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Cisco Expert Certifications

The CCIE certifications were established to assist the industry in distinguishing the top echelon of internetworking experts worldwide and to assess expert-level infrastructure network design skills worldwide.

The CCIE professionals have a reputation of leading the networking industry in deep technical networking knowledge and are deployed into the most technically challenging network assignments. The expert-level certification program continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies to ensure unparalleled program quality, relevance and value. Through a qualifying core exam and a hands-on lab exam, these expert-level certification programs set the standard for internetworking expertise.

Click on one of the CCIE certifications below and find out which exams you need to take to achieve the chosen certification.

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Cisco Expert Certifications

  • CCIE Collaboration

    The CCIE Collaboration certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex collaboration solutions, from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • CCIE Data Center

    The CCIE Data Center certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex data center technologies, from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure

    The CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex enterprise networks from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • CCIE Enterprise Wireless

    The CCIE Enterprise Wireless certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex enterprise wireless networks, from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • CCIE Security

    The CCIE Security certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex security technologies and solutions, from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • CCIE Service Provider

    The CCIE Service Provider certification covers core technology areas and validates your end-to-end lifecycle skills in complex service provider networking, from planning and design to operating and optimizing.

  • Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)

    The Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) is for expert-level design professionals working in job roles that require them to translate business needs, budget, and operational constraints into the design of a converged solution.

Cisco Recertification Policy

Cisco's recertification policy has been renewed. As of the 24th February 2020, certified individuals, including CCNA, Cisco Certified Specialist, CCNP and CCIE, will be able to recertify by either taking exams, earning Continuing Education credits or a mix of both. Find out more about the recertification programme.

In addition to these changes, Cisco has also decided to extend the expiration date of it's certifications with another six months. Read what that means for you in this article.

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