NPA Pillars of Career Growth - Badge of Proficiency in IT/Networking

The Network Professional Association supports IT/Network professionals through the NPA Pillars of Professionalism, Ethics, and Career Growth. Within the Career Growth Pillar, a major supporting pillar is Certification.

Listing one or more certifications after your name recognizes your expertise and dedication to continuing education and professionalism. The IT/Network industry offers a diverse range of certifications that can showcase your general and specialty skills and experience for potential employers and business partners.

Industry certifications are a powerful way to call attention to the expertise and skills sets you offer. Employers look for certifications as validation that you can meet their technical expectations of you. The following list of certifications have been suggested by your fellow NPA Members.

The CERTIFIED NETWORK PROFESSIONAL™ (CNP) is the International Professional Designation for the IT/Networking Community. The CNP is a professional certification program sponsored by the Network Professional Association™.

The CNP certification recognizes a lifetime of work, education and experience in your professional career and validates your role in and contributions to the IT/Networking industry, along with an ongoing commitment to measured, demonstrated, and proven professional development.

The CNP is the designation to be recognized as the seal of approval for our profession.

Amazon Web Services

AWS Certification Information. AWS certification validates cloud expertise to help professionals highlight in-demand skills and organizations build effective, innovative teams for cloud initiatives using AWS. Choose from diverse certification exams by role and specialty designed to empower individuals and teams to meet their unique goals.

  • Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
  • Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional
  • Certified Developer

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Microsoft Certification Information. Microsoft certification gives a professional advantage by providing globally recognized and industry-endorsed evidence of mastering skills in a digital and cloud businesses.
          Dynamics /Dynamics 365
               Microsoft 365
                    Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
                         Microsoft Endpoint Manager
                              Microsoft Graph
                                   Microsoft Power Platform
                              Microsoft Teams
                    Office 365
               SQL Server
          Visual Studio

Fundamentals Certification
Associate Certification
Expert Certification

  • Developer
  • Data Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Administrator
  • Data Scientist
  • Security Engineer
  • Solutions Architect
  • AI Engineer
  • Functional Consultant

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CISCO Certifications

Cisco Certification Information. Employers value certifications as key indicators of an IT professional's worth. CISCO Certifications can help you get your foot in the door. And you can choose the certification path that best meets your career goals. With that level of validation, you can be the IT professional employers seek.

  • DevNet Associate
  • DevNet Professional
  • Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
  • Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Netowrk Professional (CCNP) Enterprise
  • CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure
  • CCIE Enterprise Wireless
  • CyberOps Associate
  • CCNP Collaboration
  • CCIE Collaboration
  • CCNP Data Center
  • CCIE Data Center
  • CCNP Security
  • CCIE Security
  • CCNP Service Provider
  • CCIE Service Provider

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Red Hat

Red Hat Certifications Information. Red Hat certifications validate that IT professionals are skilled, proven, and ready to take on any project. Performance-based exams require students to demonstrate knowledge through hands-on labs to validate practical, useful skills.

  • Red Hat Certified System Engineer (RHCE)
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Services Management and Automation
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer in Red Hat OpenStack
  • Red Hat Certified Enterprise Application Developer
  • Red Hat Certified Enterprise Microservices Developer
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Cloud Infrastructure
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Gluster Storage Administration
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Virtualization
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Business Rules
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Business Process Design
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Camel Development
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Deployment and Systems Management
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in High Availability Clustering
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Application Development
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Linux Performance Tuning
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Linux Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Messaging Administration
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Storage Administration
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Identity Management
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security: Linux
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Security: Containers and OpenShift Container Platform
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in API management
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Advanced Automation: Ansible Best Practices
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Containers and Kubernetes
  • Red Hat Certified Cloud-Native Developer
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ceph Cloud Storage

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(ISC)2 Certification Information. Certify your skills through (ISC)2 the global leader in information security certifications! Your information security skills are in higher demand than ever before. But these days, your knowledge, experience and skills aren't enough... Employers want proof you have the expertise they need. They want to see your information security certifications. They want to know you're continually improving your skills to stay up on the latest threats and technology. (ISC)2 certifications, such as the CISSP, are known as the gold standard of the industry.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

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Mile2 Certification Information. Mile2 is an information technology security company that develops and provides proprietary accredited cybersecurity certifications. The company's technology security programs are utilized in the private and public sectors. We strive to deliver the best course ware, the strongest Cyber Range, and the most user-friendly exam system in the market. Our training courses follow our role-based Certification Roadmap.

  • Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer C/DRE
  • Certified Healthcare IS Security Practitioner C/ISSP
  • Certified Information Systems Security Officer C/ISSO
  • Certified Information Systems Risk Manager C/ISRM
  • Certified Incident Handling Engineer C/IHE
  • Certified Digital Forensic Investigator C/DFI
  • Certified Master Intrusion Prevention Specialist
  • Certified Master Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Certified Master Secure Application Developer
  • Certified Master Virtualization and Cloud Engineer

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DRI International

DRI International Certification Information. Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI) is the oldest and largest nonprofit that helps organizations around the world prepare for and recover from disasters by providing education, accreditation, and thought leadership in business continuity, disaster recovery, cyber resilience and related fields. A DRI International certification is the most widely recognized and respected business continuity certification in the world. DRI only certifies professionals that have demonstrated both knowledge and experience in the business continuity and/or disaster recovery profession.

  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP)
  • Certified Functional Continuity Professional (CFCP)
  • Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP)
  • Associate Cyber Resilience Professional (ACRP)
  • Certified Cyber Resilience Professional (CCRP)
  • Associate Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional (AHPCP)
  • Certified Healthcare Provider Continuity Professional (CHPCP)
  • Associate Public Sector Continuity Professional (APSCP)
  • Certified Public Sector Continuity Professional (CPSCP)
  • Associate Risk Management Professional (ARMP)
  • Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP)

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IAPP Certification Information. Only the IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals) offers Information Privacy Certification programs specifically designed for professionals who manage, handle and access data, and recognized and respected by employers the world over.

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)
  • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT)

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Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI Certification Information. The world's leading project management certification is Project Management Professional (PMP)®. Now including predictive, agile and hybrid approaches, the PMP® proves project leadership experience and expertise in any way of working. It supercharges careers for project leaders across industries and helps organizations find the people they need to work smarter and perform better.

  • Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM)
  • Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM)
  • Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC)
  • Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)®
  • Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)
  • PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®
  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®
  • PMI Project Management Ready™

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Korn Ferry (Strategyex)

Korn Ferry Certification Information. Get an Associate or Master's certificate in Agile designed to build the right skills to bridge the strategy-execution gap so your organization can meet its goals, increase employee productivity, and save time and money. Whether your goal is to sharpen your team's core skills or evolve the way your leadership approaches strategy execution, we have the education solutions that will transform the way you think, lead, execute, and perform.

  • Adaptive Strategic Execution (ASEP)
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Lean & Agile
  • Contract Management
  • Business Analysis
  • IT Project Management
  • Federal Project & Program Management (FAC-P/PM)

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International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile)

ICAgile Certification Information The International Consortium for Agileis an independent accrediting agency offering comprehensive Agile certifications that provide role expertise across all Agile 'flavors,' including Scrum, eXtreme Programming (XP), Kanban and more.

  • ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)
  • ICAgile Certified Expert (ICE)

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Scaled Agile

Scaled Agile Certification Information. Earning a SAFe® certification validates your skills and opens new doors for career advancement.

  • Certified SAFe® Agile Product Manager
  • Certified SAFe® Lean Portfolio Manager
  • Certified SAFe® Architect
  • Certified SAFe® Agile Software Engineer
  • Certified SAFe® Government Practitioner
  • Certified SAFe® DevOps Practitioner
  • Certified SAFe® Agilist
  • Certified SAFe® Product Owner/Product Manager
  • Certified SAFe® Release Train Engineer
  • Certified SAFe® Advanced Scrum Master
  • Certified SAFe® Scrum Master
  • Certified SAFe® Practitioner
  • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant
Scrum Alliance

Scrum Alliance Certification Information. You want certifications. You need community. We give you both. Your business needs to adapt and evolve quickly. You want to grow more agile, and it's not easy to go it alone. We can help. As a not-for-profit, Scrum Alliance serves our members in the pursuit of a better way to work. Join our community. Discover your people.

  • Certified ScrumMaster®
  • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM®)
  • Certified Scrum Professional®-ScrumMaster (CSP®-SM)
  • Certified Agile Leadership

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International Association of Project Managers (IAPM)

IAPM Certification Information. As an international certification body for project managers, we offer internationally recognised certifications for agile, international and classic project management for different management levels!

  • Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Senior Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)
  • Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)
  • Certified International Project Manager (IAPM)

Training Resources Certification Information. The Home of Scrum, was founded by Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber as a mission-based organization to help people and teams solve complex problems. We do this by enabling people to apply Professional Scrum through training courses, certifications and ongoing learning all based on a common set of competencies. is focused on improving professionalism in everything we do.

  • Professional Scrum Master™
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner™
  • Professional Scrum Developer™
  • Scaled Professional Scrum™
  • Professional Agile Leadership™
  • Professional Agile Leadership™ - Evidence Based Management
  • Professional Scrum™ with Kanban
  • Professional Scrum™ with User Experience

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Avaya Certification Information. The Avaya Services Certifications validate knowledge and skills in the areas of implementation and support for Avaya products and solutions.

  • Avaya Certified Implementation Specialist Program (ACIS)
  • Avaya Certified Support Specialist Program (ACSS)

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Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks Certification Information. Juniper Networks Certification Program (JNCP) is a multi-tiered program of written and hands-on lab exams. Our mission is to validate the Juniper skill set among the world's leading networking professionals.

  • Cloud, Associate (JNCIA-Cloud)
  • Cloud, Specialist (JNCIS-Cloud)
  • Cloud, Professional (JNCIP-Cloud)
  • Cloud, Expert (JNCIE-Cloud)
  • Junos, Associate (JNCIA-Junos)
  • Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist (JNCIS-ENT)
  • Data Center, Professional (JNCIP-DC)
  • Cloud, Expert (JNCIE-Cloud)
  • Design, Associate (JNCDA)
  • Data Center Design, Specialist (JNCDS-DC)
  • Security Design, Specialist (JNCDS-SEC)
  • Service Provider Design, Specialist (JNCDS-SP)
  • Mist AI, Specialist (JNCIS-MistAI)
  • Security, Associate (JNCIA-SEC)
  • Security, Specialist (JNCIS-SEC)
  • Security, Professional (JNCIP-SEC)
  • Security, Expert (JNCIE-SEC)
  • Service Provider Routing and Switching, Specialist (JNCIS-SP)
  • Service Provider Routing and Switching, Professional (JNCIP-SP)
  • Service Provider Routing and Switching, Expert (JNCIE-SP)

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ServiceNow Certification Information. With training and certification, you will learn to master ServiceNow® capabilities through hands-on, real-world instruction to helps you meet your goals. Whether you take virtual or in-person courses from ServiceNow, or from one of our Certified Training Partners, you will learn to be successful with the Now Platform.
          Customer Service
          Human Resources
     Platform Application Development

  • Certified Implementation Specialist (CIS)
  • Certified Application Developer (CAD)
  • Certified Analytics Specialist (CAS)
  • Certified Systems Administrator (CSA)

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Nutanix Certification Information. Build marketable skills in enterprise cloud technology. Our programs are all about choice— design the mix of in-person, online, or video training that works best for you. Then validate your skills with our industry-recognized certification programs.

  • Nutanix Certified Associate
  • Nutanix Certified Professional - Multicloud Infrastructure
  • Nutanix Certified Professional - Data Services
  • Nutanix Certified Professional - End User Computing
  • Nutanix Certified Professional - Database Automation

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Riverbed Certification Information. Become a Digital Performance Professional. Riverbed is redefining how you think about your career in technology. The Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering (RCPE) program is the first of its kind training curriculum that teaches career-based skills and capabilities in digital performance.
     WAN Optimization
          SD-WAN Enhanced Network Configuration
               Network Planning & Configuration Management
          Packet Visibility & Analysis
     Aggregate Visibility

  • RCPE Associate
  • RCPE Professional

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PRINCE2® Certification Information. PRINCE2® (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) Certification, is a process based project management method which provides a structured approach to deliver a successful project. PRINCE2® is widely adopted, as it can be applied to any project within any industry. Holding PRINCE2® project management methodology's knowledge can help you boost organisational productivity and enhance resources effectively.

