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CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association) offers a variety of vendor-neutral technology certifications, at both entry and intermediate levels. Many IT professionals begin their IT careers by getting one or more of the CompTIA certifications, including Strata (basic PC installation and maintenance), A+ (computer hardware skills), Network+ (network technology), Security+ (network and computer security), Server+ (server management), and RFID+ (radio frequency identification technology). See the objectives for these exams and all CompTIA exams.

Pearson IT Certification is a CompTIA Platinum Partner and a leader in providing flexible learning options, no matter your preferred learning style. We have print books, eBooks, practice test software, and video tutorials. In addition to study guides, we also offer free resources to help you prepare for and pass the exam, including exam profiles, articles and webcasts. These resources for each exam can be found in our resource centers: A+ Resources, Network+ Resources, and Security+ Resources.

Articles

Complete CompTIA A+ Guide to PCs: Disassembly and Power
In preparation for the CompTIA A+ exam, this chapter covers many important details regarding the safe assembly and disassembly of your PC, voltage and power checks, working with and replacing the power supply, and power-saving tips.
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By Cheryl SchmidtMay 24, 2013
Ed TittelRanking Certifications, Part 1: One Method for Rating Certifications (2013 Edition)
Aspiring or active IT professionals can benefit from an informed evaluation of certifications in terms of the time commitment, cost, and other factors involved in earning such a credential. This article looks at one method for rating and ranking IT certifications
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By Ed TittelFeb 15, 2013
Ed TittelRanking Certifications, Part 2: The Ratings (2013 Edition)
Aspiring or active IT professionals can benefit from an improved understanding of how top IT certifications rank in terms of the time commitment, cost, and other factors involving in obtaining the certification. Here you’ll find a table with rankings for more than 100 top IT certifications.
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By Ed TittelFeb 15, 2013
David L. ProwseCompTIA A+ Exam Cram: Mobile Device Hardware and Operating Systems
As an A+ technician you need to know the basic hardware of mobile devices. This chapter covers Apple devices and Android-based devices, but also briefly discuss some of the other players in the market.
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By David L. ProwseSep 27, 2012

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