Software, networking, and infrastructure grow more and more interconnected every day. Applications deliver exciting new experiences, and with intent-based networking, organizations can take advantage of automation to scale and secure their networking infrastructure. With CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure certification, your opportunities to help maximize that potential are boundless. Just ask hiring managers: 71% of them say that certifications increase their confidence in an applicant’s abilities.1
We designed the new CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure certification to help you position yourself as a technical leader in the ever-changing landscape of networking technologies. The 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.
How to acheive certification?
Requires two exams: [New exams go live on February 24, 2020]
1. The qualifying exam, Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR 300- 401)
This exam focuses on your knowledge of enterprise infrastructure including dual-stack (IPv4 and IPv6) architecture, virtualization, infrastructure, network assurance, security, and automation.
2. The 8-hour, hands-on lab exam, CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure v1.0
It covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex enterprise networks from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
Recertification is an important indicator to you and your employer that you have kept up with current technology trends and validated your skills at the rigorous level of the original certification exam. On February 24, 2020, the Cisco recertification policy will provide a flexible alternative option to meet recertification requirements. This new approach encourages candidates to diversify their skill sets and provides multiple paths for maintaining their certifications.
CCIE Recertification - Period 3 years
- Pass any one expert-level certification exam
- Pass any one CCIE lab exam
- Pass any three professional concentration exams
- Pass one technology core exam and pass any one professional concentration exam.
(This is also a CCNP certification if done in the same track.)
Specific CCIE recertification requirements can be found here.