Overview of CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Training

In today’s rapidly evolving IT landscape, maintaining relevance and competitiveness is paramount. For networking professionals looking to validate their skills and progress in their careers, obtaining the Cisco CCNP ENCOR 350 401 Certification is a major achievement. CCNP Enterprise, previously known as CCNP Routing & Switching, stands out as a highly desired certification track within CCNP. Attaining the CCNP 350-401 ENCOR (Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies) certification confirms your expertise in crucial enterprise networking domains like routing, switching, automation, security, virtualization, and infrastructure management. Successfully passing the 350-40-ENCOR exam also grants you the Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Core credential, demonstrating to employers your adeptness in managing intricate network environments.

EDOXI provides top-notch CCNP Enterprise ENCOR Training, preparing students to approach the 350-401 ENCOR exam with confidence, the pivotal exam for CCNP Enterprise certification. Our CCNP Enterprise program arms participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for implementing core enterprise network technologies, encompassing Dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, Virtualization, Infrastructure, Network Assurance, Security, and Automation. Through EDOXI’s CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies course, you will gain the expertise to configure, oversee, and troubleshoot enterprise networks. Additionally, you will learn how to apply security principles in an enterprise network and deploy overlay networking solutions like SD-Access and SD-WAN. Enroll today to enhance your networking technology proficiency.

About CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Exam

  • CCNP Enterprise Exam Code: 350-401 ENCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Languages: English
  • Price: USD 400, plus tax

Benefits of CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Training

  • Gain Recognition: After clearing the 350-401 ENCOR exam, you will earn the CCNP Enterprise specialist certification. This is issued by Cisco and employers can verify your credentials which serves as a testament to the knowledge and skills you've gained. 
  • Prepare for the 350-401 ENCOR exam: Our CCNP Enterprise training aligns with the latest CCNP Core exam outline, so you can be sure you are learning the most up-to-date skills and attend the 350-401 exam confidently.
  • Career Advancement: CCNP Enterprise ENCOR certification can enhance your career prospects in IT. It is often a prerequisite for networking and IT infrastructure-related intermediate job roles.
  • Stay up-to-date with the Industry Trends: EDOXI’s CCNP Enterprise course helps you stay up-to-date by learning trending technologies like SD-WAN, Next-Generation Firewall fundamentals, Automation, Virtualisation etc.
  • Enhance your Earning Potential: Earning CCNP certifications can lead to higher salaries. With the skills and expertise validated by CCNP ENCOR, you will be eligible for better-paying networking jobs.

CCNP ENCOR 350-401 Course Features

  • 40 Hours of In-depth Training: 

    You will undergo 40+ hours of comprehensive training, equipping you with the skills required to configure, manage, and troubleshoot wired and wireless enterprise networks

  • Most up-to-date Official Cisco Curriculum

    Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to match Cisco's latest 305-401 ENCOR exam syllabus including Dual stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, Virtualisation, Infrastructure, Network assurance, Security and Automation.

  • Hands-On Lab Experience

    You will dive into practical lab sessions, where you'll gain firsthand experience configuring and troubleshooting a variety of network systems.

  • Flexible Schedules 

    We provide weekend/weekday learning options for the CCNP Enterprise Core course, so you can choose the format that is most convenient for you.

  • Customisation Options

    At EDOXI, we offer a customised learning curriculum for the CCNP Enterprise ENCOR course, allowing individuals/corporates to tailor their learning experience to their specific needs.

  • Experienced Instructors

    Our industry-led instructors have years of experience in the IT industry and will impart practical and theoretical knowledge of CCNP Enterprise to the learners.

  • Certification and Recognition:

    After successfully passing the CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) exam, you will earn the prestigious CCNP Specialist certification which is recognised across the industry as a mark of networking proficiency.

Industries Looking For CCNP Professionals

Information Technology (IT)

Manufacturing and Energy

Finance and Banking


Government and Defense



Prerequisites For CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR)

  • There are no formal prerequisites for joining Edoxi’s CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional) certification training. 
  • However, candidates with CCNA-level knowledge or entry-level experience implementing enterprise network solutions can attend training and crack the exam more easily than others.

CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Course Modules

  • Module 1: Architecture
  • 1.1 Explain the different design principles used in an enterprise network
  • High-level enterprise network design such as 2-tier, 3-tier, fabric, and cloud
  • High availability techniques, such as redundancy, FHRP, and SSO
  • 1.2 Describe wireless network design principles
  • Wireless deployment models (centralised, distributed, controller-less, controller-based, cloud, remote branch)
  • Location services in a WLAN design
  • Client density
  • 1.3 Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-WAN solution
  • SD-WAN control and data plane elements
  • Benefits and limitations of SD-WAN solutions
  • 1.4 Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-Access solution
  • SD-Access control and data plane elements
  • Traditional campus inter-operating with SD-Access
  • 1.5 Interpret wired and wireless QoS configurations
  • QoS components
  • QoS policy
  • 1.6 Describe hardware and software switching mechanisms such as CEF, CAM, TCAM, FIB, RIB, and adjacency tables
  • Module 2: Virtualisation
  • 2.1 Describe device virtualisation technologies
  • Hypervisor types 1 and 2
  • Virtual machine
  • Virtual Switching
  • 2.2 Configure and verify data path virtualisation technologies
  • VRF
  • GRE and IPsec tunnelling
  • 2.3 Describe network virtualization concepts
  • LISP
  • Module 3: Infrastructure 
  • 3.1 Layer 2
  • Troubleshoot static and dynamic 802.1q trunking protocols
  • Troubleshoot static and dynamic EtherChannels
  • Configure and verify common Spanning Tree Protocols (RSTP, MST) and Spanning Tree enhancements such as root guard and BPDU guard
  • 3.2 Layer 3
  • Compare routing concepts of EIGRP and OSPF (advanced distance vector vs. link state, load balancing, path selection, path operations, metrics, and area types)
  • Configure simple OSPFv2/v3 environments, including multiple normal areas, summarisation, and filtering (neighbour adjacency, point-to-point, broadcast network types, and passive-interface)
  • Configure and verify eBGP between directly connected neighbours (best path selection algorithm and neighbour relationships)
  • Describe policy-based routing
  • 3.3 Wireless
  • Describe Layer 1 concepts, such as RF power, RSSI, SNR, interference, noise, bands, channels, and wireless client device capabilities
  • Describe AP modes and antenna types
  • Describe access point discovery and join process (discovery algorithms, WLC selection process)
  • Describe the main principles and use cases for Layer 2 and Layer 3 roaming
  • Troubleshoot WLAN configuration and wireless client connectivity issues using GUI-only
  • Describe wireless segmentation with groups, profiles, and tags
  • 3.4 IP Services
  • Interpret network time protocol configurations, such as NTP and PTP
  • Configure NAT/PAT
  • Configure first-hop redundancy protocols, such as HSRP, VRRP
  • Describe multi-cast protocols, such as RPF check, PIM and IGMP v2/v3
  • Module 4: Network Assurance
  • Diagnose network problems using tools such as debugs, conditional debugs, traceroute, ping, SNMP, and Syslog
  • Configure and verify Flexible NetFlow
  • Configure and verify IPSLA
  • Describe Cisco DNA Center workflows to apply network configuration, monitoring, and management
  • Configure and verify NETCONF and RESTCONF
  • Module 5: Security
  • 5.1 Configure and verify device access control
  • 5.1.a Lines and Local User Authentication
  • 5.1.b Authentication and Authorization using AAA
  • 5.2 Configure and verify infrastructure security features
  • 5.2.a ACLs
  • 5.2.b CoPP
  • 5.3 Describe REST API security
  • 5.4 Configure and verify wireless security features
  • 5.4.a 802.1X
  • 5.4.b WebAuth
  • 5.4.c PSK
  • 5.4.d EAPOL (4-way handshake)
  • 5.5 Describe the components of network security design
  • 5.5.a Threat defense
  • 5.5.b Endpoint security
  • 5.5.c Next-generation firewall
  • 5.5.d TrustSec and MACsec
  • 5.5.e Network access control with 802.1X, MAB, and WebAuth
  • Module 6: Automation
  • Interpret basic Python components and scripts Construct valid JSON-encoded files
  • Describe the high-level principles and benefits of a data modelling language, such as YANG
  • Describe APIs for Cisco DNA Center and vManage
  • Interpret REST API response codes and results in payload using Cisco DNA Center and RESTCONF
  • Construct an EEM applet to automate configuration,
  • troubleshooting, or data collection
  • Compare agent vs. agentless orchestration tools, such as
  • Chef, Puppet, Ansible, and SaltStack


How to Get CCNP ENCOR 350-401 Certified?

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Enrol in Edoxi’s CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Course.
Apply for the CCNP 350-401 ENCOR core exam.
Attend the 350-401 ENCOR Certification Exam.
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  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
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What is ENCOR in networking?

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) training gives you the knowledge and skills needed to configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks.

Who can benefit from EDOXI’s CCNP Enterprise (350-401 ENCOR) Training?

  • Entry-level & Mid-level network engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Network support technicians
  • Help desk technicians
  • Those interested in upskilling their Networking expertise
  • IT professionals seeking Cisco CCNP Enterprise certification

Can I pass CCNP without CCNA?

There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP. You do not have to earn CCNA before attempting a CCNP exam. Passing the core exam of a CCNP track also qualifies you to take the lab for CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure or CCIE Enterprise Wireless.

What will you learn from EDOXI’s CCNP Enterprise ENCOR Course?

Our course will give you the knowledge and skills to configure, manage, and troubleshoot enterprise wired and wireless networks. You’ll also learn to implement security principles within an enterprise network and how to overlay network design by using solutions such as SD-Access and SD-WAN.

  • Configuration of VRF, GRE, VLANs, RSTP, MST, NTP, IPSec VPNs, and more!
  • Advanced Routing
  • Configure and verify device management
  • Cisco DNA Center
  • Learn threat defence, endpoint security, and introduction to the Next-Generation Firewall.