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Certifications and Affiliations

One of our key differentiators at Carolina Advanced Digital is our extensive certification portfolio.

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Authorized

Our manufacturer authorizations mean best pricing and support for you.

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Certified

Continuous learning and certifications for industry technologies and manufacturer solutions are what set us apart.

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Experienced

With 30 years under out belt, our experienced teams are best equipped for exceptional customer service.

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Exceptional

All our efforts for professional education, certifications, and authorizations let us fulfill our mission of helping you with your mission and delivering our flagship customer service.

CERTIFICATIONS

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Certifications

About Our Certifications

Use the menus at the right to explore our certifications and authorizations. Manufacturer-specific authorizations and certifications are listed alphabetically and highlight the primary certifications for each solution set. Industry certifications are vendor-neutral technology or process certifications.

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Solution Certifications

Aruba Networks, an HPE company

 

 

 

Gold Partner & in Aruba Top Partner Program

Certifications include:

  • Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Associate (ACMA)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Professional (ACMP)
  • Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX)
  • Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX)
  • Aruba Certified ClearPass Associate (ACCA)
  • Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional (ACCP)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

 

Carolina Advanced Digital is an HPE Platinum Networking Partner

Certifications and team designations include:

  • HP MASE (Master Accredited Solutions Engineer)
  • HP ASE (Accredited Solutions Engineer)- Switching & Routing
  • HP ASE (Accredited Solutions Engineer)- Wireless
  • HP ATP (Accredited Technical Professional)
  • Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA)
  • Also delivering hybrid IT, cloud, and datacenter through strategic partners

 

Fortinet and Meru

  • Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) 4
  • Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) 5
  • Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) 7
  • Meru Certified Design Engineer (MCDE)
  • Meru Certified Design Expert (MCDX)
Bradford Networks

Carolina Advanced Digital is a Platinum Bradford Networks partner

Certifications:

  • Bradford Networks Administration and Operations
Cisco

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Authorized Select Partner

Certifications include:

  • Cisco CCNA- Routing and Switching
  • Cisco CCNA- Data Center
  • Cisco CCNA- Security
  • Cisco CCNA- Wireless
  • Cisco CCNA- Voice
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
  • Cisco CCIE (written)

 

Barracuda Networks

Premiere Partner

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Industry Certifications

Security

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  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

 

Professional Management

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  • ITIL Service Management
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Sig Sigma
  • ITILv3 Foundations
Wireless

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  • CompTIA Network+
  • CWNP Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
  • CWNP Certified Wireless Analysis Professional (CWAP)
  • CWNP Certified Wireless Design Professional (CWDP)
  • CWNP Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP)
  • FCC License

AFFILIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

NCTA

NCTA

NC Technology Association

Carolina Advanced Digital was a charter member of NCTA more than 20 years ago. Our team participates as advisers to several working groups within NCTA.

ISSA

ISSA

Raleigh ISSA

Carolina Advanced Digital is a sponsor of local and regional ISSA chapters, and supports team members who volunteer for ISSA events.

SCITDA

SCITDA

South Carolina Technology Directors Association

Carolina Advanced Digital is a member and sponsor of the SC IT Directors Association and other SC municipal government organizations.

TBTF

TBTF

Tampa Bay Technology Forum

Carolina Advanced Digital is a corporate member of TBTF and sponsor of TBTF events.

NCLGISA

NCLGISA

NC Local Government Information Systems Association

Carolina Advanced Digital is a corporate member and sponsor of the NCLGISA group, as well as other municipal organizations.

(ISC)2

(ISC)2

International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc

Carolina Advanced Digital supports team member Jennifer Minella’s participation on the international (ISC)2 Board of Directors, and the organization supports local chapter initiatives and volunteer programs.

TASCC

TASCC

Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications

The Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC) is the association for Texas IT professionals in the public sector.

NCHICA

NCHICA

North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc.

Carolina Advanced Digital is an active member and sponsor of North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc.

FEDERAL DESIGNATIONS

HUBZone

HUBZone

Historically Underutilized Business Zone

The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. Carolina Advanced Digital has been HUBZone certified since December 2013.

VOSB

VOSB

Veteran-Owned Small Business

Carolina Advanced Digital is a certified Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) through the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE).

Contracts

Contracts

Federal Contracts

Carolina Advanced Digital holds and sells on a variety of federal contracts. For more information please visit the federal contracts page.