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CCNP Wireless

CCNP Wireless Overview

Learn more about the benefits and requirements associated with achieving a CCNP Wireless certification. (3:14 min)

Certification Listing

Cisco Certified Network Professional Wireless (CCNP Wireless) certification addresses the need for designing, implementing, and operating Cisco Wireless networks and mobility infrastructures. CCNP Wireless certification emphasizes wireless networking principles and theory. It also recognizes the expertise and technical acumen of wireless professionals who can assess and translate network business requirements into technical specifications that in turn, are incorporated into successful installations.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Wireless or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-732 CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)
642-742 IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)
642-747 IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)
642-737 IAUWS Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)

The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:

Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey (CUWSS)

The goal of this 5-day course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare students to technically plan and conduct a wireless site survey.
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Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks (IUWVN)

The goal of this 5-day course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to integrate VoWLAN services into the wireless network, implement QoS, as well as support multicast, video, and high bandwidth applications into the wireless network.
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Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services (IUWMS)

The goal of the IUWMS v2.0 is to provide professionals with information to prepare them to integrate mobility services into the network; tune and troubleshoot the WLAN running mobility services, and implement mesh networks.
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Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security (IAUWS)

The goal of this 5-day course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to secure the wireless network from security threats via appropriate security policies and best practices to ensure the proper implementation of security standards and proper configuration of security components, and to integrate the wireless network with the existing wired security infrastructure.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

642-732 CUWSS

The CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate's capability to plan and conduct a wireless site survey, to design the RF network and to conduct a post installation assessment to ensure compliancy. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the CUWSS Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey course.

642-742 IUWVN

The 642-742 IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate's capability to integrate VoWLAN services into the WLAN and be able to implement QoS, MPLS, and high bandwidth applications into the wireless network. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the IUWVN Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks course.

642-747 IUWMS

The IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate's capability to integrate mobility services into the WLAN, to tune and troubleshoot the WLAN, and to implement indoor enterprise mesh networks. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the IUWMS Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services course.

642-737 IAUWS

The Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security exam is the exam associated with the CCNP Wireless certification. This exam assesses a candidate's capability to secure the wireless network from security threats via appropriate security policies and best practices, to properly implement security standards, and to properly configure wireless security components. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the IAUWS Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security course.

CCNP Wireless Overview

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