According to CompTIA, the leading association representing the international technology community, there are at least three reasons why an IT Professional would want to become Linux+ certified:
Linux+ Keeps You Relevant
The Linux footprint continues to grow. In addition to its significant presence in the server room, all the major public cloud providers offer Linux images as a way of speeding up virtual instance creation. Add on that Linux-based Android accounts for approximately 80% of the smartphone market and you’ll find many IT careers are founded on Linux skills.
Linux+ is Widely Recognized
Large organizations such as the U.S. Navy, Dell, HP, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Department of Defense employ CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certified IT professionals.
Linux+ is a Stepping Stone for Higher Goals
IT professionals who earn their CompTIA Linux+ certification can receive the LPIC-1 from LPI. Earning a Linux+ certification is the beginning of a path that will lead you to advanced, distribution-specific Linux certifications such as SUSE Certified Engineer.
But beyond that, as a Technical Instructor for more than 15 years, I wanted to share a list of the top 10 real-world skills you can expect to obtain after completing the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI course.
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