Computers are very common today, and just about any computer is connected to a network. People with the knowledge and expertise to configure and maintain networks are needed in any organization.

IT administration starts with network administration in most organizations. If the computers can’t communicate on the network, nothing else matters. Network administrators need to be able to quickly identify any communication problems and resolve them. Of course, to do this, administrators need to understand how the network works under normal conditions.

The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification is a new certification level. It includes three separate tracks: Information Technology (IT) Professional, Developer, and Database. ...

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