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After achieving your CCNA certification you are ready to take the next step and earn your CCNP in one or more specialty areas, including Routing & Switching, Design, Security, Wireless or Voice.

CCNP are professional level Cisco certifications and are for advanced Cisco engineers who are looking to advance their Cisco career and expertise.

If you're ready to obtain your Cisco® CCNP Routing & Switching certification, New Horizons Central is here to help you prepare for your exams with high-quality courses and training offered by Cisco® experts. Cisco® Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is a professional level certification for Cisco® engineers that work with large networks.

Target Audience

The Cisco® CCNP certification is appropriate for those with at least one year of networking experience who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.

With CCNP Routing & Switching certification training at New Horizons Central, the student will learn:

  • Cisco Router and switch installation, management and troubleshooting
  • Cisco multilayer switched networks
  • Converged network optimization
  • Securing large WANs
  • VLANs and VLAN routing
  • Cisco Voice technologies

Cisco® CCNP Routing & Switching Certification and Exams

Prerequisite: CCNA or CCIE

The Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching requires three exams in addition to the CCNA prerequisite

Course: Implementing Cisco® IP Routing v2.0 (ROUTE)
Exam: 300-101 ROUTE (v 2.0) Implementing Cisco IP Routing
Course: Implementing Cisco® Switched Networks v2.0 (SWITCH)
Exam: 300-115 SWITCH (v 2.0) Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks
Course: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco® IP Networks v1.0 (TSHOOT)
Exam: 300-135 TSHOOT (v 2.0) Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks

Take the next step in your Cisco® Security career by earning your Cisco® CCNP Security certification. New Horizons Central is here to help you prepare for your exams with high-quality courses and training offered by Cisco® experts.

With Cisco® Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security certification, a network professional can secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity and reduce costs.

Target Audience

The Cisco® CCNP Security certification program is for Cisco® engineers responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.

With Cisco® training at New Horizons Central, the student will learn advanced skills and knowledge of Cisco network security including:

  • Cisco Firewalls
  • IOS Networks
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • SAFE Implementation
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPN)

Cisco® CCNP Security Certification and Exams

Prerequisite: The CCNP Security candidate must have a valid Cisco CCNA Security Certification.

In addition to the CCNA Security certification, a CCNP Security candidate must pass four exams.

Course: Implementing Cisco® Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)
Exam: 303-208 SISAS Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)
Course: Implementing Cisco® Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)
Exam: 300-206 SENSS Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)
Course: Implementing Cisco® Secure Mobility Solutions v1.0 (SIMOS)
Exam: 300-209 SIMOS Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS)
Course: Implementing Cisco® Threat Control Solutions v1.0 (SITCS1)
Exam: 300-207 SITCS Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)

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