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. This growth creates a high demand for qualified Linux professionals. 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
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 your 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.
3-for-1: How to earn 3 certifications with Linux+
Please note that you cannot earn LPIC-1 and then apply for Linux+. The Linux+ must be earned first. (This offer is NOT available in Japan.)
- Earn your Linux+
- 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.
Note: The SUSE certification framework is changing. The LPIC-1 for SUSE CLA offer will only be available until Aug 30, 2016. After Aug 30, SUSE will recognize Linux+ directly as a prerequisite for their advanced certifications. For additional details, visit: https://training.suse.com/certification/