CISCO ANNOUNCES NEW EXAMS
Cisco announced updates to their associate-level certifications in early 2013. CCENT is now the only prerequisite certification for the newly-created CCNA Routing & Switching certification (formerly CCNA) as well as the CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Security, and CCDA certifications. The changes reflect the evolving job market and the latest Cisco technology, including IOS v15, IPv6 Support, IOS licensing, and a simplified 802.1x security implementation. For full details, visit ciscopress.com/ccna.
The Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Network Essential (IUWNE) exam is the exam associated with the CCNA Wireless certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting small to medium-size WLANs. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Network Essential (IUWNE) course.
Prerequisite Certification: CCENT, CCNA Routing and Switching or CCIE/CCDE Certification. Effective October 1, 2013, you need only one more exam to achieve CCNA concentration if you meet these prerequisites: 640-554 IINS for Security or 640-722 IUWNE for Wireless or 640-461 ICOMM for Voice.
Required Exam: IUWNE 640-722.
Register at PearsonVUE.com to take the CCNA Wireless exam.
Recertification: The CCNA Wireless is valid for three years. To recertify, Pass any current CCNA concentration exam (wireless, security, voice) OR pass a current 642 professional exam, OR pass the current CCIE written exam or the current CCDE written exam.
Recommended Years of Experience/Knowledge: 2 years
Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE) v2.0 640-722
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