University of the Philippines ITTC, Diliman Honing a New Breed of Young Professionals in Information Technology
MANILA Philippines, After Scoring high and going down a notch in a survey done by the World Economic Forum for Information Technology last week; the Philippines keeps a leverage in honing- new breed of IT Professionals despite stiff competitions in Asia-in a league where young CEOs flourish, such as 20 year old Digg alumni, Brian Wong. The University of the Philippines Information Technology Training Center, founded in 2004 (assisted by SITF and PSITE) has produced young professionals that shaped a part of the IT arena in the country. Situated at the heart of the country's Stalwart in education, University of the Philippines, Diliman; UP ITTC's alternative and personalized mode of training produced IT professionals who practiced excellence in their chosen field in as far-as achievement element is concerned. Twenty six year old Jason Balais, started working with UP ITTC since its inception seven years ago--now an IT Operations Head; He administers the computer systems and Network at the training center and manages servers, network and desk stop hardware,software and applications and facilitates all events, workshops, seminars and assist IT Manager Paule Paje and Director Jaime DL Caro on a daily basis. Having been trained in CISCO, VoIP and Linux administration after finishing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science at Roosevelt College; Balais worked His way up --His Epiphany was five years long (at UP ITTC ) and counting. Since 2008 up to now he was overall operations manager for Y4IT and was project manager 2009 to 2010.
Jason's training in Cisco kept Him abreast all these years in Retro Tech and is quinessential to His task at hand. Cisco Systems sponsors a line of IT Professional certifications for Cisco products. Candidates must complete the five levels of certification: Entry, Associate, Professional, Expert, and most recently Architecture, there are eight different paths, Routing & Switching, Design, Network Security, Service Provider, the newly introduced Service Provider Operations, Storage Networking, Voice, and Wireless.