Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP™)

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Network Administrator, Windows Administrator, Senior Network Engineer, Windows System Engineer, Linux Administrator, IT Manager, Unix Administrator, Network Security Specialist, Senior Security Engineer, Information Security Manager or a Chief Security Officer.

The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) course provides you with the knowledge and skills to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot complex Cisco networks that include LAN/WAN routing, and LAN and ATM LANE switching.

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. 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.

Exam 642-812 Building Converged Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN 3.0)

  • Spanning Tree Protocol concepts
  • Virtual LAN (VLAN), VLAN trunking, and inter-VLAN routing
  • Gateway redundancy technologies and protocols
  • Wireless LAN topologies, components, connectivity, and standards
  • Implementing a Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Wireless client access
  • Access layer voice concepts
  • Preventing and mitigating attacks against switched network security

Exam 642-901 Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI 3.0)

  • Essential routing principles for designing and managing scalable networks
  • EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS functions and operation
  • Basic BGP configuration
  • Multicast routing
  • Cisco IOS® routing features, including redistribution, route filtering, and DHCP
  • IPv6 addressing and the transition from IPv4 to IPv6

Exam 642-825 Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks (ISCW 1.0)

  • The Cisco hierarchical network model as it pertains to the WAN
  • Teleworker configuration and access with broadband technologies
  • Frame mode MPLS
  • IPsec VPN implementations
  • Cisco device hardening
  • Cisco IOS® Firewall features
  • Cisco IOS Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) features

Exam 642-845 Optimized Converged Cisco Networks (ONT)

  • Implementing a voice-over-IP (VoIP) network
  • Implementing QoS on converged networks
  • Specific IP QoS mechanisms for implementing the DiffServ QoS model
  • AutoQoS
  • Wireless security
  • Basic wireless management

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