60 Second Audio Tech: Unicasting on a network

[singlepic id=826 w=320 h=240 float=right]Here’s some more basic principles of networking that you can hopefully pick up in 60 seconds or less! We like to call this post 60 Second Tech! The information here is good to know for real world administration, but will also help you in preparing for certain CompTIA certifications, such as A+, Network+ and Security+.  Listen to 60 Second Audio Explanation Here Unicasting on a network: Unicasting is also sometimes refered to ask a “Directed Cast”, meaning that it is directed towards one device on [...]

60 Second Audio Tech: Broadcasting on a network

[singlepic id=823 w=320 h=240 float=right]This segment of 60 Second Tech is geared towards people wanting to know more about the basic principles of networking. This small segment can help you in preparing for certain Comptia certifications, such as A+, Network+ and Security+. Listen to 60 Second Audio Explanation Here Broadcasting on network:   Network broadcasting in its basic form can be seen as a yell on a network. Devices on a network trying to discover an IP address based upon a name will generally [...]

Last Chance on A+, Network+, Security+ Certifications

[singlepic id=883 w=320 h=240 float=right]As of January 1, 2011, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications are valid for three years from the date the candidate becomes certified. A “valid through” date will appear on all certificates and certificate holder CompTIA ID cards. Does this change affect individuals who were certified prior to 2011? No, those individuals certified on or before December 31, 2010 in CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ will retain their “certified for life” status. No [...]

CompTIA Changes Certification Requirements – CED Solutions Provides Certification Training

[singlepic id=883 w=320 h=240 float=right]CompTIA faces backlash from technology certification holders after informing those with supposedly lifetime A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications that they would have to retroactively pay for renewals. CompTIA has since retracted the changes for anyone who receives one of those certifications in 2010, but come 2011 the renewal process will be in place. In December, the Computing Technology IndustryAssociation decided lifetime A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications were going to retroactively require renewal every three years. The [...]

A+ Boot Camp Starts January 4th

[singlepic id=883 w=320 h=240 float=right]The CompTIA certification A+ is widely recognized as one of the important beginning certifications in the IT industry.  The certification focuses on all aspects of personal computers to understand all of the hardware components and their interaction, and then the operating system that makes a PC function. The hardware components of hard drives, memory, mother board, writing devices, etc are all covered well in the course.   There are two exams for the A+ certification, one on [...]