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In this entry-level CompTIA skills training, Keith Barker, Anthony Sequeira, Jeremy Cioara, and Chuck Keith step through the exam objectives on the N10-007 exam, which is the one required exam to earn the CompTIA Network+ certification.
Network+ is the perfect starting point for anyone brand new to IT. It’s a good stepping stone to higher-level Cisco or Juniper certifications and provides a good overview of fundamental IT networking knowledge and skills. Even if you don’t plan to take the Network+ exam, the knowledge and skills covered in this Network+ training are invaluable. A fundamental understanding of networking is essential for any IT professional — regardless of where your career takes you.
After finishing the videos in this Network+ training, you'll know how to configure, manage, secure, and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks as you prepare for the N10-007.
For managers with CompTIA products, this CompTIA training can be used for N10-007 exam prep, onboarding new network administrators, individual or team training plans, or as a CompTIA reference resource.
Network+: What You Need to Know
This CompTIA Network+ training maps to the N10-007 networking technologies exam objectives and covers topics such as:
- Mastering OSI layers, ports & protocols
- Managing and configuring elements of ethernet switching
- Integrating IP routing and forwarding, addressing and subnetting
- Understanding network topologies
- Configuring wireless technologies
- Navigating cloud concepts
- Implementing network services
- Using advanced networking devices
- Planning, diagramming and documenting networks
- Scanning, monitoring and patching
- Authenticating traffic and securing networks
Who Should Take Network+ Training?
This Network+ training is considered entry-level CompTIA training, which means it was designed for new IT professionals. This course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with routing and switching, and experienced network administrators looking to validate their basic networking skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. If you’re new to network administration, you probably haven’t yet made a name for yourself in one of the many niches that exist for network administrators to excel within. Eventually in your career, you’ll deal with replacing and updating hardware, integrating cloud computing, and anticipating security vulnerabilities, and this training can prepare you for all of it. Developed to help you eventually earn your Network+ (N10-007) certification from CompTIA, it’ll make you a network administration pro.
Experienced network administrators. If you’re a network administrator with several years of experience, you’ve realized by now the need for familiarity with all manner of networking devices and solutions. No company needs someone to configure and manage only one network device. There are mobile, cloud, virtualization, and wireless devices that need security, hardware and software expertise. The Network+ (N10-007) certification from CompTIA can prove your mastery of these topics and this training can prepare you for it.