CompTIA Network+

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Interested in networking? Just about every device we use in today’s world is networked. The CompTIA Network+ certification is an important certification for anyone in the IT field. Although the CompTIA Network+ is considered to be entry-level, any IT professional from tech support to project managers benefit from understanding the essential concepts of networking.

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CompTIA Network+ validates the knowledge and skills of networking professionals.  It is an international, vendor-neutral certification that recognizes a technician’s ability to describe the features and functions of networking components and to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols and services.  Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Network+ candidates have at least nine months of experience in network support or administration or adequate academic training, along with a CompTIA A+ certification.The demand for skilled network support professionals continues to grow, and CompTIA Network+ is a valuable credential to help start or enhance a networking career.  In fact, many IT certifications integrate CompTIA Network+ into their curriculums.  Microsoft added CompTIA Network+ into their Microsoft programs and other corporations such as Novell, Cisco, HP, Lotus and 3Com also recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification tracks.

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