For collaboration and unified communications network engineers who want develop advanced collaboration skills designing, deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco Collaboration and Unified communications applications, devices and networks, the Cisco CCNP Collaboration certification is a job-role focused training and certification program that will expand your skills and ability to deliver business value.Collaboration is becoming a critical necessity for business success and innovation. You can use your knowledge to lead the transformation and increase the effectiveness of your organizations collaboration experience.


The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1 (CIPTV1)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution in a single-site environment. Candidates will need to show they can configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager, implement gateways and Cisco Unified Border Element, and build dial plans to place on-net and off-net voice and video calls.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of Cisco Unified Collaboration solutions in a multi-site environment. They will need to be able to describe the role of Cisco Video Communication Server (VCS) Control and the Cisco Expressway Series and how they interact with Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony & Video (CTCOLLAB)

This exam assesses a candidate's knowledge and skills to be able to troubleshoot a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution. The exam also covers troubleshooting methodology, triage, resources, and tools.

Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CAPPS)

This exam tests candidates on the integration options of Cisco Unified IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Prime Collaboration, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite in a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution.