Cisco 650-395 : SBF for Engineers Exam
The Cisco 650-395: Small Business Foundations Exam for Engineers, or the SBF for Engineers, is a 90-minute test featuring between 45 and 55 questions. The exam is designed specifically to gauge and measure the knowledge, skills and abilities of engineers who work for small businesses or contact services to small business partners. Conducted in English at Pearson VUE testing facilities, the 650-395 Exam features question formats that include multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and simulations.
Candidates are encouraged to participate in the SBF series of courses for engineer prior to sitting for the certification exam. The 650-395 Exam measures engineer competence in all areas of high-level Cisco foundational skills. All skills are required for delivering successful solutions for small businesses and for small and mid-sized partners and customers, and include wireless networking, communications, security, and routing and switching operations. Additional details on the topics covered on the 650-395 Exam appear in the Exam Topics section below.
The following topics are among those that typically appear on the 650-395 Exam, though additional, related topics may also be included.
1. The ability to accurately describe the benefits, characteristics and structure of a Cisco Smart Business Roadmap
2. The ability to effectively describe all of the characteristics and benefits of each routing and switching method, including all of the most common Cisco series switches and the newest techniques and technologies available
3. The ability to describe Small Business security solution characteristics, including Cisco Series and Integrated Services
4. Documentation and description of the integration methods used with other Cisco products and Small Business Architecture
5. Demonstration of effective sales and communication techniques and description of the tools and other resources available that assist Small Business engineers in improving customer satisfaction rates and sales figures