What is changing with Cisco CCNP Certification?
The new CCNP Enterprise certification replaces the current CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Wireless, and CCDP certifications.
What will happen to my existing certifications when the new program goes into effect in February?
If you have started working toward the current CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Wireless, or CCDP certifications, keep going. In the new program, you will receive credit for work you have completed in these current certifications.
How is this new CCNP different from the previous CCNPs?
The new CCNP Enterprise certification program prepares you for today’s professional-level job roles in networking technologies. One of the industry’s most respected certifications, CCNP validates the core knowledge you need while providing the flexibility to choose a focus area.
The core exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR) focuses on your knowledge of enterprise infrastructure including dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation.
Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as network design, SD-WAN, wireless, and automation