The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification is accepted worldwide as the most prestigious networking certification in the industry. Network Engineers holding an active Cisco CCIE certification are recognized for their expert network engineering skills and mastery of Cisco products and solutions. The CCIE community has established a reputation of leading the networking industry in deep technical networking knowledge and are deployed into the most technically challenging network assignments.
The program continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies to ensure unparalleled program quality, relevance and value. Through a rigorous written exam and a performance based lab, the CCIE program sets the standard for internetworking expertise.
Cisco introduced the CCIE certification in 1993 to assist the industry in distinguishing the top echelon of internetworking experts worldwide. Today , CCIE certification holders represent less than 3% of all certified Cisco professionals and less than 1% of the networking professionals worldwide.
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Expert Level Certifications
- CCIE Collaboration
- CCIE Data Center
- CCIE Routing & Switching
- CCIE Security
- CCIE Service Provider
- CCIE Wireless
- November, 2015
Cisco announced a new framework to validate skills required by industries to meet the demand for evolving technologies and business insights. Evolution to the Expert-Level certifications include assessments of evolving technologies and a modular and unified exam topics format.
- November, 2015
CCIE Data Center is evolving to focus on data center solutions and evolving technologies required to design, implement and manage complex modern data center infrastructure.
- October, 2014
Retirement of CCIE Service Provider Ops certification. No new certifications will be issued effective February 1, 2015.
- June, 2014
Changes to the CCIE and CCDE Written Exams Retake Policy and CCIE Lab Exams Retake Policy will become effective beginning August 2, 2014.
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