Join: Network Professional Association Member Advantage
The Network Professional Association offers a convincing slate of member benefits. If you are potentially a corporate member click here. Here's why thousands have joined the organization.
Affiliation with a professional association is a boon to your
resume. We know from over a decade of recent experience that employers
and clients prefer to hire and retain candidates who demonstrate
a tangible commitment to their personal development, who are involved
in community activities and who advance their career through education.
Members tell us that they prefer to work with employers and clients
who value their professionalism ï¿½ they get the chance to do a better
job, often at better rates. That rate increase alone more than pays
the membership fee.
For over a decade The Network Professional Association has built
a reputation for promoting professionalism in the networking industry.
When you join, you buy a piece of that reputation and the opportunity
to enhance it by getting involved. It is expected that, as a member,
you will make efforts to enhance that reputation further, so that
your Association is seen over time to contain the best people there
are in Networking.
NPA brings to members to opportunity to focus on professionalism,
ethics and business skills. These are vital skills are a unique
offering through NPA and recognized as required components to developing
The NPA encourages members to get involved and thus enhance these
important leadership and professional skills. Members have opportunities
to develop leadership, communication, management, marketing, public
relations, and organizational skills by serving on NPA committees
and in chapter leadership positions. The experience of starting
a Chapter is known to benefit those who do it.
Opportunities for Industry Related
Through our joint effort as volunteers, NPA members share opportunities
for industry-related conference packages and discounts. These conferences
allow you to network with peers and learn new technology in educational
labs and seminars.
NPA Member Logo
You can utilize the NPA member logo credential in your professional
correspondence, resume, and business cards. Get the industry recognition
you deserve by identifying yourself as a true network professional
dedicated to continued training and development.
Specific Benefits now in place:
How Wireless Works
by WiTS - Wireless Training & Solutions
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR NPA MEMBERS THROUGH
HOW WIRELESS WORKS
AN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
How Wireless Works has made it our mission to support and empower the hardworking and tireless Networking Professional community. One of the ways that we are giving back is by offering NPA Professional Members, FREE access to our learning resource website. How Wireless Works is a collaboration of Wi-Fi training resources, including training courses, hand-crafted interactive resource tools, and much more! *a $700 value
Join NPA as Professional member or Upgrade your NPA membership to Professional status today.
(NPA Professional members, access can be located on your NPA member page.)
FSU Research Study - Strategies For Remote Technology Workers
by Florida State University research study
FSU Research Study – Strategies For Remote Technology Workers
The NPA is partnering with a Florida State University research study to identify strategies used by organizations to support their remote technology workers and the perceived effectiveness of those strategies. Strategies are plans developed and implemented by an organization to support remote work.
The Questionnaire will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
- No personally identifiable information is collected by this questionnaire.
- Your response cannot be traced back to you.
- All information will remain confidential.
- Participation is optional (but the NPA could earn $500 if it has the most participants!)
- You can stop and continue the survey at a later time by reselecting the link.
The NPA will not know who elected to respond to the survey or who opted out.
KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training Standing Offer
KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training
All NPA members are eligible to receive the benefits of the KnowBE4 security awareness training and simulated phishing platform for their company or employer.
KnowBe4 is the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, proven effective in helping organizations manage the ongoing problem of social engineering and reducing vulnerabilities to ransomware, malware, and other data breaches. The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros that have multiple fires to put out. KnowBe4's 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 extremely fast. Our Customer Success team gets you going in no time, without the need for consulting hours.
To ensure all members of Network Professional Association receive competitive pricing on our Security Awareness and Phishing platform, we are providing a set discount via a Standing Offer. Network Professional Association members will receive a 25% discount on all of our subscription levels. Offer valid for new KnowBe4 customers only. See this benefit offer on your NPA member page for full details, limitations and access.
NPA Career Center and Job Board
by Network Professional Association
NPA Career Center and Job Board is a superior resource for job seekers, employers and job seekers to find or offer quality IT/Networking opportunities.
Each month, employers reach out for the most qualified IT/Network professionals in the market, with access to active resumes, searchable via pre-defined job criteria. Job seekers can define their criteria and search the continuously updated database of roles offered by top employers in the industry.
Additionally, the NPA Career Center features tools and services to help job candidates refine their search criteria, identify their prospects and improve their presentation skills.
SASE & ZTNA for Dummies
by Fusion Connect
March 2021 Thomas Sprinkle of Fusion Connect presented The Race to the Edge — Pushing VPN Security To Its Limits) speaking directly on SASE
Tom offers you, care of VMware, SASE & ZTNA for Dummies PDF download to learn about SD-WAN and the next level with secure access service edge (SASE, pronounced “sassy”) and zero trust network access (ZTNA).