1. CompTIA A+
  2. CompTIA Security+
  3. CompTIA Linux+
  4. CompTIA Project+


A+ establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across a variety of devices to set the stage for IT careers. The certification also matches professional tech skills with communication skills. Text Used. (, 2016)

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. Text Used. (, 2016)

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certifies foundational skills and knowledge of Linux system administration. With Linux being the central operating system for much of the world’s IT infrastructure, Linux+ is an essential credential for individuals working in IT. Text Used. (, 2016)

Project+ - Project management is one of the business world’s most in-demand skill sets, both inside and outside the IT profession. Even the smallest projects can benefit from project management processes. Well-run projects save time and ensure continued focus on company goals. The CompTIA Project+ certification validates the communication and business skills you need to lead projects with confidence, complete projects on time and make sure you stay within budget. Text Used. (, 2016)

Cisco Systems

Cisco CCIE (#10229) Routing and Switching (September 2002 - Current)

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching (CCIE Routing and Switching) certifies the skills required of expert-level network engineers to plan, operate and troubleshoot complex, converged network infrastructure. Text Used. (Cisco Systems, 2016)

Cisco CCIE (#10229) Collaboration (July 2007 - Current)

The CCIE Collaboration certification is for Collaboration Architects, Unified Communications Architects, or Voice and Video Network Managers who are responsible for the design, implementation, and troubleshooting of complex collaboration solutions. The certification is an expert-level certification that ensures that you gain knowledge and experience in collaboration solutions integration and interoperation, configuration, and troubleshooting in complex networks and the challenges of video, mobility, and presence as the foundation for workplace collaboration solutions. Text Used. (Cisco Systems, 2016)

Cisco Business Architect (#00311)

The Cisco Business Architect certification, maintained by Cisco and Global Knowledge, is for architects who have demonstrated proficiency in business consulting by integrating strong skills in the following fields - technical, business strategy, and architectural principles.

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Linux Professional Institute

LPIC-1: Linux Server Professional Certification

LPIC-1 is the first certification in LPI’s multi-level Linux Professional certification program. The LPIC-1 will validate your ability to perform maintenance tasks with the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and be able to configure basic networking.

Test 1 Test 2
Linux System Architecture Shells, Scripting and Data Management
Linux installation and package Management Interfaces and Desktops
GNU and Unix Commands Administrative Tasks
Devices, Linux Filesystems, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard Essential System Services
Networking Fundamentals

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