Networking and its associated technology, enhancements are going on throughout the world. In the recent times there has been continuous demand for the hardware and networking engineers across the World.
In case of India there are many IT infrastructure and related activities are coming up due to increasing usage of Information Technology in day to day business activities. Many multinational companies, larger organizations, hosting service provides are setting up Data centres across the region. Many new and emerging companies like Netmagic, Reliance and increasing their capacity of data centres in India. There is great need of experts in the field of CCNA.
Following courses and certification programs from CISCO can provide idea about all the courses available at this stage.
Courses and Certifications
|Courses||Certification||Description||Associated Career Paths|
|IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software||CompTIA A+||The CompTIA A+ certification for computer support technicians demonstrates competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security, and troubleshooting.||IT technician
Field service technician
|CCNA Discovery 1-2||CCENT||The Cisco CCENT certification for entry network technicians validates the ability to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network and perform basic network security tasks.||Help desk technician
Network support technician
|CCNA Discovery 1-4
CCNA Exploration 1-4
|CCNA||The Cisco CCNA certification for network associates validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks, and implement and verify connections to remote sites in a wide-area network (WAN).||Network administrator
|CCNA Security||CCNA Security||The Cisco CCNA Security certification for network security professionals validates the knowledge needed to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco network security devices; develop a security infrastructure; recognize network vulnerabilities; and mitigate security threats.||Network security specialist|
|CCNP 1-4||CCNP||The Cisco CCNP certification for network professionals validates the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, and troubleshoot converged local and wide area networks, and manage routers, switches and edge applications that integrate voice, wireless, and security into the network.||Level II network engineer
Remote Infrastructure Management services also increasing , as per latest estimated there is overall market of 100 billion to be addressed in this segment.
Many software companies, banking organizations, Govt entities working on IT projects are looking for skilled professionals in this segment across India.
Remove infrastructure Management includes following things
- Windows Administration
- Unix Administration
- Linux Administration
- Networking (Local Area & Wide Area)
- Server Administration
- Storage management
- IT Security (firewalls, ethical hacking, intrusion detection, access protocols etc.
- Voice over IP (managing and integrating communication…called unified communication)
- Bandwidth and network traffic management
- Application monitoring
Tags: CCNA, Cisco, hardware networkign engineering, IMS, redhat