About NPA: Partners

CompTIA Industry Partner

The Network Professional Association and CompTIA have partnered to bring you the CompTIA Career Explorer Platform, a comprehensive resource designed to inform, inspire, and guide IT/Networking professionals towards their next career step in the tech industry and beyond.

In today's rapidly evolving job market, making informed career decisions can be overwhelming. CompTIA Career Explorer was created to address this challenge by providing a one-stop resource that combines smart data tools with inspiring stories of career perseverance. Whether you're just starting out, considering a career change, or looking to advance in your current path, Career Explorer is here to help you navigate the complexities of the tech and tech-adjacent job landscapes.

Benefits of Using Career Explorer:
    Free Access: Explore the entire portfolio of Career Explorer resources at no cost, furthering our mission to unlock potential for all.
    Comprehensive Data: Gain insights into earnings potential, job outlook, employer hiring trends, remote work opportunities, and much more across the U.S. and 250 metro areas.
    Inspirational Stories: Watch documentary-worthy video profiles featuring diverse professionals sharing their non-traditional paths into tech careers.
    • Personalized Guidance: Discover your ideal career fit with our career quiz, based on the Ikigai Model, and take advantage of one-on-one career coaching sessions.
Key Features of the Platform:
  • Data on 30+ core tech jobs and 70+ tech-adjacent, digitally-enabled roles.
  • A career toolkit with actionable guidance for your next steps.
  • A user-first design that's mobile-friendly and appealing to a broad audience.
Whether someone is career-curious or has a clear intent to transition into tech, Career Explorer is designed to bridge the confidence gap and nudge that person toward realizing their potential. It's a trusted resource for training partners, academic institutions, workforce development organizations, and corporate partners.

You can access the CompTIA Career Explorer here:

Aggregage National Partner
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Aggregage publishes more than 90 B2B publications across a range of industries. Aggregage brands give B2B advertisers, associations, conferences and thought leaders access to senior professionals in their target markets. Collectively, Aggregage sites and newsletters reach millions of professionals each week. See below for a list of our current industries and brands.

Aggregage and the Network Professional Association are partnering to launch a new digital site for the IT/Networking industry. Our goal is to help readers save time by providing them with important industry insights, analyses and opinions from the widest set of thought leaders.

Look for launch late summer or fall!
Mindedge_Learning National Sponsor

The Network Professional Association has partnered with MindEdge learning to offer their full suite of online self-paced education classes. This coursework, which covers both IT and professional growth in a variety of IT and business spaces. NPA Members receive a 10% discount on all courses. This benefit is open to all Community and Professional members. Students may earn Certificates of Completion, and some courses are designed for certification exam prep. Additionally, select courses may apply to CNP Continuing Education requirements. To enjoy this NPA Member Benefit from MindEdge, visit your NPA Member Page.

Not a member yet? Join the NPA as a Community Member for just $40/yr, or as a Professional Member for $125/yr!

KnowBE4 National Sponsor

KnowBe4 In 30 Seconds

KnowBe4 is the world’s largest integrated platform for security awareness training combined with simulated phishing attacks. Join our more than 39,000 customers to manage the continuing problem of social engineering. visit

Forrester Research has named KnowBe4 a Leader in the 2020 Forrester Wave For Security Awareness and Training Solutions. KnowBe4 received the highest scores possible in 17 of the 23 evaluation criteria, including learner content and go-to-market approach.

KnowBe4 is the world’s first and largest New-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform that helps you manage the ongoing problem of social engineering.

The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros that have 16 other fires to put out. Our goal was to design the most powerful, yet easy-to-use platform available.

Customers of all sizes can get the KnowBe4 platform deployed into production twice as fast as our competitors. Our Customer Success team gets you going in no time, without the need for consulting hours.

We are proud of the fact that more than 50% of our team are women, where the average in cyber security is just 20% of employees.

KnowBe4 is offering NPA Community and Professional members special discounts on a variety of single and multi-year security awareness training programs. Not a member yet? Join the NPA as a Community Member for just $40/yr, or as a Professional Member for $125/yr!

Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity Cooperative Partner

About Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity
Phi Sigma Pi is a gender inclusive National Honor Fraternity based out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was founded at the University of Central Missouri in 1916. Over the past 104 years, Phi Sigma Pi has experienced growth to over 6,000 Undergraduate Members at over 140 colleges and universities across the country. The Fraternity’s mission is to empower our Members to be leaders of social service through our Tripod of three ideals: scholarship, leadership and fellowship.

To be considered for membership, students must be undergraduates who have completed at least one semester/quarter of college coursework and earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Membership is open to students in any major who have met the above requirements. Once inducted, Members attend weekly meetings and participate in several service projects, fundraisers and educational programs including Phi Sigma Pi’s award-winning Leadership in Action program.

To learn more about the NPA's partnership with Phi Sigma Pi and receive a special offer worth $210, visit

WiTS - Wireless Training & Solutions National Partner

Trusted, Vendor Neutral Wireless Experts
We are Wi-Fi Industry leaders!

Partnerships with our valued customers begin in our Wi-Fi trainings.  This is where we build upon a foundation of trust & mutual respect.  WiTS developed consistent processes that produce repeatable results.  This is why our relationships with our customers are years long.  We deliver quality service that yields dependable Wi-Fi!  This saves businesses time, money & increases productivity.

Our next gen pro-service offerings modernize WLAN network design/deployment, maintenance, monitoring & troubleshooting. 

