CCNA or Cisco Certified Network Associate is an associate level Cisco certification that lays the foundation of networking skills. It establishes a professional’s stature in the world of networking and validates that the professional is capable of working for the upkeep of enterprise level networks. The core CCNA certification is CCNA (Routing & Switching), however, Cisco offers other specializations as well including CCNA Wireless, CCNA Collaboration and CCNA Security for those who wish to gain expertise in specific skills.
The role and skills required of a core network engineer are evolving and more vital than ever as enterprises are migrating toward controller based architectures. CCNA certification will not only prepare you with the knowledge of foundational technologies, but ensure you stay relevant with the skills & techniques required for the adoption of next generation technologies.