The new CCNP Data Center certification program prepares you for today's professional-level job roles in data center technologies. CCNP Data Center now includes automation and programmability to help you scale your data center infrastructure.
One of the industry's most respected certifications, CCNP validates the core knowledge you need while giving you the flexibility to choose a focus area.
To earn CCNP Data Center, you pass two exams: a core exam and a data center concentration exam of your choice.
Data center engineers, Network designers, Network administrators, Network engineers, Systems engineers, Consulting systems engineers, Technical solutions architects, Server administrators, Network managers, Cisco integrators or partners
CCNP Data Center candidates should have three to five years of experience implementing data center solutions and a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCNP certification is valid for three years.
Certification holders can recertify by:
The recertification requirements must be met prior to the certification expiration date. Individuals with expired certifications must repeat the entire certification exam process in order to regain their certification status.