Cisco CCNP Cloud

Cloud adoption is driving new roles and responsibilities. Cloud engineers need the skills to work with private, public and hybrid cloud models, and leverage Intercloud solutions. The CCNP Cloud certification is a lab based training and certification program that is targeted at Cloud engineers, Cloud Administrators, Cloud Designers, and Architects working in Data Centers. This program delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to design, provision, automate and manage Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service deployments. Learn from the only company that has an end-to-end Cloud and Intercloud story.

Exams & Recommended Training

  • 300-460 CLDINF Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF)
  • 300-465 CLDDES Designing the Cisco Cloud (CLDDES)
  • 300-470 CLDAUT Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud (CLDAUT)
  • 300-475 CLDACI Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI)

300-460 CLDINF

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to:

  • Setup Cloud infrastructure including physical and virtual Data Centers
  • Implement Storage infrastructure and Connectivity
  • Implement Network infrastructure and Connectivity
  • Implement Compute
  • Troubleshoot Cloud workflows or applications
  • Identify infrastructure operational domains

300-465 CLDDES

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to:

  • Translate requirements into Cloud/Automation process designs
  • Design Private Cloud Infrastructures
  • Design Public Cloud Infrastructures
  • Design Cloud Security Policies
  • Design Virtualization and Virtual Network Services

300-470 CLDAUT

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to provision Private IaaS; provision Private IaaS with Catalog Scaling; provision Private IaaS with Network Automation; provision Hybrid IaaS; and perform Application Provisioning & Life Cycle Management.

300-475 CLDACI

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills in ACI Architecture, Fabric and Physical Topology; ACI Design and Configuration; APIC Automation Using Northbound API; ACI Integration; and ACI Day 2 Operations.

Cisco Professional-level certifications (CCDP, CCNP Cloud, CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Data Center, CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Security, CCNP Service Provider, and CCNP Wireless) are valid for three years.

To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications
  • Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.


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