Oakbrook Terrace, IL, April 18, 2007 - The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the world's leading provider of vendor-neutral certifications for technology professionals, announced today that fast-track training and testing for its CompTIA RFID+T certification will be available on site at the upcoming RFID Journal LIVE! Conference April 30 through May 2 in Orlando, Fla.


As part of RFID Journal LIVE! 2007, RFID Journal, the world's leading media and events company covering radio frequency identification, and RFID4U, a leading provider of RFID training courses, are offering a fast-track CompTIA RFID+ training and certification preparation course.

The one-day course includes intensive instructor-led training using state-of-the-art RFID equipment.


Training is scheduled for Monday, April 30, with certification testing available on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2. RFID Journal LIVE!

attendees who are unable to take the exam during the conference will receive a voucher allowing them to take the exam at a later date.


CompTIA RFID+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates a professional's knowledge and skills in the areas of installation, maintenance, repair and upkeep of RFID systems.


"Attaining CompTIA RFID+ certification is validation that a technician has the foundation-level credentials necessary to face the challenges that often accompany RFID installations and deployments," said David Sommer, vice president, e-business and software solutions, CompTIA. "We are extremely pleased with the support we've received from RFID Journal and RFID4U to prepare and train IT professionals attending RFID Journal LIVE! 2007."


The fifth annual RFID Journal LIVE! 2007 conference is scheduled for April 30 through May 2 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Fla. For more information on the conference, visit:



For more information on CompTIA RFID+, visit CompTIA at Booth #328 at RFID Journal LIVE!, or at http://certification.comptia.org/rfid/default.aspx.


About CompTIA

In 2007, CompTIA is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Just as the information technology (IT) industry it serves has grown, CompTIA has also enjoyed remarkable growth over the past 25 years. The organization was founded by representatives of five micro-computer dealerships working together to find better ways to do business. Today, CompTIA has more than 22,000 member companies in over 100 countries around the world; and serves as the voice of the world's $1 trillion-plus IT industry. CompTIA is committed to advancing the long-term success and growth of the IT industry by helping organizations maximize the benefits they receive from their investments in technology, and by helping individuals to obtain the skills and credentials they need for productive careers in IT. For more information, please visit: