CCIE Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccie-banner CCIE® (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) is the premier certification for networking professionals, and certifies an individual’s networking skills at the expert level. Candidates who pass both of the required exams, one written and one in a hands-on lab environment, receive a CCIE certificate from Cisco Systems. Learn more about CCIE certification from Cisco Systems.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for CCIE certification, but at least three years of practical experience implementing, deploying, operating, and troubleshooting complex Cisco networks is recommended. You will also need a familiarity with Cisco hardware and Cisco networking solutions, extensive knowledge of LAN and WAN technologies, and an in-depth understanding of the protocols used on routers, switches, bridges, and security devices.

Exams

To achieve CCIE certification, you must first pass a written qualification exam. After you pass the written exam, you qualify to schedule and take the corresponding, one-day lab exam on-site at a Cisco CCIE lab. The hands-on lab exam emphasizes Cisco equipment command knowledge and network troubleshooting skills.

Written Exams
CCIE Routing and Switching track
350-001 Routing and Switching

Written Exam (v4.0)
Lab Exam (v4.0)

CCIE Security track
350-018 Security
Written Exam Blueprint (v2.0)
Lab Exam Blueprint v2.0
Lab Exam Blueprint v3.0

CCIE Service Provider track
351-029 Comprehensive Exam
Written Exam Blueprint
Lab Exam Blueprint

Recertification Exams:
350-021 Cable
350-026 Content Networking
350-020 Optical
350-023 WAN Switching

CCIE Storage Networking track
350-040 Storage Networking
Written Exam Blueprint
Lab Exam Blueprint

CCIE Voice track
350-030 Voice
Written Exam Blueprint
Lab Exam Blueprint

CCIE Wireless track
350-050 Wireless
Written Exam Blueprint
Lab Exam Blueprint

The Certification Self-Study Product Family is comprised of the Self-Study Guide Series, the CCIE Professional Development Series, the Practical Studies Series, the Exam Certification Guide Series, and the Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack Series. These series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, and practice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.

Routing and Switching
CCIE Professional Development: The CCIE Professional Development series teaches topics vital to CCIE testing success. Written by networking experts and reviewed by the Cisco CCIE team, these titles are valuable for exam preparation and general learning.

CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.
CCIE Routing and Switching v4.0 Configuration Practice Labs, Second Ed.
CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Quick Reference: Exam 350-001 v3.1

Routing TCP/IP, Volume I, Second Ed.
Routing TCP/IP, Volume II
Troubleshooting IP Routing Protocols

Security
CCIE Security v3.0 Configuration Practice Labs
CCIE Security Exam Quick Reference Sheets: Exam 350-018 v2.0
CCIE Security v3.0 Cert Flash Cards Online

Network Security Technologies and Solutions

Voice
CCIE Voice Exam Quick Reference Sheets

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CCDP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccdp_design_large_txya CCDP® (Cisco Certified Design Professional) certification indicates advanced knowledge of the design of routed and switched networks involving LAN, WAN, and dial access for larger networks. It is the second stage of the Network Engineering and Design track, and teaches network design, configuration, and installation. Learn more about CCDP certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

CCNA® and CCDA® certifications are prerequisites for CCDP certification.

Exams

There are three required exams for CCDP certification, which may be taken in any order:

642-901 BSCI

642-812 BCMSN

642-873 ARCH

The Certification Self-Study Product Family is comprised of the Self-Study Guide Series, the Exam Certification Guide Series, and the Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack Series. These series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, and practice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.

CCNP 642-901 BSCI Exam

Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Third Ed.

CCNP BSCI Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.

CCNP BSCI Quick Reference Sheets

CCNP BSCI Portable Command Guide

CCNP 642-812 BCMSN Exam

Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Fourth Ed.

CCNP BCMSN Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.

CCNP BCMSN Quick Reference Sheets

CCNP BCMSN Portable Command Guide

CCDP 642-873 ARCH Exam

Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Second Ed.

CCDP ARCH Quick Reference Sheets

Supplemental Study: Definitive MPLS Network Designs

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CCIP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccip_servprov_large The CCIP™ (Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional) certification provides individuals with competencies in infrastructure or access solutions in a Cisco end-to-end environment. CCIP professionals have a detailed understanding of the diverse technologies in the telecommunications arena including IP routing, IP multicast, cable, DSL, content networking, IP telephony, QoS, MPLS, and IP+optical networking. Learn more about CCIP certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

CCNA® certification is a prerequisite for CCIP certification.

Exams

There are four required exams for CCIP certification:
642-901 BSCI
642-642 QOS
642-611 MPLS
642-661 BGP

Candidates may also take the combined 642-691 BGP+MPLS exam instead of the separate MPLS and BGP exams.

