The CCNP Data Center certification and training program offers comprehensive certification and Professional-level skills focused on the data center solutions, technologies and best practices to design, implement, and manage a modern data center infrastructure. IT practitioners who are Cisco trained and certified are uniquely qualified for key roles in complex data center environments, with expertise utilizing technologies including policy-driven infrastructure, virtualization, automation and orchestration, unified computing, data center security, and integration of cloud initiatives. CCNP Data Center certified professionals are highly qualified for senior roles chartered with enabling digital business transformation initiatives.
To complete your CCNP Data Center Certification, you must pass the DCCOR exam, along with one concentration exam of your choice.
CCNP Data Center Core
Core Exam: 350-601 DCCOR
Recommended Training: Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
CCNP Data Center Concentration
Concentration Exam: 300-610 DCID
Recommended Training: Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)
Concentration Exam: 300-615 DCIT
Recommended Training: Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)
Concentration Exam: 300-620 DCACI
Recommended Training: Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)
Concentration Exam: 300-625 DCSAN
Recommended Training: Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS)
Concentration Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI)
If you have already started working toward your CCNP Data Center certification, keep going. In the new Cisco certification program that started in February 2020, you’ll receive credit for work you’ve completed in the previous certification path.