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Cisco TelePresence Solutions Specialist

TelePresence Solutions Specialist

Learn more about the TelePresence Solutions Specialist certification.

The Cisco TelePresence Solutions Specialist certification focuses on the job-performance needs of a midcareer voice specialist or networking engineer who seeks to specialize in the planning, design, implementation (PDI) and maintenance of Cisco TelePresence deployments. Tasks include assessing network paths for rich media, evaluating call-control design options and configuring interoperability functions.

Prerequisites

Valid Cisco CCNA certification can act as a prerequisite. While a valid Cisco CCNP Voice is not a prerequisite certification, a working understanding of CVOICE, QoS, CIPT1, and CIPT2 are highly recommended.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
 
642-185 ITSI
Last day to test
May 15, 2014

OR
 
500-005 TX9KMAN
Implementing Cisco TelePresence Solutions (ITS)
Physical Installation of Cisco TelePresence Systems (PITS)
 
 
Cisco TX9000 Management (TX9KMAN) course

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

Implementing Cisco TelePresence Solutions (ITS)

Implementing Cisco TelePresence Solutions (ITS) v1.1 course is a four-day, instructor-led course that teaches the Cisco TelePresence architecture, components, functionality, features, and interoperability.
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Physical Installation of Cisco TelePresence Systems (PITS)

The course is designed to give learners a firm understanding of the physical installation of Cisco TelePresence units. The training class reinforces the instruction by providing learners with hands-on labs.
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Cisco TX9000 Management (TX9KMAN)

 

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To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):

642-185 ITSI

The 642-185 Implementing Cisco TelePresence Solutions Immersive (ITSI) is the exam associated with the Cisco TelePresence Solutions Specialist certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco TelePresence Solutions v1.0 and Physical Installation of Cisco TelePresence Systems (PITS) v1.0 ILT courses. Together, the ITSI and PITS instructor-led courses prepare networking professionals to perform as Cisco TelePresence voice-conferencing professionals.

OR

500-005 TX9KMAN

Installing Cisco TelePresence Video Immersive Systems 500-005 is the exam associated with the Cisco TX9000 Management (TX9KMAN) course. The Installing TelePresence Video Immersive Systems course is designed to give learners a strong understanding of the installation, configuration, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the Cisco TX9000 and TX9200 systems. Cisco TX9000 Management exam assessment topics include features and options, physical installation, configuration, operation, maintenance, upgrades and troubleshooting.

Cisco Specialist Certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, take and pass the current version of the required exam(s) or pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.

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