What is CCNA or Cisco Certified Network Associate?

Cisco is very popular vendor in the IT network field. Cisco provides a lot of different type of solutions from access switch to SDN firewall. Cisco is penetrated to the network device market over the years. This will made a lot of network guys play with Cisco devices. Cisco create CCNX series certification over years. Here X may mean Associate, Professional. There is also CCIE certification which is one of the highest level in the Cisco certification track.

Routing and Switching (RS)

CCNA RS is the most popular type. RS simply provides an exam concentrated over routing and switching. The required exam number is 200-125 .


CCNA Security validates the knowledge of securing Cisco networks. The required exam number is 210-260 IINS


Wireless certifies the Cisco wireless gear knowledge. The required exam number is 200-355 WIFUND

Data Center

Data center certifies data center oriented Cisco network devices and technologies knowledge. The required exam numbers are 200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT


Cyberops certification is new one. This certification will assure that you have knowledge about cyber security analyst. The required exam numbers are 210-250 SECFND and 210-255 SECOPS


Industrial is strange certification of Cisco which is mainly concentrated to plant administration, control system engineering. The required exam numbers are 200-601 IMINS2

Service Provider (SP)

Service provides certification is generally required by ISP where those have backbone networking devices. The required exam numbers are 640-875 SPNGN1 and 640878 SPNGN2


Cloud certification meters the cloud networking capabilities. The required exam numbers are 210-451 CLDFND and 210-455 CLDADM


Collaboration is related with video engineering, IP telephony and IP networking. The required exam numbers are 210-060 CICD and 210-065 CIVND

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