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Cisco is extending the expiration date for all active certifications

The global pandemic has had an impact on every member of the Cisco Certified family. To support your certification goals, we’re extending the expiration date for all active certifications by six months (180 days) as of March 16, 2020. This covers all Cisco and DevNet Specialist, Associate, Professional, and Expert certifications as well as CCT and CCAr.

Your expiration date will automatically be extended, and there is no action required on your part. You will be able to check your personal certification manager page to validate your new expiration date within the next two weeks.

For more details and frequently asked questions, please visit our blog. We value your commitment to Cisco certifications during this challenging and unprecedented time.

New CCNA R&S v3

The CCNA R&S certification has been updated to get in the latest technologies.

Key updates include:

  • Awareness of Programmable Network (SDN) architectures and the separation of control plane and data plane
  • Expanded VPN topics to include DMVPN, Site-to-Site VPN, and Client VPN technologies
  • Increased focus on IPv6 routing protocols, configuration, and knowledge
  • Understanding of Cloud resources deployed in Enterprise network architectures
  • Knowledge of QoS concepts. Including marking, shaping, and policing mechanisms to manage congestion of various types of traffic

Existing CCENT certified individuals can achieve CCNA R&S certification by passing either ICND2 (200-101 or 200-105) or CCNA composite (200-120 or 200-125) exams.

 

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CCNA Routing and Switching v3

Cisco redesenha a Certificação CCNA R&S

A Cisco redesenhou o CCNA na componente de Routing & Switching, reformulando os exames ICND1 e ICND2.

Em suma o CCNA em qualquer uma das vertentes é composto por 2 exames:

Referências:

Cisco Evolves Associate-Level Certifications, Redesigns CCNA Routing and Switching Certification to Support Next-Generation Job Roles

Learning Network CCNA Routing and Switching

CCNA Routing and Switching Career Path

IPv6 Forum distingue as Certificações Cisco como IPv6 Ready

O IPv6 Forum é um consórcio Mundial onde a sua missão é defender a adopção do IPv6, este oferece o programa “IPv6 Education Certification Logo”. Este programa encoraja e acelera a educação no IPv6 promovendo a adopção certificando os Cursos, Engenheiros e Formadores.

Ao concluir as Certificações CCIE Routing and Switching, CCDP, CCDA, CCDE, CCNA e CCNP demostra a capacidade e conhecimento na tecnologia IPv6.
O IPv6 Forum classifica em 2 níveis as certificações, Silver e Gold. As certificações estão classificadas de acordo com a matriz abaixo:

Se o candidato concluir
> CCNA ou
CCDA
CCNP ou
CCDP
CCIE Routing & Switching
ou
CCDE
Classificação > Silver Gold Gold
O candidato pode obter o logo > IPv6 Silver IPv6 Gold IPv6 Gold

A Cisco disponibiliza uma formação adicional “IPv6 Fundamentals, Design and Deployment Course (IP6FD)”, classificada como Gold.

Referências:
IPv6 Forum
IPv6 Education and Certification Logo Program
IPv6 Forum awards gold certification to Cisco’s CCNP, CCIE Routing and Switching, CCDP, and CCDE; silver certification to CCNA and CCDA