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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

Establishing a Certification Support System (2014 Edition)
In this article, you’ll take a look at how to establish a personal certification support system.
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By Ed Tittel, Mary KyleMay 14, 2014
When Ideal IT Job Candidates Meet Real Job Requirements (2014 Edition)
This article provides you with a good understanding of key IT job roles and the kinds of skills and knowledge that go with them to help ensure the most positive experience for applicants, no matter what kind of IT work you are after.
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By Ed Tittel, Mary KyleMay 14, 2014
Working with Technical Recruiters (2014 Edition)
In this article, Ed Tittel and Mary Kyle look at how technical recruiters operate and how you can benefit as they guide your search for an ideal job.
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By Ed Tittel, Mary KyleMay 14, 2014
Certification and Career Self-Assessment: Can and Should You Do It? (2014 Edition)
In this article, you’ll take a look at how annual self-assessment and planning benefits your professional career along with some things to consider when developing or refining your career and certification plans.
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By Ed Tittel, Mary KyleMay 13, 2014

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Blogs

Jamie ShoupSelect Cisco, CompTIA, ITIL, VMware and SalesForce Video Training 70% off!

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By Jamie ShoupCommentsJuly 24, 2014
Topics: Cisco,Browse by Cert,Other IT Certifications,VCP,Other IT Certifications,CompTIA,ITIL
Ed TittelHow I Evaluate Cert Program to See if They're "For Real"

I've been working in and around IT certification since the late 1980s, during which time I was the proud and interested initial author for Excelan's (later Novell's) "Networking 101" class. For the past 6 years, I've blogged anywhere from 3 to 7 times a week on IT certification topics for sites that have included this one, as well as TechTarget, GoCertify.com, Tom's IT Pro, and others. During the period from 1997 to today (that date coincides with the launch of the Exam Cram series, now a Pearson imprint) I've turned up, investigated, and reported on hundreds of different IT certification programs. This blog post explains briefly how I separate the wheat from the chaff, when it comes to recommending for or against specific IT certs and programs, with pointers to other resources on this topic.

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By Ed TittelCommentsJuly 23, 2014
Topics: Cisco,Browse by Cert,Microsoft,Other IT Certifications,CompTIA
Jamie ShoupTell Us Your Score to Score Big! New Certification Sweepstakes Launched!
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By Jamie ShoupCommentsJuly 16, 2014
Topics: CCIE,MCTS,CCDA,MCSA,Developers,MCA,SSCP,CISM,ITIL,Solaris,Postal Worker,PHR,PRAXIS,CCNA Routing and Switching,MCPD,Solaris,CCENT,NCLEX-RN,Cisco,CompTIA,MCDST,Cisco,Other Professional,CCDP,Java,CCDP,CCENT,Systems & Network Administration,Professional Certifications,CCNA,CCNA Concentrations,CCNP Security / CCSP,Other Cisco,Other Microsoft,CEH,IT Security,CCIP,Network Support,Professional Certifications,CEH,Browse by Technology,CNA,PC Hardware Repair/Support,Browse by Cert,PHR,PMP,MCDST,Security+,PMP,SOA Certified Professional (SOACP),Other IT Certifications,CCNA Concentrations,Server+,CCIP,NCLEX-PN,CCIE,Microsoft,SSCP,CISM,Financial,Police,MCA,CCNP Voice / CCVP,A+,Other Professional,Network+,SPHR,MCSE,ASVAB,MCITP,PRAXIS,CCNP,CISSP,IT Project Management/ITIL,CCNP,Other Cisco,MCTS,CNA,ASVAB,A+,MCSE,Server+,VCP,NCLEX-PN,Other Microsoft,Cisco Networking Academy,Microsoft,Java,MCITP,Network+,MCSA,CISSP,Postal Worker,Other IT Certifications,Financial,Security+,CompTIA,ITIL,MCPD,CCDA,CCNP Voice / CCVP,Police,SPHR,Database,CCNP Security / CCSP,NCLEX-RN
Ed TittelPITC Sale On Today Through July 7

I guess Pearson decided to fire off some incendiary deals in celebration of this weekend's upcoming Independence Day holiday, with a rousing round of discounts on books, ebooks, software, practice tests, and video tutorials. Be sure to drop by the site and check out the discounts, which span from Cisco, to CompTIA, to VMware, and more!

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By Ed TittelCommentsJuly 2, 2014
Topics: CCNA Routing and Switching,Cisco,CCENT,CCNA Concentrations,CEH,Browse by Cert,CCIE,A+,MCSE,CCNP,Microsoft,Network+,MCSA,CISSP,Other IT Certifications,Security+,CompTIA,MCPD

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