Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center)

Whether you are a Network Administrator, Presales Engineer, Design Engineer, Implementation Engineer, Support Engineer, Technology Architect or Business Services Architect, Fast Lane’s CCNP Data Center training will improve your knowledge and advance your career. Our CCNP Data Center training encompasses concepts within the areas of unified computing and unified fabric and will provide you with a solid foundation in installing, configuring, and maintaining a data center. The CCNP Data Center certification is a professional-level certification with candidates normally having three to five years of experience.


Valid Cisco CCNA Data Center certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.


  • 642-999 DCUCI
  • 642-997 DCUFI

- AND -

  • 642-998 DCUCD
  • 642-996 DCUFD

- OR -

  • 642-035 DCUCT
  • 642-980 DCUFT


The CCNP Data Center certification is valid for three years. To recertify, you must pass the current version of one of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Any 642-XXX Professional-level exam
  • Any CCIE or CCDE Written Exam or CCDE Practical Exam
  • The Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview and the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications