CompTIA Network+ Study Materials: Which Tools Are Best to Pass the Test?

The CompTIA Network+ Certification courses and learning tools, created by Axzo Press, lend tools to help all aspiring computer network professionals prep to earn professional credentials to succeed in their career.  In their learning tools package, Axzo Press is including pre-test and post-test assessment tools that have practice questions (multiple choice, multiple choice with multiple answers, and fill in the blank) similar to those offered on the CompTIA exam. This package of educational tools is designed for the CompTIA Network+ N10-005 exam and earned a 5.0/5.0 from ProCert Labs, the world's foremost quality assurance testing company for technical training and certification courseware.

Student Study Guide

Axzo Press’ course has a student study guide that is designed to be digested over a twenty-day period. Each day features one article or chapter that is composed of the aforementioned test questions. Each chapter also has test-taking advice. The CompTIA Network+ Study Guide is built off of the latest Network+ test, so you know you are getting up-to-date advice and practice in preparation of the $261 exam. There are over 150 practice test questions offered which gives you ample opportunity to walk into the exam on test day well-prepared and ready to go.

“Sneak Peak”

If the CompTIA Network+ study materials give you too much information, there are Network+ Cram Sheets, which Axzo Press calls “Sneak Peak,” that are extremely condensed versions of the study guide for memorizing information quickly. Also included in “Sneak Peak” are lists of tips and tricks that will help you pass the test and earn your certification. If you have time, read the study guide and then read through the cram lists. There are cram lists specifically detailing pertinent information on topologies, equipment, redundancy and fault tunneling, and remote access and tunneling.

Begin studying now with the Official CompTIA Network+ courseware by Axzo Press, available at

CCNA vs. CCNP vs. CCNET: Cisco IT Certifications Explained

A career in IT requires constant learning and updating of skills as technologies continue to change. We offer over 1,000 different books and practice materials for required IT certifications; with a range that large, we often get a lot of questions about IT certifications. What are the details of the certification – which exams are required? What will the exams cover? Which IT roles require which certifications? We answered all those questions in one place to make it easier for IT professionals to get the information they are looking for regarding Cisco Certification specifics.

CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)

Description: CCENT is the lowest level (entry level) of Cisco Certification, covering basic networking knowledge, and verifying the skills needed to manage and troubleshoot a small network. The Cisco CCENT Certification is achieved once the ICND1 exam is passed. The CCENT Certification is a prerequisite for CCNA Security, CCNA Voice and CCNA wireless certifications.

Topics covered: Subnetting, OSI Model, Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model, Connect and Configure Equipment and Devices, IOS Software Configurations, Troubleshoot, WAN serial connection, LAN (WLAN), Network Security, Static routes, RIPv2

Job Titles: Support Technician, System Administrator, System Analyst

Resources: Study Guide, Simulator

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

Description: The Cisco CCNA Certification is an associate level (second level) certification that validates the skills necessary to administer devices on a small/medium-sized network. The CCNA Certification is earned once the ICND2 exam is passed. The CCNA Routing and Switching certification (formally known as simply CCNA) is a prerequisite for more specialized Cisco Certifications (Data Center, Security, Voice, Wireless, Service Provider, Service Provider Operations, Design, and Video).

Topics covered: Network Topologies, OSI Reference Model, Layer-2 LAN Technologies, Bridges and Switches, WLAN, IP Addressing and Subnetting, VLSM, TCP/IP and the Transport Layer, Cisco IOS Software, Switch and Router Configuration, VLANs and Trunks, Switches and Redundancy, IOS Device Management, OSPF and EIGRP Routing, Access Control Lists, IPv6, WAN, Frame Relay

Job Titles: Computer Networking/IT, Network Administrator, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer, Senior Network Engineer

CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)

Description: CCNP is one of Cisco’s higher level certifications (one step below expert status), certifying the skill level needed to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain large networks. Networks with 100-500 end-devices necessitate the knowledge and skill that comes with this professional-level certification. 

Topics covered: Passing scores on Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE), Implementing Cisco IP switched Networks (SWITCH), and Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) are required to achieve the CCNP certification.

Job Titles: Network Engineer, Senior Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer, IT Manager, Network Technician, Support Engineer