Just the same as any other examination with required key knowledge points, Cisco CCNP Certification Examination will also have corresponding key content. It can be said that before taking part in CCNP examination, it is very important to understand the corresponding key content, which is of great help to pass CCNP Examination. So, next, let SPOTO draws the key points of CCNP enterprise, data center, security, service provider and cooperation.
CCNP enterprise is mainly to master troubleshooting skills and manage enterprise wired and wireless network. In addition, you can learn some security related content in enterprise network, and how to use SD-Access, SD-WAN and other solutions to overlay network design. The above mentioned are the key contents of CCNP Enterprise exam. Besides, these contents are actually the key knowledge of 350-401 ENCOR, the core exam, which is, Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR). Other optional exams can be selected according to your own needs.
CCNP Data Center
From the perspective of the core examination of CCNP data center: Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR), CCNP data center mainly needs to master the skills and technologies required to realize data center computing, LAN and SAN infrastructure, as well as some basic knowledge of data center automation and security. In addition, it also needs to master the deployment, protection, operation and maintenance of Cisco Data Center infrastructure related knowledge, such as Cisco MDS switch and Cisco Nexus switch, Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B series blade server and Cisco UCS C series rack server and so on. These are relatively important contents.
To get the CCNP security certification, you need to master the skills and technologies required to implement the core Cisco security solutions, as well as the network, cloud and content security, endpoint protection, secure network access, visibility and implementation, master the deployment of Cisco firepower, next-generation firewall and Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewall, configure access control policies, mail policy and 802.1x authentication and so on.
CCNP Service Provider
The key content of CCNP service provider certification examination mainly includes: configuration, verification, troubleshooting and optimization of next-generation service provider’s IP network infrastructure. In addition, in-depth study of service provider technology is necessary, including core architecture, service, network, automation, quality of service, security and network assurance. What’s more, you should master the knowledge of the implementation of OSPF routing and integration of IS-IS routing, basic BGP routing and so on.
CCNP collaboration certification examination focuses on the implementation and operation of Cisco collaboration solutions, such as the knowledge and skills required to implement and deploy core collaboration and network technology, including infrastructure and design, protocol, codec and endpoint, Cisco Internet Operating System (IOS), XE gateway and media resources, call control, quality of service (QoS) and other Cisco collaboration applications and so on.