Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center)

CCNA Data Center certification offers professionals job-ready training and skills. The certification lays the foundation for job roles such as a data center network administrator. Candidates gain foundational knowledge in installing, configuring, and maintaining data centers.


There are no prerequisites for the CCNA Data Center certification.

Recommended training for this certification

!Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
!Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)


200-150 DCICN
200-155 DCICT


The CCNA Data Center program is an associate-level certification program that is valid for three years. To recertify before the certification expiration date, accomplish one of the following:

  • Pass any current CCNA Concentration exam (Wireless, or Security, or Voice, Service Provider, or Service Provider Operations,) or
  • Pass any current 642-XXX professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams or MeetingPlace Specialist exams, Implementing Cisco Telepresence Installations (ITI) exams, Cisco Leading Virtual Classroom Instruction exams, or any 650 online exams), or
  • Pass any current CCIE written exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE lab exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE practical exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.