  • PRINCE2® Foundation
  • PRINCE2® Practitioner
  • PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner

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AirMagnet Academy

AirMagnet Academy Certification Information AirMagnet Academy program teaches field engineers the skills required to utilize and optimize the AirMagnet WLAN mobile tools. The trainings teach the best practices and methodologies for surveying, designing and analyzing wireless LANs using the industry’s highest demanded tools. The AirMagnet Academy Certification validates the student's knowledge and hands-on skillsets.

  • AirMagnet Academy Certified Specialist Level 1
  • AirMagnet Academy Certified Specialist Professional 2
  • AirMagnet Academy Certified Expert Level 3

ITIL® Certification Information. ITIL® is the most widely accepted approach to IT service management (ITSM) in the world. ITIL 4 is an adaptable framework for managing services. Through our best practice modules, ITIL 4 helps to optimize digital technologies to co-create value with consumers, drive business strategy, and embrace digital transformation.

  • ITIL Managing Professional
  • ITIL Strategic Leader
  • ITIL Foundation
  • ITIL Specialist
  • ITIL Strategist
  • ITIL Leader
  • ITIL Master

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EC-Council Certification Information. The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world's largest cyber security technical certification body. EC-Council certifies individuals in various e-business and information security skills. It is the owner and creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) certifications and as well as many others certifications that are offered in over 87 countries globally.

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO)
  • Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
  • Ceritied Network Defender (CND)
  • EC-Council Certified Incident Handler (ECIH)
  • Industrial Control Systems and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Cybersecurity (ICS/SCADA Cybersecurity)
  • Certified Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA)
  • Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE)
  • Certified SOC Analyst (CSA)
  • Certified Secure Computer USER (CSCU)
  • Certified EC-Council Instructor (CEI)
  • EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist (ECES)
  • EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)
  • EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP)
  • EC-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT Master)

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE Certification Information. If you are looking to design, deploy and manage Hewlett Packard Enterprise products and solutions, then becoming HPE certified will accelerate your skills and knowledge and your business. Our HPE certifications are achievable by partners, unaffiliated consultants, and customers.

  • Workstation ISV Certification
  • Aruba Certified ClearPass Expert (ACCX)
  • Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX)
  • Aruba Certified Edge Expert (ACEX)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX)
  • HPE Master ASE - Hybrid IT Solutions Architect V1
  • Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP)
  • Aruba Certified Design Professional (ACDP)
  • Aruba Certified Edge Professional (ACEP)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP)
  • Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP)
  • HPE ASE - Hybrid IT Solutions Architect V1
  • Aruba Certified ClearPass Associate (ACCA)
  • Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA)
  • Aruba Certified Edge Associate (ACEA)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA)
  • Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA)
  • HPE ATP - Hybrid IT Solutions
  • HPE Product Certified - Aruba Location Services Specialist
  • HPE Master ASE - Advanced Server Solutions Architect
  • HPE Master ASE - Hybrid IT Solutions Architect
  • HPE ASE - Composable Infrastructure Integrator
  • HPE ASE - Hybrid IT Solutions Architect
  • HPE ASE - Server Solutions Architect
  • HPE ATP - Hybrid IT Solutions

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Micro Focus

Micro Focus Certification Information. Micro Focus training and education solutions ensure you have the knowledge you require for success; be it how to use, install, configure and administer Micro Focus’ leading software products and solutions. Novell is part of Micro Focus)

  • Micro Focus Specialist
  • Micro Focus Certified Professional
  • Micro Focus Certified Expert
  • Micro Focus Certified Master

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WCNA Certification Information. The WCNA Certification Exam (formerly known as the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam) was designed to confirm individual competencies in network/protocol analysis for the purpose of troubleshooting communications, network optimization, network forensics (security), and confirm in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP.

