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BabSim Partner Spotlight: CompTIA


Babbage Simmel’s partners play a crucial role in our business. Our partner channels enable us to access the right software, the right curriculum and the right resources to create effective solutions for our clients.

Today in the Spotlight is CompTIA.

Who is CompTIA?

CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world offering 16 certification exams in PC support, networking, security and more. CompTIA has been delivering certification exams for more than 20 years and is committed to continually improving the service provided to the industry.

Available Certifications and BabSim Classes


Why CompTIA A+?

  • Required for Dell, Intel and Lenovo service techs
  • Recognized by U.S. Dept. of Defense
  • An ANSI accredited Certifier – 0731
  • Vendor-neutral
  • Held by 900,000 IT professionals

CompTIA® A+® Certification: A Comprehensive Approach – 11/04/2013


The exam covers:

  • Network technologies
  • Installation and configuration
  • Media and topologies
  • Management
  • Security.

Candidate job roles include network administrator, network technician, network installer, help desk technician and IT cable installer.

CompTIA Network+® Certification Support Skills – 10/07/2013


CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in:

  • Network security
  • Compliance and operational security
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Application, data and host security
  • Access control and identity management
  • Cryptography

Security+® Certification Support Skills – 12/02/2013


The CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) certification designates IT professionals with advanced-level security skills and knowledge.

The CASP certification is an international, vendor-neutral exam that proves competency in enterprise security; risk management; research and analysis; and integration of computing, communications, and business disciplines.

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) – 10/07/2013

IT Career Paths With CompTIA Credentials

  • Service/Help Desk
  • Network Administration
  • Security/Networking
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Project Management
  • Office Productivity
  • Training

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