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F5 Training & Certification | Westcon-Comstor Academy

F5 Networks

Authorized Training Center Partner

Westcon-Comstor is an Authorized Training Centre Partner (ATC) for F5 Networks in EMEA, APAC and LATAM. 

 

ATC partners are regulated by F5 Networks to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality learning experience. This mandates that our delivery utilises vendor accredited courseware, qualified instructors offering real-world experience, the latest immersive digital labs and high-class facilities.

 

We deliver public and private instructor-led learning services, which can be delivered both face to face in a classroom, virtually online or a combination of the two. Additionally, we provide a range of digital learning solutions including e-learning.

 

Delivery options include the ability to support standard vendor certification, bespoke and tailored content, ensuring we meet the needs of the learner and organization.

 

“F5 is pleased to award Westcon in appreciation of their outstanding training services across this region in Fiscal Year 2020. In a highly competitive training market, Westcon has exceeded our expectations across this arena, all due in part to their outstanding and exceptionally gifted trainers and highest volume of people trained in past fiscal year” -  James Dean, F5 Networks

 

Learn more about our delivery options and training labs

Recognitions

Westcon-Comstor Academy has been awarded with the following recognitions

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2021

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2020

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2018

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2017

Westcon-Comstor Resources

Westcon F5 Networks instructors:

We have several certified instructors, based in numerous countries through EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Delivery can be completed in several languages including English, French Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Arabic. For languages outside of our core offering, contact us

  

Lab environment:

Our digital lab experience simulates real-life scenarios and provides learners with a safe environment to develop skills.

We offer additionally a practice lab stand alone rental option for BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager, Access Policy Manager, Web Application Firewall, and NGINX.  See more.

   

F5 Networks training credits:

We accept F5 Networks training credits to pay for learning services. Learn more

 

Additional resource capabilities:

26 - F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)

19 - F5 Certified Technology Specialists (F5-CTS)

3 - F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

Testimonials

“The course has completely reached my expectation about the subject. Good explanations and good labs. This will really help in my work.” – NRB.

 

“The instructor provided real-life practical examples from his own experience which was really beneficial. Also, the instructor has knowledge that he shares from a wider scope than just the F5 ASM. This adds to the value of the course.” – Moammar 

 

About F5 Networks

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F5 Networks is specialized in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.

Certification Overview

The F5 certification program is progressive and builds on the skills and knowledge demonstrated in previous exams. Explore the exams listed below to get detailed blueprints of the information each exam will cover.

 

There are 4 types of certification, in which training courses and passing specific exams are needed:

 

F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)

Course: F5 Administering BIG-IP v15.1 - BIG-OP-ADMIN

Exams: 101: Application Delivery Fundamentals

and

Exam: 201: TMOS Administrator

 

F5 Certified BIG-IP Technical Professional (F5-CTP)

Course: F5 Administering BIG-IP  v15.1 - BIG-OP-ADMIN

Exam 101: Application Delivery Fundamentals

and

Exam 202: Pre-Sales Fundamentals

 

F5 Certified Technology Specialists (F5-CTS)

This certification can be achieved by BIG-IP solution

 

F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Local Traffic Manager (F5-CTS, LTM)

Prerequisites: F5-CA certification

Course: F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM v15.1: Local Traffic Manager - BIG-LTM-CFG-3

Exam: 301a: BIG-IP LTM Specialist: Architect, Setup, and Deploy

and

Exam 301b: BIG-IP LTM Specialist: Maintain and Troubleshoot

 

F5 Certified Technology Specialist, BIG-IP DNS (F5-CTS, BIG-IP DNS)

Prerequisites: F5-CA certification

Course: F5 Configuring BIG-IP DNS v15.1 formely GTM - GTM

Exam: 302—BIG-IP DNS Specialist

 

F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Application Security Manager (F5-CTS, ASM)

Course: Configuring F5 Advanced WAF previously licencsed as ASM - BIG-ASM-ESS

Exam: 303—BIG-IP ASM Specialist

 

F5 Certified Technology Specialist, Access Policy Manager (F5-CTS, APM)

Prerequisites: F5-CA certification

Course: F5 Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager v15.1 - EGW-APM

Exam: 304—BIG-IP APM Specialist

 

F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

This certification can be achieved for Security or Cloud environment specialization

 

F5 Certified Solution Expert - Security (F5-CSE)

Prerequisites: F5-CTS certification on LTM, ASM and APM

Courses: F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM v15.1: Local Traffic Manager - BIG-LTM-CFG-3

and

Course: Configuring F5 Advanced WAF previously licencsed as ASM - BIG-ASM-ESS

and

Course: F5 Configuring BIG-IP APM: Access Policy Manager v15.1 - EGW-APM

and

Course: Configuring F5 Advanced WAF previously licencsed as ASM - BIG-ASM-ESS

Exam: 401- Security Solution

 

F5 Certified Solution Expert - Cloud (F5-CSE)

Prerequisites: F5 CTS Certification on LTM and DNS

Courses: F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM v15.1: Local Traffic Manager - BIG-LTM-CFG-3

and

Course: F5 Configuring BIG-IP DNS v15.1 formely GTM - GTM

Exam: 402 – Cloud Solution

Partner Program and Benefits

F5 Networks UNITY partner program

The UNITY Partner Program offers the most compelling suite of partner relationship options in the industry.

The program has 4 certification levels:

 

 

Authorized

Silver

Gold

Platinum

Technical certifications – Category A countries

Not required

2

4

4

Technical certifications – Category B & C countries

Note required

1

2

2

Additional information

For more information about F5 products, visit: www.westconcomstor.com

 

Examinations can be sat via Pearson Vue examinations and can be attended in Person or Online. Fore more information visit: https://home.pearsonvue.com/f5

F5 Networks courses


F5 Configuring BIGIP Viprion v15.1 - VIPRION
CODE: WGAC-F5N-VIPRION
F5 Developing iRules for BIGIP v15.1 - IRULE-CFG
CODE: WGAC-F5N-IRULE-CFG
F5 Configuring BIGIP DNS formerly GTM V15.1 - GTM
CODE: WGAC-F5N-GTM
F5 Configuring BIGIP APM: Access Policy Manager v15.1 - EGW-APM
CODE: WGAC-F5N-EGW-APM
F5 Troubleshooting Big IP LTM v15.1 - BIG-TRBL-INT2
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-TRBL-INT2
F5 Administering BIGIP v15.1 - BIG-OP-ADMIN
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-OP-ADMIN
F5 Configuring BIGIP LTM v15.1 : Local Traffic Manager - BIG-LTM-CFG-3
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-LTM-CFG-3
Configuring F5 Advanced WAF previously licensed as ASM - BIG-ASM-ESS
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-ASM-ESS
F5 Configuring BIGIP AFM: Advanced Firewall Manager - BIG-AFM-CFG
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-AFM-CFG
Configuring BIGIQ - BIG-IQ-CFG
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-IQ-CFG
Configuring F5 SSL Orchestrator - SSLO
CODE: WGAC-F5N-SSLO
Automating BIG-IP with Ansible - BIG-AUTO
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-AUTO
Automating BIG-IP with AS3 - BIG-AUTO
CODE: WGAC-F5N-BIG-AUTO-AS3
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