Cisco Introduces New Exams and Courses for its CCNA Voice and CCNP Voice Certifications
CCVP is now CCNP Voice
Learning @ Cisco is pleased to announce updates to its Voice Certification track which is dedicated to building knowledge and validating skills for Cisco Voice and Unified Communications IT professionals. Special attention has been paid to enhancing the Cisco CCNA® Voice and the Cisco CCNP® Voice certifications to reflect the convergence of data and voice on the network. Cisco’s leading certification for professionals working with Unified Communications applications across business, government, service provider, and consumer segments provides skills development training for mainstream IT professionals. The revised CCNA Voice and CCNP Voice certification exams are now available.
CCNA Voice Certification
The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Voice certification validates associate-level knowledge and skills required to administer a voice network. The CCNA Voice certification confirms that an individual has the required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies including Voice Administrator, Voice Techician, and Telecom Analyst. It validates skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions.
The new “Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Administration (ICOMM) v8.0” course and corresponding ICOMM #640-461 required exam are the core components of the CCNA Voice certification. The ICOMM #640-461 exam replaces the current IIUC #640-460 and CVOICE #642-436 exam for individuals working toward achieving the CCNA Voice certification. The last day to test using the IIUC #640-460 or CVOICE #642-436 exams is Monday, February 28, 2011.
For more information regarding CCNA Voice certification options, please review the Cisco Voice track exam diagrams at the bottom of this page or access CCNA Voice syllabus page.
CCVP is now CCNP Voice
Cisco is officially changing the name of its Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP) certification to Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Voice. The name change is intended to provide a clear career path for Cisco voice and unified communications IT professionals aligning to the entire Cisco Voice certification track. Effective Tuesday, October 19, 2010, candidates studying for the previous CCVP exams or new CCNP Voice exams will receive a CCNP Voice certificate. The last day to test using current CCVP exams is Monday, February 28, 2011.
CCNP Voice validates advanced knowledge and skills required to integrate collaboration and voice applications into underlying network architectures. With the CCNP Voice certification, a voice network professional can create a collaboration solution that is transparent, scalable, manageable, and integrated within standard environments. Robust implementation, operation, configuration, and troubleshooting issues in a converged IP network are also covered. With emphasis on scaling collaboration workspaces, the new courses and exams allow voice professionals to provide easy to use mobile voice and global call access services for end users.
The CCNP Voice curriculum covers:
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM)
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CUCME)
Quality of Service (QoS)
Cisco Unity Connection (CUC)
Cisco Unity Express (CUE)
Cisco Unified Presence (CUP)
Cisco Unified Personal Communicator (CUPC)
For more information on new CCNP Voice exams and courses access the CCNP Voice syllabus page.
For more information regarding CCNP Voice certification options, please review the Cisco Voice track exam diagrams at the bottom of this page or access CCNP Voice syllabus page.