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IT Insights Blog — Cisco

CCNA or Network+?

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Which is best for me?

Scrolling through online forums about certification has told me a lot about what is on the minds of people wanting to certify. Those starting down the certification path usually have the question of what certification will best help them achieve their career goals. In that vein of thinking, I’m going to tell you how to choose between the CompTIA Network+ certification and Cisco's CCNA certification.

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25 Years of TestOut

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Happy 25 Years!

WOW! What a week this has been. The country has gone to the polls and elected a new president, the stock market is up, and TestOut just celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Back in 1991, Noel Vallejo was working for a major IT company. One afternoon he was called down to HR and informed that he was one of a large number of employees who were soon to be ex-employees. He went home with no idea what to do. His twin daughters were too young to know what was going on, but his wife cried with worry about how they were going to make it.

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Faster than a Speeding Cheetah

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Speeding cheetah

The cheetah is the fastest land animal on earth. At a full sprint, a grown cheetah can reach speeds of 71 mph, about as fast as a car on your local interstate. Cheetahs prey on herd animals like zebra, wildebeest and gazelle. As the prey of these speedsters, you become very familiar with the principal of “survival of the fittest.”

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Become the Alpha

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Ram vs. Ram

Finding work in a crowded IT field can be difficult, to say the least. The application and interviewing process can sometimes make you feel like a small bighorn sheep attempting to fight the alpha ram to win the attention of the females in the herd. Instead of being the one to fight the alpha, of course, you must learn how to become the alpha and set yourself apart from the rest of the pack. An article by Ed Tittel recently posted to Tom’s IT Pro gives some insight into how to put yourself in high demand on today’s IT market. Tittel suggests that, given the always-looming Internet of Things, one way to assure that you are wanted is to gain knowledge and skills in one of the many realms of networking.

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Patrick Bukowski: CCNA Extraordinaire

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Not Charles Bukowski. He's way handsomer than this guy.

At TestOut Continuing Education, our mission is to make a difference in a person’s life through education using breakthrough technology. We take our mission so seriously that every decision we make must answer the question: What is best for the student? Obviously what is best for the student is to provide them with the best training, at the best price, to enable them to earn their IT certification. That is our bottom line, and that’s why it’s rewarding to hear from students who succeed.

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