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Westcon-Comstor Academy

Westcon-Comstor can offer Cisco certified learning through a Cisco certified Learning partner. 

 

Learning partners are regulated by Cisco to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality learning experience. This mandates that our delivery utilises vendor accredited courseware, qualified instructors offering real-world experience, the latest immersive digital labs and high-class facilities.

 

We deliver public and private instructor-led learning services, which can be delivered both face to face in a classroom, virtually online or a combination of the two. Additionally, we provide a range of digital learning solutions including e-learning.

 

Delivery options include the ability to support standard vendor certification, bespoke and tailored content, ensuring we meet the needs of the learner and organization.

 

Learn more about our delivery options and training labs

Recognitions

Westcon-Comstor has been awarded with the following recognitions:

 

- Distributor of the year Africa EMEA Comstor Sub Saharan Africa
- Cisco Distributor of the Year MEA EMEA Comstor Middle East
- Cisco Distributor of the Year EMEAR North EMEA Comstor 
- Denmark Cisco Distributor of the Year 2019 & 2020 APAC
- Comstor Indonesia Cisco Top Overall Distributor 2019 APAC
- Comstor Singapore Cisco Distributor of the Year EMEA Comstor
- Netherlands Cisco Distributor of the Year UK EMEA Comstor
- United Kingdom Cisco Social Impact of the year Award

Westcon-Comstor Resources

Cisco instructors:

We work with several certified instructors, based in numerous countries through EMEA and APAC. Delivery can be completed in several languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Mandarin. For languages outside of our core offering, contact us

  

Lab environment:

Our digital lab experience simulates real-life scenarios and provides learners with a safe environment to develop skills.

 

Cisco learning credits:

We accept Cisco learning credits to pay for learning services. Learn more

 

Additional resource capabilities:

69 – Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

39 – Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

12 – Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

Testimonials

“The course was run at a good pace, lots learnt with the attention to detail high in all areas. The 'open forum' style worked very well, allowing participants plenty of opportunities for questions and reiteration of particular focus points”. - JT Global

About Cisco

Cisco provides IT products and services across five major technology areas: Networking (including Ethernet, optical, wireless and mobility), Security, Collaboration (including voice, video, and data), Data Centre, and the Internet of Things.
Certification Overview

Certification Levels

 

Cisco categorizes its vendor certifications into five categories, these include:

  • Entry
  • Associate
  • Professional
  • Expert
  • Architect

 

Cisco Technologies

 

Categories are based on the Cisco technology: 

 

- Associate Level Certifications

 

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification

CCNA - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

Exam: 200-301 CCNA

 

 

Cisco Certified DevNet Associate (CCDA) Certification

DEVASC - Developing Applications and Automating Workflows Using Cisco Platforms

Exam: 200-901 DEVASC

 

- Professional Level Certifications

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Enterprise Certification

To earn CCNP Enterprise, you pass two exams: a core exam and an enterprise concentration exam of your choice. And every exam in the CCNP Enterprise program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of enterprise infrastructure including dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure and CCIE Enterprise Wireless certifications. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as network design, SD-WAN, wireless, and automation. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking corresponding Cisco training courses.

 

Core Exam:

ENCORE - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies

Exam: 350-401 ENCOR               

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

ENARSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services

Exam: 300-410 ENARSI

 

SDWAN200 - Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions

Exam: 300-415 ENSDWI  

         

ENSLD - Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks

Exam: 300-420 ENSLD 

 

ENWLSD - Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

Exam: 300-425 ENWLSD

 

ENWLSI - Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks

Exam: 300-430 ENWLSI             

 

ENAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions

Exam: 300-435 ENAUTO

 

 

Cisco Certified DevNet Professional (CCDP) Certification

To earn DevNet Professional, you pass two exams, a core exam and a software developer concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the DevNet Professional program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of software development and design including using APIs, Cisco platforms, application deployment and security, and infrastructure and automation. The core exam earns a specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as enterprise automation, collaboration automation, data centre automation, service provider automation, security automation, DevOps automation, IoT, and Cloud.

