VIENNA, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) - The President's Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force, led by the Department of Defense, is charged with identifying military specialties that readily transfer to civilian jobs. Working with civilian credentialing and licensing associations, the administration is beginning to address gaps between military training programs and credentialing and licensing requirements. Through the Joining Forces Initiative, they are able to provide service members with greater access to necessary certification and licensing exams.
As the current #1 storage provider to the federal government,1 NetApp (
"We are committed to helping our troops get the credentials they need," Mark Weber, president of NetApp U.S. Public Sector, said. "We are proud to be part of a forum that is working to spotlight the training program, and to collaborate with key stakeholders to share ideas and best practices to get our veterans and military personnel in high-demand jobs."
Through its Academic Alliances Program, NetApp will provide veterans and service personnel with NetApp Learning Accounts, access to web-based training classes, the ability to complete hands-on lab exercises through a virtual lab environment, and up to 500 test vouchers to complete the NCSA certification at a local Pearson VUE testing center. NetApp looks forward to working with Joining Forces and the coalition of participating organizations to deliver this innovative certification curriculum to program participants.
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1 Source: GovWin Consulting Analysis of FPDS-NG, October 2012
2 Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker Q4 2012, March 2013 (Open Networked Disk Storage Systems Revenue)