The Certification Self-Study Product Family is comprised of the Self-Study Guide Series, the Exam Certification Guide Series, and the Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack Series. These series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, and practice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.

CCNP 642-901 BSCI Exam
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Third Ed.
CCNP BSCI Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.
CCNP BSCI Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP BSCI Portable Command Guide

MPLS
MPLS and VPN Architectures
MPLS and VPN Architectures, Vol. II
Sybex Press – CCIP MPLS Study Guide

Quality of Service
Cisco QOS Exam Certification Guide, Second Ed.
Cisco IP Telephony Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack

BGP
Internet Routing Architectures, Second Ed.
Border Gateway Protocol(BGP) 642-661 Student Guide

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CCSP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccsp_security_med CCSP™ (Cisco Certified Security Professional) certification is designed for IT professionals responsible for delivering self-defending networks that are integrated, collaborative, and adaptive. A CCSP validates that a network professional can secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity and reduce costs. The content emphasizes topics such as perimeter security, virtual private networks, intrusion prevention, as well as how to combine these technologies in a single, integrated network security solution. Learn more about CCSP certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

CCNA Security

Exams

Required exams:
642-504 SNRS (Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches)
642-524 SNAF (Securing Networks with ASA Foundation)

642-533 IPS (Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems)

Elective Exams: 642-591 CANAC (Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance), 642-545 MARS (Implementing Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System), OR 642-515 SNAA (Securing Networks with ASA Advanced)

CCSP 642-504 SNRS Exam
CCSP SNRS Quick Reference

CCSP SNRS Quick Reference Sheets

CCSP Self-Study: CCSP SNRS Exam Certification Guide

CCSP 642-524 SNAF Exam
CCSP SNAF Quick Reference

CCSP 642-533 IPS Exam
CCSP IPS Quick Reference

CCSP IPS Quick Reference Sheets

CCSP Self-Study: CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide

CCSP 642-515 SNAA Exam
CCSP SNAA Quick Reference

642-591 CANAC Exam
Recommended Reading: Cisco Network Admission Control, Volume I: NAC Framework Architecture and Design
Recommended Reading: Cisco Network Admission Control, Volume II: NAC Deployment and Troubleshooting
Recommended Reading: Self-Defending Networks: The Next Generation of Network Security

642-544 MARS Exam
Recommended Reading: Security Threat Mitigation and Response: Understanding Cisco Security MARS

User Guide for Cisco Security MARS Local Controller
Cisco Certified Security Professional Certification All-in-One Exam Guide

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CCDA Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccda-banner CCDA® (Cisco Certified Design Associate) certification indicates a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for the Cisco Internetwork Infrastructure. The new exam focuses on converged network topics, such as wireless, voice, and security. It is not only a prerequisite for the CCDP® certification, but for some Cisco Qualified Specialist focused certifications as well. Learn more about CCDA certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

CCNA level knowledge

Exams

There is one required exam for CCDA certification: 640-863 DESGN.

The Certification Self-Study Product Family is comprised of the Self-Study Guide Series, the Exam Certification Guide Series, and the Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack Series. These

series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, andpractice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.

640-863 DESGN Exam
Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Second Edition
CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition
CCDA Quick Reference Sheets: Exam 640-863

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CCNA Concentrations Books (Security、Voice、Wireless) from Cisco Press

CCNA Security

CCNA Security Certification meets the needs of IT professionals who are responsible for network security. It confirms an individual’s skills for job roles such as Network Security Specialists, Security Administrators, and Network Security Support Engineers. This certification validates skills including installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

Prerequisite: Valid CCNA certification.

Required Exam: CCNA Security 640-553, Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS)

Recertification: The CCNA Security is valid for three years. To recertify, Pass any current CCNA concentration exam (wireless, security, voice) OR pass a current 642 professional exam,

or pass the current CCIE written exam or the current CCDE written exam.

Security Self-Study Resources:

Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS): (CCNA Security exam 640-553) (Authorized Self-Study Guide) 

CCNA Security Official Exam Certification Guide 

CCNA Security Quick Reference

CCNA Security Exam Cram (Exam IINS 640-553)

CCNA Security 640-553 Cert Flash Cards Online

CCNA Voice

The CCNA Voice certification confirms that you have the required skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager. It validates skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset, call control, and voicemail solutions. Candidates also get exposure to the Cisco Unified Communications architecture and design covering mobility, presence, and TelePresence applications.

Prerequisite: Valid CCNA certification.

Required Exam: CCNA Voice 640-460, Implementing Cisco IOS Unified Communications (IIUC)

Recertification: The CCNA Voice is valid for three years. To recertify, Pass any current CCNA concentration exam (wireless, security, voice) OR pass a current 642professional exam, OR pass the current CCIE written exam or the current CCDE written exam.

