivery.

Steve covers PMI PMBOK Guide® processes, knowledge areas, and more. He also reflect on experiences from his 20+ years in project management to help views understand project management in real-world situations.

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 70-332 with Tim Warner

During this 29-video course, trainer Tim Warner covers advanced SharePoint features — planning for SharePoint business continuity, implementing an app management strategy, planning an ECM workload, and more.

This course covers all the objectives of the 70-332 exam, which must be passed to earn the MCSE and MCSM SharePoint certifications.

Try us out for Free!7_day_trial_BLOG

We’re excited to announce the launch of CBT Nuggets free trial. If you’ve never used CBT Nuggets, now you can try us out for a week – free.

Choose from our IT, Project Management, or Office Productivity subscriptions and enjoy a week of unlimited viewing, 24 hours a day.* You’ll also get features like bookmarks, note-taking, speed control, and playlists.

It’s also a great way for current subscribers to try out a different training library. Click here to try something new!

*For free trial details and restrictions, click here.

Trainerpalooza Hangout Recording

Earlier this week, six of our rock star trainers visited CBT Nuggets HQ and participated in a live Google+ Hangout. Jeremy Cioara, Shawn Powers, Chris Ward, Michael Shannon, Steve Richards and Jim Anthony answered questions submitted by members of the CBT Nuggets community. Watch the recording here.

New Android Appandroid-app_BLOG

Android users, check out our new and improved app! CBT Nuggets for Android includes speed control, bookmarks, search, and sorting. It’s now easier than ever for Android users to find and watch training videos anytime, anywhere.

To get the app, click here. If you have the prior Android app, please delete it and download the new version. You will need a current streaming CBT Nuggets subscription to use the app.

Practice Exams Update

We added the following exams to our practice exam library this month:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® for the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition (Transcender®)
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 70-413 (Transcender®)

Webinar Update

In January, we hosted a “Project Management Certs of 2014” webinar with trainers Chris Ward and Steve Caseley. Watch the recording here.

Our next webinar in February will feature Keith Barker and cover security-based topics. Watch your email and the blog for more information about this webinar.


Are you new to Linux, or curious about it? Check out the latest NuggetCast, “Linux for Beginners!” The video podcast features an interview and a MicroNugget with trainer Shawn Powers.

New Contest Coming . . . 

Do you like playing detective? Keep your eyes peeled on our social channels for details about our next contest — a CBT Nuggets-style scavenger hunt!

NuggetLove keeps on Spreading 

During the month of December, CBT Nuggets raised $9,578 for our local Boys & Girls Club. This month, we’ve been supporting Benton County Hospice, a nonprofit organization that provides in-home care for people who are terminally ill.



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