On Thursday, February 24, 2011 CompTIA announced the release of a new IT certification, the CompTIA Convergence Technologies Professional (CTP+). The CTP+ validates skills and standards-based knowledge in today’s rapidly changing landscape of network convergence products and solutions. The CTP+ certification came about in response to the rapid growth of voice-over-IP telephony, unified communications, web conferencing and related technologies.
The CompTIA CTP+ certification exam covers requirements for analysis, implementation and management of basic data components and voice and multimedia applications, as well as basic problem analysis and resolution for convergent technologies.
Among the topics covered in the exam are:
- Planning IP networks
- Wireless networking
- Voice and telephony services, functions and technologies including protocols, and voice troubleshooting in digital and analog environments
- Identifying requirements for transporting text, voice, video, modem and fax through a converged solution
- Identifying security issues for converged networks
Basic Exam Details:
- Number of questions: 65
- Length of test: 90 minutes
- Passing score: 750
- Language: English
- Exam code: CN0-201
Though not a prerequisite for CompTIA CTP+ certification, it’s recommended that candidates are CompTIA Network+ certified or have equivalent knowledge as well as 18 to 24 months of work experience in data networking, telephony and other convergence-related technologies.
For more information about the new CompTIA CTP+ visit CompTIA.org.
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