Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) guarantees IT professionals fundamental comprehensive knowledge in network design for better working environments. Further, CCDA certification teaches you how to build a network design that elevates performance, availability, and scalability. Moreover, it demonstrates design methodologies and objectives as well as addressing and routing protocols. Also, CCDA certification deeply explains data center, security, voice, and wireless networks concepts.
Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
Cisco Certified Designed Professional (CCDP) further advances your knowledge in network design skills. CCDP certification demonstrates detailed knowledge in advanced protocol address and routing as well as WANs, and services virtualization. Also, it explains integration strategies for multi-layered Enterprise architectures.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American leading networking company headquartered in San Jose, California, United States. It offers certifications in Cloud, Collaboration, Cyber Ops, Data Center, Routing and Switching, Security, Service Provider, and Wireless.
CCDA and CCDP Certification Requirements
- registering for CCDA certification requires a valid CCENT, CCNA Routing, and Switching, or CCIE certification.
- CCDA certification is addressed to IT Professionals, Network Design Engineers, System Engineers, and Sales Engineers. Also, anyone looking to build and validate Cisco network design can register.
- registering for CCDP certification requires a valid Cisco CCDA and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications. CCIE or CCDE are also acceptable.
- CCDP Certification is addressed to IT professionals, Senior Network Design Engineers, Principle System Engineer, Network/Solution Architects.
CCDA and CCDP Study Materials
Cisco Systems offers purchasable study materials on their website.
You can register for the CCDA and CCDP exam through Cisco website.
Training Course Details
Cisco systems offer a variety of exam preparation methods, such as self-study, Cisco Learning Network, or Learning Partner Content. Also, you can find all of which on Cisco website.
Cisco offers two types of exams:
- proctored exams in Pearson VUE testing center.
- Self-administered online exam
CCDA & CCDP Certifications Renewal
CCDA and CCDP certifications are valid for 3 years. Moreover, you can find recertification criteria on Cisco Website.