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|CCDA 640-864||CCNP Voice 642-437||CCNP Voice 642-447|
|CCNP Voice 642-457||CCNP Voice 642-427||CCNP Voice 642-467|
Cisco career certification is a digital networking certification provided by the company Cisco Systems . Cisco is one of the pioneers in providing networking devices such as routers, switches, modems, and gateway devices. The company is also specialized in providing networking solutions to Internet, and corporate intra/internets.
A Cisco career certification readily recognizes your expertise in relevant technology areas, and makes you more marketable in the job world. Employers feel confident knowing that they have an IT employee with standardized and up-to-date training concerning their network infrastructure. If you already have a job, a Cisco career certification enables you in developing your career to next level.
Cisco career certifications can be broadly categorized in to eleven separate categories. These are:
Routing and Switching
Cisco offers three levels of certification depending upon the depth of knowledge required in each stream. This something like a diploma, graduate, and post graduate courses. The levels, represented here in order of lowest to highest achievement, are as follows:
CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician) will act as the entry level certification.
Associate certifications include CCNA Routing and Switching, CCDA, CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Security, CCNA Video, CCNA Collaboration, CCNA Data Center and CCNA Service Provider.
CCNA Routing and Switching
Professional certifications include CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Data Center, CCDP, CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Security, CCNP SP, CCNP Voice, and CCNP Wireles.
CCNP Routing and Switching
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert) is the most widely known expert level certification. Another stream available is CCDE (Cisco Certified Design Expert) and CCAr Architect.
CCIE Data Center
CCIE Routing & Switching
Apart from the above, Cisco also offers the "Specialist" certification. The 'Specialist' is a certification focused on a specific technology, solution, or job role. Specialist certifications are useful for those who are interested in a job specific specialization such as Wireless, Internet Protocol (IP) telephony, and security.
Cisco updates the certification paths from time to time to keep up with the current technologies and innovations. Cisco certifications are usually valid for a period of 3 years. The candidates need to renew their certifications on or before the expiry of validity.