CCDA® (Cisco Certified Design Associate) certification indicates a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for the Cisco Internetwork Infrastructure. The new exam focuses on converged network topics, such as wireless, voice, and security. It is not only a prerequisite for the CCDP® certification, but for some Cisco Qualified Specialist focused certifications as well. Learn more about CCDA certification from Cisco Systems®.
CCNA level knowledge
There is one required exam for CCDA certification: 640-863 DESGN.
CCDA Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press
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series offer a progressive, self-paced study routine for Cisco certification exams, with tools that help certification candidates learn exam topics, gain hands-on experience, prepare for the exam, and practice their test taking skills. For more information on each series and how the books complement one another, visit our Series pages.
640-863 DESGN Exam
Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Second Edition | Download
CCDA Official Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition | Download
CCDA Quick Reference Sheets: Exam 640-863 | Download