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Cisco Business Application Engineer Specialist

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The Cisco Business Application Engineer Specialist certification is for application engineers that design, develop and build, business applications, who are looking to leverage the programmability capability of the new open network environment. These skills will allow the engineer to leverage API capabilities in order to collect information from the network. The Cisco Business Application Engineer Specialist certification is a certification for application engineers who need to enhance their networking skills through foundational networking knowledge and foundational knowledge of the Programmability features. Unlike other SDN courses and certifications this program combines hands on experience with foundational knowledge for a successful blend of technology and theory which is understandable by Business Application Engineers.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
600-501 NPIBA Integrating Business Applications with Network Programmability (NPIBA)
600-509 NPIBAACI* Integrating Business Applications with Network Programmability for Cisco ACI (NPIBAACI)

* Exam and course will be available CY'Q3

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

Integrating Business Applications with Network Programmability

This course teaches students the networking skills needed to develop or deploy business applications (such as SAP, Oracle) leveraging the programmability of an open infrastructure as more features will be added to the programmability of the various networking products. Purpose of this course is to enhance the Business Application Engineers development skills through foundational networking knowledge and foundational knowledge of the Programmability features. If you are already skilled in networking fundamentals, this course is not for you.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

600-501 NPIBA

This exam tests a candidate's ability to use the programmability of an open infrastructure to develop and deploy business applications. It also tests how well the candidate can build an application with API capabilities to collect information from the network when needed.

600-509 NPIBAACI

Exam will be available CY'Q3

Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass the current required exam(s), or
  • Pass a current CCIE written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or current CCDE Practical Exam

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