The 352-001 CCDE exam has been retired as of November 1, 2021. The CCDE v2.0 certification is no longer issued by Cisco. CCDE v2.0 has been replaced by the new Cisco Certified Design Expert v3.0 certification.Learn more
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Cisco CCDE written exam will validate that professionals have the expertise to gather and clarify network functional requirements, develop network designs to meet functional specifications, develop an implementation plan, convey design decisions and their rationale, and possess expert-level network infrastructure knowledge.
Cisco Learning Network Store offers online, self-paced courses and exam preparation materials. For this exam, we recommend:
Practice your skills for this exam in these hands-on lab environments:
Make new connections and study together by joining CCDE study group.
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