Thursday, February 5, 2009

Importance of CCNP Certification

Cisco Certified Network Professional is for those who would like a professional certification in the networking field. CCNP test your skill in installation, configuration and maintaining larger networks. The protocols that you need to be proficient in are EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP. Route Redistribution, Route summarization, Extended Access Lists, VLANs, Ethernet, Access Lists, 802.10. It indicates advanced knowledge of networks. In order to appear for CCNP a pass in CCNA is a perquisite. It requires four exams which may be taken in any order.

* Building Scalable Cisco Inter-networks (BSCI)
* Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN)
* Implementing Secure Converged Wide Area Networks (ISCW)
* Optimizing Converged Cisco Networks(ONT)

Who Needs CCNP?

CCNP certification is aimed at full-time network or system administrators, or those who work with local and/or wide area network infrastructure. Cisco CCNP is for those who are proficient in installation, configuration and troubleshooting LAN/WANs for enterprise networks can opt for this exam. Those who want to go for CCIE exam can fare better at CCIE if they pass the CCNP. CCNP Cisco course lays emphasis is on topics of security, converged networks, virtual private networks broadband technologies and implementation Quality of Service.


  1. what's the qulification required ?????

  2. CCNA is a prerequisite.

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