CompTIA Server+ certification
Server+ Certification validates the skills to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot server hardware and software. The Server+ exam covers server skills from 6 key IT domains: System Hardware, Software, Storage, IT Environment, Disaster Recovery, and Troubleshooting.
CompTIA Server+ certification is designed for network administrators, systems engineers, help desk technicians, hardware technicians and any IT professional who requires a thorough knowledge of server technology, disaster recovery and troubleshooting.
Although not a prerequisite for the Server+ Certificate, field technicians and instructors alike recommend Server+ candidates earn the CompTIA A+ certification before taking the Server+ exam, as the A+ curriculum introduces many of the concepts you will expand upon in the Server+ certification exam. The Server+ certificate is a requirement in certain advanced certification tracks from Microsoft, Cisco and Novell, and is supported by many of the top organizations hiring IT professionals today.
CompTIA Server+ certified candidates can work in any environment because it is the only vendor-neutral certification covering the major server platforms. It is the only industry certification that covers the latest server technologies including virtualization, security and network-attached storage.
CompTIA Server+ certification validates the skills necessary to be a server administrator. Successful candidates will have mastered the following concepts:
Skills Measured by Server+ Certification
Key skill areas covered in CompTIA’s Server+ exam include the following. Server+ certified technicians:
- can deploy and upgrade system hardware and storage devices.
- can install, configure, and update Network Operating Systems.
- are skilled in disaster recovery procedures, backups, and restorations.
- understand server virtualization concepts, features, and considerations.
- can write, utilize and maintain server documentation, diagrams and procedures.
- comprehend different server types, such as File Server, Web Server & DNS Server.
- can troubleshoot server problems using the appropriate tools and methods.
- can determine and setup the appropriate area to house physical servers.