CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional
The CCNP certification (Cisco Certified Network Professional) indicates advanced or journeyman knowledge of networks.
CCNP certification validates a network professional's ability to install, configure and troubleshoot converged local and wide area networks with 100 to 500 or more nodes.
The content emphasizes topics such as security, converged networks, quality of service (QoS), virtual private networks (VPN) and broadband technologies.
Network Professionals who achieve the CCNP have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to manage the routers and switches that form the network core, as well as edge applications that integrate voice, wireless, and security into the network.
This certification is intended for network technicians responsible for implementing and managing medium sized business networks.
Valid CCNA certification
CCNP certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass any 642 exam that is part of the professional level curriculum after 01/01/06, or pass a current CCIE written exam.
TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks
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ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing
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SWITCH: Implementing Cisco Switched Networks
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