Achieving your Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification requires a true in-depth understanding of network fundamentals and network security technologies. Not only will obtaining this certification expand your career opportunities, but it will also benefit your employer’s network.

Inside this prep guide, find articles on:

  • Realignment of the entry-level certification

  • New collaboration certification that rolls voice, video CCNA into one

  • IoT certification upgrades and how they target IT pros

  • Two practice quizzes to help you prepare for the exam

Looking beyond the CCNA? How about the CCIE?

The debate still rages on about the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification despite its updates to cover SDN and cloud. Starting on page 14 of this guide, we take a look at the CCIE and answer the question, "Is it still worth it?"