CompTIA Certifications

October 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on CompTIA Certifications
Filed under: A+, CDIA+, CompTIA, CTP+, CTT+, Linux+, Network+, PDI+, Project+, RFID+, Security+, Server+ 

CompTIA Certification For individuals, attaining certifications means increased job security, additional career opportunities and increased credibility in the workplace. For businesses, hiring certified workers means higher customer satisfaction, increased productivity and lower employee turnover.

CompTIA A+
For entry-level IT technicians, the CompTIA A+ exam covers preventative maintenance, basic networking, installation, troubleshooting, communication and professionalism.

CompTIA Network+
For networking professionals, the CompTIA Network+ exam covers managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, operating and configuring basic network infrastructure.

CompTIA Security+
For experienced security professionals, the CompTIA Security+ exam covers system security, network infrastructure, cryptography, assessments and audits.

CompTIA Server+
For experienced IT professionals, the CompTIA Server+ exam covers areas such as RAID, SCSI, managing multiple CPUs and disaster recovery.

CompTIA Linux+
For experienced Linux professionals, the CompTIA Linux+ exam covers user administration, file permissions, software configurations and the fundamental management of Linux systems.

CompTIA PDI+
For entry-level printer and document-imaging technicians, the CompTIA PDI+ exam covers basic electromechanical components and tools, print engine and scan processes, color theory and networking.

CompTIA RFID+
For RFID professionals, the CompTIA RFID+ exam covers installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of RFID products.

CompTIA CTP+
For experienced convergence professionals, the CompTIA CTP+ exam covers designing, implementing and managing voice and data networks.

CompTIA CTT+
For technical instructors, the CompTIA CTT+ exam covers classroom preparation, presentation, communication, facilitation and evaluation in both traditional classroom and virtual classroom environments.

CompTIA CDIA+
For document imaging solutions sellers, the CompTIA CDIA+ exam covers planning, designing and specifying a document imaging management system.

CompTIA Project+
For project managers, the CompTIA Project+ certification covers the entire process of project management, including initiation, planning, execution, acceptance, support and closure.

CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exams

October 18, 2010 by · Comments Off on CompTIA Linux+ Certification Exams
Filed under: CompTIA, Linux+ 

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI is a high-stakes, vendor-neutral certification that validates the fundamental knowledge and skills required of junior Linux administrators.

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI consists of two exams, LX0-101 and LX0-102. The exams cover system architecture; Linux installation and package management; GNU and Unix commands; devices, Linux filesystems, and the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard. Professionals who pass the exam can work at the Linux command line, perform maintenance tasks, assist users, and install and configure workstations.

Earning the certification is a stepping stone to vendor-specific training, such as Oracle Certified Associate and Novell SUSE Linux programs.A new benefit for CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI candidates is that they may choose, at the time they take the exams, to have their exam record forwarded to the Linux Professional Institute.

Certification in CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI enables candidates to become certified in LPIC-1 as well, enabling further participation in the LPI program if the candidate chooses. Please note that CompTIA maintains candidate-confidential records for all exam takers, for their own access and use for employment or educational purposes. Any choice to forward an exam record to LPI is made only by the candidate.

The CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI exam is scheduled to be available soon in German, BrazilianPortuguese, Chinese and Spanish.
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For individuals studying toward the previous CompTIA Linux+ exam, XK0-002, that exam has been retired in Japan. That exam will be retired in all other parts of the world, all languages, on October 31, 2010.

CompTIA Server+ Exam

Recommended experience: CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications or equivalent knowledge
Required exams: LX0-101 and LX0-102
Number of questions: 60 on each exam
Length of test: 90 minutes
Passing score: 500 on a scale of 200-800
Language: English