Cisco Network Programmability Specialist Certifications

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Cisco Network Programmability Specialist Certifications


Cisco Learning PartnerThe Cisco Network Programmability Specialist certifications will enhance your networking skills.

Through foundational networking knowledge, it will allow you to use your software skills to develop network applications in programmable environments. Network Programmability certifications can enhance your network skills and the value you bring to your IT department.

Network Programmability Developer Specialist


This certification (Cisco Network Programmability Developer Specialist) is ideal for software programmers who focus on the development of the network applications layer. Which can live in any of the Cisco-provided programmable components and will enable service provider, campus, and data centre use cases. Besides, this certification and course develop the foundation skills needed to develop network applications in programmable environments such as Cisco’s One Platform Kit (onePK), and Open Daylight Controller (ODL) and Application Policy Infrastructure Controllers (APICs).

Unlike SDN courses that focus on network theory, this certification adds to your practical networking understanding and utilises Cisco’s experience in WAN, data centre, and campus environments to provide you with the skills you will need to become a network developer.

Exam & Recommended Training


Exam Recommended Training
300-560 Developing with Cisco Network Programmability (NPDEV)

Network Programmability Developer Prerequisites:

  • No prerequisites

Network Programmability Design and Implementation Specialist


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.

Exam & Recommended Training


Exam Recommended Training
300-550 Designing and Implementing Cisco Network Programmability (NPDESI)

Network Programmability Design and Implementation Prerequisites:

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


The Technical Specialist designation certifies specific expertise of technical professionals, including those with Cisco Career Certifications at the associate, professional or expert levels. By earning specialist certifications, network professionals can enhance their core networking knowledge in technologies such as security, data center or video.