Start your journey to earn the CCNP Enterprise certification. The course broadens your architectural understanding and deepens your implementation skills required by enterprise networks.
You’ll be prepared for the Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies exam (350-401 ENCOR) that earns an Enterprise Core Specialist certification.
Continue to the second CCNP Enterprise course which prepares you for the concentration exam Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (300-410 ENARSI) to complete your CCNP Enterprise certification.
The Cisco Networking Academy offers the following 2 courses for CCNP study:
- Enterprise: Core Networking: The first course in a 2-part series prepares you for professional-level networking roles.
- Enterprise: Advanced Routing: The second course in a 2-course CCNP series prepares you for professional-level networking roles.
NetAcad students can register at an active Cisco Networking Academy teaching CCNP. Please check with your school to find out what they charge tuition-wise.
Who should complete this credential?
Thanks to new technologies, networks are becoming more intelligent, programmable and software driven. Networking Academy courses support this evolution and expose learners to new concepts and hands-on experiences.
You'll learn these core skills:
- Implement advanced technologies to support a secure and scalable enterprise network architecture.
- Configure enterprise networks for high availability and optimized performance.
- Configure and manage secure site-to-site, remote-access, and wireless networks.
- Deepen your understanding of virtualization and network automation.
- Hands-on labs and Cisco Packet Tracer network simulation activities.
- Videos and activities to reinforce learning.
- Quizzes and exams to measure learning outcomes.
Step-by-Step Guide to Begin Credential
- Find a location near you that offers Cisco Networking Academy courses.
- Complete the 2 CCNP courses at a Cisco Networking Academy to achieve the knowledge needed. Visit CCNP Enterprise: Core Networking and CCNP Enterprise: Advanced Routing.
- There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP Enterprise, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
- Visit the ‘Exams and recommended training’ for more information.
All Cisco certifications are valid for 3 years. You may recertify by passing a qualifying exam OR earn 80 continuing education credits.
For more information, visit:
- Cisco Networking Academy website
- Cisco Networking Academy Course Demos and Collateral
- ‘CCNA Explained’