There are very few industries in the world that have seen the kind of growth that we find in IT, and it continues to grow at an extraordinary rate. If you're currently in the IT field or thinking about making a move, you'll find an extremely rewarding career and lucrative salary. You’ll also find that the IT field is pretty competitive. One of the best way to set yourself apart from the crowd is with the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. This certification is the perfect way to acquire a strong foundation for your career, and not to mention, most employers will be looking for this. But, you want to know exactly why you need this certification, right?
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Did you know that a job as a Network Administrator is ranked #8 in the U.S. News and World Report's Best Technology Jobs of 2016 and the demand is expected to grow by 8% between 2014 and 2024?
As a Network Administrator you can expect a career that allows upward mobility and comes with a good salary. According to Indeed, Network Administrators can expect an impressive pay rate in Washington, DC, which is 25% above the national average. So is a job as a Network Administrator right for you? Keep reading to find out more about this profession.
The economy might still be limping along, but the IT industry remains as healthy as ever. IT outsourcing companies have become popular in recent years, but larger companies from hospitals to manufacturers are also hiring for a continually growing workforce of in-house IT professionals. If anything, the high job demand present in the early '00s has increased since the 2008 recession. Networking, a distinct career path in IT, remains one of the main stays.
Professionals who are certified through the Cisco CCNA program are qualified for a number of jobs in the technology field. The exams required for this certification demand that each candidate demonstrate an ability to install, configure, and operate a variety of networks, making these qualified individuals flexible workers. Successful CCNA graduates are able to troubleshoot systems, operate under a number of different protocols, and demolish threats to a network’s security. This is a broad range of skills, and the Cisco CCNA certification provides each professional with a comprehensive understanding of networks. These skills allow CCNA certificate-holders to tackle a number of technology-related occupations.
Two IT hosting trends, the central data center and the cloud, are changing Internet infrastructure requirements. Organizations are seeking to lower cost and complexity while better serving internal and external customers in diverse locations. As IT centralizes application hosting, Cisco has responded with the introduction of the Integrated Services Router with Application Experience or ISR-AX. ISR-AX combines a branch router, application optimization, and security and performance features in one box.
CompTIA, Cisco, EC-Council and many other well-known IT certification organizations have placed certain requirements on recipients of their credentials. These requirements were mandated in order to validate the worth of carrying the respected certification. Once a person gains their certification, they immediately need to be aware of the renewal requirements to keep it current. The experts at TrainACE have compiled a list of popular certifications and their continuing education requirements in this easy to understand white paper. It is a must have for any IT professional looking to become and stay certified!
There is no doubt that the CCNA certification exam is considered one of the most daunting exams in the networking certification field. This exam has more first time failures than almost any other. In this post we explore some things that can help you prepare yourself better before sitting in front of that Pearson VUE testing station for the CCNA exam.
Before taking the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam, or CCNA, it is absolutely essential to understand both the "why" and the "how" of the new and emerging IPv6 technology. This is a crucial part of the exam and, as the future of the internet in generally, it's pretty important to understand how it works. Before that, though, it's even more important to understand why there is even a need for IPv6 technologies, as well as how they're be implemented in a world that has largely been completely constructed based on the IPv4 specification.