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Exams Offered


Cisco Systems
7025 -3 Kit Creek Road
Building 3 (Lake Building; third building on the left)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709


7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Please arrive on time for the exam. If you arrive late, you will be expected to finish with the group. If you arrive more than two hours late, you will not be allowed to start. The hands-on lab exam runs for 8 hours with additional time scheduled for the initial exam briefing and a lunch break.

It's best to arrive at 7:00 am. Please wait in the lobby or right outside the building. The proctor will meet you there and escort you to the CCIE lab. DO NOT leave even though the proctor might not be immediately present when you arrive.

(These instructions will also be posted on the front door of the building.)


Getting to Cisco Systems from the airport:
– As you depart the airport, you will see signs leading you to Interstate 40 (I-40).
– Go west on I-40 toward Durham.
– Take the Davis Drive exit off of I-40 (approximately 3 miles).
– At the top of the ramp is a traffic light. Turn left onto Davis Drive.
– Travel for approximately 3 miles on Davis Drive. Turn right on Kit Creek Road.
– Go up the hill and turn left at the flagpoles into the main driveway of Cisco.
– The CCIE lab is located in the Lake Building (third building on the left).


The Clarion Hotel, RTP
4912 S. Miami Boulevard
(I-40, Exit 281)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27703
Tel: 919 474-9800
Fax: 919 474-9803

Comfort Suites Durham
5219 Page Road
(I-40, Exit 282)
Durham, NC 27703
Tel: 919 314-1200
Fax: 919 474-0104

Holiday Inn Express Raleigh-Durham Airport
1014 Airport Boulevard
Morrisville, NC 27560 USA
Phone: 919 653-2260
Fax: 919 653-2261
The hotel is 5 miles from the Cisco office. Complimentary continental breakfast, free internet access, Manager's Reception on Wednesday, and complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and to the Cisco office.

Hotel Indigo Durham-Research Triangle Park
151 Tatum Drive
Durham, NC 27703 USA
Phone: 919 474-3000
Fax: 919 941-9800
The hotel is 3.3 miles from the Cisco office. Complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and to the Cisco office, complimentary internet, free local calls, free in and out fax, and free use of the fitness center and the indoor heated pool.

HYATT House Raleigh Durham Airport
10962 Chapel Hill Road Morrisville, NC 27560
Tel: 919-388-5355
Fax: 919-388-5356
(Complimentary shuttle to and from the airport, to the Cisco Office, Wi-Fi, omelet and breakfast bar)

SpringHill Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport/Research Triangle Park
920 Slater Rd.
Durham, NC 27703
Tel: 919-998-9500
Fax: 919-998-9510
Hotel is 3.7 miles from the RTP Cisco campus.

Wingate Inn
5223 Page Road
(I-40, Exit 282)
Durham, NC 27703
Tel: 919 941-2854
Fax: 919 474-8111