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4 Reasons to Get Your CCNA Certification

Jul 8, 2021 11:49:10 AM / by Thomas Bartolomeo

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With more and more people jumping into the IT profession, certifications are a great way to stand out in an increasingly competitive job market. The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is the most popular IT certification in the world and serves as a great starting point on your career journey as a networking professional. There are many benefits to getting CCNA certified; we’ve outlined some of the major ones below.

Increased Knowledge

IT grows and evolves at a rapid pace. It is crucial to develop your understanding of these complex topics. The added depth of knowledge you gain from completing the CCNA Certification will aid you in staying up to date on the latest developments while enhancing your practical skill set. Regardless of your experience level, you will learn new material that will enable you to take your career to the next level.

Career Advancement

Whether you’re looking to make the jump to a new position or advance within your current company, the CCNA Certification can provide that pivotal boost to help you move up the career ladder. In addition to being a requirement on many job postings, holding a certification shows you are committed to your craft and will stand out on your resume by showcasing your expertise, leading to increased compensation and a better position.

Credential Foundation

CCNA serves as the foundation of more advanced certifications and is a prerequisite for most professional and expert level Cisco certifications. Earning the CCNA Certification opens the door to your continued professional growth by pursuing more advanced Cisco certifications.

Worldwide Acceptance

As mentioned previously, the CCNA Certification is the most popular IT Certification in the world. The CCNA’s global demand and reputation will enable you to leverage the credentials and knowledge you gain from completing the certification wherever you are located, now or in the future.


How Boson can help:

Boson has over twenty years of experience providing robust examination preparation materials that are used around the world.

We offer a variety of study tools:

  • NetSim Network Simulator can help you master the skills required to pass the 200-301 CCNA exam as well as gain hands-on experience with some of the technology you will encounter on the job.
  • ExSim-Max is an exam simulation that covers the concepts you need to know to pass the 200-301 CCNA exam.
  • Courseware contains the information you need to know to pass the Cisco 200-301 CCNA certification exam. The Courseware product for 200-301 CCNA includes labs that can be performed with real Cisco hardware or in the Boson NetSim Network Simulator.
  • Boson's Video Training for Cisco 200-301 CCNA can also build your CCNA skills.

These products are also available in bundled Kits at a discounted price.

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Topics: Cisco, certification, CCNA

Thomas Bartolomeo

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