Architecture Specializations

In 2011, Cisco announced three new architecture specializations designed to merge partner certifications with their focus on three market opportunities - Borderless Networks, Collaboration, and Data Center Virtualization.

Borderless Network Architecture

Cisco Borderless Network Architecture Specialization confirms knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the Borderless Network Architecture. There are five required roles for the Advanced Borderless Network Architecture Specialization:

Collaboration Architecture Specialized Partner

Cisco Collaboration Architecture Specialization tests knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the Collaboration Architecture. There are three required roles and 3 specialist roles for the Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialization:

Data Center Architecture Specialized Partner

Cisco Data Center Architecture Specialization tests knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the Data Center Architecture. There are five required roles for the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization:

IP NGN Architecture Specialized Partner

IP NGN Architecture Specialization tests knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the IP Next Generation Networks Architecture. There are 3 roles required roles for the IP NGN Architecture Specialization: