Linux has grown into an industry-leading software and service delivery platform that is used for everything from super computers and Web servers to virtualized systems and your Android phone. Linux professionals are high in demand: With CompTIA’s Linux+ Powered by LPI certification, you’ll acquire the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot Linux systems.
Linux+ keeps you relevant
Between 2010 and 2012, 75% of companies used Linux to develop new applications and services. 74% of enterprises plan to maintain or increase their use of Linux for future cloud computing1.
Linux+ is widely recognized
The CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI certification is recognized by large organizations such as the U.S. Navy, Dell, HP, BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Department of Defense.
Linux+ is your stepping stone for higher goals
IT professionals who earn their CompTIA Linux+ certification can receive the LPIC-1 from LPI and the Certified Linux Administrator (CLA) from SUSE as well. Earning a Linux+ certification is the beginning of a path that will lead you to advanced Linux training such as a Red Hat Certified Engineer or an Amazon Web Service (AWS) Certified SysOps Administrator.
3-for-1: How to earn 3 certifications with Linux+
- Obtain an LPI ID.
- Once you have passed both Linux+ exams, log into your CompTIA certification account. Choose Demographics | Settings. On the Settings page check the box to have your information forwarded to LPI, then click Submit.
- Upon receipt of your LPIC-1 apply online for your SUSE CLA.
Please note that the 3-in-1 process is not reciprocal and you cannot earn LPIC-1 and then apply for Linux+. It is not available in Japan.
The Linux Foundation: 3rd Annual Survey of World’s Largest Enterprise Linux Users