What is Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert?
A Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) is a network certification from Cisco. Introduced in 1993, there are no formal perks for the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert certification, although a thorough knowledge of the subject and on-the-job experience of 3-5 years is recommended. The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert certification is aimed at experienced professionals who have expertise in planning, building, implementing, maintaining, or troubleshooting complex corporate network infrastructures.
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert certification recipients can specialize in communications and services, routing, switching, security, voice systems, or technology.
There are currently six different Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert certification specializations available, each of which also corresponds to a Cisco certification path:
- data center
- service providers
- Routing & Switching
The certification exams consist of a written exam and a one-day laboratory exam. The exams are timed to assess technical skills, problem determination, and solution finding under stressful conditions. The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert certification is one of the most recognized and sought-after network certifications worldwide. The certification is regularly updated and revised to ensure quality, relevance and value. Certified owners are considered to be highly qualified, experienced and technically competent in their respective fields. You are considered capable of operating and managing complex network infrastructures and developing innovative solutions to network problems in a variety of technologies or scenarios.