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Cisco Network Programmability Design and Implementation Specialist

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Automate every everyday tasks with Network Programmability.

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Minor revisions have been made to the Designing and Implementing Cisco Network Programmability exam topics from v1.0 to v1.1. Candidates scheduled to take the written exam before June 26, 2018, should reference the current v1.0 exam topics. Candidates scheduled to take the written exam on June 26, 2018 and beyond, should reference the new v1.1 exam topics.

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The Cisco Network Programmability Design and Implementation Specialist addresses the evolving role of network engineers towards more programmability, automation and orchestration, enabling them to leverage the powerful level of abstraction provided by controller based architectures to create real added value.

Prerequisites

Any CCNP or CCDP certification or any CCIE or CCDE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
300-550 NPDESI Designing and Implementing Cisco Network Programmability v1.0 (NPDESI) - Self Paced E-Learning
Designing and Implementing Cisco Network Programmability (NPDESI) - Instructor Led Training

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

Designing and Implementing Cisco Network Programmability

This course addresses the evolving role of network engineers towards more programmability, automation and orchestration, enabling them to leverage the powerful level of abstraction provided by controller based architectures to create real added value.

 

To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

300-550 NPDESI

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills related to Network programmability fundamentals, APIs and automation protocols, data models, operations, and controllers.

 

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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