Rich Media Communications Specialist
Learn more about the Rich Media Communications Specialist certification.
The Cisco Rich Media Communications Specialist certification validates an IT professional's ability to successfully design, implement, and support integrated voice, video, and web collaboration in a converged network.
The Cisco Rich Media Communications Specialist certification is retired. No new certifications will be issued beginning May 15, 2014.
The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE)
Implementing Cisco Voice Communications and QoS (CVOICE) v8.0 teaches learners about voice gateways, characteristics of VoIP call legs, dial plans and their implementation, basic implementation of IP phones in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express environment and essential information about gatekeepers and Cisco Unified Border Element.
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- Exam Topics - 642-437 CVOICE
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- Cisco Learning Network - A variety of self-study materials can be found here.
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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
The Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and QoS v8.0 (CVOICE v8.0) 642-437 is the exam associated with the CCNP Voice certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of how to implement and operate gateways, gatekeepers, Cisco Unified Border Element, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and QoS in a voice network architecture. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the CVOICE v8.0 Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and QoS v8.0 (CVOICE v8.0) 642-437 course.
Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:
- Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not.
- Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam
Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.
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