The Cisco Certified Network Professional Voice (CCNP Voice) is a professional-level Cisco certification specifically designed for converged networking professionals working with Cisco systems such as Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unity Connect, and Cisco Unified Presence. CCNP Voice professionals possess skills necessary to create converged network solutions, as well as to implement, operate, configure, and troubleshoot them. The devices and services a CCNP Voice professional manages and configures include quality of service, IP phones, voice applications, gateways, routers, and switches.
• Prerequisite Certification: Cisco Certified Network Associate Voice (CCNA Voice) or any Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification
• Recommended Years of Experience/Knowledge: 2 to 4 years
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Typical Job Titles for Certification Holders
CCNP Network Engineer • Voice Engineer/Sr. Voice Engineer • Cisco Voice Engineer • Communications Engineer
Typical Job Tasks
Cisco Certified Network Professional Voice (CCNP Voice) professionals perform functions necessary to implement and open gateways and gatekeepers, install and configure single-site Cisco Unified Communications Manager solutions, including Release v8.0, call routing and signaling. CCNP Voice professionals also implement Unified Communications Manager multisite solutions, including dial plans, remote site survivability during WAN failure, bandwidth reduction solutions for IP WAN, as well as troubleshoot and create fixes for Unified Communications Manager, Release v8.0, Call Control Discovery, SIP Precondition, and Mobility Cross Cluster.
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Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Voice (CCIE Voice)
Cisco professional level certifications (CCDA, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, CCVP, and CCIP) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass any 642 exam that is part of the professional level curriculum or any CCIE/CCDE written exam before the certification expiration date.
Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved. For more information, access the Cisco About Recertification page.
642-901:Building Scalable Cisco InternetworksExam Description
The Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI 642-901) is a qualifying exam for the Cisco Certified Network Professional CCNP®, Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional CCIP®, and Cisco Certified Design Professional CCDP® certifications. The BSCI 642-901 exam will certify that the successful candidate has important knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalability for Cisco ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs. The exam covers topics on Advanced IP Addressing, Routing Principles, Multicast Routing, IPv6, Manipulating Routing Updates, Configuring basic BGP, Configuring EIGRP, OSPF, and IS-IS.
Exam Number: 642-901 Associated Certifications: CCNP , CCIP and CCDP Duration: 90 minutes (50-60 questions)
Available Languages: English, Japanese Register for Exam: Pearson VUE
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks Exam Topics
The following information provides general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
642-901 BSCI Exam Topics