Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Cisco Certified Network Professional validates a network professional´s ability to install, configure and troubleshoot converged local and wide area networks with 100 to 500 or more nodes. 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.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA certification.

Exams

642-902 ROUTE
642-813 SWITCH
642-832 TSHOOT

Recertification

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 or CCDE written exam.