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The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Enterprise certifies that an IT professional has the knowledge to handle critical network technologies at an enterprise scale. The CCNP professional will have the required skills to implement enterprise network solutions with a focus on one of the following: network design, SD-WAN, wireless, and automation.

Yes, the CCNP Enterprise certification is an advanced-level certification.

The CCNP Enterprise certification will show you have the skills needed to work on enterprise network technologies and Cisco proprietary tech.

Yes, the CCNP Enterprise certification is worth the investment and will allow you to meet the requirements for a higher-level career path. The CCNP certification certifies your knowledge of enterprise networks, offers a specialist badge, and qualifies you for the CCIE Enterprise Lab exam.

No, the CCNP Enterprise certification does not meet DoD 8570 standards.

The CCNP Enterprise certification confirms your ability to work with networking technologies at large enterprises and the CCNP Security certification certifies your use of security tools to implement solutions providing advanced threat protection to network devices and technologies.

No, but it is strongly recommended to have experience with networks

With the CCNP Enterprise certification, you can apply for positions such as Senior Network Engineer, Cisco Senior Network Technical Consultant, Lead Network Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, etc.

According to Zip Recruiter, the average salary for a CCNP Enterprise certified professional is $113,900.

Cisco’s Core exams cover the foundational concepts required for candidates to have a solid understanding of the underlying technology architecture. A core exam is one of the two exams required for the CCNP Enterprise certification.

Cisco’s concentration exams take focus on relevant technology relating to the Cisco core exam. This will allow candidates to choose from a collection of various topics that is either of interest or related to their chosen technology area of focus. The concentrations or topics of interest for the CCNP Enterprise certification are Network Design, SD-WAN, Wireless, and Automation. A concentration exam is one of the two exams required for the CCNP Enterprise certification.

To receive your CCNP Enterprise certification you will need to successfully complete the 350-401 ENCOR, and ONE of the following concentration exams: 300-410 ENARSI, 300-415 ENSDWI, 300-420 ENSLD, 300-425 ENWLSD, 300-430 ENWLSI, and 300-435 ENAUTO

The core exam for the CCNP Enterprise certification is: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (350-401 ENCOR).

The concentration exams for the CCNP Enterprise certification are:

Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (300-410 ENARSI)

Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (300-415 ENSDWI)

Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (300-420 ENSLD)

Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-425 ENWLSD)

Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (300-430 ENWLSI)

Automating and Programming Cisco Enterprise Solutions (300-435 ENAUTO)

Yes, the CCNP Enterprise certification requires candidates to pass the core exam and one (1) of the concentration exams.

Yes, you are eligible for the CCIE Enterprise certification exam after successfully completing the CCNP Security core exam.

The core exam cost $400 and the concentration exams each cost $300.

Core:                350-401 ENCOR ($400)

Concentration:   300-410 ENARSI ($300)

300-420 ENSLD ($300)

300-425 ENWLSD ($300)

300-435 ENAUTO ($300)

The core exam will consist of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.

The core exam will consist of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.

The CCNP Enterprise core exam will have up to 120 questions and the concentration exam will have about 55-65 questions.

The core exam lasts 120 minutes and each of the 6 concentration exams lasts 90 minutes.

You can register and schedule an appointment to take your certification exams through the Person VUE website.

The minimum passing score for the CCNP Enterprise core exam is 82.5%. the passing scores for the concentration exams are subject to change.

Yes, contact Pearson VUE by email or phone to cancel or reschedule. Pearson VUE requires at least 24 hours advanced notice to reschedule.

Yes, you can take the CCNP Enterprise exam online through Pearson VUE’s OnVUE online proctoring portal.

Cisco is a worldwide leader in the IT industry and a leading manufacturer of networking equipment. Cisco’s significant role in network communications has made it possible for its routing and switching devices, operating systems, and routing protocols to become de facto standards in IT.

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