Unified Presence Specialist
Learn to design and deploy Cisco Unified Presence solutions integrate it with other presence solutions.
The Cisco Unified Presence Specialist certification was designed for those whose primary responsibility is to design, install and configure Cisco Unified Presence Release 6.0. They also possess a solid understanding of integration options with other Cisco Unified Communications products as well as third-party presence solutions, including Microsoft Live Communications Server, Microsoft Office Communications Server and IBM Lotus Sametime. The Cisco Unified Presence Specialist also has the ability to deploy and maintain Cisco Unified Presence Release 6.0.
Exams & Recommended Training
|Required Exam(s)||Recommended Training|
|642-181 PRSDI||Cisco Unified Presence Design and Implementation (PRSDI)|
The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Cisco Unified Presence Design and Implementation (PRSDI)
The Cisco Unified Presence Design and Implementation (PRSDI) v6.0 course prepares you for installing and configuring a Cisco Unified Presence Release 6.0. It also includes integration options with other Cisco Unified Communication products as well as third-party presence solutions, including Microsoft Live Communication Server, Microsoft Office Communications Server, and IBM Lotus Sametime.
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The following resources are suggested study supplements; they are not designed to serve as a complete self-study program.
- 642-181 PRSDI Exam Topics
- Introducing Voice over IP
- Cisco Voice Gateway and Gatekeepers: Chapter 17 (Sample Chapter Only)
- Troubleshooting Common Cisco Unity Integration Issues
- Unified Communications Library
- Additional Unified Communications content
- Cisco Learning Network - A variety of self-study materials can be found here.
Learning Partner Content
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
The 642-181 PRSDI Cisco Unified Presence Design and implementation is the exam associated with the Cisco Unified Presence Specialist certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of designing and implementing Cisco Unified Presence solutions. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Cisco Unified Presence Design and Implementation (PRSDI) 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.