CCNP Enterprise candidates should have three to five years of experience implementing enterprise networking solutions and a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate
CCNA - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions v1.0
Core Exam (required):
Concentration Exams (choose one):
CCIE Data Center
- ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies v1.2
- ENARSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services v1.0
- ENSLD - Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks v1.1
- ENWLSD - Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks v1.1
- ENWLSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks v1.0
- ENAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions v1.0
- Cisco Platinum Learning Library: Networking
CCNP certification is valid for three years.
Certification holders can recertify by:
- Passing one technology core exam
- Passing any two professional concentration exams
- Passing one CCIE lab exam
- Earning 80 continuing education credits
The recertification requirements must be met prior to the certification expiration date. Individuals with expired certifications must repeat the entire certification exam process in order to regain their certification status. Learn more at the Cisco website.