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CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Exam Cram (Exam Cram (Pearson))
CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Exam Cram (Exam Cram (Pearson))
by Emmett Dulaney
Edition: Paperback
Price: £27.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic crammer, 21 Aug. 2013
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This book was really, really useful in helping me pass my Network+. Despite being over 500 pages long it was really easy reading and helped me secure the knowledge I already had. This book would be less helpful if you were starting from scratch as it doesn't ever go into too much detail but it is great at helping you make sure you have a working knowledge of the main topics.


Itil Foundation Exam Study Guide
Itil Foundation Exam Study Guide
by Liz Gallacher
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Gets the job done, 21 Aug. 2013
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Overall this book is an effective and reasonable effort at covering the syllabus for the ITIL Foundation; indeed using this book alone I secured a strong pass when taking the exam. Whilst the book fulfils its purpose, it is let down in a couple of areas:

Firstly, there is some disappointing proof-reading. Acronyms are occasionally mistyped, or are introduced but with no explanation until several pages later. There was also an occasion where a question in the review section missed out the crucial word "not", and another where the wrong answer to a question was given.

Secondly, the writing comes across as a little soulless. An IT management syllabus was never going to be a thrilling read but it might have helped if more real life examples were given to help engage the reader. Sometimes when reading technical books the writer might acknowledge that the subject matter is a little dull; such an acknowledgement would have been very welcome here, but instead the authors simply ploughed on regardless.

To use ITIL terminology, the utility is there but the warranty is a little lacking!

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