Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP®) 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 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 have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.
CCNP Certification Skills
Installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting complex routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN networks, and Dial Access Services. Understanding complex networks, such as IP, IGRP, IPX, Async Routing, AppleTalk, extended access lists, IP RIP, route redistribution, IPX RIP, route summarization, OSPF, VLSM, BGP, Serial, IGRP, Frame Relay, ISDN, ISL, X.25, DDR, PSTN, PPP, VLANs, Ethernet, ATM LAN-emulation, access lists, 802.10, FDDI, and transparent and translational bridging.
|Required Exam(s)||Recommended Training|
|642-902 ROUTE||Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)|
|642-813 SWITCH||Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)|
|642-832 TSHOOT||Troubleshooting and Maintaning Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)|