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Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
CCIE
CERTIFICATION TYPE
Hardware, Master-Level, Network
DESCRIPTION: Highest level of Cisco certification. Candidates select and prepare for one CCIE certification track, and must then pass a qualification exam as well as a one-day, hands-on lab.
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1993
LAST UPGRADE: Jan. 2006: Lab exams updated
# CERTIFIED: 12,600 (Oct. 2005)
REQUIRED PREREQUISITES: None
REC. LEVEL OF  EXPERIENCE: 1 year - 2 1/2 years
# OF TRACKS 5
TRACK NOTES: Tracks are: Routing and Switching, Security, Service Provider, Storage Networking and Voice.
# OF EXAMS: 2 -- one qualification exam ($300), one hands-on lab ($1,250).
NOTES REGARDING EXAMS: For more info, click here. Qualification exams are available at Prometric and Pearson Vue. Lab exam must be taken at a Cisco facility.
AVERAGE EXAM PRICE: $ 1250
FAIL/RETAKE INFORMATION: Candidates retaking a failed written exam must wait 5 days. Must wait 6 months to retake passed written exam.
TRAINING/ CLASSES REQUIRED? No
MUST RENEW? Yes
RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS: Every two years. Must pass recertification exam. For more information, click here.
LANGUAGES: English
VENDOR: Cisco


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