So they've changed the CCNP while I'm in the middle. Since I've passed BCMSN and BSCI, I can just take the Tshoot and be done (Cisco recommends). Or I could hurry up and finish the ISCW and ONT before July 31st.
Seems silly to spend time on the old path, but I have questions:
1. Since it seems the content of the certification has dramatically changed, where will I pick up the knowledge I would have gotten from ISCW and ONT? VPN, MPLS, QoS, NBAR, Traffic shaping, Wireless. Can I pick up this same information from other courses and apply them to another cert?
2. Do you think hiring managers will look down on the new CCNP and favor those who have the "classic CCNP?" It does seem the new one is kind of dumbed down as far as breadth of knowledge. But then again, maybe people would prefer the new one because it's more hands-on/practical?
Thanks for any ideas.