CCNA certification which stands for Cisco Certified Network Associate is provided by networking Company CISCO Technologies which is accepted globally by various IT Companies.
CCNA is the entry-level Cisco certification, and is foundation for CCNP & CCIE Certifications.
A single exam must be passed to attain this certification. This certification aims at imparting skills and knowledge in the domain of medium sized network. Post successful completion of this certification, people would be able to setup, install, configure, operate and troubleshoot issues pertaining to medium sized networks. Basically, CCNA certified will have the ability
to install, configure, and operate simple-routed LAN, routed WAN, switched LAN networks,Voice Network, Video Network, Security Management, Cloud Management etc .
CCNA Certification can be attained in many specialized areas which are already existing and also has been newly added by CISCO Technologies which are
Wireless and many more.
CCNA Certification, apart from providing a perfect platform to kick start a career in networking, also helps in achieving the required knowledge and skills that are high in demand in today’s IT industry. This certification also turns handy in a situation where there is a scope for a possible hike or a promotion of an individual with their current organization.This certification surely acts as a value add than the already acquired networking and troubleshooting skills.
For Individuals who targets to build their career in networking and is looking for entry level jobs in the Networking Industry or wish to keep updated with fast paced implementation of the Information Technology Industry.
For individuals looking to build and validate Cisco networking fundamentals, the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification focuses on foundational IP networking skills required to deploy, operate and troubleshoot network layers 1-3.
No Mandatory qualification is needed.
Preferred could be as below:-
Anyone who has a basic understanding of networking.
Any Technical graduate , B.E , B .Tech from computer, IT, electronics
MCA ,BCA or any normal graduates who has interest in building their
career in networking