What is CCNA ?
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CCNA (cisco certified network associate) is a career certification available to professional network engineers.The certificate validates the holder’s general ability to install,configure,secure,operate and troubleshoot various aspects of up to,and including medium size enterprise networks.CCNA tutorials are available online in different site.
Being cisco networking certified means you have advanced knowledge in computer networking this knowledge includes operate,configure,troubleshoot the network.Having CCNA certification mentioned in your resume improves yous value than your competitors.
CCNA is aimed at network specialists,network administrators and network support engineers with 1 to 3 years experience .If you have less then 1 year of experence you can still gain a recognized entry level certification CCENT(Cisco certified entry networking technician)
There are many tracks with in CCNA program.which one you select will depends on your interest and your job role.there are various tracks include
Cisco Specializations ?
What are the Tracks in CCNA ?
Data center,Security,Voice,Service Provider operations,Routing and Switching,wireless etc and CCDA for design specialization.
Recently cisco announced a change in program and exams required for certifications.The CCNA is now renamed as CCNA Routing and Switching.
How to Become a CCNA?
You have to pass one of these exam combinations depending on your chosen track
CCNA Service provider operations – ICND1+SSPO
CCNA Routing and Switching – ICND1+ICND2
CCNA service Provider – SPNGN1+SPNGN2
CCNA Data Center – DCICN+DCICT
CCNA Wireless – ICND1+IUWNE
CCNA Video – VIVND+ICOMM
CCNA Voice – ICND1+ICOMM
CCNA Security – ICND1+IINS
CCDA – ICND1+DESGN
How will be the Cisco Exams ?
The CCNA exams are proctores,multi choice exams,encompassing the knowledge gained from the training classes and accompanying materials.The CCNA exam duration is generally 75 to 90 minutes and are normally composed between 40 to 85 questions with an average of about 60 questions.
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