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Cisco Certified Network Professional
CCNP
CERTIFICATION TYPE
Hardware, Network
DESCRIPTION: Mid-level Cisco Professional certification. CCNPs can install, configure and troubleshoot LAN, WAN and dial-access services for enterprise organizations with networks from 100 to more than 500 nodes.
LAST UPGRADE: Aug. 2003: Foundation exam updated as part of program revamp.
# CERTIFIED: 700,000+ total certified in Cisco program (source: CertCities, Oct. 2005)
REQUIRED PREREQUISITES: CCNA
REC. LEVEL OF  EXPERIENCE: 1 year - 2 1/2 years
# OF EXAMS: 4 or 3
NOTES REGARDING EXAMS: For more info, click here. Available at Prometric and Pearson Vue.
AVERAGE EXAM PRICE: $ 125
TRAINING/ CLASSES REQUIRED? No
MUST RENEW? Yes
RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS: Every three years. Must pass recertification exam. Passing a CCIE written exam will also recertify this cert.
LANGUAGES: English, Japanese
VENDOR: Cisco


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read... Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
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read... Cisco Qualified Specialist (CQS)
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