Interop, the leading business technology event, is proud to support NPA’s Awards for Professionalism, honoring outstanding contributions in the networking industry.
Global IT Community Association representing over 700 member organizations and over 3.7 million IT professionals, GITCA is the world's largest international not-for-profit independent organization powered by dedicated volunteers devoted to the development and growth of the IT community by providing services to support leaders and connect user groups, associations, and student IT organizations. GITCA stands committed to the free exchange of resources, ultimately elevating the status of the IT Professional both in their industry and in the community
Cisco Press is a publishing alliance between Cisco® (NASDAQ: CSCO) and the Pearson Education division of Pearson plc (NYSE: PSO). Established in 1996, Cisco Press is the official publisher of Cisco networking technology, Cisco certification self-study, and Cisco Networking Academy Program materials. Cisco Press is proud to support the NPA in awarding outstanding achievements within the network computing industry. Providing education materials and promoting professional growth are part of the Cisco Press mission; sponsoring the NPA awards allows Cisco Press to recognize those who have truly excelled in the industry. Visit ciscopress.com for more information
Microsoft, a leader in the support of IT professionalism and ethics, is proud to support NPA’s Awards for Professionalism, honoring the inspiring activities of network computing professionals around the world.
From deploying half-a-million desktops with new software, systems, and applications, to cloud migrations, to malware protection, Agile IT covers the entire spectrum of business IT needs. With a core competency in helping clients get more from their existing Microsoft Solutions, Agile IT delivers expertise in planning and consulting, hands-on development work, management and maintenance, training, and more.
The entire team at Agile IT is honored to support the NPA in its ongoing mission of fostering both better practices and communities among network computing professionals, and continuing to ensure the highest standards are met and maintained.
The Windows IT Pro community is the heartbeat of the Windows IT world—a gathering of people, content and resources focused on Microsoft Windows technologies and applications. Within this community, members find independent analysis, candid appraisals, real-world troubleshooting, trustworthy content, and behind-the-scenes insight to help keep their Windows infrastructure running smoothly.
Established 1993, the non-profit Network Professional Association® (NPA) is the leading organization for network computing professionals. To be identified as true professionals, the NPA's international membership adheres to a code-of-ethics, continual demonstrated professional development, adherence and knowledge of the latest best practice standards, and strives for continual growth. The widely acknowledged and the industry's only international Awards for Professionalism honors individuals for their outstanding achievements in network computing and meeting the values of professionalism. The impartial strength of the NPA is a result of vendor neutrality and self-regulation. Nominations Judges Awards History Partners Home
The CNP is the consummate professional credential of the NPA. Career growth, proven experience, validated certification, advanced education, ethics and NPA membership are all steps towards achieving the CNP — Certified Network Professional credential.
A member of the NPA believes in the values of the professional association, its focus on the CNP credential and the professional status of network professionals through advocacy. Members receive a certificate of membership, quarterly Journal publications, benefits derived through chapters and programs, and opportunities to volunteer, publish and develop.