Achieving CCNP Data Center certification proves your skills with data center solutions. To earn CCNP Data Center certification, you pass two exams: one that covers core data center technologies and one data center concentration exam of your choice, so you can customize your certification to your technical area of focus.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP Data Center, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam. CCNP candidates often also have three to five years of experience implementing data center solutions.
Required exam Recommended training
350-601 DCCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
Concentration exams (choose one):
300-610 DCID Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)
300-615 DCIT Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)
300-620 DCACI Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)
300-625 DCSAN Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS)
300-635 DCAUTO Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI)