CCNP® Enterprise Certification
Introducing the CCNP® Enterprise certification program
Software and networking become more and more interconnected every day. Technology advances are enabling new applications and businesses that connect everything—people, devices, machines, and applications. And with intent-based networking, organizations can take advantage of automation to scale and secure their networking infrastructure. To capitalize on these opportunities, today’s networking professionals need a broader range of skills and deeper focus in strategic technology areas. The CCNP Enterprise certification program gives you exactly that breadth and depth.
We designed the CCNP Enterprise certification to help you prove your skills in the ever-changing landscape of enterprise network technologies. The certification covers core technologies and an enterprise focus area of your choice. You choose where you want to focus. You choose where to take your career.
Among the industry’s most widely recognized and respected certifications, CCNP sets you apart. It tells the world you know what you are doing. In addition, completing any CCNP certification exam earns you a Cisco® Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
Earning your CCNP Enterprise certification
The CCNP Enterprise certification program prepares you for today’s professional-level job roles in networking technologies. One of the industry’s most respected certifications, CCNP validates the core knowledge you need while providing the flexibility to choose a focus area.
To earn CCNP Enterprise, you pass two exams: a core exam and a concentration exam of your choice.
• The core exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR) focuses on your knowledge of enterprise infrastructure including dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation. You can prepare for this exam by taking the training course, Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR).
- The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Enterprise certification. Passing this exam helps toward earning both of these certifications
• Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as network design, SD-WAN, wireless, and automation. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking corresponding Cisco training courses.
Choose your CCNP Enterprise concentration exam from these options:
- Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services v1.0 (300-410 ENARSI)
- Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (300-415 ENSDWI)
- Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (300-420 ENSLD)
- Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-425 ENWLSD)
- Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-430 ENWLSI)
- Automating and Programming Cisco Enterprise Solutions (300-435 ENAUTO)