10 things to know about the new Cisco-certification requirements

By GIXnews

Cisco’s network certification lineup has undergone a major overhaul.

Starting today, the company has added a new coding-focused track to its offerings, and streamlined its core designations: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

Network pros react to new Cisco certification curriculum

Gaps in the company’s certification curriculum became clear more than a year ago, according to Derek Winchester, CEO of consultancy Gotcha-6 Technologies and a member of Cisco’s CCIE Advisory Council. Job descriptions that hiring managers were posting to attract network professionals increasingly included many more skills than the CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE were providing.

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