First 16 Vietnamese gain Certificate CCNA from CISCO

Ha Noi, Nov. 7 (VNA) -- First 16 Vietnamese staff of the Viet Nam Datacommunication Company (VDC) have received CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associates) cerificates issued by American Cisco Systems, Inc.

CCNA certificate recipients have basic knowledge on the network and OSI-open system interconnection. CCNA certificater have been recognized internationally

Cisco System, Inc. established a representative office in Viet Nam in 1999 and opened a Network Training Centre in Ho Chi Minh City.

The company plans to open another training centre in Ha Noi in June, 2001, according to Ha Huy Hao, Director of Cisco System Vietnam and Indochina.

It scheduled to open total ten training centres in the country in 2001, issuing 500 CCNA and 1,000 CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Profesional) certificates for Vietnamese students.

Graduates from those training courses will contribute to raise Vietnamese officials' knowledge on IT in general and network system in particular.