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Cisco Ccna Certification

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This is general information about CCNA and Concentration certificates.

This is general information about CCNA and Concentration certificates.

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  • 1. CCNA Certification Deniz Kaya Microsoft, Cisco, Ironport Trainer CCSI, CCNP, MCT, MCSE, ICSI, ICSP
  • 2. Changes to Cisco Career Certification A Lifecycle of Learning Updates to CCNA A Foundation in Networking
    • Greater breadth reflects today’s enterprise networks
    • Focus on performance-based skills and hands-on practice
    • Localization addresses worldwide skills gap
    Introduction of CCENT An Accessible Entry Point
    • Cisco CCENT Entry-Level Network Technician certifies skills for entry level network support
    • An intermediate step toward CCNA for those with little or no work experience
  • 3. Growing Role of the Network Evolution of the Network Time Networking Skills Increase with the Role of the Network Voice transport Telecommuting/VPN Wireless Future Converged Apps Unified Communications IP Video Broad Training & Experience Required for New Careers Enhanced Security Switching Routing Storage Converged Solutions
  • 4. Networking Job Demand Estimated to Grow ~3M in 2012 Right Experts—Right Place—Right Time Source: IDC White Papers on Networking Skills Gaps for – Europe (Sep 2005), Middle East and Pakistan (May 2006), APAC (Nov 2006), Israel (May 2006), South Africa (May 2006); Bain Analysis 0.7M 0.5M 0.2M 0.08M 0.2M 1.1M 0.12M 0.08M
  • 5. Trends at the Entry Level
    • CCNA is a big step for many new graduates, career-changers
    • Entry level job analysis shows:
      • On average worldwide, networking job roles require 1-3 years experience
      • Many employers hiring for entry-level IT positions
    • Cisco research confirmed interest in lower-level certification among the following employers:
      • VARs focused on SMB
      • Enterprise customers
      • Service providers
      • Technology/retail support organization
  • 6. Updates to Cisco Certification
    • Cisco is expanding certification of entry level skills and knowledge – the foundation of a successful career in networking.
    • New CCNA certification exam has greater breadth—more security, troubleshooting and basic wireless— and more time devoted to performance-based skills.
    • Introduction of new CCENT entry level certification
      • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
      • Aligns with entry level networking support positions
  • 7. Cisco Certification and Training - Value to Employers
    • Acquire:
    • Pre-qualifies applicants
    • Develop:
    • Proficient in the latest advanced technologies
    • Retain:
    • Supports employee career development
    • Productivity
    • Credibility with prospective customers
    “ Our company's technical footprint is greatly enhanced by our expert staff of Cisco certification holders.” Carleton Jones, CEO of Multimax
  • 8. CCENT Makes Entry Level Jobs Accessible
    • Students are looking for:
      • Employment with career growth
      • Interesting fields
      • Cultural alignment
      • The ability to learn and make a difference
    • Employers with entry-level IT positions
      • Small and medium sized businesses
      • Enterprise customers
      • Service providers
      • Technology/retail organizations
  • 9. Cisco CCENT Certification www.cisco.com/go/ccent
    • Certifies skills required to configure, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, under supervision
    • Aligned to entry level positions in network support, such as help desk representative or technical support assistant
    • Requires first of two CCNA exams (ICND 1 640-822)
    • An optional, intermediate step towards CCNA certification
    • Recipients gain access to Cisco Certification Community and use of CCENT logo
    CCNA CCENT CCNP CCIE
  • 10. Cisco Certifications “ Certifications validate your practical experience. You need Cisco certifications for any sort of networking role – it’s what employers demand” Adrian Cassar Business Systems Engineer, Budweiser UK “ Holding a Cisco certification enabled me to enter the career of my dreams, and now I have the opportunity to work for one of the most recognized productions studios in the world.” Chris Cugno, Senior Network Engineer, DreamWorks Animation SKG
  • 11. Certification Exam Options Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2- 640-816) More Complex Networks LANs and VLANs IP Routing Access Lists CCNA Composite Exam ( 640-802 ) More Complex Networks LANs and VLANs IP Routing Access Lists Simple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1- 640-822 ) Simple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management CCENT Certification CCNA Certification
  • 12. Changes to CCNA Exams
    • Now certifying ability to install, operate and trouble-shoot a secure, medium-size enterprise network
    • Includes configuration and verification of basic wireless and voice over IP networks
    • Greater emphasis on understanding and mitigating threats to network security
    • Troubleshooting extended to network maintenance
    CCNA 640-802 (composite) ICND2 640-816 ICND1 640-822 Revised Exams ICND 640-811 INTRO 640-821 CCNA 640-801 Current Exams
  • 13. ICND1 Exam The ICND1 (640-822) exam is one of the two qualifying exams available to candidates pursuing a two-exam option for CCNA certification. Description and Summary
    • Network types, Network media
    • Routing and Switching fundamentals
    • TCP/IP and OSI
    • IP addressing
    • Basic WAN technologies
    • Configuring and Operating Cisco IOS devices
    • Basic wireless and security concepts
    • Configuring simple networks
  • 14. ICND2 (640-816) Exam
    • The ICND2 Exam (640-816) is the second qualifying exam available to candidates pursuing the two-exam option for CCNA certification.
    Description and Summary
    • Select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco networking devices
    • Extend switched networks with VLANs
    • Determine IP routes
    • Manage IP traffic with access lists
    • Establish point-to-point connections
    • Establish Frame Relay connections
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP
    • Configure NAT and DHCP
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot RSTP, VTP, routing between VLANs in a small switched environment.
  • 15. CCNA Exam
    • The CCNA (640-802) exam qualifies a candidate pursuing the single-exam option for CCNA certification.
    • Describe how a network works
    • Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
    • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size enterprise branch office network.
    • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
    • Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
    • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
    • Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size enterprise branch office network.
    • Implement and verify WAN links
  • 16. CCNA Certification Prep Center
    • Offers informational broadcasts, simulations, remote labs, expert advice, success stories, discounts, forums, and educational games
    • Over 100,000 registered users
    www.cisco.com/go/prepcenter
    • Ask-the-Tutor
    • Personalized assistance
    • Online tutor answers content-related questions within one business day
    • Remote Labs
    • Access to Cisco gear online for remote practice
    • Hands-on exercises covering advanced technologies
    • Recommended Reading
    • Recommended titles from Cisco Press
    • Practice Questions
    • Learning Games
  • 17. CCNA Concentrations Cisco Learning Partner COURSE: Implementing Cisco IOS Unified Communications (IIUC) EXAM: IIUC 640-460 Cisco Learning Partner COURSE: Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE) EXAM: IUWNE 640-721 Cisco Learning Partner COURSE: Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) EXAM: IINS 640-453 CCNA Wireless CCNA Security CCNA Voice Requirements: Hold active CCNA Certification ( 640-802 CCNA comp exam or 640-822 ICND1 and 640-816 ICND2 exams) and pass the corresponding CCNA Concentration exams
  • 18. CCNA Security
    • Verifies an individual’s skills in the following roles:
      • Network Security Specialists
      • Security Administrators
      • Network Security Support Engineers
    • Enables installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of Cisco Security devices/technologies.
    • Ability to administer security policies and identify risks in networks
    • Serves as prerequisite for CCSP Certification
    • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the skills needed to install, troubleshoot and monitor Cisco security technologies.
  • 19. CCNA Voice
    • Verifies individual skills for SMB and Enterprise Branch job roles:
      • Voice Administrators
      • Voice Engineers
      • Voice Managers
    • Validates skills in voice applications and infrastructure concepts
    • Capable of performing baseline installation, configuration and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP
    • Prerequisite to Enhanced CCVP Certification
    • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the ability to perform baseline installation, operating and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP solutions.
  • 20. CCNA Wireless
    • Verifies an individual’s skills in the following roles:
      • Network Administrators
      • Wireless Technicians, Support Technicians
      • Security engineers focused on wireless networks
      • WLAN project managers
      • Wireless Support Specialists
    • Configuration, implementation and support of wireless LANs, specifically Cisco equipment
    • Installing, configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise
    • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the skills needed for basic wireless networking on a Cisco WLAN in SMB and enterprise networks.
  • 21. CCNA Concentrations Exam Requirements
    • Multiple choice exams
    • 90-minute duration
    • Available globally via Pearson VUE Test Centers
    • Prerequisite For All - CCNA Exam - 2 exam options
          • ICND1 Exam #640-822 and ICND2 Exam #640-816
            • OR
          • CCNA Composite Exam #640-802
    • Introduction to Network Security Principles
    • Perimeter Security
    • Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls
    • Site-to-Site VPNs
    • Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS
    • LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview
    • Cisco Unified Communications Systems Introduction
    • Traditional Telephony Operations
    • VoIP Fundamentals
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Implementation
    • Cisco Unity Express Implementation
    • Cisco Smart Business Communications System Implementation
    • CCNA Security Exam
    • IINS Exam #640-553
    • CCNA Voice Exam
    • IIUC Exam #640-460
    • CCNA Wireless Exam
    • IUWNE Exam #640-721
    • Wireless Fundamentals
    • Basic Cisco WLAN Installation
    • Wireless Clients
    • WLAN Security
    • WCS Administration
  • 22. Expanding Cisco Career Certifications Career Specialty
    • Security
    • Unified Communications
    • Wireless
    • Storage Networking
    • Optical
    • Advanced Routing and Switching
    • Foundation
    Expert: CCIE ® R&S, SANS, SP, Security, Voice, CCDE Professional: CCNP ® , CCIP ® , CCSP ® , CCVP ™ , CCDP ® Associate: CCNA ® , CCENT CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCDA ®
  • 23. Cisco Learning Network
    • Community Purpose
      • Create a social networking (Web 2.0) experience that empowers Cisco customers seeking knowledge, community, training, information, and support as they start or enhance their careers through Cisco certifications.
    • Who Can Participate?
      • The site is open to anyone—all customers, partners, and employees, regardless of certification level.
      • Business Benefits
      • Help reach 3 million technically qualified individuals by 2012.
      • Qualified professionals help our partners and customers achieve success in their own endeavors.
      • Ability of Cisco to co-create learning products with customers and partners.
      • Visit www.cisco.com/go/LearningNetwork
  • 24. Cisco Concentrations - Master the language that connects the world
    • Meets the current and future needs of both employers and employees
    • Program information: (live on 6/24)
      • www.cisco.com/go/ccna
      • www.cisco.com/go/ccnavoice
      • www.cisco.com/go/ccnasecurity
      • www.cisco.com/go/ccnawireless
  • 25. New Horizons' Partners