Forwarded from: Richard Caasi <rcaasiat_private> http://crn.channelsupersearch.com/news/crn/30948.asp By John Roberts CRN Oct. 26, 2001 Six years ago when FishNet Security founder and CEO Gary Fish received his Check Point Certified Security Engineer certification, he billed about $150 per hour for his services. Today, Fish oversees 18 CCSEs that are billed out at about $225 per hour and a privately held business that has tripled in revenue in the past three years. "We are very happy with our Check Point [Software Technologies] training," said Fish, whose Kansas City, Mo.-based company has been profitable since its inception. "It is a must for anyone who wants to get into the security [software] market." Fish's experience is an example of how profitable an investment in a new certification can be for a solution provider. Check Point, in fact, is one of the vendors with technology that factors prominently in solution providers' certification plans, according to the 2001 CRN Certification Study. The Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) and CCSE designations were among the most profitable certifications for smaller solution providers, the research found. [...] - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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