Cisco Certification Resources
A primary benefit of a big, successful certification program comes from the wealth of resources it attracts. If you don’t like what you find here, spend a little time with your favorite search engine to produce hundreds, if not thousands, of alternatives!
Official Cisco Certification Resources
Professional Certification “Go Links”
Put the program acronym in this URL where <acronym> appears: www.cisco.com/go/<acronym> (www.cisco.com/go/ccsp, etc.). Use this to go straight to any Cisco Certification page; use www.cisco.com/go/certification to get to Career Certifications & Paths.
Cisco Learning Locator
Use this to find Cisco Training Partner offerings, including classroom, Web-based or self-paced training, or live e-learning.
Use this to find exam topics, recommended reading lists, training pointers, beta announcements and other exam information.
Certifications Online Support
Use this to read questions and answers on cert-related topics: exams, offerings, requirements, tracking tools and utilities and more.
Cisco Career Certifications Community
Cisco offers an online resource for those who hold at least one Cisco cert. It’s a portal that also hosts numerous discussion groups for Cisco-certified individuals seeking information about Cisco certifications. Have your Cisco.com user ID and password handy to access this controlled-access site.
Cisco Certification Portals and More
Cisco-specific certification portal features articles, exams, discussion forums, router scenarios, a resource center, tech news, newsletters, downloads and all kinds of useful stuff. Also a great list of free online router labs.
Along with its great content, CramSession covers CCNP, CCIP and CCDP directly and completely. A little poking around under the heading of Cisco Security reveals CCSP coverage.