Have you ever read a certification book for brushing up on your knowledge or for review? You probably already know by now that most Technical books are often sleep inducing.

Gain real understainding and be prepared for the workplace or for your exam through the use of any of the great books in this list of the Top 8 CCENT certification books for the IT professional.

Top 8 CCENT Certification Books for the IT Professional

CCENTCCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide (3rd Edition)1. CCENT/CCNA ICND1 640-822 Official Cert Guide (3rd Edition) by Wendell Odom (Oct 21, 2011)

The author of this CCENT certification book does an epic job of explaining things. He does great in going from theory to real-world perspective. Those with some background to networking may do great in deciding to invest in this CCNA kit. You will really enjoy the book , and it is recommended for anyone who is interested in advancing their own knowledge in Networking. It is easy to read, with examples that are basic and easily understood.

CCENT Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide ICND1 (Exam 640-822)2. CCENT: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide: ICND1 (Exam 640-822) by Todd Lammle

Todd Lamle, the author of this CCENT certification book explains every single concept in clear and plain English, leaving absolutely nothing to guesswork. This book handles all the basics for an introduction to networking. You will especially like the real-world scenarios which help bring it all into perspective. A CD, book in PDF version , test engines, and flashcards all ensure the best value for your buck.

CCENT Certification All-In-One For Dummies3. CCENT Certification All-In-One For Dummies by Glen E. Clarke

I enjoyed the straight forward and to the point approach. Great for practical reference in real world applications too. This book is one of the most easy to understand books for the CCENT out there. If you are new to networking and want to get a foothold, here is the book for you.

CCENT Exam Cram (exam 640-8224. CCENT Exam Cram (exam 640-822) by Michael Valentine and Andrew Whitaker

As usual, the Exam Cram series hits everything you are expected to know for the test minus going over hundreds of book pages of minutia trivia you may or may not see on the exam. If you have already experienced a study program and would like to refresh or cram for an exam, this book is excellent!

CCENTCCNA ICND1 Official Exam Certification Guide, 2nd Edition5. CCENT/CCNA ICND1 Official Exam Certification Guide, 2nd Edition by Wendell Odom

This book gives you a great structure for studying for your CCENT exam. Wendell Odom is definitely a master in his field. This CCENT certification book is the most complete guide to passing the ICND1 that you will ever use. If you read all the chapters in this book and practice using the Boson test questions that are included in this book, consider yourself prepared.

CCENT Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide (Exam 640-822) (Study Guide Book & CD)6. CCENT Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician Study Guide (Exam 640-822) (Study Guide Book & CD) by Matt Walker and Angela Walker

Find reading this CCENT certification book to be entertaining enough to keep reading it without your mind wandering as your eyes continue to scan the words. The book is very easy to read and excels in the effort to explain concepts and exam materials in a simple way. They provide good emphasis on what you need to know for the test as well as what you should know, even if it’s not test-covered.

Cisco CCENT Mind Share Game (Practical Studies)7. Cisco CCENT Mind Share Game (Practical Studies) by Cisco Systems Inc.

Most of the instructional material around, whether computer aided or not, provides pretty dull reading. However, in this CCENT certification book, a great deal of effort has been put into making learning not only fun, but certainly less sleep inducing. All in all, you get through information faster and remember it better.

31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification8. 31 Days Before Your CCENT Certification by Scott Bennett

Beautifully-written, this book encapsulates the points that are necessary to pass the CCENT. It provides you a briefing, and mainly, it lets you know what to study so that you are reviewing and studying everything in a logical order. It is pretty much what the certification test will be like and a necessity for those going for their CCENT certification.

These useful guides help you sort through the information and act as great study guides in your preparation, without ending up asleep or more confused than before. How has your experience with CCENT been? Leave a comment below and let me know.