This certification is for the senior network design engineers, principal system engineers and senior analysts, who design, discuss and create advance security, addressing and routing, data center and IP multilayered enterprise architecture. This certification includes wireless domains, virtual private networking and the design components of large networks. The CCDP certification includes multilayer switched networks, scalable internetworks and design network services architecture.

ccdp CCDP Certification for Network Design Engineers

Experience requirement:

The Cisco certified network professional certification is best for those candidates who have at least 1 year experience in networking and are willing to advance their skills and work apart on the complex network solutions. The candidates who achieve CCNP have skills in enterprise roles such as support engineers, network technicians, network engineers or system engineers.

Prerequisites of CCDP:

The following prerequisites are required for this certification:

  • Valid Cisco CCNA certification
  • Valid Cisco CCDA certification
  • Any Cisco CCIE certification

Types of CCNP certification and its exams

To earn the Cisco CCDP certification the candidate must pass the following exams:

Exam: 642-902 ROUTE

Basic overview

Implementing Cisco IP route is a qualifying certification exam for CCDP. This certification exam will approve that the candidate who pass this certificate successfully have the skills, knowledge and understanding mandatory to use the advanced IP routing and addressing in implementing secure and scalable Cisco ISR router connected to WANs and LANs. This certification exam covers the configuration of the secure routing solutions to support mobile workers and branch offices.

Format of exam

The exam is consisting of multiple choice, drag and drop questions. There is 45 – 55 numbers of questions in the exams. The time allowed for the exam is 120 minutes. The candidate is required to complete the exam within 120 minutes. The exam will be taken in English and Japanese languages

Exam topics:

This exam will cover the following topics:

  • Implementing an EIGRP based solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement a multi-area OSPF network, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement an eBGP based solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement an IPv6 based solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design Implement an IPv6 or IPv4 based redistribution solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement layer 3 path control solution

Exam training material:

Cisco recommends the Implementing Cisco IP route (ROUTE) courses for the preparation of Cisco Certification Exam. These courses are offered by the Cisco learning partners. These required training can be easily found in the marketplace. A lot of candidate who are preparing for the CCDP exam prefer this. This will definitely help the candidate to get high scores in the exam. Press titles are also available for this exam. Practice tests are also available for the preparation of the exam which can help the candidate to get good marks.

Exam: 642-813 SWITCH

Basic overview

Implementing Cisco IP switch is a qualifying certification exam for CCDP. This certification exam will approve that the candidate who pass this certificate successfully have the skills, knowledge and understanding mandatory for planning, configuring and verifying the implementation of the complex enterprise switching solutions using the Cisco campus enterprise architecture. This certification exam covers the secure integration of WLANs, VLANs video and voice into campus networks.

Format of exam

The exam is consisting of multiple choice, drag and drop questions. There is 35 – 45 numbers of questions in the exams. The time allowed for the exam is 120 minutes. The candidate is required to complete the exam within 120 minutes. The exam will be taken in English language.

Exam topics:

This exam will cover the following topics

  • Implement VLAN based solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement a security extension of layer two solutions, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • Implement switch based layer three services, given a set of requirements and a network design
  • To support advance services prepare infrastructure
  • Implement high availability, given a set of requirements and a network design

Exam training material:

Cisco recommends the Implementing Cisco IP switch (SWITCH) courses for the preparation of this exam. These courses are offered by the Cisco learning partners. These required training can be easily found in the marketplace. A lot of candidate who are preparing for the CCDP exam prefer this. This will definitely help the candidate to get high scores in the exam. Press titles are also available for this exam. Practice tests are also available for the preparation of the exam which can help the candidate to get good marks.

Exam: 642-874 ARCH

Basic overview

Designing Cisco network service architecture certification exam is approve the knowledge and skills of the latest development network technologies and design including intelligent network services, network infrastructure and combined network solutions.

Format of exam

The exam is consisting of multiple choice, drag and drop questions. There is 50 – 60 numbers of questions in the exams. The time allowed for the exam is 75 minutes. The candidate is required to complete the exam within 75 minutes. The exam will be taken in English and Japanese languages

Exam topics:

This exam will cover the following topics:

  • Design advance enterprise campus networks
  • Design advance IP routing and addressing solutions for enterprise networks
  • Design WAN services for the enterprise networks
  • Design an enterprise data network
  • Design security services

Exam training material:

The candidate can prepare for this certification exam by taking the ARCH courses. Cisco recommends the ARCH courses for the preparation of this Cisco Certification exam. These courses are offered by the Cisco learning partners. These required training can be easily found in the marketplace. A lot of candidate who are preparing for the CCDP exam prefer this. This will definitely help the candidate to get high scores in the exam. Press titles are also available for this exam. Practice tests are also available for the preparation of the exam which can help the candidate to get good marks.