Cisco announced that they have updated Cisco CCNP Data Center exam from version 5.0 to version 6.0. Here is the Cisco’s update explanation:
Cisco is at the forefront of addressing rapidly changing technologies and preparing IT professionals for today’s expanding roles. We are pleased to inform you that the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification curriculum has been significantly revised to help you stay at the forefront of in-demand job skills and technologies.
The portfolio’s certification exams and curriculum have been completely revised to cover the latest key skills, technologies, and industry best practices for data center infrastructure, including managing data center networks, streamlining operations through automation, establishing policy-driven infrastructure across data center physical and virtual resources, securing data center resources, and implementing unified computing and advanced virtualization.
Candidates seeking to achieve the CCNP Data Center certification will have the option of taking the current version 5.0 exams, new version 6.0 exams, or a combination of both versions until July 3, 2017.
Current Version 5.0 Exams
Last day to test using v5.0 exams is July 3, 2017
New Version 6.0 Exams 642-999 DCUCI Exam 300-175 DCUCI 642-997 DCUFI Exam 300-165 DCII 642-998 DCUCD Exam
642-996 DCUFD Exam
300-160 DCID 642-035 DCUCT Exam
642-980 DCUFT Exam
300-180 DCIT 300-170 DCVAI – This additional exam is required if candidates choose to take any version 6.0 exams
Visit the CCNP Data Center certification page for more information on these latest enhancements.