  • WCNA Certification

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VMware Certification Informations. VMware certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, installing, and managing VMware environments in a real world.

VMware Data Center Virtualization
VMware Network Virtualization
VMware's security
Cloud Management and Automation
VMware Digital Workspace
VMware Desktop and Mobility
VMware Application Modernization

  • VCP VMware Certified Professional
  • VCTA VMware Certified Technical Associate
  • VCAP VMware Certified Advanced Professional
  • VCDX VMware Certified Design Expert

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Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

CBCI Certification Information. The CBCI certification is for anyone that has business continuity responsibilities within their organization and/or anyone looking to develop a career in the industry. Certfication demonstrates your knowledge of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) — the comprehensive guide to industry best practice for business continuity and resilience.

  • Certificate of the Business Continuity Institute (CBCI)

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International Risk Management Certification Board (IRMCB)

IRMCB Certification Information. A strategic objective of IRMCB's mission is to assure the integrity and validity of standardized professional development training and certification programs for individuals involved in enterprise risk management systems. Certification and validation of competence of individuals involved in governance and management of enterprise risk and related management systems has become an important element of an increasingly mobile and global workforce, underscoring the value of industry-recognized credentials that can be carried across national borders.

  • ISO 31000 Certified Internal Controls Risk Analyst™ (CICRA™)
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework Lead Implementer (NIST CSF LI)
  • Certified ISO 22301 Certified Business Continuity Strategist (CBCS)
  • Certified ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery & Corruption Manager (CABCM™)
  • Certified Compliance Professional ISO 37301 (ISO 37301 CCP™)
  • Certified ISO 45001 Lead Implementer (ISO 45001 LI™)

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Citrix Certification Information. Having a Citrix certifiation can be rewarding - in pay, promotion, and prestige - to demonstrate that mastery with Citrix certifications. Certifications validate your Citrix knowledge, skills, and expertise to your peers, your manager, and the industry. They give you a valuable benchmark to use when comparing your qualifications with others' during a job search or a performance evaluation. Earning certifications can also help you command a salary that's higher than the market average and qualify for new opportunities and responsibilities.

  • Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V)
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V)
  • Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V)
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA-N)
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N)
  • Citrix Mobility (CCP-M)
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-VAD-CC)
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service Integration with Microsoft Azure Certified (CC-VAD-MA)
  • Citrix ShareFile (CC-CEM)
  • Citrix Endpoint Management (CC-CEM)
  • Citrix XenServer (CC-WMS)
  • Citrix Workspace Microapps Service (CC-WMS)
  • Citrix Certified Content Collaboration (CC-CONTENT-COLLABORATION)
  • Virtual Apps and Desktops Service Integration with Amazon Web Services Certified (CC-VAD-AWS)
  • Citrix Certified Associate - App Delivery and Security (CCA-AppDS
  • Citrix Certified Professional - App Delivery and Security (CCP-AppDS)
  • Citrix Certified Expert - App Delivery and Security (CCE-AppDS)
  • Citrix SD-WAN Certified (CC-SDWAN)

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IBM Certification Information - The IBM Professional Certification Program has100+ Certifications.
     IBM Blockchain
          IBM Collaboration Solutions and Social Business
               IBM Cloud
                    IBM Data and AI
                         IBM Global Financing
                              IBM Global Technology Services
                                   IBM Quantum
                                   IBM Security
                              IBM Systems
                         IBM Watson
                    IBM Watson Customer Engagement
               IBM Watson Health
          IBM Watson Internet of Things
     IBM Professional Certifications

