CCNA Video

by Mirek Burnejko

CCNA VideoCCNA Video is the newest training and certification program from Cisco. In these days we see more and more video communication in the enterprise world. That’s why Cisco decided to provide a program who can prove your knowledge about Cisco’s video solutions (Cisco TelePresence
videoconferencing and mobile video applications) and full integration with Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

It’s an entry-level certification, but we can find here a lot of configuration. That’s a good sign. We can also see in the near future CCNP Video and (we hope so) CCIE Video.

What Exams You Must Pass to Become a CCNA Video

You must pass two exams:

  • Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices (200-001 VIVND)
  • Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration (640-461 ICOMM)

You do not need any other certifications to become CCNA Video. CCNA or CCENT isn’t required.

After passing the first exam (VIVND) you will become Cisco Video Network Specialist (additional certification). After passing the second exam (ICOMM) you will achieve the CCNA Voice title. It’s the only one exam required for the CCNA Voice certification.

Format of the Exam

On both exams you have 90 minutes to answer 60-70 questions. You can find on the exam standard questions and additional flash-based simulations.

Where You Can Pass the CCNA Video Exam

You can pass the exam in the nearest Pearson Vue IT certification center.

How Much Does the CCNA Video Certification Cost

You must pay $250 for each of the exams.

How To Renew your CCNA Video Certification

Yo renew the CCNA Video certification you need to pass one of the Cisco exams. The whole list is available here.

Scope of the CCNA Video Exam

  • Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices (200-001 VIVND)
    • Describe the functional components of Cisco video solutions
    • Endpoint Configuration
    • Describe video product models
    • Troubleshooting and Support
    • Describe troubleshooting methodologies
    • Conferencing Concepts
    • More on the official Cisco website
  • Introducing Cisco Voice and Unified Communications Administration (640-461 ICOMM)
    • Cisco Unified Communications solutions and functions
    • Managing users and features in CallManager and CallManager Express
    • Managing users Cisco Unified Presence
    • Managing Cisco Unity Connection
    • Maintain Cisco Unified Communications solutions (monitoring, reporting, backup)
    • Troubleshoot users’ problems
    • More on the official website

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Questions and Answers

Q: Will I receive three certifications after passing these two exams?
A: Yes. You will receive three titles and three certifications: CCNA Video, CCNA Voice and Cisco Video Network Specialist.