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Free IBM Collaboration Solutions Testing at IBM Connect 2014

IBM Connect 2014 will take place from January 27 - 30, 2014 inclusive at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL USA.

Join us at IBM Connect to gain insight on how to apply leading edge techniques to your business. IBM Connect will provide the opportunity to dive deeply into topics, such as collaboration, socially enabling your business processes, talent management, and creating exceptional digital and customer experiences with varied tracks relevant to professionals responsible for technology, human resources, marketing, customer service and digital experience.

One of the biggest draws at this event has always been the certification testing and prep labs. IBM is pleased to announce, for the very first time, that unlimited complimentary IBM Collaboration Solutions exams will be available for all registered attendees for the duration of the conference. All other Software Group exams will be available for 50% off the regular price.

As in previous years, testing will take place in the Lark room of the Swan Hotel. Since IBM is switching testing vendors in the New Year from Prometric to Pearson Vue, the certification team is asking candidates to create a profile in advance of testing using your existing candidate ID. This can be done at

Though the physical prep lab will be located in the Peacock room of the Swan Hotel, the Virtual Prep Lab sponsored by Avnet will be available 24/7 for the duration of the conference. Testing candidates who access the Virtual Prep Lab will find:

Information on the Virtual Prep Lab, including access codes for both e-book courseware and assessment tests, can be found in the prep lab and Testing Q&A areas (outside the Lark and Peacock rooms in the Swan Hotel).

In order to allow for greater flexibility and provide clients and partners with the best possible experience, testing candidates will be served on the spot. There is no need to pre-register and be held to a specific time slot. To take an exam, simply sign-in outside the testing lab in the Swan Hotel's Lark room. Remember to create a profile in advance and bring your username and password.