CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) – What is CCIE?
What is CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert)? Definition
CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) is an expert level certification. It is one of the most respected in the industry and will demonstrate your level of Cisco networking expertise, design savvy, and trouble-shooting ability for large, diverse networks.
The CCIE is widely regarded as having one of the toughest and most demanding Cisco exams.
How to become a CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert)?
To obtain a CCIE certification you must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding hands-on lab exam.
The written part is a two-hour exam and contains a series of multiple-choice questions. You must select and pass one of below certification tracks:
- CCIE Collaboration
- CCIE Data Center
- CCIE Routing & Switching
- CCIE Security
- CCIE Service Provider
- CCIE Service Provider Operations
- CCIE Voice
- CCIE Wireless
Cost: The written portion costs approximately $350.
The lab exam is a hands-on eight-hour lab exam.
Cost: The lab exam costs approximately $1400.
re-certification every 2 years by passing the CCIE re-certification exam.