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  • 1.CCNA Certification Deniz Kaya Microsoft, Cisco, Ironport Trainer CCSI, CCNP, MCT, MCSE, ICSI, ICSP

2. Changes to Cisco Career Certification A Lifecycle of Learning Updates to CCNA A Foundation in Networking

  • Greater breadth reflects todays enterprise networks
  • Focus on performance-based skills and hands-on practice
  • Localization addresses worldwide skills gap

Introduction of CCENT An Accessible Entry Point

  • Cisco CCENT Entry-Level Network Technician certifies skills for entry level network support
  • An intermediate step toward CCNA for those with little or no work experience

3. Growing Role of the Network Evolution of the Network Time Networking Skills Increase with the Role of the Network Voice transport Telecommuting/VPN Wireless Future Converged Apps Unified Communications IP Video Broad Training & Experience Required for New Careers Enhanced Security Switching Routing Storage Converged Solutions 4. NetworkingJob Demand Estimated to Grow ~3M in 2012 Right ExpertsRight PlaceRight Time Source: IDC White Papers on Networking Skills Gaps for Europe (Sep 2005), Middle East and Pakistan (May 2006),APAC (Nov 2006), Israel (May 2006), South Africa (May 2006); Bain Analysis0.7M 0.5M 0.2M 0.08M 0.2M 1.1M 0.12M 0.08M 5. Trends at the Entry Level

  • CCNA is a big step for many new graduates, career-changers
  • Entry level job analysis shows:
    • On average worldwide, networking job roles require 1-3years experience
    • Many employers hiring for entry-level IT positions
  • Cisco research confirmed interest in lower-level certification among the following employers:
    • VARs focused on SMB
    • Enterprise customers
    • Service providers
    • Technology/retail support organization

6. Updates to Cisco Certification

  • Cisco is expanding certification of entry level skills and knowledge the foundation of a successful career in networking.
  • New CCNA certification examhas greater breadthmore security, troubleshooting and basic wireless andmore time devoted to performance-based skills.
  • Introduction ofnew CCENTentry level certification
    • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
    • Aligns with entry level networking support positions

7. Cisco Certification and Training - Value to Employers

  • Acquire:
  • Pre-qualifies applicants
  • Develop:
  • Proficient in the latest advanced technologies
  • Retain:
  • Supports employee career development
  • Productivity
  • Credibility with prospective customers

Our company's technical footprint is greatly enhanced by our expert staff of Cisco certification holders. Carleton Jones, CEO of Multimax 8. CCENT Makes Entry Level Jobs Accessible

  • Students are looking for:
    • Employment with career growth
    • Interesting fields
    • Cultural alignment
    • The ability to learn and make a difference
  • Employers with entry-level IT positions
    • Small and medium sized businesses
    • Enterprise customers
    • Service providers
    • Technology/retail organizations

9. Cisco CCENT Certification

  • Certifies skills required to configure, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, under supervision
  • Aligned to entry level positions in network support, such as help desk representative or technical support assistant
  • Requires first of two CCNA exams (ICND 1 640-822)
  • An optional, intermediate step towardsCCNA certification
  • Recipients gain access to CiscoCertification Community and use ofCCENT logo

CCNA CCENT CCNP CCIE 10. Cisco Certifications Certifications validate your practical experience. You need Cisco certifications for any sort of networking role its what employers demandAdrian CassarBusiness Systems Engineer, Budweiser UK Holding a Cisco certification enabled me to enter the career of my dreams, and now I have the opportunity to work for one of the most recognized productions studios in the world.Chris Cugno, Senior Network Engineer, DreamWorks Animation SKG 11. Certification Exam Options Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2- 640-816) More Complex Networks LANs and VLANsIP RoutingAccess ListsCCNAComposite Exam ( 640-802 ) More Complex Networks LANs and VLANsIP RoutingAccess ListsSimple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1- 640-822 ) Simple Networks Connected Networks Cisco IOS Devices Network Management CCENT Certification CCNA Certification 12. Changes to CCNA Exams

  • Now certifying ability to install, operate and trouble-shoot a secure, medium-size enterprise network
  • Includes configuration and verification of basic wireless and voice over IP networks
  • Greater emphasis on understanding and mitigating threats to network security
  • Troubleshooting extended to network maintenance

CCNA 640-802 (composite) ICND2 640-816 ICND1 640-822 Revised Exams ICND 640-811 INTRO 640-821 CCNA 640-801 Current Exams 13. ICND1 Exam The ICND1 (640-822) exam is one of the two qualifying exams available to candidates pursuing a two-exam option for CCNA certification.Description and Summary

  • Network types, Network media
  • Routing and Switching fundamentals
  • TCP/IP and OSI
  • IP addressing
  • Basic WAN technologies
  • Configuring and Operating Cisco IOS devices
  • Basic wireless and security concepts
  • Configuring simple networks

14. ICND2 (640-816) Exam

  • The ICND2 Exam (640-816) is the second qualifying exam available to candidates pursuing the two-exam option for CCNA certification.

Description and Summary

  • Select, connect, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco networking devices
  • Extend switched networks with VLANs
  • Determine IP routes
  • Manage IP traffic with access lists
  • Establish point-to-point connections
  • Establish Frame Relay connections
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP
  • Configure NAT and DHCP
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot RSTP, VTP, routing between VLANs in a small switched environment.

