CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks.
Network+ ensures an IT professional has the knowledge and skills to:
- Design and implement functional networks
- Configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices
- Use devices such as switches and routers to segment network traffic and create resilient networks
- Identify benefits and drawbacks of existing network configurations
- Implement network security, standards, and protocols
- Troubleshoot network problems
- Support the creation of virtualized networks
CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) English retires 8/31/18; Other languages retire 1/31/19.
The new CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam is available as of March 2018. More information on both versions of the exam is available in the Exam Details below.
What Skills Will You Learn?
Explain the purpose of a variety of networking concepts and implement them appropriately.
Determine & explain the appropriate cabling, device and storage technologies.
Use best practices to manage the network, determine policies & ensure business continuity.
Summarize physical security & common attacks while securing the wired and wireless network.
Network Troubleshooting & Tools
Explain the network troubleshooting methodology & appropriate tools to support connectivity & performance.
|Launch Date||March 2018||February 2015|
|Exam Description||CompTIA Network+ N10-007 has been updated and reorganized to address the current networking technologies with expanded coverage of several domains by adding:
||CompTIA Network+ covers the configuration, management, and troubleshooting of common wired and wireless network devices. Also included are emerging technologies such as unified communications, mobile, cloud, and virtualization technologies.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 90 questions||Maximum of 90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based||Multiple Choice Questions (single and multiple response), drag and drops and performance-based|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes||90 Minutes|
|Passing Score||720 (on a scale of 100-900)||720 (on a scale of 100-900)|
|Recommended Experience||CompTIA A+ Certification and At least 9 to 12 months of networking experience||CompTIA A+ Certification and (9) months of networking experience|
In Development: Japanese, German, Spanish, Portuguese
|English, German, Japanese, Spanish, French, Arabic|
|Retirement||Usually three years after launch||English retires 8/31/18; Other languages retire 1/31/19|
|Price||$302 USD (See all pricing)||$302 USD (See all pricing)|