Major Updates to Cisco CCNA Exams Announced:
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Indianapolis, INMarch 26, 2013Today, Cisco announced major changes to their associate-level certifications aligning with the evolving job market and the latest Cisco technology.
- The certification formerly known as CCNA is now CCNA Routing & Switching, and the only prerequisite certification is CCENT.
- CCENT is also the only prerequisite certification for CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCNA Security, and CCDA certifications.
- Updates include IOS v15, IPv6 Support, IOS licensing, and a simplified 802.1x security implementation.
- Cisco also announced that the existing ICND1 (640-822), ICND2 (640-816) and CCNA (640-802) exams will have an end-of-life date of September 30, 2013. You can mix and match old and new exams until September 30thICND1 (640-822 or 100-101) and ICND2 (640-816 or 200-101).
- Cisco Press is the official publisher for Cisco certification and network technology self-study resources, providing candidates with flexible learning options including books, eBooks, practice tests, video training, simulator software, and value-priced libraries.
- Visit the Cisco Press information page ciscopress.com/ccna to learn even more.
Publishing this week:
Best-selling author and expert instructor Wendell Odom has new Official Cert Guides which have been fully updated for the latest ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA exams. Odom shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, which will help candidates identify areas of weakness and improve both conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.
- Cisco CCENT / CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test (9780133367881)
- Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide Premium Edition eBook and Practice Test (9780133367713)
Coming Soon (dates are subject to change):
- Cisco CCENT / ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide (1587143852) - April
- Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching ICND2 200-101 Official Cert Guide (1587143739) - April
- Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching 200-120 Official Cert Guide Library (1587143879) - May
- Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching 200-120 Official Library B&N Exclusive Ed.(1587144867) - May
- CCNA Portable Command Guide (1587204304) – June
- Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) Foundation Learning Guide, Fourth Edition - June
- Cisco CCENT 100-101 Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (1587203995) – July
- Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching 200-120 Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack (1587204002) - July
Coming Late Summer & Fall:
- Cisco CCENT100-101 Network Simulator
- CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 Network Simulator
- Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-120 LiveLessons
- Cisco CCENT 100-101 Video Course
- Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-101 Video Course
- Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Cert Guide Library, Simulator Edition
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