Expert Level

CCIE Certification: Routing and Switching

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Routing & Switching
CCIE Routing & Switching Written
350-001 CCIE Exam v4.0 Exam Description
The CCIE written exam is a two-hour qualification exam, taken at a Cisco authorized Pearson VUE testing center. The exam uses a combination of multiple choice questions and simulations to assess the skills listed under Exam Topics. Exams are closed book and no reference materials are allowed.

CCIE R&S Lab

About the CCIE Lab Exam
The CCIE lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure and troubleshoot a series of complex networks to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE lab exam. You will not configure end-user systems, but are responsible for all devices residing in the network (hubs, etc.). Point values and testing criteria are provided. More detail is found on the Routing and Switching Lab Exam Blueprint and the list of Lab Equipment and IOS Versions.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - (CCIE Security Certification)
CCIE Security Written - 350-018 CCIE Security

Exam Description
The written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 100 questions covering areas such as security protocols, operating systems, application protocols, security technologies, and Cisco security applications. All exam materials are provided and no outside reference materials are allowed.

CCIE Security Lab

Configuring a Network to Given Specifications :-
The CCIE lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure a series of secure networks to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE lab exam.

Core Knowledge Questions :-
The CCIE Security lab exam begins with a brief Core Knowledge section, consisting of four questions requiring a short typed response, generally no more than four or five words. Candidate have up to 30 minutes to complete the four questions and may move on to the rest of the exam if they finish early. No access to the Cisco documentation is provided during this part of the exam and candidates may not return to the Core Knowledge questions once they have moved on. Core Knowledge questions cover material from the list of exam topics and well-prepared candidates should be able to answer the questions without difficulty.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Service Provider
CCIE Service Provider Certification - CCIE Service Provider - 350-029 CCIE SP

Exam Description
Candidates preparing for the CCIE SP Written exam should possess expert level knowledge as a Service Provider network engineer to implement, troubleshoot, and optimize Service Provider features and technologies including Packet over SONET, IP over DWDM, GE/10GE, BGP, IGP Routing, LDP, MPLS and MPLS TE, Multicast, HA, QoS, and Layer 2 and 3 VPNs.

CCIE Service Provider

Lab Exam
The CCIE Service Provider lab exam is an 8 hour hands-on exam which requires you to build an extensible Service Provider infrastructure capable of delivering rich managed services to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose andsolve issues. Candidates preparing for the CCIE SP Lab exam must demonstrate skills required of an expert level network engineer to configure, implement, troubleshoot, and optimize SP features and technologies including Carrier Ethernet, Packet over SONET, LDP, AToM, MPLS TE, enhanced MulticastVPN, and high availability (FRR) using IOS and IOS-XR operating environments.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Service Provider Operations - CCIE SP Operations Certification
CCIE SP Operations Written - 350-060 CCIE SP Operations Written Exam v1.0

Exam Description
The CCIE written exam is a two-hour qualification exam, taken at a Cisco authorized Pearson VUE testing center. The exam uses a combination of question types used to assess the skills listed in the Exam Topics. Exams are closed book and no reference materials are allowed.

CCIE SP Operations

The CCIE SP Operations practical exam is an eight-hour performance-based exam that will assess the candidate’s skill in the operation and maintenance of service provider networks. Troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and resolve issues as part of the CCIE practical exam. More detailed expectations are found in the documents listed below.

Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert - Storage Networking (CCIE Storage Networking Certification)
CCIE Storage Networking Written - 350-040 CCIE Storage Networking Exam

Exam Description
The written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 100 questions covering topics such as storage device protocols, troubleshooting tools, storage networking design, applications, and advanced management.

CCIE Storage Networking Lab

Configuring a Network to Given Specifications
The CCIE lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure a series of storage area networks to given specifications. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill and candidates are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE lab exam. Point values and testing criteria are provided.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Voice (CCIE ® Voice Certification)
CCIE Voice Written - 350-030 CCIE Voice Exam

Exam Description
The written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 100 questions covering those technologies and applications that comprise a Cisco Enterprise VoIP solution. The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed.

CCIE Voice Certification

Configuring a network to given specifications
The CCIE lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure a Cisco enterprise voice solution over an IP network. Although basic network connectivity is provided, you will be responsible for configuring the pre-installed applications to satisfy the requirements of the lab, and to troubleshoot important parameters of a voice network, such as quality of service, VLANs, gateways and gatekeepers.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Wireless (CCIE Wireless Certification)
CCIE Wireless Written - 350-050 CCIE Wireless Exam

Exam Description
The written exam is a two-hour, multiple choice test with 90-110 questions that will validate that professionals have the expertise to plan, design, implement, operate and troubleshoot Enterprise WLAN networks. The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. CCIE Wireless Certification.

The CCIE lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which requires you to configure a series of networks to given specifications. The lab focuses on implementing Enterprise WLAN solutions, such as implementing the Autonomous infrastructure, Unified infrastructure, Unified Controllers and AP’s, Unified WCS and Location and implementing Voice over Wireless. Candidates are expected to demonstrate expert level wireless skills as well as troubleshooting skills to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE lab exam.

Cisco Certified Design Expert CCDE Certification CCDE™ Written Exam 352-001 CCDE Exam

Exam Description
The CCDE Written Exam is the qualifying exam for CCDE certification. The CCDE Written Exam will test a candidate's combined knowledge of routing protocols, internetworking theory and design principles .The exam assesses a candidate's understanding of network design in the areas of routing, tunneling, Quality of Service, Management, Cost, Capacity, and Security. This exam combines in-depth technical concepts with Network Design principles and is intended for a Network Professional with at least 5 years of experience in Network Engineering or Advanced Network Design.

CCDE Practical Exam

The CCDE Practical exam is a design-scenario exam that tests your ability to perform design analysis, justify design requirements, and develop a design implementation based on best practices. The exam will assess your ability to apply your specific body of knowledge into current business problems of technical network design. Only candidates that have a passing score on the CCDE Written Exan may regiser for the CCDE Practical Exam. The topics covered in the Practical exam are located within the exam topics. The exam scenarios will change each instance the exam is delivered, however, the topics will remain the same.