CCNP Routing and Switching certification offers professional job-ready training and skills that will help you to get a job as network administrator, network engineer, or network analyst.

The new curriculum includes Cisco switches, routers, basic mitigation of security threats, and introduction to newly added technologies, DMVPN, StackWise, VSS, and IPv6 expansion and performance-based skills. The curriculum also covers the use of the following protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Serial Line Interface Protocol, VLANs, VTP, STP, PVST, MST, Ethernet channels, and network security technologies. The curriculum also includes extensive troubleshooting on described technologies.

The major and exciting new change comes in form of labs that importantly increase training effectiveness: discovery labs enable students to learn about principles and technology in an even more interactive, hands-on approach, whereas challenge labs test students’ newly gained knowledge on real-life scenarios.