CCDP Certification

October 8, 2010 by · Comments Off on CCDP Certification
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Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) validates advanced knowledge of network designconcepts and principles. With a CCDP certification, a network professional can discuss, design, and create advanced addressing and routing, security, network management, data center, and IP multicast complex multi-layered enterprise architectures that include virtual private networking and wireless domains. The CCDP curriculum includes building scalable internetworks, building multilayer switched networks, and designing network service architecture.

CCDP Exam Refresh

Candidates who have exams scheduled on Nov. 8, 2010 or later should prepare using the CCDP ARCH v2.1 Exam Topics (blueprint).

Candidates with exams scheduled prior to Nov. 7, 2010 should continue using the existing CCDP ARCH v2.0 Exam Topics (blueprint). Please view the ARCH Study/Learn tab for more information on how to study and prepare for the exam.

CCDP Prerequisites

Valid CCNA and CCDA or any CCIE Certification can act as a pre-requisite.

CCDP Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s)
642-902 ROUTE Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
642-813 SWITCH Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
642-873 ARCH Designing Cisco Network Service Architecture (ARCH)

CCDP Recertification

Cisco professional level certifications (CCDP, CCNP, CCSP, CCIP, CCVP, CCNP SP Operations, CCNP Wireless) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass any 642-XXX exam that is part of the professional level curriculum or any CCIE lab or written exam or CCDE Written or Practical exam or the Architect interview and the Architect board review before the certification expiration date.