The Academy is proud to have the following affiliations:

  • Designated as a Minority Business
  • Vendor for the State of Florida
  • Vendor for the SOCSOUTH Department of Defense
  • Vendor for Miami-Dade County
  • Vendor for the University of Miami
  • Vendor for Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Terremark Channel Partner
  • Licensed by the Department of Education
  • VUE Authorized Testing Facility
  • Prometrics Authroized Testing Center
  • EC-Council Authorized Training Center
  • Microsoft Partner since 1999
  • Microsoft Technical Education Center since 1999
  • Highest ranked Microsoft Partner for Learning Solutions in the State of Florida since Fall 2004
  • Department of Homeland Security Approved I20 Status for International Students

The Academy maintains many partnerships with leaders in both information technology and education to provide you with the best possible educational experience

The Academy is committed to continually developing a strategic network of partnerships and alliances to provide our customers with the best possible educational experience.

A list of our current key partners follows:

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Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) certification, the premier Microsoft desktop certification, is a globally recognized standard for demonstrating desktop skills. The Office Specialist program is helping meet the demand for qualified and knowledgeable people in the modern workplace.

Microsoft Gold Certified partner

Microsoft, Certified Partner
The Academy is a Microsoft® Certified Gold Partner. Our Certified Gold Partner status provides us early insight into Microsoft development and strategies and as such helps to improve our products even further.


Microsoft, Learning Solutions Competency
The Academy is a Microsoft® Certified Technical Education Center (CTEC), and all Microsoft trainings are delivered exclusively by our Microsoft® Certified Trainers (MCTs). MCTs have demonstrated to Microsoft® their competence of instructional skills, knowledge of Microsoft® products, and readiness to use Microsoft® curriculum materials.

Microsoft Gold Certified partner

Microsoft, Advanced Infrastructure Competency
Network infrastructures today are growing increasingly complex with the demand for Web-based applications; internal and external portals; solutions for managing large amounts of data and translating it into business intelligence; and more efficient communications both within the enterprise and from remote sites. Enterprises are looking to Microsoft technologies to meet these demands and looking for technology partners with the skills and expertise to design and implement innovative, cost-effective solutions that incorporate these technologies. The Academy has recently obtained the Advanced Infrastructure Competency due to its expertise in the following:

Microsoft Gold Certified partner
    • High-availability design and deployment solutions based on the Active Directory service
      • Advanced migration or deployment solutions based on Microsoft Exchange Server < >Data management, migration, and server consolidation solutions based on Microsoft SQL Server 2000. Security management and operations
        • Secure wireless VPN and perimeter
          • Identity and access management
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Linux, Training Service Partner
The Academy is a Linux Training Service Partner, delivering Linux Authorized Curriculum in the commercial IT training market on all Linux products and certifications.

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CompTIA, Partner Member
The Academy is a member of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), offering vendor-neutral certifications including A+, Network+, Linux+, Server+, and more. CompTIA helps shape the technology community with programs that set standards and guidelines today and into the future.

Prometric Centers India

Prometric, Authorized Testing Center
The Academy is an authorized Prometric testing center, administering tests to students on-site during accelerated training courses. Prometric is a leading provider of computer-based testing for professional certification.

Pearson Vue

VUE, Authorized Testing Center
The Academy is an authorized VUE testing center, administering tests to students on-site during accelerated training courses. VUE is an electronic testing, course registration and training administration division of NCS. From operational centers in the United States, Australia and the Netherlands, VUE provides a variety of services to the IT training industry.


South Florida Workforce
The Academy holds an affiliation with the renowned benchmark South Florida Workforce, responsible for initiating state and federal funded workforce development programs in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. SFW assists employers and job seekers with employment services, labor market information, and provide training for economically disadvantaged adults, youth, dislocated workers, individuals transitioning from welfare to work, and refugees.

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American Power Conversion has set the standard in providing the expert advice and tangible solutions that companies need to respond effectively with your resilient, adaptable network-critical physical infrastructure (NCPI). Spending aggressively on research and development, APC develops innovative products that are engineered for ease of use through standardized, modular components, allowing its customers to act quickly and keep pace with today’s rapid business change.


The premier South Florida organization dedicated to the advancement, advocacy, and development of professional women in technology. ITWomen is an action-oriented, nonprofit organization. If you would like to know more about its mission, please click here.

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IDS Telecom
IDS Telcom is becoming the leading provider of digital services in South Florida. Since March 2002, IDS Telcom has successfully installed over 10,000 Digital T1 data curcuits for Internet Access, VPN, and frame relay applications. Running on the largest optic network in Florida, IDS offers Internet access speeds ranging from 128K to a full 1.544 MB/Sec. If you have any additional questions, contact Victor Castro at 305-772-2989 or email jcmagdaleno@idstelcom.com.

Other Partners

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