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Certifications in IT fields

  2. 2. Contents MEANING NEED CATEGORIES OF COURSES Top certifications in today's IT world FUTURE SCOPE CONCLUSION REFERENCESS
  3. 3. Introduction Becoming certified in a specific skill or product is a way to prove that you have the necessary knowledge to perform a job in a given field or a job that uses specific technologies.
  4. 4. MEANING Certification means to certify a person or an organization by any organization or company.
  5. 5. Definition Certification is formally defined by Krutz and Vines as: “The comprehensive evaluation of the technical and non- technical security features of an information system and the other safeguards, which are created in support of the accreditation process to establish the extent to which a particular design and implementation meets the set of specified security requirements. ”
  6. 6. NEED To be more practical To get an extra edge in the competitive word. To be specialized. To be ready for change. To reach the core.
  8. 8. NETWORKING COURSES  BASIC COURSES ON NETWORKING ARE :-  Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)  Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)  Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  9. 9. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Sponsored by Cisco, this entry-level certification indicates the holder demonstrates basic knowledge to install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer), including but not limited to use of these protocols: IP, IGRP, Serial, Frame Relay, IP RIP, VLANs, RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.
  10. 10. Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) The Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) credential is for professionals who have the skills to successfully implement a Microsoft product or technology as part of a business solution in an organization.
  11. 11. Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) Sponsored by Cisco, this certification indicates the holder demonstrates a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for the Cisco Internetwork Infrastructure, which includes designing routed and switched network infrastructures involving LAN, WAN, and dial access services for enterprises. CCNA is a prerequisite for CCDA.
  12. 12. INTERMEDIATE COURSES ON NETWORKING ARE:- Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)  Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)
  13. 13. NETWORKING CERTIFICATION COURSES ADVANCED COURSES ON NETWORKING ARE :-  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)  Cisco Certified Security Professional(CCSP)  Brocade Certified SAN Designer (BCSD)
  14. 14. DATABASE CERTIFICATION COURSES  Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)  Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) The Oracle certification program has expanded to offer three Oracle certification areas:-  Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)  Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)  Oracle Certified Masters (OCM)
  15. 15. PROGRAMMING CERTIFICATION COURSES  Sun offers the following certifications for Java technologies:-  Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE)  Sun Certified Java Associate  Sun Certified Java Programmer  Sun Certified Java Developer
  16. 16. PROGRAMMING CERTIFICATION COURSES  Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)  Sun Certified Web Component Developer  Sun Certified Business Component Developer  Sun Certified Developer for Java Web Services  Sun Certified Enterprise Architect  Java Platform, Micro Edition (Java ME)  Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer
  17. 17. Vendor-specific certifications Apple Inc. sponsors the Apple certification program Cisco Systems sponsors the Cisco Career Certifications program Cyberoam sponsors the Cyberoam Security certifications program Hewlett-Packard sponsors the HP ExpertONE certification program Dell sponsors the Dell Certified Systems Expert program with Associate and Master levels IBM sponsors certifications
  18. 18. Third-party and vendor-neutral certifications SCIPP International ANSI Accredited Secure Web- Application Development Awareness course and End- User Security Awareness courses. MigrationX sponsors unique IT migration related certifications like Certified Migration Expert (CME) & Certified Migration Professional (CMP). INFINIDOX sponsors 4 professional information security certifications. Basic Computer Literacy Certification
  19. 19. General certification General certification of software practitioners has struggled. The ACM had a professional certification program in the early 1980s, which was discontinued due to lack of interest. Today, the IEEEis certifying software professionals, but only about 500 people have passed the exam by March 2005.
  20. 20. Software Testing British Computer Society National Software Testing Laboratories American Society for Quality Certifications International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) CSTE
  21. 21. Top certifications in today's IT world RHCE The Red Hat Certification Program is Red Hat's professional certification program for Red Hat and general Linux related skills such as system administration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) Self-titled "the flagship" certification, RHCE is a mid to advanced-level certification that builds on topics covered in the RHCT certification to include more advanced topics such as security and installing common enterprise networking (IP) services.
  22. 22. Top certifications in today's IT world Oracle
  23. 23. Top certifications in today's IT world Security+ The CompTIA Security+ certification demonstrates knowledge of system security, network infrastructure, access control and organizational security – all important areas at a time when companies are investing real money to keep their technology platforms safe from cyber security threats.
  24. 24. Top certifications in today's IT world CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate is a second-level Cisco Career certification. CCNA certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN.
  25. 25. Top certifications in today's IT world MSCE Microsoft’s Certified Systems Engineers have shown they can design, implement and administer technology infrastructures using Microsoft 2000 Windows Server and other Windows server platforms. Sought by systems engineers, technical support engineers, system analysts, network analysts and technical consultants, the MCSE is for professionals who spend their time maintaining the basic platforms on which so much business is conducted.
  26. 26. More Certification
  27. 27. Future Scope To earn more money Better Jobs Build a Community of Peers Strengthen Your Weaknesses Help Your Company Increase Business Hiring Advantages Over Non-Certified Competitors Consultants/Analysts Can Land More Jobs Gain Unique Access to Resources
  28. 28. CONCLUSION In this competitive environment it is better to invest in the certification courses to get a better job & a secured future.
  29. 29. REFERENCES  http://www.networkingcertifications.com/  http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certifi cation/mcdba.aspx  http://www.dba-oracle.com/t_certification.htm  http://java.sun.com/new2java/articles/certificati on.html
  30. 30. Any Queries……………