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Jul 13, 2012 (6 years and 10 days ago)


New to Cisco Career Certifications: CCNA Voice

Built on the growing demand for individuals with a strong networking
background in Voice and telephony technologies, Cisco is pleased to
announce its new CCNA® Voice certification.

Cisco recognizes the increased importance of the role played by IT
professionals who are responsible for integrating voice technology into
underlying network architectures. According to a study conducted by
Forrester Consulting on behalf of Cisco, 69 percent of the companies
surveyed expect to have a dedicated voice technologies specialist in their
organization within five years.

The Cisco® CCNA Voice certification confirms that you have the required
skill set for specialized job roles in voice technologies such as voice
technologies administrator, voice engineer, and voice manager. It validates
skills in VoIP technologies such as IP PBX, IP telephony, handset,
call control, and voicemail solutions. Candidates also get exposure to the
Cisco Unified Communications architecture and design covering mobility,
presence, and TelePresence applications.

CCNA Voice Benefits

• Takes full advantage of the CCNA certification as the foundation for
a career in Cisco voice technologies
• Prepares you for new career opportunities in voice networking
• Represents an important step toward Cisco CCVP® and other
professional-level Cisco certifications

The CCNA Voice certification enables organizations to validate that their
employees have a strong foundation in voice applications and
infrastructure concepts and are capable of performing baseline
installation, operational, and maintenance tasks on Cisco VoIP solutions,
particularly the Smart Business Communications System telephony
system from 8-250 lines. In addition, the CCNA Voice certification is a
major step toward getting the CCVP certification.

“69 percent of the companies
surveyed expect to have a
dedicated voice technologies
specialist in their organization
within five years.”

- Forrester Consulting

Implementing Cisco IOS® Unified Communications (IIUC) is recommended
training for the CCNA Voice curriculum. You must pass the required IIUC
exam (640-460) CCNA Voice exam and hold an active CCNA certification
in order get your CCNA Voice certification.

CCNA Voice Exams and Recommended Training

Prerequisite Required
CCNA 640-460
Implementing Cisco
IOS Unified
Communications (IIUC
5-day instructor-
led training (ILT)


The Value of CCNA Concentrations
CCNA concentrations enable individuals to distinguish themselves in the
highly competitive world of IT networking. These better-prepared
employees can help employers reduce business risk, improve
productivity, and maximize technology investments. Find out more today