CCNA Routing & Switching Certification

Cisco announced updates to its most popular certification: CCNA Routing and Switching.

The courses ICND1, ICND2 and CCNA Accelerated and corresponding exams were updated with foundational IP technologies for IPv4 and IPv6 deployments of RIP, OSPF, EIGRP and eBGP networking and WAN protocols.

Digital transformation is changing the world – As the Internet of Things evolves and grows, core routing and switching skills become increasingly more important. Digital transformation of business is forcing companies to take full advantage of technology for greater impact. But how can IT professionals stay ahead of these fast paced changes in trends and technologies?

Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA)

Cisco is announcing updates to its most popular certification, CCNA Routing and Switching which will enable customers to fully benefit from the power of Cisco's latest technologies. The role and skills required of a core network engineer will evolve significantly. Through these next generation training and certification offerings, IT professionals will be able to demonstrate to hiring managers that they are ready to design and deploy the best in industry solutions.

The CCNA R&S certification has been updated to meet these latest shifts in 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
Old exams New exams Recommended training for the new exam.

100-101 ICND1

100-105 ICND1 v3.0

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

200-101 ICND2

200-105 ICND2 v3.0

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


200-120 CCNA

200-125 CCNA v3.0

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)

We offer you the updated CCNA Routing & Switching courses from 4th of July, 2016.

When it is your first time preparing for the CCNA Routing & Switching certification we recommend you to pass the new exams.

The CCNA Routing and Switching exams and trainings are being revised from v2.0 to v3.0 Candidates can choose to take either the version 2.0 exams or version 3.0 exams. The last day to test for the 200-120 CCNAX v2.0 and 100-101 ICND1 v2.0 exams will be August 20, 2016. The last day to test for the 200-101 ICND2 v2.0 exam will be September 24, 2016.

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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