Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center)

The CCNP Data Center certification and training program offers comprehensive certification and Professional-level skills focused on the data center solutions, technologies and best practices to design, implement, and manage a modern data center infrastructure.

IT practitioners who are Cisco trained and certified are uniquely qualified for key roles in complex data center environments, with expertise utilizing technologies including policy-driven infrastructure, virtualization, automation and orchestration, unified computing, data center security, and integration of cloud initiatives. CCNP Data Center certified professionals are highly qualified for senior roles chartered with enabling digital business transformation initiatives.

Voraussetzungen

Valid Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Tests

642-999 DCUCI (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

OR

300-175 DCUCI

AND

642-997 DCUFI (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

OR

300-165 DCII

AND

300-170 DCVAI

AND

642-998 DCUCD (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

AND

642-996 DCUFD (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

OR

300-160 DCID

OR

642-035 DCUCT (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

AND

642-980 DCUFT (Last day to test:July 3, 2017)

OR

300-180 DCIT

Rezertifizierung

Cisco Professional-level certifications (CCNP, CCNP Wireless, CCDP, CCSP, CCNP Security, CCNP Voice, CCIP, CCNP Service Provider, CCNP Service Provider Operations, and CCNP Data Center) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications

When using a higher level of certification to extend other certifications, the expiration date of other certifications will extend to the expiration date of the higher certification (i.e.: If you have one year left on your CCNA certification and you earn a CCIE certification (which has a two-year certification life) then both your CCIE certification and your CCNA certification will expire two years from the date you achieved the CCIE certification).