For business services and technology architects, and presales, design, and implementation engineers who want to save time and money on their data center design, installation, and maintenance, the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network.
Unlike other data center education and certification opportunities, our data center professional-level certification programs allow you to choose a concentration for your data center education according to your job role or function. Because of our experience with our existing certification and education programs and leadership in the data center equipment market, Cisco can provide a comprehensive program to address the key areas of data center network implementation and maintenance.
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CCNA Data Center or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.
NOTE: Other data center certification exams can be applied towards the CCNP Data Center certification. Please visit the exam combination tool for more details.
Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)
Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)
Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)
Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)
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