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Cisco Announces Exam Certification Update
In 2014, Cisco announced the Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE), Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) and Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) courses have been updated to v2.0, providing learners with more current and forward looking educational topics, emphasizing IPv6, Cisco StackWise, Virtual Switching Services (VSS) and Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN).
Featured Products for the New Exams and Certifications
COMPLETE VIDEO COURSES
CCNP Routing and Switching Complete Video Courses provide the comprehensive training you need to pass the CCNP course curricula. Real-world demonstrations, animations, configuration walkthroughs, whiteboard instruction, dynamic presentations, and live instruction bring Cisco CCNP ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT exam topics to life. Each live streaming course also comes with interactive exercises so you can get hands-on experience while you work your way through the material. Glossary and module quizzes are also offered so you can test your knowledge to make sure you're ready for the exams.
OFFICIAL CERT GUIDES
Each Official Cert Guide includes a test preparation routine proven to help you pass the exams, two practice tests with thorough exam topic reviews, hundreds of questions, a study plan templates unique review exercises like mind maps and memory tables, and much more. The three-book Official Cert Guide Library includes the ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT Official Cert Guides and companion DVDs, and is value-priced at $20 off the combined list price of the individual books.
Special Offer: Each Official Cert Guide print book includes an exclusive offer for 70% off the corresponding Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test.
PREMIUM EDITION EBOOK AND PRACTICE TESTS
Premium Edition eBook and Practice Tests are digital-only products combining an Official Cert Guide eBook with additional exams in the Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine. The products contain:
• Four full practice exams for each ROUTE, SWITCH, & TSHOOT combining part review questions and book questions
FOUNDATION LEARNING GUIDES
Foundation Learning Guides provide early and comprehensive foundation learning for the new CCNP exams. These revisions to the popular Authorized Self-Study Guide format for Advanced Routing and Switching at the Professional level is fully updated to include complete coverage of the new ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT courses. These books are intermediate-level text, which assumes that you have been exposed to beginner-level networking concepts contained in the CCNA (ICND1 and ICND2) certification curriculum. No previous exposure to the CCNP level subject matter is required, so the book provides a great deal of detail on the topics covered.
FLASH CARDS AND PORTABLE COMMAND GUIDES
Flash Card and Exam Practice Packs give you three methods of proven, late-stage exam preparation in one packagePearson IT Certification Practice Tests, more than 500 Flash Cards available both in print and online, and Quick Reference Guides which help review exam topics. The CCNP Portable Command Guide summarizes all CCNP certification-level Cisco IOS Software commands, keywords, command arguments, and associated prompts.
As a final preparation tool providing a review of CCNP exam topics, the CCNP Quick References complement official Cisco curriculum, other books, or other exam preparatory material. These provide you with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics on the latest CCNP exams in cram-style format.
• Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification is a job role-based certification that provides skills to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot complex network solutions.
• Prerequisite Certification: Valid CCNA certification or any CCIE Certification
• Required Exams: The three required exams may be taken in any order. 300-101 ROUTE, Implementing Cisco IP Routing; 300-115 SWITCH, Implementing Cisco Switched Networks; 300-135 TSHOOT, Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks.
• Recertification: CCNP certifications are valid for three years. Individuals who hold an active Cisco CCNP, CCDP, CCIP, CCSP, or CCVP certification will recertify their professional-level certifications when they pass any other Cisco professional-level certification exam. Certification holders will continue to re-certify their professional level certifications when they pass any CCIE/CCDE written exam.
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Two courses are recommended for CCNA Routing & Switching certification: Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), and Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 2 (ICND2).