WiTS professional services portfolio includes:

  • Wi-Fi Surveys
    • WLAN Enhancement 
    • Wireless Health Check
    • New Network Design
    • Validation
    • Predictive 
  • Wi-Fi Troubleshooting, Remediation
  • Wi-Fi Optimization
  • SME REMOTE Consulting
  • WiTS elevate Network Monitoring Service
  • Turn-Key WLAN Network Installation Services
    • Wi-Fi Design
    • Conduit & CAT6 Cabling
    • Installation
    • Network Configuration
    • Turn-Up, Testing & Validation, Documentation
    • Project Management

The WiTS Team can help!

We offer LIVE REMOTE SME Consulting to our customers seeking vendor neutral Wi-Fi expertise & assistance with a Wi-Fi Site-Survey, Predictive Design Survey, Controller Review, etc.  We have found this to be an extremely popular & beneficial solution for our customers that are seeking vendor neutral Wi-Fi guidance and assistance on Wi-Fi projects.  It's like having a Wi-Fi expert on staff only when you need them.

We offer on-site, IN-PERSON professional services to our customers seeking a vendor neutral Wi-Fi Site Survey, Wireless Health Check Survey, New Network Design Survey, Wi-Fi Validation Survey (very popular from a 3rd party who is vendor neutral), Wi-Fi Troubleshooting & Remediation, Wi-Fi Optimization for existing hardware (NO MORE RIP & REPLACE).

PHONE:  Ryan Levy 720-775-7324

MR2 Solutions National Partner

At MR2 Solutions, we recognize the many challenges that IT professionals are faced with today. Many are frustrated with the growing complexity of managing and supporting today’s IT infrastructure.

IT Organizations are concerned about the shortage of IT talents and at the same time, IT professionals are tired of doing more with less – more projects in the pipeline, less time and overall resources to complete them. All the more, technology is always evolving and changing in a rapid pace that many are struggling to keep up. For these reasons, a growing number of companies are no longer interested in building, managing and supporting their own IT infrastructure.

As technology industries evolve to a consumption-based economy, companies are looking for solutions that are more portable, agile, resilient and elastic. They just want to consume IT resources and ensure productive end user experience.

At MR2 Solutions we represent over 150 cloud providers, over 1500 Colocations and data center providers, dozens of SDWAN, UCaaS and Security solutions in our portfolio as well as options for any hyperconverged technology that is right for any business.

Our goal is to select the best of breed technology solution for our customers:

  • With the right technology supplier
  • At the right price
  • For the right reasons

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Agile IT Strategic Partner

Agile IT – Doing IT Right the First Time

As the old saying goes, “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right�. And Agile IT does IT right the first time. That’s one of the many reasons why hundreds of companies have chosen Agile IT as their Agile IT Partner, and continue to do so.

Agile IT is a cloud-first managed services company and one of the top 100 Cloud Computing Solutions Providers in the world. A four-time Microsoft Cloud Partner of the Year, we offer flexible, best-in-class cloud managed services that go beyond the IT department. We’re focused on building a community of customers that maximize cloud and SaaS services to drive their businesses through automation, agility, business insight and productivity.

At Agile IT, we help businesses align technical support and business strategy to deliver the right technology at the right time. It’s why we were named to the 2017 CRN Next-Gen 250 list for the second time in four years, an award recognizing companies leading the next generation of IT and bringing key technologies to market before they become mainstream.

Headquartered in San Diego, California, we work with education, corporate, government and nonprofit customers since 2006.

A Tier Three member of the prestigious Microsoft Cloud Champions Club, Agile IT sits among the top 0.5% of the online services channel and is recognized as a best-in-class Microsoft Partner.

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YMcareers Cooperative Partner

Match members with their next great job opportunity

YM Careers is the industry leader and most trusted career center platform for 20+ years and counting, bringing innovation to the niche career center industry and association market. We power the largest association network job board network in the world. Associations leverage YM Careers to provide a valuable member service, acquire and engage new members, and generate non-dues revenue by helping their industry employers find talent. YM Careers is part of the Community Brands association software suite, a complete set of solutions that helps member-based organizations increase revenue, improve efficiency and digitally engage members.

Visit to visit the NPA Career Board.

O*NETâ„¢ Cooperative Partner

is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. As the nation's most comprehensive source of occupational data, O*NET is a free resource for millions of job seekers, employers, veterans, educators, and students.

The O*NET Data Collection Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, makes requests of the NPA to provide input from experts in IT profession. As the nation's most comprehensive source of occupational data, O*NET is a free resource for millions of job seekers, employers, veterans, educators, and students at

When your opportunity presents it self, participate in this important initiative and your participation will help ensure that the complexities of your profession are described accurately in the O*NET database for the American public.


NPA welcomes partnership proposals from all organization that can add value to the NPA experience, and who have creative ideas for working together. Please direct all correspondence related to partnering with the NPA to the NPA Executive Director.

The NPA exists to provide the best possible resources and experiences for members to grow and excel in their careers and private lives. To meet these objectives, we work closely with strategic partners that believe in our mission and see the value in supporting the needs of our members. NPA partners come in all shapes and sizes. We work with leading trade magazine publishers such as Network Computing and Network World; industry trade shows such a NetWorld + Interop; a variety of companies that develop and market networking technologies, including Sun, IBM, Novell and many others; and educational institutions including major universities, colleges and technical schools around the world.


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