Free Resources from New Horizons


Looking for the next step? Our free resources consist of free ebooks, white papers, guides and checklist to help you take your organization and your career to the next level. All of our resources in one easy place. 


Featured Resource: Using the GI Bill® for Continuing Education

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The Post-9/11 GI Bill® continues to be a valuable resource for veterans looking to begin their career after their military service. But how can you best use these benefits to create a lasting, secure career? In this guide, we explore a variety of careers and career training certifications that can help you find the best fit while transitioning to civilian life. We'll cover:

  • In-demand professions that can lead to a promising, challenging career
  • How your GI Bill® benefits can be used and how to apply
  • Why earning a certification may be your best choice for breaking into these career

IT Professionals

You are constantly supporting your organization with quick service, real time answers and staying ahead of what next in the work of technology. Access our resources as a way to keep you informed and on top of your toes.

Report: 2019 State of IT Training

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With digital transformation in full swing and the IT talent pool growing fiercely competitive, training your IT workforce and retaining top talent is essential. But only 40 percent of organizations have a structured IT training program in place. New Horizons surveyed 1,500 IT professionals and decision-makers to learn about the challenges, opportunities and skills gaps facing the IT industry.

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Assessment: Are Your Leveraging Azure to It's Max?

Azure Benefits Guide

Implementing Azure for your organization was a major decision. We developed a simple guide and assessment tool for the decision makers of implementing Azure to help you understand, "Are we realizing these great benefits?"

Whitepaper: The Future IT Service Management Professional

Take a look at the future and emerging tends that will impact the IT service management profession. Straight from the global community, this information has been gathered from industry leaders.

eBook: Fundamentals of Azure 2nd Edition

Azure's computer, storage, network, and application services allow companies to focus on building great solutions. This eBook is great for developers and IT professionals who are new to cloud computing.

Whitepaper: Security in Office365

Don't let security concerns keep your business from enjoying the benefits of the cloud. This white paper from Microsoft covers how you can customize your Office 365 environment to meet your needs.

Cisco's 2018 Annual Cybersecurity Report

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The Cisco 2018 Annual Cybersecurity report was created to help organizations defend against today's sophisticated and rapidly-evolving threats. This report presents research from Cisco Security Research.

Report: CompTIA Building Digital Organizations

The CompTIA Building Digital Organizations report explores how businesses are pursuing new IT tools in an era that has been defined by cloud computing and mobile strategies.

Whitepaper: Redefining Networking with Network Virtualization

With all of the benefits of network virtualization, it's no wonder 82% of enterprises have mapped out a hybrid cloud strategy. If you're stuck with a legacy network infrastructure, read this white paper.

Whitepaper: Building a Virtualized Network Solution

The benefits of network virtualization are clear, but designing and implementation is complex and challenging. This free white paper is specifically designed for architects and cloud fabric administrators.

Report: Microsoft Security Intelligence

The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report includes long-term data on industry vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, and malicious websites spanning over 100 countries/regions.

Whitepaper: Key Ingredients for a Virtualization Platform

As the mobile-cloud era continues to unfold, IT organizations are engaged in keeping pace with the accelerating spread of business expectations. How are IT organizations closing the gap?

eBook: The Future of IT Skills: Server Administration

The nature of work is changing. New trends in technology are creating new possibilities for automation and artificial intelligence. One thing is certain: technical skills will be in high demand.

eBook: Data Science with Microsoft SQL Server

If you are a data scientist, database administrator, developer, or data professional this FREE eBook will teach you how to install, configure, and use Microsoft SQL Server R Services in data science projects.

eBook: Configuring SharePoint Hybrid Capabilities

The eBook Configuring Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid Capabilities provides a deep dive on various SharePoint hybrid capabilities, how to configure them, and considerations to take into account.

eBook: Introducing Windows Server 2016

Windows Server has powered a generation of organizations, from small businesses to large enterprises. This book introduces you to the latest version, Windows Server 2016.

eBook: Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals

New to Windows 10 and want to learn the difference between the newest version of Windows and the version your business is currently using? This technical overview looks at new Windows 10 features and capabilities so you can start planning for deployment.

eBook: Design and Deliver Cloud-Based Apps and Data

The future is in the cloud, but how do you leverage it effectively for your business today? Learn how Citrix Cloud offers a secure and scalable management platform according to your organization's needs and priorities.

Guide: Your Complete CRM Handbook

Customer Relationship Management is key to successfully leveraging your business's contacts. Through one application, you can view contact information, follow up on leads via email, and track your performance.

HR and L&D

We know learning, training and the employee landscape is changing quicker than ever before. Let us help you keep your organization growing with these resources. Explore now.

Whitepaper: L&D Roles Are Changing

L&D Roles are Changing

 As technology dramatically changes the modern workforce, companies need learning and development professionals that can keep pace. How are these fundamental roles changing? Download this whitepaper to learn about the major trends in learning and development and how they will affect major roles.

Whitepaper: 7 Steps to Becoming a Digital Learning Pioneer

7 Steps to Becoming a Digital Learning Pioneer

How can you keep your organization's training current? Learn seven key strategies to redefine your learning and development plans.

LinkedIn's Workplace Learning Report

LinkedIn Learning Report

LinkedIn surveyed approximately 4,000 professionals globally on LinkedIn with the goal or proceeding a holistic view of modern work place learning. In this eBook, you will learn answers to the talent developers most pressing questions.

Career Development

New Horizons Career Development Solutions gives students new opportunities through globally recognized career training programs. View all our career readiness resources to help you jump-start your career.

Guide: 10 Skills Companies Want a Modern Employee to Have

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You’ve already mastered a valuable set of skills over the course of your career. But now that it’s time to go after that new job or promotion, it’s hard to fit all of that knowledge and experience on your resume. Get our complete guide and learn how to stand out in the workforce in a way that lands you the job you want, and the career you’ve always dreamed of.

Case Study: From Unemployed to IT Entrepreneur

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Anyone can write their own career success story. With the right training and professional certifications, you can open doors to new jobs or an entirely different career track. You can even build a foundation to start your own business, which is exactly what Scott Landry, founder of LandryIT, did when he decided it was time to launch a new career.

Checklist: Questions to Consider When Looking into Further Career Training

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Whether you’re looking to get back to work or move up the ladder, education is the key. But you don’t need to spend four years on a college degree or earn an MBA to move forward—vocational and career training can help you learn new skills to advance your career. Before you start sifting through the various certifications, programs, and schools out there, check out this handy checklist to help you compare and weigh the different options.

CompTIA's 2019 Cyberstates Report

CompTIA Cyberstate Report

 Cyberstates quantifies the size and scope of the tech industry and the tech workforce across multiple vectors. To provide additional context, Cyberstates includes time-series trending, average wages, business establishments, job postings, gender ratios, innovation and emerging tech metrics, and more.