CCNP Training

Having a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification validates your ability to implement and troubleshoot both LAN and WAN networks. In addition, you will be recognized as a person who can collaborate with specialists on issues related to voice, wireless, advanced security and video solutions. CCNP certification is suitable for those with at least one year of experience in networking. Individuals who obtain the certification are known to possess a precious skill-set that is required in enterprise roles such as network engineer, systems engineer, support engineer, network technician and more. However You will need to get CCNA certified before attempting for CCNP certification.

Obtaining CCNP certification is a way to have your advanced knowledge and skills in computer networking showcased. Being certified from a reputable organization like Cisco means that you will be recognized as a person that has received best training available in the industry.

CCNP certification qualifies you for many different jobs such as IT manager; computer and information systems manager; network engineer; computer systems and network administrator; computer network architect or engineer projects, just to name a few. Find a list of different CCNP course modules below;

CCNP ROUTE TRAINING

The CCNP Route (300-101) course is for network engineers with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their routing skills across different technologies thereby gaining the needed practical knowledge to implement advance routing solutions on a complex network.

Course Code: 300-101
Course Duration: 4 weeks

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

1. Describe routing protocols, different remote connectivity options and their impact on routing and implement RIPng.
2. Configure EIGRP in IPv4 and IPv6 environment
3. Configure OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 environment
4. Implement route redistribution using filtering mechanisms
5. Implement path control using policy based routing and IP SLA
6. Implement enterprise Internet connectivity
7. Secure Cisco routers according to best practices and configure authentication for routing protocols

Course Outline:

1. Characteristics of routing protocols, including traffic and network types, IGP and EGP comparison, categories of routing            protocols, convergence times, route summarization, scalability and Cisco easy virtual networking theory.
2. Remote site connectivity, including GRE tunnel theory and configuration, DMVPN, multipoint GRE , next-hop resolution              protocol, and IPsec.
3. RIPng fundamentals, configuration, and verification
4. EIGRP fundamental and advanced concepts and EIGRP IPv6 and named EIGRP configuration.
5. OSPF fundamental and advanced concepts, the OSPF link-state database, and OSPFv3 configuration.
6. Route redistribution including seed metrics, redistribution of IPv4 and IPv6 routes into EIGRP and OSPF, manual route               redistribution, distribution list configuration with ACLs and prefix lists, route maps, and administrative distance manipulation.
7. Route selection including packet switching architecture, CEF configuration and verification, policy-based routing                         fundamentals and configuration, and Cisco IP SLA fundamentals and configuration.
8. Internet connectivity with BGP and advanced BGP concepts
9. IPv6 Internet connectivity including provider assignment of IPv6 addresses, IPv6 static address and default route, traffic            filtering, route filtering, and IPv6 over IPv4 and IPV6 BGP sessions.
10. Router and routing security.

CCNP SWITCH TRAINING

The CCNP Switch (300-115) course is for network engineers with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their routing skills across different technologies thereby gaining the needed practical knowledge to implement advance routing solutions on a complex network.

Course Code: 300-115
Course Duration: 4 weeks

Course Objectives:
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

1. Cisco Catalyst switch features, including Layer 2 vs. multilayer switches, MAC address tables, SDM templates,
CDP vs LLDP, PoE, UDLD, SPAN and RSPAN, and StackWise
2. Virtual LAN (VLAN) and Voice VLAN theory and configuration and VLAN pruning
3. Trunking and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) theory and configuration
4. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) port states, convergence times, and variance
5. PVST+ calculation and configuration
6. MSTP and Rapid PVST+ theory and configuration
7. EtherChannel port options, Layer 2 and Layer 3 configuration, and troubleshooting
8. HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP operation and configuration
9. Port security, storm control, private VLANs, dynamic ARP inspection, DHCP snooping, IP source guard, and AAA