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  • Why Certify?

    Distinction from peers and career growth are just the beginning. Becoming Juniper Networks certified demonstrates your solid understanding of networking technologies and the Juniper products used in your role as a networking professional. But becoming certified does much more… for you and your organization.

    When surveyed, of those customers who are Juniper trained and certified:

    Customers recognize greater benefits from their Juniper products

    98% of certified engineers state they are more effective because they gain a broader understanding of and ability to work with Juniper Networks products.*

    “How has Juniper Networks training and certification impacted your understanding of and ability to work with the full functionality of Juniper products?”

    Impact Pie Chart

    Individuals Realize Multiple Areas of Performance Improvement

    Over 50% of individuals realized multiple areas of performance improvement as a result of the knowledge gained during the certification process with 96% of respondents saying the learning gained while preparing for the exam was highly applicable to their job.

    In what ways has your performance improved as a result of the Juniper Networks certification process?
    Improvement % Impacted
    Faster identification and resolution of issues 52%
    Better and more complete understanding of networking principles in general 52%
    Better and more complete utilization of the full functionality of our Juniper gear 51%
    More efficient and effective design of our network 40%

    Managers See Improved Team Performance

    Managers realized significant performance improvements for teams with Juniper Networks certified members – 80% realizing over 40% improvement in productivity.

    “To what extent has the knowledge and experience required to pass the Juniper Networks certification exams improved your team’s overall performance?”
    Team Performance Pie Chart

    In what ways has your team’s performance improved as a result of the Juniper Networks certification process?
    Improvement % Impacted
    Faster identification and resolution of issues 61%
    Better and more complete utilization of the full functionality of our Juniper gear 48%
    More efficient and effective design of our network 41%
    Better and more complete understanding of networking principles in general 38%
    Able to do more with fewer staff 31%

    If you are ready to get more from your Juniper Networks investment, improve your performance and that of your team, raise your visibility, and increase your access to the industry’s most challenging opportunities, view the Certification Process to learn how to get started.

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    * Results from December, 2011 Juniper Networks Certification Program survey.

  • Benefits

    The Juniper Networks Certification Program offers you a number of compelling benefits that increase your visibility in the marketplace, access to learning opportunities, ability to manage Juniper Networks technologies, and ultimately deliver on the promise of the New Network. These benefits increase as you progress through the program.

    Benefit Associate Specialist Professional Expert
    Certificate of Achievement
    Certification Logo
    Discounts on books from Juniper Press
    Access to the quarterly newsletter “Juniper Education Matters”
    Plaque with unique certification number
     
     
     
  • Process

    Step 1: Choose your Track

    The Juniper Networks Certification Program features three Junos OS based tracks (Service Provider Routing and Switching, Enterprise Routing and Switching, and Security) as well as a number of product specific tracks allowing you to choose a track that meets your career goals.

    For select entry-level certifications, we offer the Fast Track program which gives you free study materials and discounted exams.

    Step 2: Prepare for your exam

    Each exam offers different preparation materials but will usually consist of a mix of formal training recommendations, free self-paced training and/or study guides, practice exams, and software documentation references. You can purchase courseware for our training courses.

    Step 3: Register to take your exam

    Written exams (multiple choice) are available at Pearson Vue testing centers throughout the world.

    Step 4: Visit CertManager to manage your credentials

    CertManager maintains all of your exam and certification records. Login to CertManager to:

    • View your certification progress and exam history
    • Update contact and demographic information
    • Download eCertificates and JNCP logos
    • Privately publish credentials for third party verification
    • Post digital credentials to social media sites