15. CCNA Exam

  • The CCNA (640-802) exam qualifies a candidate pursuing the single-exam option for CCNA certification.
  • Describe how a network works
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size enterprise branch office network.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
  • Explain and select the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
  • Identify security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
  • Implement, verify, and troubleshoot NAT and ACLs in a medium-size enterprise branch office network.
  • Implement and verify WAN links

16. CCNA Certification Prep Center

  • Offers informational broadcasts, simulations, remote labs, expert advice, success stories, discounts, forums, and educational games
  • Over 100,000 registered users

  • Ask-the-Tutor
  • Personalized assistance
  • Online tutor answerscontent-related questions within one business day
  • Remote Labs
  • Access to Cisco gearonline for remote practice
  • Hands-on exercises covering advanced technologies
  • Recommended Reading
  • Recommended titlesfrom Cisco Press
  • Practice Questions
  • Learning Games

17. CCNA Concentrations Cisco Learning Partner COURSE:Implementing Cisco IOS Unified Communications (IIUC) EXAM: IIUC 640-460Cisco Learning Partner COURSE:Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE)EXAM: IUWNE 640-721Cisco Learning Partner COURSE:Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS)EXAM:IINS 640-453 CCNA Wireless CCNA Security CCNA Voice Requirements:Hold active CCNA Certification ( 640-802 CCNAcomp exam or640-822 ICND1and640-816 ICND2exams) and pass the corresponding CCNA Concentration exams 18. CCNA Security

  • Verifies an individuals skills in the following roles:
    • Network Security Specialists
    • Security Administrators
    • Network Security Support Engineers
  • Enables installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of Cisco Security devices/technologies.
  • Ability to administer security policies and identify risks in networks
  • Serves as prerequisite for CCSP Certification
  • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the skills needed to install, troubleshoot and monitor Cisco security technologies.

19. CCNA Voice

  • Verifies individual skills for SMB and Enterprise Branch job roles:
    • Voice Administrators
    • Voice Engineers
    • Voice Managers
  • Validates skills in voice applications and infrastructure concepts
  • Capable of performing baseline installation, configuration and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP
  • Prerequisite to Enhanced CCVP Certification
  • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the ability to perform baseline installation, operating and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP solutions.

20. CCNA Wireless

  • Verifies an individuals skills in the following roles:
    • Network Administrators
    • Wireless Technicians, Support Technicians
    • Security engineers focused on wireless networks
    • WLAN project managers
    • Wireless Support Specialists
  • Configuration, implementation and support of wireless LANs, specifically Cisco equipment
  • Installing, configuring, monitoring and troubleshooting Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise
  • Employers hiring individuals can feel confident their staff has the skills needed for basic wireless networking on a Cisco WLAN in SMB and enterprise networks.

21. CCNA Concentrations Exam Requirements

  • Multiple choice exams
  • 90-minute duration
  • Available globally via Pearson VUE Test Centers
  • Prerequisite For All-CCNA Exam - 2 exam options
        • ICND1 Exam #640-822 and ICND2 Exam #640-816
          • OR
        • CCNA Composite Exam #640-802
  • Introduction to Network Security Principles
  • Perimeter Security
  • Network Security Using Cisco IOS Firewalls
  • Site-to-Site VPNs
  • Network Security Using Cisco IOS IPS
  • LAN, SAN, Voice, and Endpoint Security Overview
  • Cisco Unified Communications Systems Introduction
  • Traditional Telephony Operations
  • VoIP Fundamentals
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express Implementation
  • Cisco Unity Express Implementation
  • Cisco Smart Business Communications System Implementation
  • CCNA Security Exam
  • IINS Exam #640-553
  • CCNA Voice Exam
  • IIUC Exam #640-460
  • CCNA Wireless Exam
  • IUWNE Exam #640-721
  • Wireless Fundamentals
  • Basic Cisco WLAN Installation
  • Wireless Clients
  • WLAN Security
  • WCS Administration

22. Expanding Cisco Career Certifications Career Specialty

  • Security
  • Unified Communications
  • Wireless
  • Storage Networking
  • Optical
  • Advanced Routingand Switching
  • Foundation

Expert: CCIE R&S, SANS, SP, Security, Voice, CCDE Professional: CCNP , CCIP , CCSP ,CCVP , CCDP Associate: CCNA , CCENT CCNA Security, CCNA Voice,CCNA Wireless, CCDA 23. Cisco Learning Network

  • Community Purpose
    • Create a social networking (Web 2.0) experience that empowersCisco customers seeking knowledge, community, training,information, and support as they start or enhance their careersthrough Cisco certifications.
  • Who Can Participate?
    • The site is open to anyoneall customers, partners,and employees, regardless of certification level.
    • Business Benefits
    • Help reach 3 million technically qualified individuals by 2012.
    • Qualified professionals help our partners and customers achievesuccess in their own endeavors.
    • Ability of Cisco to co-create learning products withcustomers and partners.

24. Cisco Concentrations - Master the language that connects the world

  • Meets the current and future needs of both employers and employees
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