CCNA

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
200-125 CCNA Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

 

Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (CCNA Security) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to secure Cisco networks. With a CCNA Security certification, a network professional demonstrates the skills required to develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

Prerequisites

Any valid Cisco CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching, or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
640-554 IINS Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS)

Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless (CCNA Wireless) validates associate-level knowledge and skills to configure, implement and support of wireless LANs, specifically those networks using Cisco equipment. With a CCNA Wireless certification, network professionals can support a basic wireless network on a Cisco WLAN in a SMB to enterprise network. The CCNA Wireless curriculum includes information and practice activities to prepare them for configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting basic tasks of a Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise networks.

Prerequisites

Any valid Cisco CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
640-722 IUWNE Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE)

The Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (CCNA Voice) validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to administer a voice network. The Cisco CCNA Voice certification confirms that the required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager. It validates skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions.

Prerequisites

Any valid Cisco CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
640-461 ICOMM Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration (ICOMM)

Audiovisual professionals working with traditional analog solutions, can extend their skills into a Video-over-IP networked video environment with our Cisco Certified Network Associate Video (CCNA Video) certification. This certification track is a job-role-focused training and certification program for video and collaboration products. You will learn to deploy video end-points, set-up new users, and operate networked video solutions.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
200-001 VIVND Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 1 (VIVND1)Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 2 (VIVND2)

 

Many companies are embracing the Cloud to help them to be more agile, flexible, and effective at delivering better business outcomes. Today, the majority of companies are already using XaaS offerings, and by 2018, it’s estimated that 78% of workloads will be processed through the cloud.

The CCNA Cloud certification is a job role focused certification and training program that helps Cloud engineers, Cloud Administrators, and Network Engineers to develop, advance, and validate their cloud skill set, and enables them to help their IT organization meet changing business demands from technology transitions.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
210-451 CLDFND Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND)

 

For data center network administrators who want to save time and money on data center design, equipment installation, and maintenance, the Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
640-911 DCICN Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
200-120 CCNA Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

CCNP

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP Routing and Switching certification is appropriate for those with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP Routing and Switching have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network engineer, support engineer, systems engineer or network technician. The routing and switching protocol knowledge from this certification will provide a lasting foundation as these skills are equally relevant in the physical networks of today and the virtualized network functions of tomorrow.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
300-101 ROUTE Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
300-115 SWITCH Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
300-135 TSHOOT Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional Voice (CCNP Voice) validates advance knowledge and skills required to integrate into underlying network architectures. Furthermore, this certification validates a robust set of skills in implementing, operating, configuring, and troubleshooting a converged IP network. With a CCNP Voice certification, a network professional can create a collaboration solution that is transparent, scalable, and manageable. The CCNP Voice focuses on Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly Unified CallManager), quality of service (QoS), gateways, gatekeepers, IP phones, voice applications, and utilities on Cisco routers and Cisco Catalyst switches. Additionally, the integration and troubleshooting of Cisco Unified Communications applications are now covered in the CCNP Voice, specifically the Cisco Unity Connection and Cisco Unified Presence applications.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Voice or CCNA Video or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
3642-437 CVOICE Implementing Cisco Voice Communications and QoS (CVOICE )
642-447 CIPT1 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 1 (CIPT1 )
642-457 CIPT2 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 (CIPT2 )
642-427 TVOICE Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Communications
(TVOICE )
642-467 CAPPS Integrating Cisco Unified Communications Applications (CAPPS )

Cloud adoption is driving new roles and responsibilities. Cloud engineers need the skills to work with private, public and hybrid cloud models, and leverage Intercloud solutions. The CCNP Cloud certification is a lab based training and certification program that is targeted at Cloud engineers, Cloud Administrators, Cloud Designers, and Architects working in Data Centers. This program delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to design, provision, automate and manage Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service deployments. Learn from the only company that has an end-to-end Cloud and Intercloud story.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Cloud certification or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
300-504 CLDINF Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF)
300-505 CLDDES Designing the Cisco Cloud (CLDDES)
300-506 CLDAUT Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud (CLDAUT)
300-507 CLDACI Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI)

or business services and technology architects, and presales, design, and implementation engineers who want to save time and money on their data center design, installation, and maintenance, the Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center) certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Data Center certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-999 DCUCI Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)
642-997 DCUFI Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)
642-998 DCUCD Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)
642-996 DCUFD Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)
642-035 DCUCT Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT)
642-980 DCUFT Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification program is aligned specifically to the job role of the Cisco Network Security Engineer responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Security Certification or any CCIE Certification can act as a prerequisite

Note: Candidates who have a valid CCNA Routing and Switching certification AND have passed either Securing Cisco Network Devices exams 642-551 or 642-552 can act as a prerequisite valid only through December 31, 2014.

Candidates who have passed retired CCNP Security exams maybe be given credit towards earning the CCNP Security certification. Please visit the CCNP Security migration tool to help you identify the exams required.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
300-208 SISAS Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)
300-206 SENSS Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)
300-209 SIMOS Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS)
300-207 SITCS Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)

Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless (CCNP Wireless) certification addresses the need for designing, implementing, and operating Cisco Wireless networks and mobility infrastructures. CCNP Wireless certification emphasizes wireless networking principles and theory. It also recognizes the expertise and technical acumen of wireless professionals who can assess and translate network business requirements into technical specifications that in turn, are incorporated into successful installations.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Wireless or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-732 CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)
642-742 IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)
642-747 IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)
642-737 IAUWS Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)