Achieving CCNP Data Center certification proves your skills with data center solutions. To earn CCNP Data Center certification, you pass two exams: one that covers core data center technologies and one data center concentration exam of your choice, so you can customize your certification to your technical area of focus.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP Data Center, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
Core training and exam:
Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) course + 350-601 DCCOR Exam
Concentration training and exam (choose one):
Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) course + 300-625 DCSAN Exam
Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure – Advanced (DCACIA) + 300-630 DCACIA Exam
Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI) course + 300-635 DCAUTO Exam
Please note: Exams are not included with the course fee and need to be purchased separately in order to obtain certification.