Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching update!

Are you preparing your CCNP R&S certification, it is time to speed up things if you want to take the exams before the new update. In fact, Cisco has announced the update of the CCNP R&S track to version 2.0.

You’ll always have the 3 exams (ROUTE, SWITCH, TSHOOT) but you’ll find some additional topics.

Let’s see this:

  • The 642-902 ROUTE exam will be replaced by 300-101 ROUTE exam.
  • The 642-813 SWITCH exam will be replaced by 300-115 SWITCH exam.
  • The 642-823 TSHOOT exam will be replaced by 300-135 TSHOOT exam.

Here are the new topics for every exam:

ROUTE (300-101)

  • CEF was in Switch exam, now we’ll find it in ROUTE exam ;
  • TCP operations ;
  • Configure and verify VRF lite is a new topic ;
  • DMVPN and EVPN are new topics added to ROUTE exam ;
  • And finally Cisco NetFlow.

These are the new topics that you’ll find on the ROUTE exam. Good news for you, Frame-relay is always here 🙁 !

SWITCH (300-115)

  • Describe chassis virtualization and aggregation technologies (Stackwise).

This is the only new topic in the Switch Exam. And even if you take or took the 642-813 SWITCH exam, I recommend that you take a look at Cisco Stackwise technology because it’s a very important subject.

TSHOOT (300-135)

The new topics added in the Route and Switch exam will be added in TSHOOT exam.

The last test day to pass the old exams is 29 January 2015 . You still have a lot of time to pass it!

This is all that I have for you. If you want more information about the update TOPICs, just visit the links below:

CCNP Route exam

CCNP Switch exam

CCNP TSHOOT exam

And if you have already taken the Route exam for example, and you want to know the exams you have to take after the update, just visit the following link:

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/le2/le37/le10/ccnp_exam_combo_tool.html

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