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Cisco Rich Media Communications Specialist

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.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
642-481 CRMC
Last day to test
May 15, 2014
Implementing Cisco IP Video Conference Rich Media Communications (ICRMC)
642-437 CVOICE Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE)

The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:

Implementing Cisco IP Video Conference Rich Media Communications (ICRMC)

ICRMC is a three-module web based course to instruct network professionals how to design and implement Cisco IP Video Conferencing products.
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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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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

642-481 CRMC

The Cisco Rich Media Communications 642-481CRMC exam tests the candidate's knowledge and skills to provide presales technical support, design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of Cisco rich media solutions based on Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express and Cisco Unified Videoconferencing.

642-437 CVOICE

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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