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When you're done with you A+ and Net+ you need to go even deeper. Those are just foot in the door certs, I got those when I was in highschool.
If you're wanting to get somewhere, pick an avenue of IT and stick to it and it can pay off.
If you want networking go for Cisco or Juniper Certs:
Cisco: CCENT>CCNA>CCNP>CCIE and there are others too, like the CCIP, CCVP, CCDA, etc
Juniper: JNCIA
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Originally Posted by Kaiga View Post
or for you could go the Microsoft avenue:
MCSE
MCSA
MCTIP
there are more.
not this


If you dig traveling the world a CCNA will open some wide options for you.

CCIE is what, 1 in 100,000? I know Cisco instructors and expert wan engineers, who cant even pass the practical for CCIE.

Another area that's worth focus if you are not into networking is going for DBA certifications.

A+ and MCSE certs are great but dont get you what they did 10 years ago, these days people can download a practice test and ace MCSE exams without having any actual experience or applicable ability.

Just my 2 cents.
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