One can say that Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIEÂ®) is the highest level of technical networking certification award by Cisco, which can help you give a boost to your career as a networking specialist. After gathering some crucial inputs from appreciated enterprise customers crossways a number of industries, Cisco has revised the standards for CCIE Routing and Switching Certification. You can go through the new certification standards listed under the Cisco Learning Network at CCIE R&S v4.0 written exam topics and CCIE R&S v4.0 lab 350-001 exam topics. While the organization has scheduled to release the exams on October 18, 2009, it has announced that it will replace the v3.0 exams offered at present with immediate effect. Therefore, it is required that those candidates who want to take their exams on October 18, 2009 or on a later date should prepare for v4.0 exam topics. Cisco has also announced that it will update the 360 Learning Program to support the development of the new skills needed for CCIE R&S certification.
The CCIE certification is at in attendance the highest accreditation that you can aspire in the Cisco certification portfolio. At present, there are less than 15,000 CCIE’s around the world. Therefore, the certification will let you belong to an select club. In several regards, this certification is considered to be an extensive challenge requiring a considerable level of commitment in both in terms of time and money. It is said that only less than 3% of all Cisco certification holders prefer to become CCIE qualified.
Cisco has not prescribed any formal prerequisites for taking the CCIE certification, the actual scope of these exams, the amount of knowledge needed to pass them and the cost involved in the process requires that the candidates who seek the CCIE certification will require several years of hands on experience in real-world atmosphere.
At in turnout, there are about five different versions of this certification known as tracks. A good number of CCIE’s seek to become qualified in multiple tracks including Routing and Switching, Security, Service Provider, Storage Networking and Voice. Whatever be the tracks that you might choose, you need to pass two exams to get the certification including one written exam and a lab based exam.