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Cisco Certified DevNet Professional Certification and Training

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Prove your skills with software and infrastructure

Achieving Cisco Certified DevNet Professional certification proves your skills in developing and maintaining applications built on Cisco platforms. To earn DevNet Professional certification, you pass two exams: one that covers core software development and design for Cisco platforms, and one software developer concentration exam of your choice, so you can customize your certification to your area of focus.

Exams and recommended training

To earn DevNet Professional, you pass two exams, a core exam and a software developer concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the DevNet Professional program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

  • The core exam focuses on your knowledge of software development and design including using APIs, Cisco platforms, application deployment and security, and infrastructure and automation. The core exam earns a specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
  • Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as enterprise automation, collaboration automation, data center automation, service provider automation, security automation, DevOps automation, IoT, and Cloud. 

Cisco DevNet Automation Specialist certifications

Software development and infrastructure are coming together like never before. Our five new Cisco Certified DevNet Automation Specialist certifications bring these essential skills together, so you can become a next-generation specialist in a NetDevOps world.

Join us at DevNet Day

Join us on June 18th for our first ever Cisco DevNet Day - a free virtual event!

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for DevNet Professional certification, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.

Ideally, DevNet Professional candidates also have three to five years of experience with software development including Python programming.

Recertification

DevNet Professional certification is valid for three years.

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