The changes made to new CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification by Cisco recently is a better expression of the usual tasks professional network engineers perform. The course mainly made changes in placing more focus on security, complex routing and switching (such as support for mobile workers and offices), voice and video services. The changes made to this course have improved the value of this course in developing IT professionals’ career graph.
CCNP certification confirms the ability to verify, plan, implement and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work in association with the specialists on advanced voice, social, wireless and video solutions.
CCNP training and certification course is apt for those who have at least one year of networking experience and more than willing to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. IT professionals who achieve CCNP certification are industry ready to work in job roles such as support engineer, systems engineer, network technician or network engineer.
There are certain pre-requisite to get CCNP certification, like a valid Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or any CCIE Certification to be eligible for CCNP.
There are three exams to receive the CCNP certification (New Version), 642-902 Route Exam, 642-813 Switch Exam or 642-832 Troubleshoot Exam
The candidate taking this advanced level Cisco course learns various techniques to deploy and support wireless, security and voice applications on the network edge and become proficient in broadband technologies as well.