'CCNP Switch 642-813 Official Certification Guide' is a best-of-breed Cisco(R) exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCNP(R) Switch exam. Network architect and best-selling author Dave Hucaby shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. CCNP Switch 642-813 Official Certification Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Do I Know This Already? quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. The complete exam topic list makes referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks sections help drill you on key concepts and commands you must know thoroughly. The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take complete, timed exams. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a topic-by-topic basis, laying out a complete study plan for review. Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. CCNP Switch 642-813 Official Certification Guide is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press.