Cisco and Microsoft Network Certification

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Today is the era of computer engineering. Desktops rule in multinational companies all over the world. The huge companies having their offices all over the world need their desktops to be interconnected. This has increased the demand of networking certification. Every year millions of network engineers attain the Microsoft Certified Professional Designation (MCP) and hundreds of thousands obtaining the JK0-016 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Apart from that thousands of people acquire Cisco certifications like Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) designations. It professionals often go for SY0-201 CompTIA, Oracle, or Microsoft programming certifications. There are lots of benefits associated with the Microsoft or Cisco network vendor certifications. Which may includes job promotion, higher salary, learning new skills and improved marketability. The Cisco CCNA wireless network certification, as an example, is a great way to learn new wireless networking skills even if you have no on the job experience. Among all the certifications the most popular of all includes MCSE, CCENT, MCITP, MCTS, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, MCAD and MCSD. The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) are the basic Microsoft networking certifications replaced by a former MCP designation. The 640-863 Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) is their entry level certification and required before attaining any additional higher certifications. CCNA is popular and covers basic networking topics like routing, switching, protocols, wireless, troubleshooting and security. CCNP stands at higher level than CCNA. The outline topics are the same but with increased depth. CCIE stands at most difficult and highest level with a written and lab exam. Having a certain number of network engineers on employees with the CCIE certification is  essential for companies wanting VCP-410 Cisco Gold Partner status. The MCSE exam focuses on advanced network administration, troubleshooting as well as design topics. MCSD.NET is a Microsoft Developer course while the MCAD covers programming and software engineering objectives. CISSP stands for Certified Information Systems Security Professional. It is a Cisco security certification that has become increasingly popular with the more complexity of security design and companies wanting improved security on the internet.The training process for the above exams includes the use of study books, 350-030 Question answer books, lab preparation courses, practice tests and forums. Exam venders publish study guides showing the exam format and objective or outline of the exam. Candidates can register themselves for the exam with Pearson VUE (Cisco) or Prometric (Microsoft) as the approved vendor testing sites.

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This article was published on 2010/10/26