  • IBM Associate Certified DBA
  • IBM Certified Administrator
  • IBM Certified Advanced Deployment Professional
  • IBM Certified Advocate
  • IBM Certified Analyst
  • IBM Certified Application Developer
  • IBM Certified Architect
  • IBM Certified Associate
  • IBM Certified Business Analyst
  • IBM Certified Data Engineer
  • IBM Certified Database Administrator
  • IBM Certified Database Associate
  • IBM Certified Deployment Professional
  • IBM Certified Mobile Application Developer
  • IBM Certified Professional Architect
  • IBM Certified Professional Developer
  • IBM Certified Professional Sales Engineer
  • IBM Certified Professional Site Reliability Engineering
  • IBM Certified Solution Advisor
  • IBM Certified Solution Architect
  • IBM Certified Solution Deployment Professional
  • IBM Certified Solution Designer
  • IBM Certified Solution Implementer
  • IBM Certified Solutions Specialist
  • IBM Certified Specialist
  • IBM Certified System Administrator
  • IBM Certified Technical Advocate
  • IBM Certified Technical Specialist
  • IBM Certified System Administrator

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SAP Certification Information. Become a recognized SAP certified solution expert. Demonstrate your commitment to excellence with SAP Global Certification – an innovative, user-friendly learning and certification program that will enable your people to succeed with the latest SAP technology. Lead in the digital economy with a skilled and confident global workforce equipped for success with trusted certification by SAP. 150+ different certifications are available in approximately 20 languages to meet the needs of learners across your entire organization.

  • SAP Certified Associate
  • SAP Certified Application Associate
  • SAP Certified Technology Associate
  • SAP Certified Integration Associate
  • SAP Certified Development Associate
  • SAP Certified Business Associate
  • SAP Certified Development Professional
  • SAP Certified Application Professional
  • SAP Certified Application Professional
  • SAP Certified Technology Professional

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CompTIA Certification Information. Launch your Tech Career. Get the skills you want and employers need.

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA CASP+
  • CompTIA PenTest+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • CompTIA CTT+
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials+

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Google Cloud

Google Cloud Certification Information. Google Cloud certifications validate your expertise and showcase your ability to transform businesses with Google Cloud technology.

  • Cloud Digital Leader
  • Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Professional Cloud Architect
  • Professional Cloud Developer
  • Professional Data Engineer
  • Professional Cloud DevOps Engineer
  • Professional Cloud Network Engineer
  • Professional Cloud Security Engineer
  • Professional Collaboration Engineer
  • Professional Machine Learning Engineer
  • Looker Business Analyst
  • Looker LookML Developer

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Blockchain Council

Blockchain Council Certification Information. The Blockchain Councilis an authoritative group of experts and enthusiasts who are evangelizing the Blockchain Research, Development, Use Cases, Products and Knowledge for the better world.

  • Certified Blockchain Expert™
  • Certified Corda Architect™
  • Certified Corda Expert™
  • Certified Blockchain Security Professional™
  • Certified Bitcoin Expert™
  • Certified Polygon Expert™
  • Certified DeFiExpert™
  • Certified NFT Expert™
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Auditor™
  • Certified Ethereum Expert™
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Auditor™
  • Certified Solidity Developer™
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Expert™
  • Certified Cryptocurrency Trader™
  • Certified Blockchain & HR Professional™
  • Certified Quorum Expert™
  • Certified Blockchain & Digital Marketing Professional™
  • Certified Blockchain & Law Professional™
  • Certified Blockchain & KYC Professional™
  • Certified Blockchain Architect™
  • Certified Blockchain & Supply Chain Professional™
  • Certified Hyperledger Expert™
  • Certified Blockchain & Healthcare Professional™
  • Certified Blockchain & Finanace Professional™

Apple Certification Information. Designing world-class technology is only part of our job. Teaching you how to master it is the other.

  • Apple Certified Trainer (ACT)
  • Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
  • Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC)
  • Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
  • Apple Certified Specialist (ACS)
  • Apple Certified Media Administrator (ACMA)
  • Xsan 2 Administrator

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Veeam Certification Information. Veem certification holders have a deep understanding of Veeam Availability Suite™, the critical functions required by an organization to actively protect their data and the ability to grow and adapt with an organization's evolving data protection needs.

  • Veeam Certified Engineerl
  • Veeam Certified Architect

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

CNCF Certification Information. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure. CNCF brings together the world's top developers, end users, and vendors and runs the largest open source developer conferences. CNCF is part of the nonprofit Linux Foundation.

  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
  • Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
  • Certified Kubernetes Service Provider (KCSP)
  • Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)

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