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CCIE Collaboration Certification and Training

Supporting our Cisco-certified community during the COVID-19 pandemic

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CCIE Collaboration: Coronavirus impact

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the actions being taken worldwide to mitigate its impact, all CCIE lab testing centers are being closed, effective March 16, 2020, until further notice.

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Distinguish yourself as a leader in Collaboration technologies

Achieving CCIE Collaboration certification proves your skills with complex collaboration solutions. To earn CCIE Collaboration certification, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam that covers core collaboration technologies, and a hands-on lab exam that covers enterprise collaboration solutions through the entire network lifecycle, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.

Exams and recommended training

To earn CCIE Collaboration, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam and hands-on lab exam.

Step 1: Pass the qualifying exam

Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR 350-801)

The qualifying exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies, focuses on your knowledge of collaboration infrastructure.

The qualifying exam earns a specialist certification, so you can get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

Recommended training:
Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR)

Step 2: Pass the lab exam

CCIE Collaboration v3.0

This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex collaboration infrastructure, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Collaboration, but you should have a thorough understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.

CCIE candidates are recommended to have five to seven years of experience with designing, deploying, operating and optimizing collaboration technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.

Recertification

CCIE Collaboration certification is valid for three years.

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