 

Core Exam:

DEVCOR - Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs

Exam: 350-901 DEVCOR

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

ENAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions

Exam: 300-835 CLAUTO

 

CLAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions

Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO

 

DCAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions

Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO

 

SPAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions

Exam: 300-535 SPAUTO

 

SAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions

Exam: 300-735 SAUTO

 

DEVOPS - Implementing DevOps Solutions and Practices using Cisco Platforms

Exam: 300-910 DEVOPS

 

DEVIOT - Developing Solutions Using Cisco IoT and Edge Platforms

Exam: 300-915 DEVIOT

 

DEVWBX - Developing Applications for Cisco Webex and Webex Devices

Exam: 300-920 DEVWBX

 

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Collaboration

To earn CCNP Collaboration, you pass two exams: a core exam and a collaboration concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Collaboration program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of collaboration infrastructure. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Collaboration certification. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco training courses.

 

Core Exam:

CLCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies

Exam: 350-801 CLCOR

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

CLICA - Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications

Exam: 300-810 CLICA

 

CLACCM - Implementing Cisco Advanced Call Control and Mobility Services

Exam: 300-815 CLACCM

 

CLCEI - Implementing Cisco Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions

Exam: 300-820 CLCEI

 

CLAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions

Exam: 300-835 CLAUTO

 

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Data Center

To earn CCNP Data Center, you pass two exams: a core exam and a data centre concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Data Center program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of data centre infrastructure. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Data Center certification. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco training courses.

 

Core Exam:

DCCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies

Exam: 350-601 DCCOR      

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

DCID - Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Exam: 300-610 DCID                   

 

DCIT - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Exam: 300-615 DCIT                

 

DCACI - Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Exam : 300-620 DCACI

 

DCMDS - Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches

Exam: 300-625 DCSAN

 

DCAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions

Exam: 300-635 DCAUTO           

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security

To earn CCNP Security, you pass two exams: a core exam and a security concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Security program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of security infrastructure. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Security certification. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco training courses.

 

Core Exam:

SCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies

Exam: 350-701 SCOR

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

SSNGFW - Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall

and

SSFIPS - Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS

Exam: 300-710 SNCF

 

SISE - Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine

Exam: 300-715 SISE

 

SESA - Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance

Exam: 300-720 SESA

 

SWSA - Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance

Exam: 300-725 SWSA

 

SVPN - Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks

Exam: 300-730 SVPN

 

SAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions

Exam: 300-735 SAUTO

 

 

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Service Provider

To earn CCNP Service Provider, you pass two exams: a core exam and a service provider concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Service Provider program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

 

The core exam focuses on your knowledge of service provider infrastructure. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Service Provider certification. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.

 

Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics such as advanced routing, VPN services, and automation. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco training courses.

 

Core Exam:

SPCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies

Exam: 350-501 SPCOR

 

Concentration Exams (choose one):

SPRI - Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions

Exam: 300-510 SPRI

 

SPVI - Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Solutions

Exam: 300-515 SPVI

 

SPAUI - Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions

Exam: 300-535 SPAUTO

Partner Program and Benefits

Cisco's products and services focus on three market segments—enterprise, service provider, midsize and small business.

 

The Channel Partner Program focuses on a partner's ability to deliver business solutions built upon Cisco technologies.

 

Channel Partner Program certifications are like academic degrees. Some specializations are prerequisites for becoming certified while others provide specialized knowledge of certain technologies.

 

Specialization reflects a depth of skills in technology. There are four levels of specialization: Entry, Express, Advanced, and Master. Each level represents greater capabilities in sales, technical, and lifecycle services.

 

 

Select Premiere Gold
Qualified specializations 1 2 4
Architectural specializations 1 2 4
CCIE 1 2 4

 

Benefits to Becoming Certified and Specialized:

Cisco certification and specialization differentiate your business through:

- Market recognition and branding: Cisco partner certification recognizes your technology expertise, specializations, and quality of the individuals employed.

- Validation and credibility: As one of the world's strongest brands, the Cisco name lends added credibility to companies that achieve Cisco Certified Partner status.

- Quality standards: An objective third party conducts annual audits that help protect the integrity and value of Certified Cisco Partners and Master Specialized Cisco Partners, ensuring the inclusion of only the most qualified Cisco partners in the program.

Additional information

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