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Codify uses IT Pro Challenges to accelerate its recruitment process

Codify’s mission is to help organizations move to cloud-based solutions, while arming those organizations with the understanding of their unique business drivers.

That means having the right people on Codify’s team is crucial to its success.

In the past, finding job candidates was a grueling process. It typically involved starting with about 30 people who had been screened for a culture fit by a recruiter, narrowing those down to three to five people, and then finally selecting someone to join the team. The process was time-intensive, taking about three weeks and 120 hours.

With Codify growing at a rapid pace, director Ben Parker […]

2019-06-10T18:04:59+00:00Case Studies|

Why our customers care that we are SOC 2 certified

Many companies are migrating their business to the Internet, away from running software on their own servers to running applications made up of various web services running ‘in the cloud’.


However, can companies trust their cloud service providers?

A slick marketing website may mask the fact that it is a tiny start up ‘flying by the seat of the pants’ and is improperly managing, storing and protecting customers’ data.


How prepared is a cloud service provider in case a service outage happens, if they get hacked, properly securing data etc.?

Lack of formal processes and procedures may cripple your […]


Command Line Access and Automated Scoring Now Available for Linux Labs

Learn on Demand Systems, the global leader in hands-on learning environments, today announced browser-based command line access and automated scoring for Linux labs. Hands-on learners using Learn on Demand Systems’ platform can now connect to Linux virtual machines running supported Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Kali, via a direct SSH terminal session. Automated scoring scripts can now be written in Bash or PowerShell for activity-based assessments and performance-based testing.

“We are constantly working on ways to improve our users’ experience, and this new functionality enables us to do that for the Linux community,” said Corey Hynes, […]

2019-05-14T13:17:06+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

IT Pro Challenges All Access Pass receives a gold star review from TechGenix

TechGenix, a global provider of technical content for IT Professionals released a review of Learn on Demand System’s product IT Pro Challenges.  In the review, Brien Posey a technical author and speaker who has received Microsoft’s MVP awards numerous times, gives the product a gold star award.

“I absolutely love the IT Pro Challenges concept,” says Posey. “The website provides a great way for IT pros to be able to go into a live environment and hone their skills, without the hassles of setting up their own virtual machines. I also found the site to have a good-sized […]

2019-05-07T19:00:29+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Microsoft Azure Exams Set to Retire

Microsoft’s AZ-100 Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment and AZ-101 Microsoft Azure Integration and Security exams are set to retire on May 1, 2019. Both exams are geared towards the Azure Administrator role and the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification. They will be replaced by the AZ-103 exam which is entitled “Microsoft Azure Administrator.”

This retirement comes shortly after Microsoft announced that they are adding performance tasks to their exams (labs.) The new AZ-103 exam will have labs according to this article posted on the Microsoft Learning blog.

Is your organization ready?

To provide students with more extensive hands-on practice and to enable […]


Microsoft Curriculum Course Release Announcements

Operations Managers for organizations consuming Microsoft content can now check the TMS Message Center for updates on MOC course development status as well as recently released courses. These announcements will be updated weekly to provide more insight into our MOC release plan so we encourage you to check this frequently. To view announcements in the Message Center, select the envelope icon in the top-right corner, next to your account name.

Click here to go to the TMS.


Learn on Demand Systems launches AWS Cloud Slice for hands-on learning

Learn on Demand Systems, a global leader in providing hands-on learning environments, today announced the release of AWS Cloud Slice.

Available immediately, AWS Cloud Slice enables dynamically provisioned, pre-configured cloud subscriptions using the Amazon Web Services platform. With AWS Cloud Slice, a company that is building learning environments using AWS can carve out a small slice of the cloud capacity and serve it to the user in a tightly controlled, highly secure way. The user only receives access to the AWS platform as defined and configured by the company in a scalable and repeatable process.

Designed to be […]

2019-05-08T13:10:29+00:00Blogs, Press Releases|

Course Creation Starter Guide

Are you ready to create courses for your organization? To assist in your journey, we’ve created and compiled several short articles to get you started.

From creating your first course to adding in labs, documents and assessments, to making it compliant – we’ve got you covered. Click on the topic of your choice below:


What is Cloud Slice?

You might not be able to have your cake and eat it, too, but you can have your own slice of the cloud. Not everyone fully understands the concept of what Cloud Slice is and how useful it can be when training students on the cloud.

Cloud Slice is exactly what it sounds like. A service provider takes a piece of the cloud and offers the student all the necessary components of that “slice” to learn the objective without the hassle of redeeming a temporary pass.  Learn on Demand Systems has the ability to carve a slice of the subscription, whether […]


Learn on Demand Systems Offers Custom Content Development Services

Learn on Demand Systems now offers custom content creation services to help companies create effective training solutions.

Among the offerings are the creation of custom software demonstrations, hands-on labs, clinics, workshops or training courses and assessments or knowledge checks.  Also available now are new concierge and warranty services to ensure content is up-to-date and functional.

Click here to find out more about the types of content we can build for you.

Plus watch our new out-of-the-box video series below: