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Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA USA
Phone: 800-553-6387
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $600 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who can discuss, design, and create advanced addressing and routing, security, network management, data center, and IP multicast complex multi-layered enterprise architectures that include virtual private networking and wireless domains. This includes building scalable internetworks, building multilayer switched networks, and designing network service architecture.

Initial Requirements:
You must hold valid CCDA and CCNA certifications or any CCIE designation. You must then pass three additional exams: Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE), Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH), and Designing Cisco Network Architectures (ARCH). Exams are $200. Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Cisco professional level certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:


  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional level exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • OR any CCIE Certification can act as a pre-requisite, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.


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