Voice Self-Study Resources:

CCNA Voice Official Exam Certification Guide

CCNA Voice Quick Reference

CCNA Voice 640-460 Cert Flash Cards Online

CCNA Wireless

CCNA Wireless recognizes the critical importance of professionals supporting wireless LANS including Networking Associates/Administrators, Wireless Support Specialists and WLAN project managers. The CCNA Wireless Certification validates candidate’s skills in the configuration, implementation and support of wireless LANs, specifically those networks using Cisco equipment.

Prerequisite: Valid CCNA certification.

Required Exam: CCNA Wireless 640-721, Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials (IUWNE)

Recertification: The CCNA Wireless is valid for three years. To recertify, Pass any current CCNA concentration exam (wireless, security, voice) or pass a current 642professional exam, OR pass the current CCIE written exam or the current CCDE written exam.

Wireless Self-Study Resources:

CCNA Wireless Official Exam Certification Guide

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CCNP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press (New Exam)

CCNP® (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification indicates advanced knowledge of networks. It is the second stage of the Network Installation and Support track, and it teaches the installation, configuration, and operation of LAN, WAN, and dial access services for medium-to-large networks with multiple protocols. The content emphasizes topics such as security, converged networks, quality of service (QoS), virtual private networks (VPN) and broadband technologies. Learn more about CCNP certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA certification or any CCIE Certification.

New Exams Announced Jan. 25, 2010

The three required exams may be taken in any order.
642-902 ROUTE, Implementing Cisco IP Routing
642-813 SWITCH, Implementing Cisco Switched Networks

642-832 TSHOOT, Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (Available April 30, 2010)

New Exams

Materials Covering All CCNP Exams
CCNP Routing and Switching Official Certification Library
CCNP Routing and Switching Quick Reference
CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Library

CCNP 642-902 ROUTE Exam
CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Official Certification Guide
CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Cert Kit
CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Cert Flash Cards Online
CCNP ROUTE Portable Command Guide
CCNP ROUTE 642-902 Quick Reference
Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide

CCNP 642-813 SWITCH
CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide
CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Cert Kit
CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Cert Flash Cards Online
CCNP SWITCH Portable Command Guide
CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Quick Reference
Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide

CCNP 642-832 TSHOOT
CCNP TSHOOT 642-832 Official Certification Guide
CCNP TSHOOT 642-832 Cert Kit
CCNP TSHOOT 642-832 Cert Flash Cards Online
CCNP TSHOOT 642-832 Quick Reference
Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) Foundation Learning Guide

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CCNP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press (Old Exam)

CCNP® (Cisco Certified Network Professional) certification indicates advanced knowledge of networks. It is the second stage of the Network Installation and Support track, and it teaches the installation, configuration, and operation of LAN, WAN, and dial access services for medium-to-large networks with multiple protocols. The content emphasizes topics such as security, converged networks, quality of service (QoS), virtual private networks (VPN) and broadband technologies. Learn more about CCNP certification from Cisco Systems®.

Prerequisites

CCNA® certification is a prerequisite for CCNP certification.

Exams

The four required exams may be taken in any order.
642-901 BSCI, Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks
642-812 BCMSN, Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks
642-825 ISCW, Implementing Secure Converged WANs
642-845 ONT, Optimizing Converged Cisco Networks

CCNP 642-901 BSCI Exam
CCNP BSCI Portable Command Guide
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Third Ed.
CCNP BSCI Video Mentor, Streaming Video
CCNP BSCI Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.
CCNP BSCI Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP Building Scalable Internetworks Lab Portfolio

CCNP 642-812 BCMSN Exam
CCNP BCMSN Portable Command Guide
Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Fourth Ed.
CCNP BCMSN Video Mentor, Streaming Video
CCNP BCMSN Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed.
CCNP BCMSN Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP Building Multilayer Switched Networks Lab Portfolio

CCNP 642-825 ISCW Exam
CCNP ISCW Portable Command Guide
CCNP ISCW Video Mentor, Streaming Video
CCNP ISCW Official Exam Certification Guide
CCNP ISCW Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP Implementing Secured Converged Wide-Area Networks Lab Portfolio

CCNP 642-845 ONT Exam
CCNP ONT Portable Command Guide
CCNP ONT Video Mentor, Streaming Video
CCNP ONT Official Exam Certification Guide
CCNP ONT Quick Reference Sheets
CCNP Optimizing Converged Networks Lab Portfolio

Materials Covering All CCNP Exams
CCNP Portable Command Guide Library
CCNP Video Mentor
CCNP Video Mentor, Streaming Video
CCNP Quick Reference 
CCNP Official Exam Certification Library

PS: Send the Request to [email protected]