Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP Cloud is a professional lab-based certification that provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to design, automate and manage Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service deployments. Also, it prepares you to work in a cloud environment, as well as perform the duties of a senior cloud engineer in an enterprise environment.
By having this certification, you will be able to work with private, public, and hybrid cloud models, and Intercloud solutions. In addition, you will develop your skills to design and implement networks, storage, and cloud infrastructure solutions and security policies and perform lifecycle management tasks.
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.
CCNP Cloud Certification Requirements
In order to sit for the CCNP exam, you should have a valid CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate Cloud certification OR any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.
CCNP Cloud Exams
Passing all of the following exams is required for obtaining CCNP Cloud certification according to Cisco:
- 300-465 CLDDES
- 300-460 CLDINF
- 300-470 CLDAUT
- 300-475 CLDACI
CCNP Cloud Renewal
CCNP Cloud certification is valid for three years. You should pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date in order to recertify it according to Cisco:
- Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam.
- Pass any current CCIE Written Exam.
- Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam.
- Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications