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The New Next Level Certifications from Cisco: An Overview

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As you may have heard, this week, Cisco announced their new Next Level IT certifications during the Cisco Live event. In this blog, resident Cisco and networking edutainer Ronnie Wong walks you through what’s new, what to study now, and what the announcement means to you.

The New Kids on the Block:

The new Cisco certification paths bringing in new players on the scene: the DevNet Associate and Professional, and the new CCNA.

In this video, Ronnie Wong walks you through the new Cisco certification paths:

Current exams retire: Feb 23, 2020
New exams are active: Feb 24, 2020

This is the whole new Cisco certification path

Current path retiring Feb 23, 2020:

Entry:
CCENT
CCT

Associate:
CCDA
CCNA Cloud
CCNA Collaboration
CCNA Cyber Ops
CCNA Data Center
CCNA Industrial
CCNA Routing & Switching
CCNA Security
CCNA Service Provider
CCNA Wireless

Professional:
CCDP
CCNP Cloud
CCNP Collaboration
CCNP Data Center
CCNP Routing & Switching
CCNP Security
CCNP Service Provider
CCNP Wireless

Expert:
CCDE
CCIE Collaboration
CCIE Data Center
CCIE Routing & Switching
CCIE Security
CCIE Service Provider
CCIE Wireless

New path launching on Feb 24, 2020:

Entry:
CCT

Associate:
DevNet Associate (New!)
CCNA

Professional:
DevNet Professional (New!)
CCNP Enterprise
CCNP Collaboration
CCNP Data Center
CCNP Security
CCNP Service Provider

Expert:
CCDE (New!)
CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure
CCIE Enterprise Wireless
CCIE Collaboration
CCIE Data Center
CCIE Security
CCIE Service Provider

Architect:
CCAr

What to do if you’re studying for the CCENT or CCNA right now

With Cisco’s announcements of their new certification paths, some of you studying for the CCENT or CCNA may be confused on what to do. In this QuickByte, edutainer Ronnie Wong walks you through how this announcement affects you.

If you’re studying for your CCNA or CCENT right now and wish to certify before they expire, start learning for your Cisco exams free with ITProTV.

Where to find the new Cisco exam objectives:

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