Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validate that you have the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide area enterprise networks and that you can work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

The CCNP Routing and Switching certification is right for you if you have at least one year of networking experience and you are ready to advance your skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Achieving CCNP Routing and Switching demonstrates the skills required in enterprise roles such as network engineer, support engineer, systems engineer or network technician.

The routing and switching protocol knowledge and skills you’ll gain while pursuing this certification provide a lasting foundation. They are equally relevant in the physical networks of today and the virtualized network functions of tomorrow.

The CCNP R&S requires the CCNA R&S, or any CCIE certification, plus the 300-101, 300-115, and 300-135 exams.

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Recommended Training & Exams

SWITCH: Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0 300-115
ROUTE: Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0 300-101
TSHOOT: Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks v2.0 300-135